Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$386 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

Tuition and Fees

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2021-22 academic year tuition rates

All Ecampus tuition and fee information is available on Oregon State University's Finance and Administration website.

For programs listed below, students are charged a differential in addition to the regular tuition. These differential tuition rates apply to students who take Ecampus courses in any subject.

Undergraduate programs – new students (as of 2021-22)

Undergraduate programs Total cost per credit
All undergraduate regular programs unless listed below $331/credit
Developmental math: MTH 065 (on site) $241/credit
Art, graphic design, theater and music courses (upper division)* $353/credit
College of Business $354/credit
College of Engineering: General Engineering $367/credit
College of Engineering: Declared majors $386/credit
College of Engineering: Online four-year undergraduate computer science degree $386/credit
College of Engineering: Online postbaccalaureate computer science degree (60 credits) $527/credit
College of Engineering: Online cybersecurity certificate $527/credit

Undergraduate programs – continuing students (attending prior to 2021-22)

Undergraduate programs Total cost per credit
All undergraduate regular programs unless listed below $326/credit
Developmental math: MTH 065 (on site) $236/credit
Art, graphic design, theater and music courses (upper division)* $348/credit
College of Business $349/credit
College of Engineering: General Engineering $362/credit
College of Engineering: Declared majors $381/credit
College of Engineering: Online four-year undergraduate computer science degree $381/credit
College of Engineering: Online postbaccalaureate computer science degree (60 credits) $522/credit
College of Engineering: Online cybersecurity certificate $522/credit

Graduate programs

Graduate program Total cost per credit
All graduate (regular) programs unless listed below $560/credit
Ed.D. & Ph.D.: Adult and Higher Education $590/credit
Ph.D.: Counseling
Master of Counseling: Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Master of Counseling: School Counseling
$590/credit
Public Health: MPH, graduate certificate and graduate minor $627/credit
MBA, MSB and business courses $868/credit
College of Engineering $619/credit
M.H.P.: Radiation Health Physics $691/credit

Nondegree students

Level Total cost per credit
All undergraduate courses – new students (as of 2021-22) $331/credit
All undergraduate courses – continuing students $326/credit
All graduate courses $560/credit

For nondegree Ecampus students, if you are enrolled in 8 or fewer on-campus credits, the resident tuition rates apply. If taking 9 or more on-campus credits, resident or nonresident tuition rates apply, based on the student’s residency status.

2020-21 academic year tuition rates

Undergraduate programs

Undergraduate programs Total cost per credit
All undergraduate regular programs unless listed below $318/credit
Developmental math: MTH 065 (on site) $231/credit
Art, graphic design, theater and music courses (upper division)* $338/credit
College of Business $340/credit
College of Engineering: General Engineering $353/credit
College of Engineering: Declared majors $371/credit
College of Engineering: Online four-year undergraduate computer science degree $371/credit
College of Engineering: Online postbaccalaureate computer science degree (60 credits) $508/credit
College of Engineering: Online cybersecurity certificate $508/credit

Graduate programs

Graduate program Total cost per credit
All graduate (regular) programs unless listed below $560/credit
Ed.D. & Ph.D.: Adult and Higher Education $590/credit
Ph.D.: Counseling
Master of Counseling: Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Master of Counseling: School Counseling
$590/credit
Public Health: MPH, graduate certificate and graduate minor $627/credit
MBA, MSB and business courses $863/credit
College of Engineering $617/credit
M.H.P.: Radiation Health Physics $652/credit

Nondegree students

Level Total cost per credit
All undergraduate courses $318/credit
All graduate courses $560/credit

For nondegree Ecampus students, if you are enrolled in 8 or fewer on-campus credits, the resident tuition rates apply. If taking 9 or more on-campus credits, resident or nonresident tuition rates apply, based on the student’s residency status.


* Upper-division courses in art, graphic design, theater and music (excluding MUP courses and some baccalaureate core art courses) include a differential charge of $22/credit in addition to the regular tuition. Some exceptions may apply.

Taking both Ecampus and on-campus courses
If you take classes both delivered online and on-site at OSU during any term, you will be charged the appropriate Ecampus tuition rate for Ecampus credits plus the appropriate campus-based tuition rate for credits completed on-site. Additional fees for taking on-site courses will apply. More information can be found on the Tuition, Fees & Payment page. 

Examples of regular Ecampus tuition:

3-credit undergraduate course: 3 x $331 = $993
3-credit graduate course: 3 x $560 = $1680

Matriculation fee

All new students (except nondegree-seeking) are charged a one-time matriculation fee at the start of their first term at OSU.

Undergraduate matriculation fee $350
Graduate matriculation fee $350

Graduate assistant tuition information

GTA/GRA can be applied to Ecampus courses
Ecampus credits are viewed as no different than on-campus courses and count toward reaching full-time enrollment (12 credits) for graduate students. Similarly, Ecampus courses will count toward full-time enrollment status for graduate scholarships, fellowships and scholarship/fellowship tuition relief programs.

Please note the information below regarding enrollment requirements for graduate students appointed as graduate assistants for summer term.

  • A graduate student who is appointed as a graduate assistant (GRA/GTA) in summer term must enroll in a minimum of 3 credits, per the minimum enrollment policy.
  • There may be income tax on salary for graduate students appointed as graduate assistants in summer term who are enrolled in less than 5 credits. Contact payroll or your tax professional with any questions regarding potential tax implications.
  • A graduate student who is appointed as a graduate assistant in summer term may enroll in a maximum of 16 credits. The tuition remission for a graduate assistant appointment covers a maximum of 16 credits per term. Any cost for credits beyond 16 are not covered by the remission and must be paid by the student.
  • Changes in registration for summer GRA/GTA appointments beyond the final add date will not be allowed.

Questions?

If you have any questions, please contact Ecampus at ecampus@oregonstate.edu or 800-667-1465.

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