Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees calculator

Interested in creating a rough estimate of the total cost of tuition and fees? You can learn more about costs using our tuition and fees calculator.

Try the tuition calculator


2023-24 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 and postbaccalaureate programs

Undergraduate and postbaccalaureate programs Total cost per credit
All undergraduate regular programs unless listed below $350/credit
Developmental math: MTH 065 (on site) $253/credit
Art, graphic design, theater and music courses (upper division) $374/credit
College of Business
$375/credit
College of Engineering: General Engineering and online certificate in humanitarian engineering $388/credit
College of Engineering: Declared majors and online certificate in mechatronics for manufacturing engineering $409/credit
College of Engineering: Online four-year undergraduate computer science degree $409/credit
College of Engineering: Online postbaccalaureate computer science degree (60 credits) $561/credit
College of Engineering: Online certificate in cybersecurity $561/credit
Additional honors degree cost Total cost per term
Honors degree: Students taking 1-11 credits $250/term
Honors degree: Students taking 12+ credits $500/term

Graduate programs

Graduate programs 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
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 $350/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.


* New student rates begin summer 2023. Academic years run from summer term through spring term.

Upper-division courses in art, graphic design, theater and music (excluding MUP courses and some baccalaureate core art courses) include a differential charge of $24/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 $350 = $1,050
3-credit graduate course: 3 x $560 = $1,680

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

Cost of attendance

The Office of Financial Aid provides an estimate of full-time educational costs for attending Oregon State University for the standard academic year. Costs noted below are standard financial aid budget items and represent an estimate of what students can anticipate spending for tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, and personal and miscellaneous expenses. Only billable costs will appear on the student’s billing account. Learn more on the Finanical Aid website or try our tuition and fees calculator.

2023-24 estimated Ecampus cost of attendance

Expense 1 Year/3 Terms 1 Term
Tuition and Fees (12 CR)1 $13,479 $4,493
Estimated Billable Cost Total $13,479 $4,493
Living Expenses (Food and Housing) (off campus)2 $15,075 $5,025
Books and Supplies $600 $200
Personal and Misc. $2,334 $778
Transportation $702 $234
Estimated Non-Billable Cost Total $18,711 $6,237
Estimated TOTAL $32,190 $10,730

Cost of attendance components

Billable Costs

  • 1 Tuition and Fees: Estimated Tuition and Fees are based on 12 credits/term undergraduate for three (3) terms, or one regular academic year. Tuition and fees can vary based on program of study, number of credits enrolled, residency status, and degree level. Actual tuition rates are pending approval by the board of trustees and approved by the Higher Education Coordinating Commission in July. More detailed information on tuition and fee charges may be found on the Business Affairs webpages.
  • 2 Room and Board: This amount is an average figure for both on-campus and off-campus living arrangements, but students are only directly billed by OSU if living on-campus. Lower cost options may also be available that can save a student up to several thousand dollars per year compared to the average (significant amounts of on-campus options are less than $9,000/year). Actual cost amounts will vary based on a student’s choices on where to live and other related expenses.

Non-Billable Costs

  • Books and Supplies: This is an average amount you might spend on books and supplies. You are not billed by OSU for these expenses.
  • Transportation Cost: This is an estimate of what you might spend during the school year on transportation.
  • Personal and Miscellaneous: This is an estimate of what you might spend during the school year on personal items, clothing, recreation and travel.
  • Loan Fee Allowance: An average amount is built in for loan recipients to cover the Federal Ford Direct Loan fees. COA shown does not include loan fee allowance.

Terms

  • OSU uses a quarter system with a standard school year consisting of three quarters or "terms" (Fall, Winter, and Spring). There is an optional fourth term (Summer Session).
  • The "1 Term" column shows the estimated costs for a standard term, such as Fall. Summer Term estimates may vary.
  • The "1 Year/3 Term" column shows the estimated costs for a standard academic year.
  • Term dates can be found on the OSU academic calendar.

Questions?

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

Login

Related stories

Oregon State earns another top-5 national ranking for online education  

2 minute read Oregon State University has been ranked one of the nation’s five best providers of online education for the fourth consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report, judged on the strength of its faculty and the distance learning opportunities they...

Earn an economics degree online and learn from real-world economists

3 minute read Oregon State offers an economics bachelor’s degree online through OSU Ecampus, and having Ph.D. instructors like Taylor Rhodes on the faculty is one of the program’s many benefits. It means students learn from faculty who have immense firsthand knowledge...

Student diversity drives learning in economics bachelor’s degree online

3 minute read Meet Michael Jerman, OSU instructor for the online B.A./B.S. in Economics program. Throughout his teaching career, he's seen trends change and classrooms evolve, but one thing has always rung true. Students learn best from their peers who have different...