How to Apply

Brand new to college? Back to earn another degree? Or do you just need a class or two? No matter where the next phase of your educational journey will take you, Oregon State University Ecampus is committed to helping you get there online — so you can go out there and make a difference.

Oregon State admits new degree-seeking and nondegree-seeking undergraduate students in each of our four quarterly terms. OSU’s graduate programs have specific admission requirements and deadlines that vary by program.

Admissions requirements

Select your student type below to review the application requirements.

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Already submitted your application?

If you recently completed your application to Oregon State, you can check your admission status for an update on the process.

Returning to OSU?

If you’re returning to Oregon State after an absence, please review OSU’s eligibility to register for readmission details.

Questions about the application process?

Please contact the Ecampus enrollment services team at or 1-800-667-1465. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT.

Or attend one of our upcoming events to talk with Ecampus about how to enroll and learn more about the online student experience.

Interested in an honors experience?

If you're an undergraduate degree-seeking student, you can apply to earn an honors degree online, while simultaneously pursuing your bachelor’s degree through Ecampus. Learn more about the Honors College including the admissions process.

Are you a current student applying to complete a microcredential online?

If you are a current OSU student, learning online or on campus, and interested in pursuing a microcredential online, please submit this form. Note: You must complete at least one of the microcredential courses after having been accepted into the microcredential. If you are not a current OSU student and want to complete a microcredential online, please apply as a nondegree student.