Tuition benefit program

Advance your career online with Oregon State

Samaritan Health Services is committed to creating life-changing opportunities for its employees. That’s why Samaritan is collaborating with Oregon State University to give employees the ability to more affordably earn a degree, certificate, or microcredential online from a top-ranked university without putting their lives on hold.

10% tuition savings

Receive a 10% tuition scholarship when you enroll in any Ecampus course offering.

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How is the benefit applied?

  1. Select your program from 100+ Oregon State online offerings.
  2. Apply to Oregon State as an Ecampus student.
    • We recommend you apply at least nine weeks before your first term starts to make sure you're prepared and can receive necessary course materials.
    • Choose Samaritan Health Services as your Ecampus Program Provider in the Employment section of the application to have your application fee waived.
  3. Once you've enrolled, submit a FAFSA and any additional documentation required to determine your financial aid eligibility.

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Frequently asked questions

Am I eligible for this program?

All Samaritan Health Services employees are eligible for this tuition benefit program.

When can I start?

Oregon State is on a quarter-based academic calendar, which means we offer classes online in fall, winter, spring and summer. Most bachelor’s programs start in any season.

Will my credits transfer?

Oregon State accepts credits from other institutionally accredited colleges or universities. Your previous coursework will be officially evaluated for transfer upon admission.

What sort of support will I receive?

As an OSU Ecampus student, you’ll have access to student success coaches, an academic advisor, career guidance, free online tutoring, library services and more. You’ll also work closely with OSU faculty and be part of a worldwide network of students.

Will I have to log in to my online classes at a certain day or time?

Ecampus classes are asynchronous, meaning you can access your classes anytime without specific sign-in times for live lectures.

What’s it like to be an online student?

Oregon State is ranked one of the nation’s best providers of online education because its online programs and courses are highly engaging and rigorous. Preview the online learning experience.

What is FAFSA?

You must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid in order to apply for and have access to the largest source of financial aid to pay for college.

How do I apply to Oregon State?

Before applying, we suggest you speak with an Ecampus enrollment specialist to learn more about the university, financial aid, the application process and more. Call 800-667-1465, email us at or chat live with our enrollment services team.

When can I apply this scholarship to my coursework?

The scholarship is effective for enrollment in future terms and will not be applied retroactively.

Which courses does the tuition benefit apply to?

The Samaritan Health Services OSU tuition benefit applies to all for-credit courses delivered online by Oregon State Ecampus.

When will my scholarship be applied to my student account?

Once your verification has been approved and you register for classes, the tuition scholarship will be applied to your student account after week 4 of each academic term.

What happens if I enroll in an Ecampus course after my scholarship has been awarded?

If you successfully petition for a late change of registration (after week 4 of the term) and either add an Ecampus course or switch sections of a currently enrolled course to an Ecampus section, please contact We will take steps to adjust your scholarship amount accordingly.

Application process

Before you apply to learn online with Oregon State University, we want to provide you with all the information you need to make an informed decision.

Learn more about the process »

Application schedule

At Oregon State, we admit students in each of our four quarterly terms. The application deadlines vary based on your level of study.

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Our knowledgeable staff of enrollment services specialists will answer your specific questions about OSU Ecampus online degree programs, courses, the application process and how to get started.

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Complete support

Learn online, but not on your own. Study alongside a global network of classmates, interact with world-class faculty, and take advantage of robust student support services.

Cutting edge

Oregon State Ecampus is an innovative leader in online education, and we continually work with our faculty partners to develop new ways for you to learn from a distance.