Congratulations to the Class of 2024!

We are immensely proud of every graduate who contributes to the story of this innovative campus.

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Oregon State University – Cascades is OSU's campus in Bend. Here, you'll get the personal attention of a small campus. The strengths of Oregon's leading public research university. And a campus surrounded by 2.5 million acres of national forests and public lands. That's the edge.


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Degrees awarded since founding in 2001

Dream big

It's your time. To discover your passion. To find a future that inspires you. To make a difference.

Our faculty are teachers, mentors and world-class researchers. They will guide you, challenge you and inspire you to be the best version of yourself — so you're ready to take on some of the world's biggest challenges.

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Dream Big

Oregon State University was founded more than 150 years ago as a land grant institution, building on the idea that everybody deserves access to education. When it opened in 2016, the OSU-Cascades campus fulfilled a 30-year quest for higher education in what had been the largest region in the state without a four-year university. We are growing for Central Oregon and beyond.

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Career development, every term

Cascades Edge is our new career development program built into your coursework every term — at no additional cost. From your first day until graduation, we'll help you explore, design and land the career that's right for you. 

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Your adventure
starts in Bend

Schedule a personalized tour, check out our award-winning student housing and have lunch at the Beaver Dam. In-person tours are available Monday through Friday, or go on a virtual tour.

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News & Events

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OSU-Cascades' Commencement Ceremony is on Sunday, June 16 in the Oval Green on campus. Ceremony begins at 10 a.m.

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Arts leader Kimberly Howard Wade to speak at OSU-Cascades 23rd Commencement Ceremony

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Dana Whitelaw

OSU-Cascades to honor leader of High Desert Museum with special recognition at commencement

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Bend Beavs Central

The hub for OSU-Cascades events

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