Your Path Starts Here

To make a difference, you'll need an edge

Find it here. Oregon State University – Cascades is OSU's campus in Bend. 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.


University to be built in Oregon in 50 years


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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.

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.

Cascades Edge

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

Say Hey!

OSU-Cascades to host Partners in Diversity “Say Hey!” multicultural networking event

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OSU-Cascades to launch degree in mechanical engineering

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Open house tour

Campus tours for community groups are open. 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Fourth Fridays

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Bend Beavs Central

The hub for OSU-Cascades events

Events Calendar