Transfer Students

For domestic U.S. students who have completed a minimum of 24 quarter (16 semester) graded, transferable credits from a regionally accredited college or university.

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Transfer Admission Requirements

Oregon State's admission requirements promote student success by holistically assessing student preparedness and academic potential in the unique context of each student's personal experience. Admission assessment will consider academic achievements and life experiences to enroll students with a broad range of characteristics and perspectives. 

A strong transfer application typically includes: 

  • Completion of 24 or more quarter hours OR 16 or more semester hours.  Students with less credit will also be evaluated on their high school work in most cases.
  • Achieved a cumulative GPA of 2.25 or higher.  Note that grades from courses taken more recently are weighted more heavily than grades earned years ago.
  • Completion of college-level writing equivalent to WR 121(English Composition) with C- or higher
  • Completion of college-level math equivalent to MTH 111 (College Algebra) or MTH 105 (Contemporary Math) with a C- or higher 

Students admitted without a college-level mathematics and/or writing course must complete these courses at OSU within their first 45 credits. New students will work with their academic advisor to identify and register for appropriate courses. Learn more

Degree Partnership Program

The Degree Partnership Program is offered by community college partners and OSU-Cascades. It allows students seeking a bachelor’s degree to be jointly admitted and enrolled at OSU-Cascades and a community college.

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Questions? Email the admissions team or call 541-322-3119.

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