The minimum estimated non-resident undergraduate student costs for the 2015-2016 academic year is $36,767.

The cost breakdown is listed below (costs based on 2015-16 tuition and fees):

  Approx. Costs each year  
Total: $36,767
Tuition, fees1 (12 credits/ quarter for 9 months) $22,617
Room & Board2
(9 months)
Supplies & Books (9 months) $1,800
Insurance3 (9 months) $1,500


1 Tuition varies by college. Business and Engineering tuition is an additional $200-$700 per term.

2 These rates include housing and dining services for the entire academic year (Sept-June); all basic utilities; network access; and basic cable access.

3 More information about the International Student Health Insurance Plan can be found here.

Scholarships and Financial Aid for International Students

Financial assistance for international students is limited. Under current regulations, on-campus work for international students is permitted, but off-campus employment is difficult to obtain and not permitted for your first academic year.


For the most current information on OSU-Cascades scholarships, please visit

Cascades International Cultural Service Program (ICSP) Undergraduate and graduate students may apply for this scholarship. The ICSP is a cultural exchange program that promotes diversity and cultural awareness on campus, in the community and across Oregon. $15,000/year       

Fully admitted to OSU-Cascades as an undergraduate or graduate international student
Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher

For more information about the ICSP program click here.



Cascades Honorary Scholarship Entering undergraduate students may apply for this scholarship. $25,000

Fully admitted to OSU-Cascades as an undergraduate international student
600-800 word essay on what it means to be a global citizen, drawing on specific examples of personal experience with cross-cultural communication
Skype interview with finalists


INTO OSU-Cascades Continued Success Scholarship Undergraduate students who complete an INTO OSU Pathway program on the Corvallis campus and progress to a degree-program at OSU-Cascades may apply for this scholarship. $9,000

3.0 overall GPA during undergraduate Pathway program
Fully admitted to an undergraduate degree program at OSU-Cascades 30 days from Pathway program completion
No extension terms added to Pathway program


Other Resources

For more information on general scholarship opportunities, the following sites are a good place to start: