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An OSU-Cascades Degree Is Worth It

Earn an Oregon State University degree in Bend and take your future anywhere.

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of recent graduates are employed or in graduate school within 6 months of graduation

experiential learning opportunities including internships, study abroad, service learning, research, capstone projects and
student leadership

OSU is #1 for innovation in the PNW
(U.S. News & World Report)

Private College Feel. Public University Cost.

You'll have the advantages of a top tier university, a small college feel where professors become mentors, and the value of a public university tuition.


Small Classes with Real Mentors

Get hands-on learning in our vast natural laboratory of forests, desert and rivers. Develop a new mobile app or solve a real-world energy storage problem. Create and show your art. Test out running shoes in our biomechanics lab. Whatever you want to do, start here.

Students on average per class

8 out of 10
recent graduates said their faculty helped them succeed academically, professionally and personally

of recent graduates said OSU-Cascades prepared them for life after college

This is Your Place


Study Hard and Play Hard

Life outside of class is important. It's where you try something you never thought you could do. Plan and lead an outdoor trip. Volunteer at a local shelter. Compete on our rock climbing team. Throw a clay pot. There's a club with your name on it.

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Paying for College

Is College Worth It?

Yes! National studies show college graduates earn a lot more in their lifetime than people with just a high school diploma. In fact, 95% of our graduates are employed or in graduate school within 6 months of graduation.

How Much Does College Cost?

OSU-Cascades' tuition is more affordable than you think. Additional expenses may include room and board, books and supplies, personal items, and transportation. Go here for Cost of Attendance information.

Financial Aid

More than 70% of students receive financial aid. To be considered for financial aid from federal and state sources, complete the Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA) and list OSU as one of your choices, with the Federal School Code 003210.


Scholarships are available for Oregon residents, out-of-state residents, current students and veterans. Your application to OSU-Cascades includes the majority of scholarships available at OSU-Cascades.


OSU ScholarDollars is OSU's online scholarship application portal. OSU students may use it to apply for the nearly $50 million in campus-based scholarship funding available. By submitting one application, you’ll be considered for over 1,600 OSU scholarship opportunities.

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Nothing beats a visit to campus. Take a tour, check out housing and what's on the menu at the Beaver Dam cafe, and meet students and faculty.

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