Fiscal Years 2018-2022

OSU-Cascades monitors progress in 24 key areas that represent student enrollment, student success and retention, graduation outcomes, degree programs, research, philanthropy, diversity, building energy use, as well as in the financial health of the campus. This information is updated each fiscal year.

ENROLLMENT

 

 

Enrollment data are based on the annual enrollment report, released the fourth week of each fall term.

Total Enrollment

 

A graph showing total enrollment

 

Degree Level

 

A chart showing degree level

 

New Student Enrollment (Recruitment)

 

A graph showing new student recruitment

 

Student Residency

 

A graph showing student residency

 

Students from Central Oregon

Students from within Crook, Deschutes or Jefferson counties.

 

a graph showing students from central oregon

 

First Generation Undergraduate Students

First generation undergraduate students are the first in their family to attend college or a university.

First Gen Students

 

Student Ethnicity

Student ethnicity is self-reported.

 

Student Ethnicity

 

Student Age

 

Student Age

 

Students Living on Campus

The residence hall, completed in 2017, has occupancy for up to 300 residential students.

 

Student Housing Chart

 

STUDENT SUCCESS

 

 

Student success is measured by retention and graduation rates, and graduation outcomes.

Undergraduate Experiential Learning

 

Experiential Learning

 

One-Year Retention Rates

Most students are retained at OSU-Cascades, while some continue their education elsewhere within OSU.

 

One-Year Retention Rates

 

Graduation Rates

Most students complete their degree at OSU-Cascades, while some finish elsewhere within OSU.

 

Graduation Rates

 

Graduation Outcomes

Alumni employment is based on an annual survey of graduates six months after graduation. Data are from the 2022 survey. Lower-than-expected results in some areas may be related to the COVID-19 pandemic and are being analyzed to determine opportunities for improvement.

 

Graduation Outcomes

 

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

 

New degree programs are determined based on student demand, an understanding of industry needs and a survey of other university’s offerings.
 

 

Academic Programs

 

Average Class Size

 

 

Average Class Size

 

 

RESEARCH AND INNOVATION

 

 

A growing research enterprise is attracting federal and foundation funding for projects that address local and global challenges.

Research Expenditures

 

Research Expenditures

 

FUNDRAISING AND ENGAGEMENT

 

 

Philanthropic, community and alumni engagement accelerate OSU-Cascades' mission to provide globally-relevant education, research and outreach, and produce talented and career-ready graduates. Fundraising is made possible through a partnership with the OSU Foundation.

OSU-Cascades Endowment

The OSU-Cascades endowment was created as a promise to future generations of students and faculty. It supports many important initiatives at the Bend campus such as making a university education more attainable through student scholarships, ensuring teaching excellence through endowed faculty positions, and other key programs.

 

OSU-Cascades Endowment

 

Donor Gifts

Donors to OSU-Cascades include community members, businesses and foundations, and alumni. They support student scholarships, faculty scholarship and teaching, and the campus capital needs as it expands to serve 3,000 to 5,000 students.

 

Donor Gifts

 

Community Event Attendance

Community events are attended by Central Oregonians, and through virtual presentation, members of the public around the state. Events include a Science Pub lecture series, guest lectures and other events for community members.

 

Community Event Attendance

 

FACULTY AND STAFF

 

 

Faculty Demographics

 

Faculty Demographics

 

Staff Demographics

 

Staff Demographics

 

CAMPUS FACILITIES

 

 

The expansion of the OSU-Cascades to a 128-acre campus serving 3,000 to 5,000 students will occur over several decades. Future construction is determined by and dependent upon student enrollment growth and state capital funding.

Expansion Status

The campus master plan will be executed in phases.

 

Expansion Status

Building Energy Use

Energy use is monitored in buildings and will be studied as OSU-Cascades pursues its goal to achieve net zero energy usage throughout the campus.

 

Average Class Size

 

CAMPUS BUDGET

 

 

The OSU-Cascades operating budget is determined annually and primarily based on revenues received through the state general fund, and student tuition and fees. It is approved by the OSU Board of Trustees.

Operating Budget

 

Operating Budget