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Oregon State University-Cascades

Bend, OR 4-Year Public
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About OSU Cascades

At OSU-Cascades, class sizes are small and experiences are big. It's where you'll find the excellence of a top tier research university. A new and growing campus in the vibrant mountain town of Bend, Oregon. At OSU-Cascades we're small enough to know your name and big enough to launch your dreams. Come learn more about our growing campus!

Oregon State University-Cascades Overview

Oregon State University-Cascades is a public, state school in a small town setting in Bend, Oregon. OSU Cascades was founded in 2001 and enrolls around 611 students a year, including 487 undergraduate students. OSU Cascades provides on-campus housing for students. The majority of students live on campus.

Student Involvement at OSU Cascades

Interested in music or performing?

Are you interested in journalism and communications? OSU Cascades students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Planning to play sports? OSU Cascades has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at OSU Cascades on the Student Life page.

2022 OSU Cascades Facts At-A-Glance
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In-State Tuition $9,525
Out-of-State $29,445

Is OSU Cascades a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better look at what OSU Cascades offers and if the college seems like a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at OSU Cascades

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for OSU Cascades Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from OSU Cascades by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with OSU Cascades directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at OSU Cascades

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on OSU Cascades's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at OSU Cascades.

Based on this information, how does OSU Cascades sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is OSU Cascades a good school for you?

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Where is Oregon State University-Cascades Located?

OSU Cascades is located in the small town setting of Bend, Oregon.

If you want to see OSU Cascades for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 97 to Bend, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Roberts Field Redmond Municipal, Bend Municipal.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what OSU Cascades and Bend are like without leaving home.

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College Info

OSU Cascades Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to OSU Cascades is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to OSU Cascades is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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