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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 is a public, state school in an small town setting in Bend, Oregon. OSU Cascades was founded in 2001 and now enrolls around 611 students a year, including 487 undergrads.

OSU Cascades offers housing for up to 0 students.

There are 15 undergraduate students for every full-time OSU Cascades professor.

2021 OSU Cascades Admissions Facts At-a Glance
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In-State Tuition $9,525
Out-of-State $9,525

OSU Cascades Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Early Admission at OSU Cascades

Oregon State University-Cascades does not offer early decision or early action.

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2010 Acceptance Rate for Oregon State University-Cascades

OSU Cascades admitted 0% of all applicants in 2010.

OSU Cascades Waitlist 2021

OSU Cascades reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into Oregon State University-Cascades?

OSU Cascades is considered to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to OSU Cascades, applicants must submit the following items.

OSU Cascades Application Requirements

GPA and Test Scores for OSU Cascades

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to OSU Cascades.

Is OSU Cascades Test Optional?

OSU Cascades does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

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Does OSU Cascades Offer On-Campus Housing?

Yes! OSU Cascades provides on-campus housing for students.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at OSU Cascades.

Financial Aid at OSU Cascades

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve 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 be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is OSU Cascades a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at OSU Cascades

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Debt for OSU Cascades Grads

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

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 someone else! 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, 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.

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