Oregon State University-Cascades

Bend, OR, USA
3.52 Average Rating

Oregon State University-Cascades is a public university in Bend, Oregon. The 128-acre campus offers more than 30 degrees, minors, and options for its student body to utilize. OSU-Cascades prides itself on small class sizes, which average about 17 students, as well as its sustainability mission, which includes research into energy efficiency and a Net Zero goal. Students can take their studies abroad through the more than 200 OSU-approved programs in nearly 70 countries, as well as through international internships or an exchange program. Outside of academia, the Cascade Adventures program takes advantage of OSU-Cascade’s location between mountains and desert plateaus offering ski resort trips, mountain biking, and hiking trails. 

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Small city
In-State Students
88%
Out-Of-State Students
12%
0
100
77%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 25
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1182
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2018
Fall Regular Decision February 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision March 1, 2019
Other December 1, 2018
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
1,259
Total Number of Undergrads
912
Academic Calendar

Quarter

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
Student:Faculty Ratio
10:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$15,108
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$11,715
Out-of-State Tuition
$31,215
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$3,134
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
43%
57%
Student Organizations
30
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Bend
Portland
Corvallis
Eugene
Medford
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$87,600
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What Students Are Saying

3.52 Average Rating
Oregons best kept secret. A great education with great faculty in a great place to live. Education made easy in a place that you love.
Sam from Bend, OR
This University has high caliber professors that are given the capacity to fully engage with their students on a meaningful and beneficial level. The community here is strong and resources are abundant and accessible. There is constant growth and improvement everywhere, never do we stop growing and changing; students are active participants in the evolution of OSU-Cascades, it is what we make it.
Nicki from Bend, OR

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