Oregon State University-Cascades Campus

Bend, OR, USA
3.52 Average Rating

Oregon State University–Cascades is a public university in Bend, Oregon. Students earn an OSU degree in a smaller setting. OSU-Cascades offers a variety of bachelor’s degrees including signature programs like energy systems engineering, software entrepreneurship, tourism and hospitality management, and arts, media and technology. All students are guaranteed experiential learning opportunities including internships, study abroad and research. Outside of the classroom, the student-led Cascades Adventures program takes advantage of OSU-Cascades’ location between mountains and desert plateaus to take ski resort trips, as well as go mountain biking and hiking.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city
0
100
78%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important 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 June 1, 2020
Spring Regular Decision March 1, 2019
Other December 1, 2018

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
88%
Out-Of-State Students
5%
42%
Submitting ACT
60%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 24
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1160
0
1600

Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
1,259
Total Number of Undergrads
978
Academic Calendar

Quarter

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
US National: 21:1

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$17,837
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$10,638
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$30,558
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$12,306
Books and Supplies
$1200

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
45%
Average Aid Per Year
$6,805
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
45%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,845
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$3,590

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
37%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$6,023
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$17,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$234

Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
49%
51%
Student Organizations
30
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
Yes

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Bend Beavs
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
No

After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Bend
Portland
Corvallis
Eugene
Medford
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$56,700

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
I love getting an Oregon State University education in Bend! The small campus has a strong community, It feels like I am taking classes and living life in Bend. We aren't just stuck on a campus, our town is our campus!
Tessa from Bend, OR

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