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  • Oregon State UniversityAdmissions & Enrollment

    Admissions
    Number of students in online programs3,9891
    Acceptance rate (campuswide)77.8%3
    Minimum / average high school GPA for acceptance3.0 / 3.58
    Average ACT score of accepted students254
    Requirements
    Admissions tests acceptedACT or SAT
    Admissions essay required?No
    Admissions interview required?No
    References required?No
    Other admissions requirementsNon-refundable application fee of $60
  • Oregon State UniversityTuition & Aid

    Tuition
    In-state tuition (per online credit hour*)$2801
    In-state tuition (per on-campus credit hour)$7305
    In-state tuition for academic year (including fees)$12,0572
    Out-of-state tuition (per online credit hour*)$2801
    Out-of-state tuition (per on-campus credit hour)$1,3645
    Out-of-state tuition for academic year** (including fees)$12,0572
    Financial Aid Availability
    Financial aid availableYes
    % of undergraduates receiving need-based financial aid56%1

    Notes

    • *The cost per online credit hour does not include distance education fees or other expenses such as books and exam proctoring fees.
    • **Out-of-state students attending OSU Ecampus programs receive the same tuition rate as in-state students.
  • Oregon State UniversityAcademics & Faculty

    Academics
    Regional accrediting bodyNWCCU
    Online psychology programs offeredBachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts
    First online program offered in2002
    Grad school accredited by the APA?No
    Psychology Coursework
    Foundational CoursesGeneral Psychology; Intro to Statistical Methods; Research Methods in Psychology; General Biology (genetics and evolution); General Biology (physiology and diseases); Reasoning and Writing OR Scientific/Technical Writing
    Faculty
    Full-time online instructional faculty (across Ecampus)2141
    Instructional faculty with PhD (Liberal Arts Department)72%5
    Tenured faculty (Liberal Arts Department)69%5
    Average experience teaching online (across Ecampus)3 years1
    Structure
    Online program same as campus?Yes
    Student to student engagementYes
    Online chatroomsYes
    Web conferencing (webinars)Yes
    Skype or other visual softwareYes
  • Oregon State UniversityServices & Support

    Student Support
    Academic advisingDedicated Ecampus advisor
    Career placement assistance?Yes
    Access to digitized library materials?Yes
    Mentoring?Yes
    24-7 technical support?Yes
    Live tutoring?Yes, through Ecampus NetTutor
    Instructor response expected within48 hours
    One-year new student retention rate71%1
    Graduation rate41.5%1
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