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  • Oregon State UniversityAdmissions & Enrollment

    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
    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

    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


    • *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

    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
    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
    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
    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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