Check Application Status
If you have already submitted an application, you can check its status in the application soon after it's submitted.

At Oregon State University we are continually working to improve the online experience for our future students.  We are currently implementing several new applications and during this transition we ask that you answer a few questions so that we can ensure that you fill out the correct application.

Determine Your Student Type

Undergraduate | Graduate | International | Non-Degree | Returning OSU Students


Apply now as an Undergraduate Student: Admissions Application Toolkit.

For U.S. Citizens, U.S. Permanent Residents, or undocumented living in the U.S. Applicants in the U.S. on immigrant visas need to apply as International Students.

  • First-Year Undergraduate: Currently attending high school, or graduated from high school and have 0 to 23 quarter (15 semester) graded, transferable college credits from a regionally accredited college or university, or hold a GED. Includes students currently taking college coursework prior to receiving their high school diploma, such as students in '5th year programs.'
  • Transfer Undergraduate: Completed successfully a minimum of 24 quarter (16 semester) graded, transferable credits from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Post Baccalaureate Studies*: Have earned a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university and want to earn an additional bachelor's degree, undergraduate minor or certificate.


Apply now as a Graduate Student

  • Applying to a master's, doctoral or graduate certificate program and have earned a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university; or, former OSU graduate student applying for readmission.

International Students


Apply now as a non-degree student that has not earned a bachelor's degree, or fill out the graduate application if you have completed a bachelor's degree.

  • For students who wish to take courses but do not plan to pursue a degree. Non-degree students do not qualify for financial aid. Non-degree students are part-time students and are expected to enroll in no more than eight credits per term. If enrolling in more than eight credits per term, a non-degree student will be charged tuition fees as a fully admitted student.

Returning Students (Previous OSU Students)

Re-apply now as a Returning OSU Student

  • Students who have been absent four or more terms, not including summer terms, and wish to reenroll must complete a Re-Admission Application and return it to the Office of the Registrar.

Contact Us

Having trouble figuring out which application is right for you? Contact one of our specialized Admission offices.  Which office of Admissions would you like to contact?
Domestic Undergraduate
International Undergraduate
Domestic and International Graduate