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Before You Apply

Applying to college can be an overwhelming process. Below is some of the most important information to go over. Don't forget you can always connect with us directly if you need help.

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Time to Apply

You have two great options for Applying to Oregon State. You can apply directly through the OSU app, or you can use the Common Application, which makes it easy to apply to OSU along with other universities you are interested in. You can also check out our Common App FAQ for extra guidance.

After You Apply

As our team works through your application here are a few things you can do.

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As Oregon’s only statewide university, Oregon State has two campuses, plus research forests, agricultural experiment stations, laboratories and industry partnerships where you can learn beyond the classroom. 

No matter what you’re into, you’ll find it here.

Watch our video series on what it's like being a student at Oregon State.