Fall 2021 Applicants:

We are past the Fall 2021 deadline for degree seeking students.

Fall 2022 Applicants:

Applications for Fall 2022 are now available.  Deadlines and notification dates are posted below. 

Applicants are strongly encouraged to explore OSU (virtually and/or in person) and prepare to submit their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) starting in October so that we may provide scholarship awards and financial aid estimates to admitted students.

More information about freshman deadlines, requirements and decision dates for Fall 2022.

Winter, Spring and Summer Term Applicants:

Students applying for winter, spring, or summer terms must apply and submit all required documents before the posted deadlines below to ensure your application can be reviewed in sufficient time before the term starts. Admission application fees will not be refunded due to late arrival of required materials. Students are strongly urged to complete their application process well in advance of posted deadlines in order to get through the subsequent steps in the process.

New freshman/first-year students applying for summer term will be evaluated for admission using the same criteria and processes as fall applicants.

Financial Support:

February 28 is the priority deadline for Federal financial aid. It is recommended to fill out the FAFSA when it becomes available in October, every year.

Regardless of which term you are applying for, the scholarship consideration deadline is February 1 before the start of the school year in which you plan to enter.

First-Year Application Deadlines
Academic Term Deadline
Winter 2022 December 6, 2021
Spring 2022 February 28, 2022
Summer 2022 June 20, 2022
Fall 2022

November 1, 2021 - Early Action Deadline.  Students who have applied and have a complete application file will be notified in December.

February 1, 2022 – Priority Application Deadline.  Students wishing to have access to the greatest set of scholarship opportunities should apply by this date.  Admission and scholarships may be awarded after this date on a space and funds available basis.

February 15, 2022 - Transcript deadline for those who applied by Feb. 1.  Students who applied by Feb. 1 and who indicated they wish to have their test scores considered in the admission process have until this date to provide those so decisions can be made.

August 24, 2022 – final admissions deadline (application and all required documents due in order to be considered) for Corvallis campus enrollment.

Transfer Application Deadlines
Academic Term Deadline

Fall 2021

March 15, 2021 – Priority Application Deadline for scholarship consideration.  Note that transfers applying after this date will be considered for limited scholarships on a funds-available basis and that there are some competitive scholarships for transfers that may have earlier deadlines.

August 25, 2021 – final admissions deadline (all required documents due to be considered) for Corvallis and Cascades campus enrollment.

Winter 2022 December 6, 2021
Spring 2022 February 28, 2022
Summer 2022 June 20, 2022
Fall 2022

March 15, 2022 – Priority Application Deadline for scholarship consideration.  Note that transfers applying after this date will be considered for limited scholarships on a funds-available basis and that there are some competitive scholarships for transfers that may have earlier deadlines.

August 24, 2022 – final admissions deadline (all required documents due to be considered) for Corvallis and Cascades campus enrollment.

Admitted freshmen/first-year students may add DPP by the deadlines listed below.

DPP Application Deadlines
Academic Term DPP Application Deadline Start Date of OSU Term
Summer 2021 May 30, 2021 June 23, 2021
Fall 2021 August 25, 2021 September 22, 2021
Winter 2022 December 6, 2021 January 3, 2022
Spring 2022 February 28, 2022 March 28, 2022
Summer 2022 May 30, 2022 June 20, 2022
Fall 2022 August 24, 2022 September 21, 2022

Applications must be submitted along with all supporting documents, including official transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions attended before the posted deadlines. Admission application fees will not be refunded due to late arrival of required materials. Note that admission to Oregon State is just the first step of many to get enrolled. Students are strongly urged to complete their application process well in advance of posted deadlines in order to get through the subsequent steps in the process.

Applicants are encouraged to contact the department that they want to apply for admission to determine the department’s deadlines and any other restrictions.

Early Post-Bacc Application Deadlines for Ecampus Computer Science, College of Agriculture, College of Science

Early Post-Bacc Application Deadlines for Ecampus Computer Science, College of Agriculture, College of Science
Academic Term Deadline
Fall (Sept-Dec) August 1
Winter (Jan-Mar) November 1
Spring (Mar-Jun) February 1
Summer (Jun-Aug) May 1

Some academic programs establish their own application deadlines, which are often substantially earlier than the general university deadlines described below. In such cases, program deadlines supersede the more general university deadline. Some academic programs also admit applicants for specific terms only (e.g. fall term). Contact the department to confirm the application and document deadline that is specific to your program.

General Degree Seeking Post-Bacc Application Deadlines

General Post-Bacc Application Deadlines
Academic Term Deadline
Fall 2021 August 25, 2021*
*Some academic programs establish their own application deadlines. Applicants are encouraged to contact the department that they want to apply for admission to determine the department's deadlines, notification dates, and any other restrictions.
Winter 2022 December 6, 2021
Spring 2022 February 28, 2022
Summer 2022 June 20, 2022
Fall 2022 August 24, 2022*
*Some academic programs establish their own application deadlines. Applicants are encouraged to contact the department that they want to apply for admission to determine the department's deadlines, notification dates, and any other restrictions.

The application and $30 nonrefundable application fee must be received by these deadlines (by 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time) to be considered for admission to the university. Applicants are encouraged to contact the department that they want to apply for admission to determine the department's deadlines and any other restrictions.  Keep in mind that non-degree applicants are not eligible for scholarships or aid.The non-degree application generally takes one week to process.

Non-Degree Application Deadlines
Academic Term Deadline
Summer 2021 September 3, 2021
Fall 2021 September 29, 2021
Winter 2022 January 10, 2022
Spring 2022 April 4, 2022
Summer 2022 September 2, 2022
Fall 2022 September 28, 2022