undergraduate Admissions Deadlines

Admissions Deadlines

Admissions deadlines apply to all application documents, as well as changes to your application including changing your term, major, and campus. We recommend submitting these requests well before deadlines to ensure everything is received on time.

 

Academic Term

Deadline

Spring 2024 March 4, 2024
Summer 2024

June 17, 2024

Summer and Fall 2024 applications for new freshmen wishing to attend the Corvallis campus are now closed.  Learn more about alternative OSU enrollment options and information about exceptions.

Fall 2024

November 1, 2023 - Early Action Deadline.  Students who have applied and have a complete application file will be notified by mid-December.  In some cases, students may be asked to provide mid-year transcripts before an admission decision is made.

February 1, 2024 – 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 are offered on a space and funds available basis.

**Summer and Fall 2024 applications for new freshmen wishing to attend the Corvallis campus are now closed.  Learn more about alternative OSU enrollment options and information about exceptions.**

Document Deadline (UPDATED): February 23, 2024 - 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 also have until this date to provide those so decisions can be made.

Winter 2025 December 9, 2024
Spring 2025 March 3, 2025
Summer 2025 June 23, 2025

 

Academic Term

Deadline

Spring 2024 March 4, 2024
Summer 2024 June 17, 2024
Fall 2024

March 15, 2024 – 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 28, 2024 – final admissions deadline (all required documents due to be considered) for Corvallis and Cascades campus enrollment.

Winter 2025 December 9, 2024
Spring 2025 March 3, 2025
Summer 2025 June 23, 2025

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

 

Academic Term

DPP Application Deadline

Start Date of OSU Term

Winter 2024 December 27, 2023 January 8, 2024
Spring 2024 March 20, 2024 April 1, 2024
Summer 2024 June 12, 2024 June 24, 2024
Fall 2024 September 13, 2024 September 25, 2024

Applications must be submitted along with all supporting documents, including 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 majors, minors & Certificates in Computer Science, College of Agriculture, College of Science

 

Academic Term

Deadline

Winter (Jan-Mar) November 1
Spring (Mar-Jun) February 1
Summer (Jun-Aug) May 1
Fall (Sept-Dec) August 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

*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.

 

Academic Term

Deadline

Spring 2024 March 4, 2024
Summer 2024 June 17, 2024
Fall 2024

August 28, 2024*

Winter 2025 December 9, 2024
Spring 2025 March 3, 2025
Summer 2025 June 23, 2025

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.

 

Academic Term

Deadline

Spring 2024 March 18, 2024
Summer 2024 August 1, 2024
Fall 2024 September 11, 2024
Winter 2025 December 9, 2024
Spring 2025 March 3, 2025
Summer 2025 June 23, 2025

Admissions Requirements

In addition to application deadlines, please review our admission requirements page, which contains details about how we evaluate your application materials through our holistic admissions approach.

First Year Admission Requirements

Transfer Admission Requirements