Oregon State University - Cascades Campus

Overview


Acceptance Rate
68%
Acceptance Rate by Gender
Percent of Applicants
SAT Score Range
940 - 1150
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 1600
ACT Score Range
22 - 28
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 36
Tuition & Fees
$28,749
Average Salary in 10 Years
$56,700

Note: 10 years after enrolling at Oregon State University - Cascades Campus

Oregon State University - Cascades Campus is located in Bend, Oregon. It is a small public school and offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has 955 undergraduate students enrolled and admission is somewhat selective as the acceptance rate is 67.5%.

Popular majors include Engineering, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, and Biological and Biomedical Sciences. 0% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $42,700.

Map


About


🗺 1500 Sw Chandler Avenue
Bend, Oregon 97702
State Oregon
🌐www.osucascades.edu

Test Score Range


What test scores do you need to get into Oregon State University - Cascades Campus?
SAT Score Range
940 - 1150
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 1600
ACT Score Range
22 - 28
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 36
Median SAT Score
1045
Out of 1600
Median ACT Score
25
Out of 36
SAT Score Breakdown
SAT Total Score Ranges
SAT Critical Reading Score Ranges
SAT Math Score Ranges
SAT Writing Score Ranges
ACT Score Breakdown
ACT Total Score Ranges
ACT English Score Ranges
ACT Math Score Ranges
SAT Writing Score Ranges

SATs or the ACTs?


Should you take the SATs or the ACTs?
Students Submitting SATs
65%
Students Submitting ACTs
40%

More students take the SATs than the ACTs.

Admissions


Oregon State University - Cascades Campus has around 388 applicants.

Of the students admitted, 31% decide to enroll at Oregon State University - Cascades Campus. This is the admissions yield. A higher admisssions yield means students want to attend the school. A lower one means that they decided to attend another school.

Out of the 388 applicants 45% are men and 55% are women. This means that for every 100 male applicants, there are 122 women, or for every 100 female applicants, there are 82 men.

Oregon State University - Cascades Campus's acceptance rate is 67.5%. The acceptance rate for men is 62.9% and the acceptance rate for women is 71.4%.

Applicants


Who applies to Oregon State University - Cascades Campus?
Number of Applicants
388
Number of Applicants per Spot
5
per spot
Male Applicants
45%
Female Applicants
55%

Acceptance Rate


Getting into Oregon State University - Cascades Campus
Oregon State University - Cascades Campus Acceptance Rate
67.5%
Getting in
Selective
Male Acceptance Rate
62.9%
Female Acceptance Rate
71.4%

School Popularity


Do Students Want to Go to Oregon State University - Cascades Campus?
Oregon State University - Cascades Campus Admissions Yield
31%
of accepted students choose to go to Oregon State University - Cascades Campus
Male Admissions Yield
37%
Female Admissions Yield
26%

Cost


Can you afford to attend Oregon State University - Cascades Campus?
Average Cost After Financial Aid
$15,204
for one year

Source: Dept. of Education
Published Tuition & Fees
$28,749
Excludes housing

Source: Dept. of Education
Out-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing
$40,194
per year
In-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing
$21,219
per year
How much debt will you graduate with?
Median Student Debt
$23,393

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
How much will you pay each month?
$249
Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the median monthly payment a graduate of Oregon State University - Cascades Campus would expect to pay over 10 years.
Will you be able to pay off your debt?
67%
of students are able to pay down debt 3 years after graduation

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The 3-year repayment rate is the percentage of students who are able to repay some of their student debt.

Why does this matter? A high rate means that students are making enough money so that they can pay down their student debt. A low rate means that students are having trouble paying down their loans.

Oregon State University - Cascades Campus Financial Aid
Students Receiving Financial Aid
83%
of students

Source: Dept. of Education
Students Receiving a Federal Student Loan
61%
of students

Source: Dept. of Education

To learn more and apply for financial aid at Oregon State University - Cascades Campus you can visit osucascades.edu/admissions/scholarships-aid.

Oregon State University - Cascades Campus Tuition and Room & Board
Out-of-State Tuition
Total Cost: $40,194
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
In-State Tuition
Total Cost: $21,219
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Career & Salary


How much money will you make after graduating from Oregon State University - Cascades Campus?

Oregon State University - Cascades Campus students, on average, make $56,700 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 6 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 7% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from Oregon State University - Cascades Campus
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at Oregon State University - Cascades Campus. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
How much will your income increase each year?
7.3%
in early to mid-career

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Based on average salary 6 years and 10 years after starting school at Oregon State University - Cascades Campus.
Median Earnings of Students from Oregon State University - Cascades Campus
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Oregon State University - Cascades Campus.
Male Students: Average Earnings from Oregon State University - Cascades Campus
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Oregon State University - Cascades Campus.
Female Students: Average Earnings from Oregon State University - Cascades Campus
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Oregon State University - Cascades Campus.
Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at Oregon State University - Cascades Campus
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School) by Percentile
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Oregon State University - Cascades Campus.

Return on Education


What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend Oregon State University - Cascades Campus? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.

We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.

By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.

A higher number is better.

10-Year Average Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School
1.4x

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Oregon State University - Cascades Campus. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Oregon State University - Cascades Campus. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
10-Year Median Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School
1.2x

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Oregon State University - Cascades Campus. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Oregon State University - Cascades Campus. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
Tuition vs. Earnings
Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.

Teaching


Student-Faculty Ratio
10
students per faculty
Average Professional Salary
$123,334
for full-time professors
Salary Group: Medium-High

Graduate School


Can you go to grad school at Oregon State University - Cascades Campus?
Yes
Highest degree: Master's degree

Students


Undergraduate Focus
79%
Undergrads
955
Total Students
1,204
undergrads and grad students
Part-Time Students
64%
Students over 25
53%
Student Median Household Income
$60,313
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017)

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau

Student Diversity


Who will be your classmates?
Women
51%
of undergraduates
Men
49%
of undergraduates
Are there more men or more women?
About the Same

Oregon State University - Cascades Campus around the same number of female and male undergrads.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 96 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 104 women.

International Students
1%
of undergraduates
Undergraduate Student Diversity at Oregon State University - Cascades Campus
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Student Age
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Where are Students from?
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
What do students at Oregon State University - Cascades Campus study?
Oregon State University - Cascades Campus Popular Majors
Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at Oregon State University - Cascades Campus are:

  1. Engineering
  2. Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  3. Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  4. Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
  5. Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Approximately 51% of students choose to study one of these majors.

Student Satisfaction


Will you be happy at Oregon State University - Cascades Campus?
Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate
79%
Undergrad Part-Time Student Retention Rate
65%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

Oregon State University - Cascades Campus has a retention rate of 79% for full-time undergrads, which is neither high nor low.

Transfers


Undergraduate Transfers
166
17% of undergraduates
Transfer In Rate
Medium

Oregon State University - Cascades Campus has around 166 students who transfer into the school each year. This is a medium rate at approximately 17% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see Oregon State University - Cascades Campus as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

Living in Bend, Oregon


City Violent Crime Rate per 100,000
164
in 2017
Source: FBI
City Rape Rate per 100,000
35
in 2017
Source: FBI

Politics in Oregon


Presidential Election Results of 2016
Democratic

Politically, Oregon tends to be Somewhat Democratic. In the 2016 Presidential election, 50% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 39% voted for the Republican party, and 5% voted for neither.

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