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Transfer Students

Grade Point

Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25 or higher for all previous college work.

Eligible to return to most recent college or university attended.




Successful completion of no less than 24 quarter (16 semester) graded, transferable credits.

English: College level writing beginning with WR 121 (English Composition) or higher with a grade of ‘C–‘ or above.

Math:  Completion of one of the following; MTH 105, MTH 111 or College Algebra equivalent at an accredited college or university with a grade of ‘C–‘ or above


Foreign Language

Applicants who have graduated from high school in Spring 1997 or later
2 years of high school foreign language (same language) -or- 2 term of college foreign language. (must be completed before graduating from OSU)

Students graduating high school prior to Spring 1997 are not required to have foreign language.

Residency Regulations

Residency for Tuition Purposes: Oregon State University makes residency determinations for students taking OSU courses based upon the rules outlined in Oregon Administrative Rule (OAR) 580-010-0030. The community college will make residency determinations for students taking community college courses based on different rules. Please note: both determinations are independent of one another and do not impact the partner institution's decision. For more information, contact the admission office at the respective schools on the specific residency policy.