Term-by-term application deadlines

Step 1

Apply now and follow the directions below.

Step 2

Log in using your OSU Admissions Application login information (Common App applicants should receive an activation email with a username, used to log in). If you have forgotten your password for your user account use the ‘Password Reset’ option. Otherwise, if this is the first time using this application system, then click on ‘Create a New Account' and:

  • Enter first name, last name, email and press “Submit
  • Click, “Return to Login Page
  • Check your email 
  • Find the “Admissions No Reply” email and click on the link inside.
  • Create a new password that meets the password requirements and click “Change Password
  • You are now re-directed into the application

Step 3

Click “Start a new application” and select “undergraduate application

  • Answer the first question "Are you applying with the intent to earn a degree or certificate through Oregon State University?"  answer “Yes”.
  • Answer the next two questions in a way that makes sense for you.
    (POST-BACC Students - Please answer the following question as NO - "Have you earned a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university?")
  • On question 4, “Do you wish to apply as a Degree Partnership Program (DPP) student, allowing you to dually enroll at a participating partner institution?”, answer “Yes”.
  • Under “Degree Partnership Program Partner” select your desired partner school.
    • IF YOU ARE AN INTERNATIONAL STUDENT you can only participate in DPP once you are a fully admitted OSU student, have met with your International Advisor, and you can only be partnered with Portland Community College (PCC) or Linn-Benton Community College (LBCC).It will ask, “Are you a current or admitted OSU student?” Select “Yes”.

Finish answering the questions on this screen and press “Save & Continue” and then “Yes start my application”.

Step 4

Complete the following sections:

  • Personal Information
  • Contact Information
  • Community College Section
  • Release Authorization
  • Click “Submit Application

* If you are asked to pay the application fee of $65, you are filling out the incorrect application.  You will need to back out and begin again, ensuring did step 3 correctly.



  • Once you submit your application, we will enter you into our system.
  • Your information will be sent to your partner school the following week after your application is submitted.
  • Your partner school will enter you into their system.
  • Your partner school will contact you via email.

This process could take 2-3 weeks. If it has been longer than 2-3 weeks, please contact us!