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Cost and Financial Aid

Making a top-tier science education affordable

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Paying for your science degree

Oregon State University strives to remove financial barriers and provide access to an education to all students. Investing in a science education is one of the best decisions you can make. Through grants, scholarships, loans and student work experiences, OSU offers a variety of ways for students to achieve their goal of receiving a college education.

The College of Science awards more than $900K annually to students, on average.

Search for more scholarships

Oregon State University offers many scholarships for students. Second-, third- and fourth-year science students can also apply for departmental scholarships. Just visit your department to explore more scholarship opportunities.

What financial aid can do for you

Costs to attend

Oregon residents:

  • Tuition and student activities fee: $12,165
  • Room and board: $13,200
  • Books, fees, personal: $3,942
  • TOTAL: $29,307

Out-of-state students

  • Tuition and student activities fee: $32,355
  • Room and board: $13,200
  • Books, fees, personal: $3,942
  • TOTAL: $49,497

Have more financial aid questions?

OSU's Office of Financial Aid is available to help you through the process and offer guidance to make your science education more than just a dream. They can help you understand the cost of your education, help you find the right forms to submit, identify scholarships to apply to and other tips to help make the entire experience smoother for you.