Requirements and Admission

Apply, get admitted, and enroll in classes between multiple institutions with the Degree Partnership Program!

Apply Now Button Are you applying as a current or newly admitted OSU student? Click here for directions on how to apply!

Are you applying to the DPP as a new first-time college student or transfer student? Students use one application and pay one $60 fee. You will need to click on the "Apply Now" button to access the OSU Degree Partnership application. You'll need to click on the "First time user account creation" and follow the instructions.

For applcation deadlines and admission requirements, click here.

If you are a current OR new admitted OSU student, click here to apply and follow these directions:

1. Enter the web ID and Pin that you originally used to apply or create a new one if you forgot your original ID and Pin

2. Click the New link to create a new application or if you created a new web id the application list page will appear

3. In the Degree Partnership Program Applications section, choose the community college that you would like to add

4. Select the “Degree Partnership FOR CURRENTLY ADMITTED OR ENROLLED OSU STUDENTSapplication

5. Enter your ONID username and password to access the application*

6. Fill out the next section with your name and the term you wish to add the degree partnership

7. Select “Fill out application,” which will take you to the checklist page

8. When all sections are complete, submit the application (a red checkmark will indicate when a section is complete)

* If you are asked to fill out the Insight Resume and pay the application fee of $60, you are filling out the incorrect application.  You will need to back out and begin again, ensuring you have selected the “Degree Partnership FOR CURRENTLY ADMITTED OR ENROLLED OSU STUDENTS” application.

* If you have not yet set up your ONID account, Please go to and click on the Sign up For ONID in the left side column.

Application Deadlines

Admission Requirements

Please see the chart below for DPP admission requirements.


First Year Students

Transfer Students

Grade Point Average

Minimum high school GPA of 3.0 or higher on a standard unweighted 4 point scale as calculated by the Office of Admissions at OSU.

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

Eligible to return to most recent college or university attended.


First year applicants must submit official Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or American College Test (ACT) scores to the Office of Admissions at OSU.



College Preparatory Subjects:

English (4 years)

Mathematics (3 years) including 1st year algebra and 2 additional years culminating at algebra II or higher.

Social Studies (3 years) including U.S. History, 1 global studies, 1 social studies elective.

Science (3 years) at least 1 year each of two different sciences (biology, chemistry, physics, etc.). For example: 1 year biology and 2 years chemistry; or 1 year biology, 1 year chemistry, and 1 year physics. It is strongly recommended that one be a laboratory science course.

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

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

Foreign Language Requirement

Foreign Language (2 years) 2 years of the same high school level foreign language, or earning a grade of ‘C–‘ or higher in the third year of high school level foreign language, or completing two quarters of the same college-level foreign language, or earning a satisfactory score on an approved assessment of foreign language knowledge. Demonstrated proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL) is acceptable in meeting this requirement.

Applicants who have graduated from high school in Spring 1997 or later have to meet the same foreign language requirement for First Year Admission.

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.

International Student Admission

International students (non-U.S. citizens or non-U.S. permanent residents) are eligible to participate in the DPP with the following schools: Linn-Benton CC and Portland CC.


First-Year Students

First-Year Student with College Credit

Transfer Students

Grade Point Average

Minimum high school GPA of 3.00

Minimum high school GPA of 3.00 and cumulative GPA of 2.5 for all postsecondary work completed abroad.

Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25 for all credits completed at an accredited U.S. institution, and a 2.5 for any college level course work completed abroad.


Submit official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score. A minimum 527 (paper), or 71 (internet).

The SAT or ACT is waived for international undergraduate applicants.

Math Placement

Provide documentation of Math Placement recommendation from the CC partner school, OSU, or institution last attended.