Oregon State University - Cascades (OSU-Cascades) is a branch campus of Oregon State University (OSU) located in Bend, Oregon, in the United States. It is the first and only branch campus in the Oregon University System. Twenty different degrees are offered through the campus. OSU-Cascades offers small class sizes and one-on-one mentoring.
OSU-Cascades is in partnership with the Central Oregon Community College and Oregon State University. Students can take lower division classes at the Central Oregon Community College and upper division classes through OSU-Cascades or Oregon State University.
The branch campus serves 801 students as of the 2012 fall term, with university plan's for increasing student enrollment to around 5,000 by the year 2025. In August 2012, the state's board of higher education approved OSU's plan to expand the campus into four-year school. Oregon State planned to add freshman and sophomore classes as early as 2015, though it was not decided as to if the current location would be used or if a new campus would be built.
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