What is the Oregon Exchange Program?
The Oregon Exchange allows Oregon residents to attend College of the Siskiyous at a discounted rate rather than pay out of state tuition. This reciprocity agreement also includes in-state tuition to eligible College of the Siskiyous transfer students looking to attend SOU or OIT.
How do I apply?
Students can apply through either:
What is the Process for Continued Eligibility?
Permits will remain in effect for the academic year and will be automatically renewed each year (up to 72 units or 4 years) if the following conditions are met:
If these conditions are not met, the student will be removed from the permit the following semester.
What if I want to become a California resident?
Oregon students seeking to establish California residency will start by paying Non-Resident tuition. Immediately upon arriving in California you must establish intent and continuous physical presence. A year and a day after establishing the above you will be eligible for in-state fees.
How does the Oregon Exchange Program work for COS Transfer Students?
California students can attend either Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT), or Southern Oregon University (SOU), at the in-state tuition rate by attending College of the Siskiyous. Students cannot establish Oregon residency while participating in the program.
Who can Participate?
Participants must be California residents who do not have a Bachelor's Degree.
What are the Eligibility Requirements?
To be eligible for the exchange permit students must meet the following criteria.
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For more information on this special program, please contact the Student Services office at:
Phone: (530) 938-5374(530) 938-5374