Southern Oregon University: Statistics

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#695 of 2,624In North America
#639 of 2,523In the United States
#11 of 33In Oregon
#1437 of 1,951For Ecology

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
78%
Average SAT
1090
Average ACT
22
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
5,088
Graduates
1,005
Male:Female Ratio
36:64
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
sou.edu

Southern Oregon University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate78%77%79%
Applicants2,5148701,644
Admissions1,9666741,292
Freshmen enrolled full time631243388
Freshmen enrolled part time1697

884 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

486 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
465 or 72%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 980
or below

75% of them
had 1200
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Southern Oregon University are 980-1200 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
223 or 34%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Southern Oregon University are 18-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White3545 (59%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown960 (16%)
Hispanic683 (11%)
Two or more races417 (7%)
Asian138 (2%)
Black or African American112 (2%)
Nonresident Alien104 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander50 (0.8%)
American Indian or Alaska Native24 (0.4%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$6,073
Students receiving aid
100%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$8,505$17,028
Tuition in-state$8,505$17,028
Tuition out-of-state$24,840$20,340
Fee in-district$1,974$1,974
Fee in-state$1,974$1,974
Fee out-of-state$1,974$1,974

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,000
Combined charge for room and board$13,254
Room charge$7,686
Meal charge$5,568

Southern Oregon University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General13128
Psychology, General90
Elementary Education and Teaching65
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies60
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General5010
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General56
Speech Communication and Rhetoric54
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth48
Environmental Studies3110
Digital Arts40
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other273
English Language and Literature, General25
Computer and Information Sciences, General223
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies205
Music, General186
Sociology and Anthropology24
History, General23
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor22
Biology & Biological Sciences, General21
Education, General19
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels18
Social Sciences, General17
Chemistry, General17
Political Science and Government, General15
Creative Writing14
Mathematics, General14
Spanish Language and Literature13
International & Global Studies12
French Language and Literature11
Art & Art Studies, General11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other7
Music Performance, General7
Economics, General5
Anthropology1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other1
Mathematics and Computer Science1
Acting1
Grand Total891185
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate46%45%46%
  • Full-time retention rate - 70%
  • Part-time retention rate - 53%

Publications & Citations

Publications
718
Citations
26,381

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
227 / 2,797
Environmental Science
162 / 7,761
Biology
123 / 6,293
Psychology
109 / 2,548
Computer Science
82 / 932
Ecology
71 / 3,589
Medicine
67 / 1,806
Sociology
57 / 715
Chemistry
54 / 3,835
Art & Design
53 / 504
Political Science
52 / 682
Business
51 / 1,676
Geography and Cartography
50 / 2,745
Engineering
50 / 2,388
Botany
45 / 2,465
Environmental Management
41 / 3,579
Mathematics
41 / 6,199
Economics
37 / 1,437
Physics
36 / 1,449
Social Psychology
29 / 470
Education Majors
29 / 645
Math Teachers
26 / 228
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
24 / 2,170
Demography
22 / 361
Cognitive Science
20 / 193
Materials Science
19 / 829
Health Science
18 / 286
Communications and Public Relations
18 / 182
Art History
17 / 26
Child Psychology
17 / 588
History
16 / 160
Forestry
15 / 825
Development Studies
14 / 621
Law
14 / 0
Linguistics
14 / 15
Zoology
14 / 173
Multimedia
13 / 198
Nanotechnology
13 / 1,028
Gender Studies
11 / 296
Hydrology and Water resources management
11 / 262

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990011
1991031
1992120
1993118
1994031
1995021
1996119
1997827
19981124
19991819
20001832
20012165
20022485
200325103
200426212
200521301
200625483
200723547
200818562
200934756
201034915
201122936
2012371086
2013401277
2014271303
2015321510
2016192316
2017362486
2018372331
2019482595
2020512996

Southern Oregon University alumni

  1. Ty Burrell

    Photo
    Ty Burrell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorvoice actorstage actor
    Biography

    Tyler Gerald Burrell is an American actor and comedian. He originally rose to prominence in several roles on Broadway including Macbeth, and the off-Broadway plays Corners, The Blue Demon, Burn This, and Show People. Burrell is best known for his role as Phil Dunphy in the ABC sitcom Modern Family, for which he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in 2011 and 2014 (from 8 consecutive nominations) and five Screen Actors Guild Awards: one for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series in 2013 and four consecutive awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series shared with the cast from 2011 to 2014.

  2. D'Arcy Carden

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    D'Arcy Carden
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    actor
    Biography

    D'Arcy Beth Carden is an American actress and comedian. She is best known for her starring role as Janet in the NBC sitcom The Good Place (2016–2020), for which she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. She also stars as Natalie Greer in the HBO dark comedy series Barry (2018–present).

  3. Kim Rhodes

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    Kim Rhodes
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorvoice actor
    Biography

    Kimberly Rhodes is an American actress, who is known for portraying Cindy Harrison on the soap operas Another World (1996–1999) and As the World Turns (2000–2001), Carey Martin on the Disney Channel sitcoms The Suite Life of Zack & Cody (2005–2008) and The Suite Life on Deck (2008–2011), and Sheriff Jody Mills on Supernatural (2010–2020).

  4. Joel David Moore

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    Joel David Moore
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    actorfilm directorscreenwritertelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Joel David Moore is an American character actor and director. Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, Moore studied acting in college before relocating to Los Angeles to pursue a film career. His first major role was as Owen Dittman in the 2004 comedy DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story, followed by roles in the comedy Grandma's Boy (2006), Terry Zwigoff's Art School Confidential (2006), and the independent slasher film Hatchet (2006).

General info

Alternative namesSOU
Founded1926
Colorsred, black
Academic CalendarSeptember to June. Also Summer Sessions
Total FTE staff576
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1250 Siskiyou Blvd
Ashland, Oregon, 97520
United States
City population20,000
Phone5415527672
Fax+1 (503) 552 6329

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