Southern Oregon University: Ranking & Review

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Ashland
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Top 16%

Southern Oregon University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate78%76%80%
Applicants2,7791,0001,779
Admissions2,1817611,420
Enrolled undergraduates723277446
Enrolled total (including graduate students)6,1912,3503,841

1,011 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

362 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores513
Percent of students submitting SAT scores71%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
495
Math
500

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores289
Percent of students submitting ACT scores40%
ACT Composite
23
ACT English
22
ACT Math
21

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $60. Application fee for graduates - $60.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Southern Oregon University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$26,748$42,091
Off-campus$22,878$38,221
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,831 and other expenses per full academic year.

Southern Oregon University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,200 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$7,427$22,770
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,860$1,860
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$165$506
Tuition for Full-time graduates$15,156$18,972
Fees for full-time graduates$1,860$1,860
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$421$527

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Education81119200
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services15334187
Visual and Performing Arts11224136
Psychology9090
Social Sciences6969
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies6363
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service5959
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs3838
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies31233
Natural Resources and Conservation19928
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2727
History2323
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics91423
English Language and Literature & Letters2121
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services20121
Health Professions and Related Programs1616
Physical Sciences1414
Mathematics and Statistics12214
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Grand Total8412211,062

A total of 841 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Southern Oregon University.

At the master's level 221 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate38%31%43%
  • Full-time retention rate - 72%
  • Part-time retention rate - 44%

General info

Alternative namesSOU
Founded1926
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsred, black
Academic CalendarQuarter
Total FTE staff600
Instructional FTE201
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitesou.edu
Address1250 Siskiyou Blvd
Ashland, Oregon, 97520
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Midsize
City population20,000
Phone5415527672
Fax+1 (503) 552 6329

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