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Tuition

$10,644

$23,405

not including room and board

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Not Selective

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,510
Declined + 331
Total Received 2,841
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undergraduateRatios

41%

59%

male

female

1  :  20

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Education
  3. Interdisciplinary Studies
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School Facts

Western Oregon State, founded in 1856, is a public university. Its 157-acre campus is located in Monmouth, 20 miles southwest of Salem.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 6,187
Established in 1856
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities)

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Codes

SAT 4585
ACT 3480

Social Networks

Public

5,387

undergraduate students

800

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
10%
400-499
29%
300-399
41%
200-299
20%
600-699
11%
500-599
34%
400-499
38%
300-399
16%
200-299
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
24%
400-499
43%
300-399
24%
200-299
2%
24-29
23%
18-23
46%
12-17
31%
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Monmouth, OR

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Monmouth, OR

157-acre campus in Monmouth (population: 9,599), 15 miles from Salem. Bus and train serve Salem; major airport serves Portland (60 miles).

Western Oregon University
345 North Monmouth Avenue
Monmouth, OR 97361-1394

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
26%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
32%
Top 1/2
68%
Bottom 1/2
32%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
10%
400-499
29%
300-399
41%
200-299
20%
600-699
11%
500-599
34%
400-499
38%
300-399
16%
200-299
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
24%
400-499
43%
300-399
24%
200-299
2%
24-29
23%
18-23
46%
12-17
31%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program yes
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Not Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Not Selective

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,510
Declined + 331
Total Received 2,841

Admissions Contact

Rob Findtner
Director of Admissions
P: 503 838-8211
F: 503 838-8067
worlfgram@wou.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,994
Room $7,614
Board $1,650
Books & supplies $1,650
Total $19,908
Average Financial Aid - $9,374
Total with Avg. Aid $10,534

Financial Aid

55%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,374

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $10,678,146
State $2,382,916
Institutional $1,022,579
Other external $2,017,076
Total $16,100,717

Non-need-based

Federal $26,233
State $50
Institutional $461,824
Other external $252,501
Total $740,608

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
soccer
softball
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Northwest Athletic Conference (Division II)
Mascot
Wolves
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American Sign Language/English Interpreting
Anthropology
Art
Bilingual/ESOL/Early Childhood Education
Biology
Business
Chemistry
Community Crime Prevention
Computer Science
Computer Science/Mathematics
Corrections
Criminal Justice
Dance
Deaf Education
Early Intervention/Special Education
Earth Sciences
Economics
Education
English
Fire Services Administration
Geography
German Studies
Handicapped Learner
History
Humanities
Information Systems
Information Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Studies
Law Enforcement
Mathematics
Music
Natural Sciences
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology
Public Policy/Administration
Reading Education
Rehabilitation Counseling/Deaf Education
Social Sciences
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Speech Communications
The Arts
Theatre Arts
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Undergraduate

87%

5,387
students

Female
59%
3,164

Male
41%
2,223

Graduate

13%

800
students

Female
70%
556

Male
31%
244

undergraduateFull-time

87%

4,687
students

Female
60%
2,781

Male
40%
1,906

undergraduatePart-time

13%

700
students

Female
55%
383

Male
45%
317

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
71%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

91%

Transfer applicants accepted

69%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.25
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

45

quarter hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors