Southern Oregon University

Ashland, OR

Southern Oregon University

Ashland, OR

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Tuition & Fees

$10,710

$27,990

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
490
75th
580
25th
490
75th
24
25th
16
75th
24
25th
17
75th
25
25th
18
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

26

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,098
Declined 222
Total Received 2,320
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Public

6,292

undergraduate students

1,496

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Southern Oregon University, founded in 1869, is a coeducational, public, liberal arts university. Its 175-acre campus is located in Ashland, in southwestern Oregon.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 7,788
Established in 1926
Coeducational Coeducational

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175-acre campus in Ashland (population: 21,117), 10 miles from Medford; branch campus in Medford. Served by bus; air serves Medford; train serves Klamath Falls (70 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Southern Oregon University
1250 Siskiyou Boulevard
Ashland, OR
97520

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
17%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
490
75th
580
25th
490
75th
24
25th
16
75th
24
25th
17
75th
25
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Required of some

Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,098
Declined 222
Total Received 2,320

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

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

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Financial Aid

45%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,514

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,820
Room $7,986
Board $5,763
Additional fees $1,890
Books & supplies $999
Total $25,458
Average Financial Aid - $6,514
Total with Avg. Aid $18,944

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,376,057
State $1,771,737
Institutional $1,857,068
Other external $88,197
Total $11,093,059

Non-need-based

Federal $7,504
State
Institutional $397,897
Other external $538,783
Total $944,184

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 541 552-6754
F: 541 552-6035
esc@sou.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes yes

Club Sports - Men's

lacrosse, rugby, skiing, soccer

Club Sports - Women's

rugby, skiing

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, indoor soccer, indoor volleyball, softball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Cascade Collegiate Conference, Frontier Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Acting. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Anthropology, Other. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Computational and Applied Mathematics. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes
Creative Writing. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Digital Arts. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Studies. yes yes
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other. yes
French Language and Literature. yes yes
Geography. yes
History, General. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Mathematics and Computer Science. yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music, General. yes yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies. yes yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Sociology and Anthropology. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Psychology
  3. Criminology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

7,788

total students

55%

in-state

45%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

6,292
students

Female
63%
3,949

Male
37%
2,343

19%

1,496
students

Female
73%
1,086

Male
27%
410

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

59%

3,737
students

Female
61%
2,276

Male
39%
1,461

41%

2,555
students

Female
65%
1,673

Male
35%
882

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.20
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

45

quarter hours

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