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Southern Oregon University

Ashland, OR, USA
3.53 Average Rating
Southern Oregon University is a liberal arts institution situated in Ashland, OR. It is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts College and houses the Rogue Valley Television station and Jefferson Public Radio. SOU offers programs in natural sciences, criminology, business, economics, Shakespearean studies and more. The university is surrounded by the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, Rogue River, multiple national parks, and the Deer Creek Center, which is often used in field research.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
44%
Out of State Students
50%
0
100
78%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 23
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1013
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
6,191
Total Number of Undergrads
5,523
Academic Calendar

Quarter

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
23%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
38%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
21:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$9,924
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$9,287
Out-of-State Tuition
$24,630
0
100
88%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
67%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,220
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
39%
61%
Student Organizations
80
Size of Town
Suburb: Midsize
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Medford
Portland
Seattle
San Francisco
Eugene
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$39,000
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What Students Are Saying

3.53 Average Rating
If you are looking to attend SOU, then know that you should look up the classes you plan on taking in detail. Make sure you know how much the materials you will need are, and how much is your budget. Also, plan ahead on how you will pay off your fees.
Anonymous
The campus is gorgeous; the people are amazing and I don't even have to try to make friends; all of the professors I've met really trust their students and talk to us like equals; I'm never bored because there's always something going on around campus; and I've had more freedom with choosing cases than I have anywhere else! I was nervous about starting college just like everyone else. But by the end of the first week, I decided that I couldn't imagine myself being anywhere else!
Laura from Wilsonville, OR

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