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Southern Oregon University

Ashland, OR, USA
3.53 Average Rating

Southern Oregon University is a 4-year public liberal arts college in south central Oregon. SOU confers bachelor’s degrees in 36 academic fields of study and provides numerous opportunities to engage in field study, internships, and capstone projects. In addition to classroom space, the SOU campus houses the Rogue Valley Television station and Jefferson Public Radio. To escape the rigors of academia, the university is surrounded by numerous natural attractions including the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, Rogue River, multiple national parks, and the Deer Creek Center.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb or town
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 US National: 28%
0
100
38%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
21:1
US 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 or town
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
i have attended the preview weekend and the campus is especially nice. people-students and staff-are extremely kind and helpful. the food is really wonderful as are the dorms.
Katelynn from Clearlake, CA
sou is right in the middle of the town, and walking distance of many attractions. it is a very open-minded town/campus. i am so excited to be going there next year!
Rebecca from Rogue River, OR

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