Southern Oregon University
Ashland, OR, USA

Admissions

Key Admission Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town
0
100
78%
Acceptance Rate
2,779
Students Applied
80%
Transfer Acceptance Rate
972
Transfer Students Admitted

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
SAT Subject Tests
No
AP Course Credit
Yes
Dual Enrollment
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

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

Test Optional
Yes
Application Fee
$60
Applications Accepted
Rolling Admissions
Yes

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
44%
Out-Of-State Students
40%
US States Represented
41
Countries Represented
15
40%
Submitting ACT
71%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 23
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1049
0
1600
SAT Percentiles

Math
25th
440
75th
560
Reading
25th
430
75th
560
3.30
Average GPA
Students Enrolled By GPA

3.75+
20%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
20%
2.50 - 2.99
21%
2.00 - 2.49
2%
Students Enrolled By Household Income

< $30k
73
$30k - $48k
32
$48k - $75k
37
$75k - $110k
34
$110k+
38

Admissions Resources

Admissions: visit page
Admissions Email: admissions@sou.edu
Admissions Telephone: 541-552-6411
For International Student Services: visit page
For Students with Disabilities: visit page
For Veteran Services: visit page

What Students Are Saying

3.53 Average Rating
Enrollment services and advising often make mistakes. Be on top of your own track to graduate, and if you don't hear back on something (like financial aid) go back and ask about it. They often miss things.
Savel from Talent, OR
Visit the campus during a preview weekend. They are a lot of fun and you meet so many amazing people.
Kaylie from Long Beach, CA
Attend the Preview and orientation. It is great fun and very informative. You get a tour of the campus structured towards your degree. You also get some one on one time with other students and a great lunch.
Susan from Medford, OR
Classes are challenging, but some are really easy so decide what you want to feel like during the school year
Brooke from South Lake Tahoe, CA
Apply and take a few trips down to Ashland. You'll fall in love not only with the campus, but with the whole town. There's so many exciting things in Ashland. The food is great too!
The Runner From Umatilla
Be prepared to interact with your professors. Understand that some people are at the college only to party and that there will be people like that where ever you go. Find your friends and inner circle, work hard, and the possibilities are endless.
Joseph from Ashland, OR
At any college hard work and dedication are going to be a must. At Southern Oregon University you have people ready and willing to help you reach your goals. Be it teachers, counselors, or students there are people wanting to help you succeed. Accept the help and truly get involved with the people who are apart of your college life. You won't regret it.
Brittany from Silverdale, WA
Definitely join clubs and try to be active in sports/clubs/activities, especially if you're extremely home sick. Do not procrastinate, it will make things harder for you.

Don't be afraid to ask for help from the faculty/staff or other students. They will more than likely help you out.
Beatriz from Yreka, CA
Applying any AP or college credits you have can really help you get around some general education requirements. Having a laptop or some other personal access to the internet can be very helpful because some classes assign homework or post notes online. Shasta and McLaughlin are the names of the new dorm buildings and I recommend trying to get a room there because the rooms are bigger than Greensprings and the bathrooms aren't communal. And though a car is nice to have, it's not vital that you have one because downtown Ashland and other shopping areas are within walking distance of the campus.
Laura from Wilsonville, OR
Get involved! Find something you've never tried and do it. Join a club and go to school events! You don't need Greek Life at a university to have a great time.
This isn't high school anymore! You are paying for your classes and you should utilize every moment you're in them. Take notes, read the books/textbooks, use the library, and ask your professors questions!
Gabrielle from Tigard, OR

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