Western Oregon University

Monmouth, OR, USA
3.82 Average Rating

Originally founded in 1856 by Oregon pioneers, Western Oregon University is a 4-year public school and the oldest public institution in the state. Western Oregon grants bachelor’s degrees in 52 academic majors. To provide a break from campus, the Western Oregon Outdoor Program sponsors trips for activities such as snowshoeing and trail hiking. For sports fans, Western Oregon fields 11 men’s and women’s athletic teams known as the Wolves.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb or town
In-State Students
74%
Out-Of-State Students
24%
0
100
81%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 19
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 946
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
5,285
Total Number of Undergrads
4,776
Academic Calendar

Quarter

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
22%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
44%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
15:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$15,898
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$9,198
Out-of-State Tuition
$25,653
0
100
58%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
70%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,910
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
38%
62%
Student Organizations
72
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
Portland
Seattle
Eugene
Corvallis
Bend
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$39,700
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What Students Are Saying

3.82 Average Rating
Close, beautiful campus and a great place to be for college. The teacher are really helpful, the sports are great and being able to make friends is a great thing. Western Oregon is a wonderful college to go to.
Anjelea from Oceanside, CA
A simply beautiful, enchanting campus nestled in the heart of the Willamette Valley. Western Oregon provides students with wonderful instructors who are knowledgeable and experienced. Also, the student diversity on campus is so rewarding and enriching.
Danielle from Tigard, OR

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