Western Oregon University

Monmouth, OR, USA
3.82 Average Rating
Founded in 1856, Western Oregon University is the oldest public institution in the state. It is located in the rural town of Monmouth and is a participant in the Yellow Ribbon Program. WOU offers study abroad programs across the world in places such as Costa Rica, the United Kingdom, Belize, and more. Students can choose how to pay their tuition through the Tution Promise, which promises no rise in price during the students’ four years, or the Tuition Choice which allows students to pay less tuition for their first two years of school.


Average Net Price
In-State Tuition
Out-of-State Tuition
Institution Type
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Town
In State Students
Out of State Students
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 19
Average SAT Composite: 946

What Students Are Saying

3.82 Average Rating
Western Oregon University is a small campus with many beautiful trees.
The Werner University Center is the main place where all events happen
Western Oregon is a good school because its a small campus that you get to know many different people.
Christine from Monmouth, OR
WOU is a medium-sized public university with strong programs in education, American Sign Language (ASL), the performing and visual arts, and criminal justice. The small-town environment is friendly and safe. The faculty are strong teachers who care about their students' success.
Christian from Monmouth, OR

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