High School GPA
Early Decision/Early Action
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.54 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.61 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.61 responses
Most Popular Majors
Business Administration and Management145 Graduates
Elementary Education64 Graduates
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies57 Graduates
Criminal Justice and Safety Studies56 Graduates
Drama and Theatre Production38 Graduates
Graphic Design31 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say they don't have Greek life.56 responses
- of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.77 responses
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Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.42 responses
Southern Oregon University Reviews
Most people here aren't very motivated which makes for a pretty deflated learning experience. Not a ton of class choices as expected for a small school. The food is pretty bad unless groups are visiting in which case, it's fantastic... However, most people are incredibly friendly and I've had a fun social experience. It's pretty easy to make friends if you're simply willing to talk to strangers. Once people are sophomores they move off campus because it's cheaper, this makes meeting older students really hard. The faculty is made up of all good people. Ashland is great busy town for its small size, most people don't see the potential activities within the city limits. Any hippy kind of activity or hobby you might have you can find in the town. Meditation, kundalini yoga, drum circles, you name it. I found it to be surprisingly diverse also. Parties are thin, only been to one that didn't make me walk away before reaching the door.
One of the main reasons I went to this school was of the small-class environment. It was nice to have professors that remembered you by name, and were often available to help you outside of class. I was a student before all of the new construction (dorms, cafeteria, science building, and soon-to-be athletic building). The dorms I stayed in were worn out and tired, and the food was sub-par. Things may have changed, though!
I am currently a freshman at Southern Oregon University and love attending this university. The school is a smaller University, but offers great diversity. The people are friendly, the professors are great, and Ashland is a cute town. The party scene is not huge and dorm life becomes annoying through people smoking in their rooms and being loud in the hallways, but that is found almost everywhere. Football is highly prioritized and the campus food is good, but gets old after awhile. The campus is absolutely gorgeous and there are plenty of activities to get involved in on campus.