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Southern Oregon University
  • 4 Year
  • ASHLAND, OR

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Southern Oregon is a public university located in Ashland, Oregon in the Medford Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,184 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Southern Oregon acceptance rate is 78%. Popular majors include Business, Psychology, and Elementary Education. Graduating 46% of students, Southern Oregon alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $29,400.

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1250 SISKIYOU BLVD
ASHLAND, OR 97520
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About Southern Oregon...
Athletic Division
NAIA Division II
Athletic Conference
Frontier Conference

Southern Oregon University Rankings

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Southern Oregon Admissions

Acceptance Rate
78%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
980-1200
ACT Range
18-25
Application Fee
$60
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$12,022 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$6,073 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
74%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 54 responses
66%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 64 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 64 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    8%
  • On Campus
    86%
  • Online
    6%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,184 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,904
Undergrads Over 25
15%
Pell Grant
38%
Varsity Athletes
13%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 42 responses
  • Unique
    48%
  • Friendly
    45%
  • Immature
    5%
  • Highschool
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
71%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 59 responses
Poll
56%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 80 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 45 responses
  • Accepting of each individual
    29%
  • Free-spirted
    29%
  • Outdoorsy
    16%
  • Inclusive
    13%
  • Back in highschool again
    7%
  • Best school ever
    4%
  • Community of like-minded people
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
46%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
69%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 42 responses

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