A
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    A+
  5. Athletics
    A+
  6. Party Scene
    A
  7. Professors
    A+
  8. Location
    A-
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    A+
  11. Student Life
    A
  12. Safety
    C+
University of Oregon is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Pacific-12 Conference
Address
1217 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403

University of Oregon Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
78%
Application Deadline
January 15
SAT Range
980-1220
ACT Range
22-27
Application Fee
$66
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes
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Cost

Net Price
$15,355/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $11,964/ year
  • $30-48k
    $12,479/ year
  • $49-75k
    $14,086/ year
  • $76-110k
    $20,313/ year
  • $110k+
    $21,788/ year

Academics

Professors
A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.181 responses
60%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.221 responses
49%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.221 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
18,630Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
25%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 146 responses
Report
  • Outgoing and have a desire to learn
    35%
  • A proud Duck!!!
    23%
  • Chill
    23%
  • Energetic
    8%
  • Accepting and Outgoing
    3%
  • An individual, unique, accepting
    3%
  • Self-Righteous, With little world experience
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
46%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.250 responses
Poll
47%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.302 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 152 responses
Report
  • SCODUCKS!
    37%
  • Variety
    24%
  • Spirited
    24%
  • Lots of Opportunties
    7%
  • BEST COLLEGE EVER
    3%
  • Beautiful
    2%
  • Eccentric
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$43,200/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
72%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
78%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.124 responses
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While I am new to the University of Oregon, I have been on the college scene for about a year now, and I have to say, my experience at U of O has been amazing.
Teacher involvement is extraordinary, tutoring is always open, and the advisors are extremely helpful!
In terms of academics, there are a wide range of course, electives, majors, minors, and the facilities for each area of study are phenomenal. I am majoring in Business Administration and Biochemistry and have taken a variety of multicultural and art electives. The science and business building are gorgeous, the language help is so nice, and the dance studios are amazing!
There are also a multitude of clubs, sports, and the rec center is state of the art. Whether you are looking for something fun, athletic, casual, or intense, U of O has the whole package.
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I was so shocked when a professor went out of his way to meet with me, and then it happened again and again with other professors. I was told repeatedly in high school that no one will hold your hand in college and I imagined flailing on my own. I had close relationships with my high school teachers and very much feared this would not be the case anymore. My fears quickly subsided in the first few weeks. It helps that my class sizes are actually smaller here than h.s. Of course, it's a more intense level of academics with a lot of expectations on the student. Take advantage of office hours and email your professors. I always get same day responses. Here's a tip: tutoring is free! I've also had a lot of success with the librarians, they are an invaluable resource and always eager to assist.
The University of Oregon is an incredibly open-minded, inclusive, and diverse campus. There are always students protesting, and speaking their minds. Students act out and speak up for what they believe in, nearly everyday. We are a very engaging union of students with the LGBTQ+ community. There are gender-inclusive bathrooms everywhere, and everyone is very conscious of their comments. A super inviting campus!