A
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Value
    B+
  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-A
Athletic Conference
Pac-12 Conference
Address
110 Johnson Hall
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
75%
SAT Range
990-1230
ACT Range
22-27
Application Fee
$65
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
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Test Scores and GPA for University of Oregon

Cost

Net Price
$14,179/ year
National
$15,431
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $12,083/ year
  • $30-48k
    $12,587/ year
  • $49-75k
    $14,930/ year
  • $76-110k
    $19,157/ year
  • $110k+
    $21,215/ 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
54%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.189 responses
53%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.189 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
18,673Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
24%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 119 responses
Report
  • Chill
    28%
  • A proud Duck!!!
    27%
  • Outgoing and have a desire to learn
    20%
  • Energetic
    9%
  • Young, liberal, sheep
    4%
  • Accepting and Outgoing
    3%
  • An individual, unique, accepting
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
51%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.218 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.270 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 120 responses
Report
  • SCODUCKS!
    45%
  • Spirited
    29%
  • Variety
    8%
  • Lots of Opportunties
    7%
  • BEST COLLEGE EVER
    4%
  • Beautiful
    3%
  • Eccentric
    2%

After University of Oregon

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
69%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
78%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.124 responses
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University of Oregon Reviews

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I graduated from University of Oregon with my degree in Human Physiology and I absolutely loved my program! The university campus is gorgeous and easy to navigate and there are tons of free services for students, including food and tutoring. Since my program focused on health and athletics, our department was well-funded. However, the flip side to going to a school that Nike sponsors is that there is a lot of money being poured into programs that don't necessarily meet the needs of the community. The price of books, supplies, classes, etc. are equivalent to private schools. Even tickets to football games for students range from $300-7,000 per seat. During my time at the university we had two strikes (teachers and graduate students) because they haven't increased wages or changed contracts in 10 years. I value my education and my program but the Univserity focuses on making money more than expanding academic programs.
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As an incoming University of Oregon student, I've already fallen in love with this school. The application process was extremely accessible and easy, and I felt like there was a lot more concern for who I was and what I was interested in rather than just my grades and test scores. The campus is absolutely beautiful and well kept. I got a strong sense of community when I toured the campus, there was a lot of activity going on as well as everyone being very friendly. As a journalism major, I'm extremely excited to be attending University of Oregon because of their journalism program/college. My campus tour guide was a journalism major and the way she described the program sounded like exactly what I was looking for. I'm incredibly grateful to have found my place in Oregon and look forward to what the future holds for me at this university!
I enjoyed my time at the University of Oregon. I was also fortunate to play Division I athletics while I was there as well. The campus combines both classic brick architecture along with the modern-sleek that the is synonymous with the varsity athletics, particularly football. The city of Eugene is a small-town, yet the school spirit gives the university a 'big' school feel. In addition to athletics, the professors are very knowledgeable in their respective fields as the University of Oregon is well-known for its scientific research. If I were able to attend graduate school at UO, I would moved back to Eugene in a heartbeat!