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

Nestled in the lush Willamette Valley, ideally situated between the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade Mountains, the University of Oregon is renowned for its research prowess and commitment to teaching. We're a member of the Association of American Universities, meaning we're one of the top 62 research universities in the nation. With nine schools and colleges—and more than 300 academic programs—we offer more than 3,000 undergraduate classes that will challenge you to think critically, creatively, and globally.

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

Application Deadline
January 15
Acceptance Rate
83%
SAT Range
1080-1270
ACT Range
22-28
Application Fee
$66
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App

Cost

Net Price
$15,100/ 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
    $11,951/ year
  • $30-48k
    $12,437/ year
  • $49-75k
    $14,764/ year
  • $76-110k
    $19,901/ year
  • $110k+
    $22,296/ year
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Academics

Professors
A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.181 responses
72%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.313 responses
50%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.313 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
17,801Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
26%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 238 responses
Report
  • Outgoing and have a desire to learn
    18%
  • Thoughtful, creative, intelligent
    17%
  • Environmentalist / Health Conscious
    17%
  • Chill
    15%
  • A proud Duck!!!
    15%
  • Energetic
    9%
  • An individual, unique, accepting
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
53%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.342 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.394 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 244 responses
Report
  • SCODUCKS!
    25%
  • "I left my heart in Oregon"
    18%
  • ETHICS : INNOVATION : ACTION
    18%
  • Spirited
    16%
  • Variety
    9%
  • Patagucci
    4%
  • Lots of Opportunties
    4%

    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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    University of Oregon Reviews

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    I'm very appreciative of the housing dept and how much they helped me personally. I got into a bad situation, they took my concerns seriously and worked with me quickly and discreetly to resolve it. They care about their students well being and it shows through every office I've dealt with. On a fun note the options for on or off campus housing are plentiful. And the dining choices are amazing, creative and fresh. Our academic and extra curricular facilities are mind blowing, I can't imagine any better!
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    I am an Oregon resident that chose the University of Oregon for my undergraduate education. Looking back at my freshman year, I made so many new friends that have become my closest buddies. My on campus living experience was undeniably one of my best years! After my freshman year, just two months ago, I was in a terrible accident and am now paralyzed. My friends have been by my side throughout this experience and U of O strives to be one of most progressive disability accessible universities around. So, regardless of my paralysis, I am definitely looking forward to returning this fall for my sophomore year and would recommend this school to all!
    We unknowingly came for a campus visit during finals. It ended up being a real view into how gracefully the admin & students handle the pressure cooker of the end of the term/school year. While exploring on our own we were met with welcoming smiles, doors held open, and an overall feeling of good will. The student union was filled with students buried in their laptops and books along with the soothing acoustics of a live classical pianist. There were offerings of massages, animal petting, yoga, aromatherapy and more. While my son felt this was a whole lot of fluff, I have no doubt this atmosphere has positive effects for all, even those who do not directly participate. The information session was well done with an admission rep who is great at working a crowd. The guided tour was fun and we even had another family from a nearby town to us from Pennsylvania. Small world! I would love to see my son attend the UOregon.