84%

Acceptance Rate

$6,472

Avg.Financial Aid

003209

FAFSA Code

About Western Oregon University (WOU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

5,185

Website

www.wou.edu

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NWCCU

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

345 North Monmouth Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5038388000
Fax: 5038388807
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Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a university and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the university has a ranking. The ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success. Usually, the rankings by Forbes and US News are considered noteworthy by applicants and experts. Western Oregon University doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

84%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$60

SAT/ACT

Considered but not required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 2 admission thresholds. To kickstart the admission process at WOU, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $60. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 960-1160, it would improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Western Oregon University, must score 20 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 17 are also given admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 345 North Monmouth Ave, Monmouth, Oregon 97361-1394. To gather more information, they can call them at (503) 838-8000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$15,496

Average Annual Cost

$8,391

Books And Supplies

$1,299

Other Fees

$1,806

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,389

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,430

Total One Year Cost

$24,315

Before applying to WOU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $32,743. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

14:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

69%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

19%

Academic Calendar

Quarter

Research Funding per Student

$369

Faculty Overview

45%

Male Professors

55%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business/Commerce, General

150 Graduates

Psychology, General

140 Graduates

Education, General

103 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

95 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

68 Graduates

Public Health

63 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

47 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

44 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

35 Graduates

American Sign Language

31 Graduates

Biology, General

20 Graduates

Gerontology

18 Graduates

Music

18 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

16 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

16 Graduates

Chemistry

15 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

15 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

14 Graduates

History

14 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

14 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

13 Graduates

Political Science and Government

12 Graduates

Anthropology

10 Graduates

Economics

10 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

7 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

7 Graduates

Mathematics

7 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

6 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

5 Graduates

Dance

4 Graduates

Sociology

4 Graduates

Fire Protection

3 Graduates

International/Global Studies

3 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

2 Graduates

Mathematics and Computer Science

2 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

4,576

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

44%

Full-time

85%

Part-time

15%

Students Gender

Male

38%

US National: 44%

Female

62%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

58% White

4% Unknown

4% Black

17% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

6% Non Resident alien

4% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

3% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

1%

Unknown Location

22%

Out Of State

76%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$59,410 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

26%

Averege Housing Cost

$8,360/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $2,055/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$2,055/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Wolves

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Great Northwest Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

218

Total Female Athletes

123

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Soccer

Softball

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $10,389 per year for living on campus. The students at Western Oregon University have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $2,055 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 36% male and 64% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$31,300/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$39,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$21,095

$28,583

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$219 - 297

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

71%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,472

Students Receiving Federal Grants

43%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,689

Students Receiving State Aid

33%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,215

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

60%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,010

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$10,804

$30K - $48K

$9,145

$48K - $75K

$5,108

$75K - $110K

$1,868

> $110K

$1,508

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$319,858

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,284,706

In case the students at Western Oregon University face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $4,858, whereas the financial aid is $3,116. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $3,214 as well as institutional aid worth $3,116. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Western Oregon University amount to $319,858 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $1,284,706.

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