• Address: One University Blvd, La Grande, OR 97850, USA

  • Phone Number: 800-452-8639

  • Website: https://www.eou.edu/

About

Eastern Oregon University (EOU) is known as Oregon’s rural university and was established in 1929 as a teachers college under the name 'Eastern Oregon Normal School'. The name was officially changed to the present name in 1997. EOU promotes innovative collaborations with worldwide communities to maximize educational opportunities for its students.

The University enhances student potential through non-segregated, world-class liberal arts and professional programs that lead to accountable and ruminative action in the dynamic markets of a conjugated world. The university is a public institution located at La Grande in Oregon.

  • University's acceptance rate is 97%.

  • There are 3,176 students in total at the university in which 1,795 are full-time students and 1,381 are part-time students.

  • The retention rate for full-time admissions is 73% and for part-time students is 50%.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 16:1.

  • The total graduation rate is 31%.

  • University's accreditation is provided by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.


Online Education at EOU

The university provides 28 online programs. This is spread across 10 disciplines including History, Psychology, Business Management, Education, Interdisciplinary Studies, Anthropology, Agriculture, Political Science, Health Science, and Exercise Science programs.

  • EOU Online provides flexible programs so that the students can incorporate the degree programs with ease into their busy professional lives. 

  • The syllabus of the online programs are designed with the same level of exhaustion and information as the traditional classroom programs but without the constraints of a semester schedule.


Reviews

  • The college is small and the community is friendly. The professors put an extra effort for the students who are having trouble with the syllabus. The online courses are well designed and easy to access and study from.

  • The staff and faculty are extremely helpful and easily approachable. The campus life is engaging and exciting with lots of activities to participate in. The campus is beautiful with a serene atmosphere.

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Public

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Headquartered at

La Grande, Oregon

FAFSA/Federal School Code

003193

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Institutional Accreditation

NWCCU

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Programmatic Accreditation

IACBE

Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: https://www.eou.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 16: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 73 % Part Time: 50 %
Total Population 3,176
Student Population Full Time: 1,795 Part Time: 1,381
Gender Division Male: 39 % Female: 61 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 29 %

The College Monk

Female: 33 %

Total Graduation Rate: 31 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

Eastern Oregon University (EOU) offers 28 online programs across 10 Majors

History

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Psychology

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Business Management

Offering 11 programs accross 2 degrees

Education

Offering 4 programs accross 2 degrees

Interdisciplinary Studies

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Anthropology

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Agriculture

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Political Science

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Health Science

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Exercise Science

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Admissions

Eastern Oregon University (EOU) Acceptance Rate is 97%

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $50
Graduate Application Fee $90

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission Statistics
Total Applicants 1,043
Total Applicants Admitted 1,012
Applicants Enrolled 352
Full time Applicants Enrolled 325
Part Time Applicants Enrolled 27
Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Eastern Oregon University (EOU) Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 227
Number of students submitting ACT scores 106
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 64%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 30%
SAT Math 475 average 420 - 530 range
SAT Critical Reading 470 average 420 - 520 range
SAT Writing 445 average 400 - 490 range
ACT Composite 20 average 18 - 23 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

The university provides financial assistance schemes to students who need them. The aids are provided in order for the students to pay the fees or meet other academic-related expenses. The eligibility criteria for the various financial supports vary and ranges from academic performance and project submissions to citizenship and financial condition of a student.

The financial support schemes are implemented in multiple formats like loans, scholarships, grants, and work-study opportunities. Eligible students who wish to avail of these facilities are required to fill in the FAFSA form. Eastern Oregon University federal school code is 003193. The various aids provided at EOU are mentioned below. 

  • Federal Aids such as Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, TEACH Grant, Iraq, and Afghanistan Service Grant, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, and Direct PLUS Loan along with Federal Work-Study option.

  • Oregon Opportunity Grant is provided as State Grant.

  • Institutional Aids are also provided. These include University Achievement Award, University Scholar Award, University Scholarly-Need Award, University Scholar-Athlete Award, and County Housing Award.

  • Post 9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program, Tuition Assistance Program, Montgomery GI Bill and VA Vocational Rehabilitation aids are provided as Military Aids.

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,687 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2019
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) $404 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2019
TEACH Grant $404 Undergraduate or Graduate. 3.25 CGPA. June 30th, 2019
Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant $404 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2019
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work Study Varies U.S. Citizen or non-citizen eligible Satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2019
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Unsubsidized Loan $5,354 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2019
Direct PLUS Loan $10,426 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2019
Direct Subsidized Loan $5,354 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time. June 30th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Grants and Scholarships

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Oregon Opportunity Grant $2,219 Residents of Oregon. Demonstrate the financial need. March 1st, 2019

Data Source: https://www.eou.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Scholarships and Grants

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
University Achievement Award Varies 2.75 GPA. ACT 17. SAT 800 Varies
University Scholar Award $3,500 Fresher. 3.0 GPA. Varies
University Scholarly-Need Award $1,500 Fresher. 2.5 GPA. Varies
University Scholar Athlete Award $3,500 Fresher. Active Participation in Sports. Varies
County Housing Award $500 Housing assistance for 1st year of attendance and residence on EOU campus. Must be a resident of one of four eligible counties; Union, Wallowa, Baker, or Umatilla. Varies

Data Source: https://www.eou.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military and Veteran Benefits

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Post 9/11 GI Bill $5,227 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 90 days after Sep10,2001. Varies
Yellow Ribbon Program Varies Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 90 days after Sep10,2001. Varies
Tuition Assistance Program $2,657 Members of Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Varies
Montgomery GI Bill Varies For active duty or selected reserve members of Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard. Varies
VA Vocational Rehabilitation Varies Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 90 days after Sep10,2001. Varies

Data Source: https://www.eou.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $11,121
$30,001 - $48,000 $11,929
$48,001 - $75,000 $15,219
$75,001 - $110,000 $18,227
Over $110,000 $18,714

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 43% $4,602
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 92% $5,869
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 44% $4,750
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 83% $3,068
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 61% $6,291
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 60% $5,855
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 14,973
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 83 $4,887
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 81 $4,811
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 2 $7,957

Data Source: https://www.eou.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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