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Southern Oregon University

  • Ashland, OR
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 57%43%
    student ratio
  • 5,302
    total students
  • $6,183 | $18,900
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 92%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 500
    sat math
  • 512
    sat reading
  • 489
    sat writing
  • 22
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Statistics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hotel/Motel Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Health Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • German
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Pre-Medical Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics and Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Pre-Law Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Criminology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Relations and Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

92% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,985
    • Accepted1,837
    • Acceptance Rate92%
    • Enrolled5,302
    • Female Applicants1,162
    • Females Accepted1,101
    • Female Acceptance Rate94%
    • Male Applicants823
    • Males Accepted736
    • Male Acceptance Rate89%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 3
    • Required for Some Essay or personal statement
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.30
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 512 450 570
    • SAT Math 500 440 550
    • SAT Writing 489 430 550
    • ACT Composite 22 19 25
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$6,183
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,900
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,338.00
    • Room and board *$9,918.00
    • Room only *$5,400.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredDeferred paymentsDeferred payments and Installments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students5,302
    • Male Student Percentage43%
    • Female Student Percentage57%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino8.02%
    • Black or African American1.83%
    • White or Caucasian54.72%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native1.17%
    • Asian1.51%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.28%
    • Two or more races4.72%
    • Unknown28.03%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout2.28% representing 18 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students31% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Special housing for disabled
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 31%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services Yes
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations No
    • Most popular organizations Native American Student Union, International Student Association, Impact (religious club), Ho`opa`a Hawaii Club, Omicron Delta Kappa
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball Yes Division X Yes
    • Cheerleading No No No
    • Football Yes Division X Yes
    • Lacrosse No Division C No
    • Rugy No Division C No
    • Soccer Yes Division C No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Tennis No Division C No
    • Track No Division X Yes
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Wrestling No Division X Yes
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball Yes Division X Yes
    • Cheerleading No Division X No
    • Football No No No
    • Lacrosse No No No
    • Rugy No Division C No
    • Soccer Yes Division X Yes
    • Softball Yes Division X Yes
    • Tennis No Division C No
    • Track No Division X Yes
    • Volleyball Yes Division X Yes
    • Wrestling No No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty331
    • Full-time Percentage56%
    • Part-time Percentage44%
    • Female Percentage46%
    • Male Percentage54%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio19:1 or 4,350 students to 231 faculty

Location & Contact

1250 Siskiyou Boulevard
Ashland, OR 97520
USA

Mr.Kelly Moutsatson

Director of Admissions

Phone: 541-552-6411
Fax: 541-552-6614
Email: admissions@sou.edu



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