Western Oregon University

Western Oregon University

Monmouth, OR
location
Public
type
Rural
setting
58%
42%
student ratio
4,930
total students
$8,723 | $22,257
in-state | out-of-state tuition
Rolling
fall application deadline
88%
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
Not
Reported
sat math
Not
Reported
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
Not
Reported
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Educational/Instructional Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • German
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Corrections
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Criminal Justice/Police Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fire Services Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Natural Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Humanities
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Public Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geography
      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.
    • Dance
      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.

Admissions

88% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied2,887
    • Accepted2,562
    • Acceptance Rate88%
    • Enrolled4,930
    • Female Applicants1,745
    • Females Accepted1,581
    • Female Acceptance Rate90%
    • Male Applicants1,142
    • Males Accepted981
    • Male Acceptance Rate85%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee$60
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2.75
      general college preparatory program completion
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.20
  • 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 430 600
    • SAT Math 430 580
    • SAT Writing 420 560
    • ACT Composite 17 24
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$8,723
    • Out-of-state tuition *$22,257
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *$9,416
    • Room only *$7,766
    • * 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 offeredYes
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students4,930
    • Male Student Percentage42%
    • Female Student Percentage58%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino8.28%
    • Black or African American3.63%
    • White or Caucasian67.74%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native2.04%
    • Asian3.71%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander2.9%
    • Two or more races.23%
    • Unknown5.4%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout6.08% representing 22 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students21% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 24%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • 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 Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Model United Nations, Multicultural Student Union, Oregon Student Association, Alternative Spring Break (community service), M.E.Ch.A
  • 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: NCAA Division II
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No Division 2 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Football Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Golf Yes No No
    • Lacrosse Yes No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rifle Yes No No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes No No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Water polo Yes No No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
    • Wrestling Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes No No
    • Lacrosse No No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rifle Yes No No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Volleyball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Water polo Yes No No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
    • Wrestling No No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty393
    • Full-time Percentage75%
    • Part-time Percentage25%
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio15:1 or 5,011 students to 393 faculty

Location & Contact

345 North Monmouth Avenue
Monmouth, OR 97361-1394
USA

Mr.David Compton

Assistant Director of Admissions for Recruitment

Phone: 503-838-8211
Fax: 503-838-8067
Email: wolfgram@wou.edu


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