Western Oregon University

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Western Oregon University steadily emerging as a leading comprehensive public liberal arts institution, is committed to changing lives, strengthening communities, and transforming our world. Located in the Monmouth- Independence area, the heart of Oregon̠s lush Willamette Valley, WOU is about 20 minutes from Salem, the state̠s capital and about 75 minutes from Portland, the state̠s cultural hub, Our student body of about 6,200 undergraduates and 400 graduates enjoys a vibrant and close-knit intellectual community comparable to the environment in a small liberal arts college. As a public-serving institution dedicated to strengthening our region and Oregon, WOU is home to the nationally-renowned Teaching Research Institute, the Regional Resource Center on Deafness and the Rainbow Dance Theatre. In addition to teaching excellence, WOU̠s faculty members are engaged in wide-ranging scholarship as well as community-based projects, including many faculty-student collaborations. Our picturesque, award-winning campus blends welcoming traditional features with 21st century convenience, including many multimedia classrooms, extensive wireless web access and a state-of-the-art library.

Overview

Costs

Undergraduate


In State

$9,369

Out of State

$22,728

Graduate


In State

$12,672

Out of State

$21,312

Textbooks


Average

$1,650

Student Population

Student Count


Undergraduate

4,986

Graduate

1,063

GI Bill Students

211

Male

39.3%

Female

60.7%

Affiliation
Religious

No Religious Affiliation

Enthinicity

No ethnic affiliation

Gender

Coed School

School Information
Duration

4 Year

Accreditation

College Type

Public


Calendar

QUARTERS

Setting

Town

Online Undergraduate Course

YES

Online Graduate Course

YES

Avg. Accepted Score
SAT Math

500

SAT Critical Reading

515

ACT

21

Contact Info

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Admission Info

Veterans Affairs Info

Military Offering

Majors Offered

Search Majors Offered
  • A Associates
  • B Bachelors
  • BC Post B.A Certificate
  • M Masters
  • MC Post M.A Certificate
  • D Doctorate