University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403

Admission Requirements

Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

University of Oregon is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 21,821 applications and 16,992 students were granted admission. University of Oregon is at the #76 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 50% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 65% submitted SAT scores.

Fall 2016 Admitted Students ACT Scores

Out of the total 4,041 enrollees 2015 students submitted ACT score. Below is the score ranges of the submitted test scores.

25% 75%
English 21 28
Math 21 27
Composite 22 27

Fall 2016 Admitted Students SAT Scores

Out of the total 4,041 enrollees 2605 students submitted SAT score. Below is the score ranges of the submitted test scores.

25% 75%
Critical Reading 490 610
Math 490 610
Combined (Math + Reading) 980 1220

Admission Requirements and Recommendations

University of Oregon uses the following list of admission requirements and recommended documents when evaluating students applications. All documents listed under the "Required" sections must be submitted with your application but those listed under the "Recommended" section are optional.

Please double check with the school to verify the current and complete admission requirements.


  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)


  • Secondary school rank

Neither required nor recommended

  • Recommendations
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Fall 2016 Applicants Statistics

The following table details the number of students who applied, admitted and erolled in University of Oregon, in Fall 2016.
Men Women Total National Avg.
Applicants 9,665 12,156 21,821
Admitted students 6,990 10,002 16,992
Enrolled students 1,737 2,304 4,041
Acceptance rate 72.3% 82.3% 77.9% 69%
Yield 24.8% 23% 23.8% 35%

Accepted Credits

The following table outlines which college prepartory work and life expreaince will earn you credits at University of Oregon.

Advanced placement (AP) credits
Dual credit (college credit earned while in high school)
Not Accepted
Credit for life experiences

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students

Admission Deadlines

January 15

  • Regular application
  • Fall application
  • SAT Reasoning / ACT scores
  • SAT Subject score

March 15

  • Transfer application (priority)

May 1

  • Students must reply to acceptance offer
  • Housing deposit

May 15

  • Transfer application (regular)

August 15

  • Applicants notification date

November 1

  • Early action application

December 15

  • Early action applicants will be notified

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of University of Oregon.

Oregon State University
37.1 mile away
Western Oregon University
56.3 mile away