|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||8%|
|Student to faculty ratio||14:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,636 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Western Oregon University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 2,901 applications and 2,546 students were granted admission. Western Oregon University is at the #86 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, 38% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 72% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||840 to 1070|
|ACT||17 to 23|
Western Oregon University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $21,735 and in-state students paid $7,575.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 89% of Western Oregon University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 41% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,216 (which is 4.9% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Western Oregon University in 2016-2017, was 647, which is 71% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,960 (which is 6.5% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Western Oregon University has enrolled a total of 5,382 students (4,360 students full-time and 1,022 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 5,382 students, 593 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 37% men and 63% women and 4,833 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 549 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 341 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 6%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%
Black/African American: 4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 3%
Two or more races: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Western Oregon University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||5%||128|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||4%||102|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||2%||58|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||2%||52|
|English Language And Literature/letters||1%||36|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||1%||29|
|Mathematics And Statistics||1%||19|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||1%||14||0|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Western Oregon University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Western Oregon University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $28,600. Last year, out of the total 1,649 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,517 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,885 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,659 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|