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Chances of getting into Eastern Oregon University


Acceptance Rate 
Admission Difficulty for Eastern Oregon University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into EOU and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at EOU is 94%.  It ranks #16 in Oregon for lowest rate of acceptance. Eastern Oregon University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 607 out of 644 applicants were admitted.

Eastern Oregon University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.42. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. Of those applicants who were admitted, 51% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Eastern Oregon University is a prized outcome for many students.

The EOU application fee is $50 and applications are due by Aug 15.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required or recommended by Eastern Oregon University.

EOU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
SAT Scores for Eastern Oregon University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Eastern Oregon University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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EOU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
ACT Scores for Eastern Oregon University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Eastern Oregon University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class


Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
Typical High School Grades 

What GPA do you need to get into Eastern Oregon University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into EOU. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Eastern Oregon University was 3.42 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #13 in Oregon for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.42 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as EOU accepts 94% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

76% of Eastern Oregon University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Eastern Oregon University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 19%
Top 25% of class 40%
Top 50% of class 76%
Data Source, Peterson's Data


Admission Statistics

Eastern Oregon University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 359 285 644
Accepted 346 261 607
Acceptance Rate 96% 92% 94%
Enrolled 174 135 309
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 50% 52% 51%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 15, 2022
Days left to Apply

Applicants have 6 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Eastern Oregon University is $50.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Eastern Oregon University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Eastern Oregon University Application Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Considered but not required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Eastern Oregon University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=208646 IPEDS survey data for Eastern Oregon University.


Does Eastern Oregon University prefer SAT or ACT?

61% of students submit their SAT scores to EOU. 27% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Eastern Oregon University?

94% of those who apply are granted admission to EOU. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.