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Chances of getting into Eastern Oregon University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
98.1%
Admission Difficulty for Eastern Oregon University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into EOU and can I get accepted? The school has a 98% acceptance rate ranking it #21 in Oregon for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 995 out of 1,014 applicants were admitted making Eastern Oregon University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 66 percent. Eastern Oregon University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 32% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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EOU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
940-1130
Applicants Submitting SAT
61%
SAT Scores for Eastern Oregon University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 940
SAT Scores for Eastern Oregon University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1130
Average SAT Score 1040

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Eastern Oregon University?

Eastern Oregon University typically requires applicants to be in the top 71 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. The school ranks #13 in Oregon for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 61 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Eastern Oregon University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1130 and Above Good >99%
1035 to 1130 Avg + 98%-99%
940 to 1035 Avg - 97%-98%
845 to 940 Reach 94%-97%
Less than 845 Low <94%
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EOU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
27%
ACT Scores for Eastern Oregon University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Eastern Oregon University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into EOU?

Admission data indicates that EOU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #13 in Oregon for highest average ACT composite score. 27 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Eastern Oregon University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Eastern Oregon University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >99%
20 to 23 Avg + 98%-99%
18 to 20 Avg - 97%-98%
16 to 18 Reach 95%-97%
Less than 16 Low <95%
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EOU GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.1
Typical High School Grades
B

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

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into EOU. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Eastern Oregon University was 3.1 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #19 in Oregon for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.1 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as EOU accepts 98% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Eastern Oregon University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 13% Good
3.50 to 3.75 16% Good
3.25 to 3.50 11% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 21% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 26% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 12% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

63% 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 15%
Top 25% of class 31%
Top 50% of class 63%
Bottom 50% of class 37%
Bottom 25% of class 10%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Eastern Oregon University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 597 417 1,014
Accepted 593 402 995
Acceptance Rate 99% 96% 98%
Enrolled 179 141 320
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 30% 35% 32%

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 15, 2021
Days left to Apply
325

Applicants have 325 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2021.

Admission Requirements

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

Eastern Oregon University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies 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.

FAQs

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?

98% of those who apply are granted admission to EOU. Admission competition is and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Eastern Oregon University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 940 and 1130. 61% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Eastern Oregon University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 23. 27% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.