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Southern Oregon University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Southern Oregon University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
78.5%
Admission Difficulty for Southern Oregon University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Southern Oregon University and can I get accepted? The school has a 78% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,181 out of 2,779 applicants were admitted making Southern Oregon University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 59 percent. Southern Oregon University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 33% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Southern Oregon University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
950-1190
Applicants Submitting SAT
71%
SAT Scores for Southern Oregon University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 950
SAT Scores for Southern Oregon University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1190
Average SAT Score 1070

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

Southern Oregon University typically requires applicants to be in the top 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 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 830. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 71 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Southern Oregon University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1190 and Above Good >86%
1070 to 1190 Avg + 78%-86%
950 to 1070 Avg - 68%-78%
830 to 950 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 830 Low <55%
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Southern Oregon University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
40%
ACT Scores for Southern Oregon University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Southern Oregon University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Southern Oregon University?

Admission data indicates that Southern Oregon University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. 40 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Southern Oregon University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Southern Oregon University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >86%
23 to 26 Avg + 78%-86%
20 to 23 Avg - 68%-78%
17 to 20 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 17 Low <55%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.3
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Southern Oregon University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Southern Oregon University was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.3 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Southern Oregon University accepts 78% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Southern Oregon University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 15% Good
3.50 to 3.75 19% Good
3.25 to 3.50 19% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 23% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 22% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 2% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Admission Statistics

Southern Oregon University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,779 1,000 2,779
Accepted 1,420 761 2,181
Acceptance Rate 80% 76% 78%
Enrolled 446 277 723
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 31% 36% 33%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Southern Oregon University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Southern Oregon University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Southern 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=210146 IPEDS survey data for Southern Oregon University.