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Western Oregon University

Monmouth, Oregon

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Overview

Student Population
5,185
Western Oregon University overview
Location Monmouth, Oregon
Online wou.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Town Fringe
Western Oregon University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Monmouth, Oregon, Western Oregon University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 3,069 prospective students applied, and 2,596 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 789 enrolled in the school.  4,171 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,014 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $7,920 plus fees of $1,848. Western Oregon State College is ranked 879 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

4/10
Overall
4/10
Academics
6/10
Resources
4/10
Outcomes
2/10
Value

Western Oregon State College is rated within the lower 35% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Western Oregon University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Admission Standards
Very Easy
Western Oregon University overview
SAT 960/1160
ACT 17/23
GPA 3.2
Applications Accepted
84.6% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Oregon Resident Tuition
$7,920
In State Costs for Western Oregon University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,848
Room and Board $10,389
Budget for Other Expenses$2,496
Total One Year Cost$23,853
Out of State Resident Tuition
$25,830
Out of State Costs for Western Oregon University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,848
Room and Board $10,389
Budget for Other Expenses$2,496
Total One Year Cost$41,763

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$41,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
39% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Western Oregon University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 15%
Education 11%
General Studies 10%
Psychology 10%
Social Sciences 9%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=210429 IPEDS survey data for Western Oregon University.

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