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Western Oregon University

Monmouth, Oregon

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Overview

Student Population
4,554
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

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 3,566 prospective students applied, and 2,822 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 722 enrolled in the school.  3,703 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 851 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $8,280 plus fees of $1,914. Western Oregon State College is ranked 648 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

5/10
Overall
5/10
Academics
6/10
Resources
4/10
Outcomes
4/10
Value

Western Oregon State College is rated within the lower 42% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Western Oregon University within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Easy
Western Oregon University overview
SAT 945/1200
ACT 16/23
GPA 3.3
Applications Accepted
79.1% 
Western Oregon University overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $60

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Annual Cost to Attend

Oregon Resident Tuition
$8,280
In State Costs for Western Oregon University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,914
Room and Board $10,389
Budget for Other Expenses$2,487
Total One Year Cost$24,270
Out of State Resident Tuition
$27,090
Out of State Costs for Western Oregon University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,914
Room and Board $10,389
Budget for Other Expenses$2,487
Total One Year Cost$43,080

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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.

Current students may use the Western Oregon University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.