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Western Oregon University

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Rating

Public

Type

5,770

Students

$25,830

Tuition

85%

Acceptance

#1616

Ranking

Fringe Town

Campus Setting

Monmouth, OR

345 North Monmouth Ave, Monmouth, OR 97361-1394

Western Oregon University is a small public college located in Monmouth, OR ranked 25th in Oregon. It has a total of 5,068 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 84.59% of applicants. Western Oregon University offers 216 different majors and is best known for its American Sign Language, Gerontology, and Child Development programs (nationally ranked 10th, 14th, and 25th respectively). With an annual tuition of $7,920 for in-state students and $25,830 for those from out-of-state, Western Oregon University is reasonably expensive. 40.33% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, working. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to bring home roughly $39,700 per year, which is 4% below the national median.
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Cost

$27,678
Above Average

Western Oregon University

$27,678

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$41,763

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$34,624

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

85%Acceptance
Not Very Selective

Western Oregon University

85%

National

69%
Sat

960 - 1160

29% of students submit

Admissions Yield

30%

ACT

16 - 22

15% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Considered but not required

Application Fee

$60

Students

5,068Undergrads
Small Student Population

Full-Time

96%

Part-Time

4%
Male

38%

In-state

83%

Female

62%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

13%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
10% Business/Commerce, General10% Education, General9% Psychology, General71% Others

10% Business/Commerce, General

10% Education, General

9% Psychology, General

71% Others

Business/Commerce, General

10%

136 Graduates

Education, General

10%

132 Graduates

Psychology, General

9%

115 Graduates

Corrections Administration

8%

110 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

7%

98 Graduates

Kinesiology and Exercise Science

5%

62 Graduates

Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

5%

61 Graduates

Child Development

4%

58 Graduates

Academics

C+
Professors
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Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

12

Number of Library Books

183,313

Academic Spend per Student

$9,622

Full-time Retention Rate

71%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$31,300/Year

Western Oregon University

$31,300

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$31,300

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$39,700

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

40%