Southern Oregon University

Ashland, Oregon

Overview

Address1250 Siskiyou Blvd
School Websitewww.sou.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Midsize

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Southern Oregon University is a small public, 4-year college based in Ashland, Oregon that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 2,779 students applied to Southern Oregon University. Of those students, 2,125 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Southern Oregon University was $7,740, in addition to fees of $1,875. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Southern Oregon University.

Southern Oregon University has a 40% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Southern Oregon University acceptance rate is 76%. To put this into perspective, 2,125 of the 2,779 students who applied to Southern Oregon University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Southern Oregon University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Southern Oregon University had an SAT score between the range of 920 and 1,150. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Southern Oregon University was between 19 and 25 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Southern Oregon University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Southern Oregon University, the tuition for in-state residents is $7,740. Combined with fees of $1,875, room and board costs of $14,199, other expenses of $2,697 and the $999 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $27,510.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $25,545 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Southern Oregon University to $43,440 for out-of-state students.

Students at Southern Oregon University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Southern Oregon University was $4,620 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 33%.

Southern Oregon University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio26:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Southern Oregon University.

Southern Oregon University has a good gender split, with 64% of undergraduates being female and 36% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Oregon residents; in fact, 53% of all students reside in Oregon. However, 44% of students come from out-of-state . This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Southern Oregon University is 26:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Southern Oregon University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 42% students enroll at Southern Oregon University part-time; the other 3,613 students enrolled full-time.

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