Western Oregon University

Monmouth, Oregon

Overview

Address345 North Monmouth Ave
School Websitewww.wou.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

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StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Western Oregon University is a small public, 4-year college based in Monmouth, 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, 3,201 students applied to Western Oregon University. Of those students, 2,704 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Western Oregon University was $8,391, in addition to fees of $1,806. 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 Western Oregon University.

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

Getting In

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The Western Oregon University acceptance rate is 84%. To put this into perspective, 2,704 of the 3,201 students who applied to Western Oregon University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Western Oregon University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Western Oregon University had an SAT score between the range of 0 and 0. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Western Oregon University was between null and null in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Western 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 Western Oregon University, the tuition for in-state residents is $8,391. Combined with fees of $1,806, room and board costs of $10,389, other expenses of $2,430 and the $1,299 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $24,315.

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 $26,421 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Western Oregon University to $40,539 for out-of-state students.

Students at Western Oregon University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Western Oregon University was $4,689 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 43%.

Western Oregon University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio14:1

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

Western Oregon University has a good gender split, with 62% of undergraduates being female and 38% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Oregon residents; in fact, 76% of all students reside in Oregon. However, 22% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Western Oregon University is 14:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Western Oregon University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 20% students enroll at Western Oregon University part-time; the other 4,171 students enrolled full-time.

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