Southern Oregon University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

1250 Siskiyou Boulevard

Ashland, OR 97520-5032

(541) 552-6411

(800) 482-7672

Fax: (541) 552-8403



Contact: Mark Bottorff

Director of Admissions
Main Address

1250 Siskiyou Boulevard

Ashland, OR 97520

(541) 552-6100

www.sou.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 4,439

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 706

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,084

Graduate enrollment: 619

Setting

Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: $50
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 89%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B
Music Management/Merchandising B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Hospitality Administration/Management B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General B
Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Computer/Systems Security B

Education

Education – General B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Nursing (RN) B
Nursing – Preoperative/Surgical B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B
Mathematics/Computer Science B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B
Law Enforcement Administration B
Police Science B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Criminology B
Economics B
Geography B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Southern Oregon University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(541) 552-7672
Website:www.sou.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.sou.edu/admissions/application
Address:1250 Siskiyou Blvd, Ashland, OR 97520
Setting:22
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:6,243
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):37%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:4,810 (77% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$8,523
Out-of-state Tuition:$23,170
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:89%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,767

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Southern Oregon University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Southern Oregon University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services761
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Education843
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics32
Health Professions and Related Programs11
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Mathematics and Statistics12
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies233
Natural Resources and Conservation11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2
Physical Sciences2
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences27
Visual and Performing Arts53
Grand total214317

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Southern Oregon University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services11
Grand total11

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Southern Oregon University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$8,523
Out-of-state$23,170
Books and supplies$999

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$16,002
Out-of-state$19,602

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid66389%
Grant or scholarship aid59179%$5,767
Student loan aid40554%$6,064

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,85652%$6,041
Federal student loans2,35043%$7,157

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Southern Oregon University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Southern Oregon University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants2,7661,0101,756
Percent admitted100%74%81%
Percent admitted who enrolled24%24%24%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Southern Oregon University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment6,243
Undergraduate enrollment5,607
Graduate enrollment636

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Southern Oregon University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program (OHSU School of Nursing)
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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