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/apply/
Address: 1250 Siskiyou Blvd, Ashland, OR 97520
Setting: Suburb: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 6,278
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 39%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 26 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 4,691 (75% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $9,615
Out-of-state Tuition: $25,545
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 84%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,432

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Southern Oregon University Programs

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

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 861
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 11
Education 843
English Language and Literature/Letters 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 32
Health Professions and Related Programs 11
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Mathematics and Statistics 12
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 233
Natural Resources and Conservation 11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 28
Visual and Performing Arts 53
Grand total 224517

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 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 Fees 2018-2019
In-state $9,615
Out-of-state $25,545
Books and supplies $999

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $17,355
Out-of-state $21,243

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 573 84%
Grant or scholarship aid 493 72% $5,432
Student loan aid 361 53% $6,138

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,720 49% $6,175
Federal student loans 2,151 39% $7,085

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 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,779 1,017 1,762
Percent admitted 100% 73% 79%
Percent admitted who enrolled 23% 24% 23%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
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 2019

Total Enrollment 6,278
Undergraduate enrollment 5,362
Graduate enrollment 916

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
  • 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

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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.

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