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Western Oregon University

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Western Oregon University (WOU) is a public liberal arts college located in Monmouth, Oregon, United States. It was originally established in 1856 by Oregon pioneers as Monmouth University. Subsequent names include Oregon Normal School, Oregon College of Education, and Western Oregon State College. Western Oregon University incorporates both the College of Education and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Enrollment is approximately 6,200 students.

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $18,360.00 avg tuition

345 North Monmouth Ave
Monmouth, OR 97361-1394
(503) 838-8000

Apply online Admissions:
www.wou.edu/student/admissions/in..
Financial Aid:
www.wou.edu/student/finaid/index...

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Western Oregon University

Statistics:
Applied 2,578
Admitted 2,293 89%
Enrolled total 1,082
Full Time: 1,039
Part Time 43
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 420 540
SAT Math 420 530
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 400 510
ACT Composite 16 22
ACT English 15 22
ACT Math 15 20
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 68%
4-year graduation rate 16%
6-year graduation rate 39%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Western Oregon University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $6,450.00 $6,450.00 $18,360.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,626.00 $1,626.00 $1,626.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $148.00 $148.00 $408.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $11,052.00 $11,052.00 $18,180.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,626.00 $1,626.00 $1,626.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $307.00 $307.00 $505.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,620.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $2,895.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $50.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $1,350.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 89%
Percent receiving grant aid 66%
Avg amount of grant aid $5,301.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 68%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,111.00

Western Oregon University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business/Commerce, General X
Management Information Systems, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Information Science/Studies X
EDUCATION
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X X
Educational/Instructional Technology X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X X
Health Teacher Education X X
Reading Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels X X
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
Rhetoric and Composition X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
German Language and Literature X
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Public Health Education and Promotion X
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor X
HISTORY
History, General X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Corrections Administration X X
Fire Services Administration X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Humanities/Humanistic Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
International/Global Studies X
Mathematics and Computer Science X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Geology/Earth Science, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Economics, General X
Geography X
Political Science and Government, General X
Social Sciences, General X X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Dance, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Music, General X X
Music, Other X

Scholarships for Students in Oregon

Name Amount Deadline
Oregon Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Scholarship $2,000 December 31, 2016
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016

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