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Southern Oregon State, founded in 1869, is a public, multipurpose university. Its 175-acre campus is located in Ashland, in southwestern Oregon.

Website: sou.edu/

Public
Co-ed
5,011
Undergraduate
Students
(60.3%) 3,021 Women
(39.7%) 1,990 Men
994
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
78% of 2,514 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.34
SAT Math
490-580 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
490-620 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
18-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $21,870
Out-of-state: $37,800
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,615
Out-of-state: $25,545
Room and Board
$12,255
Average Percent of Need Met
98%
Average Freshman Award
$9,040
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$24,227
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Quarter
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
169
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 15% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Ashland Population
20,713
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
17% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Raiders
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.1% Asian
2.4% Black/African-American
12.3% Hispanic/Latino
10.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
1.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
60.1% White
10.3% Unknown
International Students
1.7%
First-Year Students Returning
67.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
25.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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