University of Oregon

Eugene, OR

Website: www.uoregon.edu/

Public
Co-ed
19,340
Undergraduate
Students
(53.5%) 10,351 Women
(46.5%) 8,989 Men
3,547
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
83% of 20,317 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.55
SAT Math
580 average
530-630 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
594 average
550-640 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
22-28 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $27,932
Out-of-state: $50,972
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,571
Out-of-state: $34,611
Room and Board
$12,450
Average Percent of Need Met
58%
Average Freshman Award
$11,038
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$26,164
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Quarter
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,131
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 29% of classes
20-29 students: 22% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 12% of classes
Over 100 students: 9% of classes
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Campus Life

Eugene Population
159,190
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Portland, Oregon
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
21% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Duck
Sororities
21% of women participate
Fraternities
15% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.5% Asian
2.5% Black/African-American
13.6% Hispanic/Latino
8.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
66.0% White
1.7% Unknown
International Students
11.7% from 80 countries
First-Year Students Returning
86.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
51.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
34%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3  
Science 3  
Foreign Language 2  
Social Studies 3  
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required February 15
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Required for some February 15
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
 
City, State, Zip
Eugene, OR 97403
Phone
(541) 346-3201
Fax
(541) 346-5815
E-mail
uoadmit@uoregon.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
$65
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
April 1
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
December 15

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
2 required for some freshmen
Other
C+ or better in 15 college preparatory units required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
83% of 20,317 applicants were admitted
Women
85% of 11,497 applicants were admitted
Men
80% of 8,820 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
5,249 (31%) of 16,824 admitted students enrolled
Women
2,871 (29%) of 9,800 admitted students enrolled
Men
2,378 (34%) of 7,024 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
Not reported
Students Offered Wait List
134
Students Accepting Wait List Position
79
Students Admitted From Wait List
73

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.55
3.75 and Above
34%
3.50 - 3.74
25%
3.25 - 3.49
24%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
2%
2.00 - 2.49
 

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
580 average
530-630 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
7%
Score of 600 - 700
34%
Score of 500 - 600
46%
Score of 400 - 500
12%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
594 average
550-640 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
9%
Score of 600 - 700
42%
Score of 500 - 600
40%
Score of 400 - 500
9%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
25 average
22-28 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
12%
Score of 24 - 29
51%
Score of 18 - 23
32%
Score of 12 - 17
5%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 20%
Top quarter: 56%
Top half: 88%
National Merit Scholar
0%
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $27,932
Out-of-state: $50,972
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,571
Out-of-state: $34,611
Room and Board
$12,450
Books and Supplies
$1,125
Other Expenses
$2,356
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003223
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
2,940 (74.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,002 (68.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,848 (92.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
125 (6.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
58%
Average Award
$11,038
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,441 (78.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,826
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,371 (74.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,195
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 103 (5.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
680 (17.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,173

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
10,804 (59.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
8,214 (76.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
7,793 (94.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
530 (6.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
59%
Average Award
$11,187
Need-Based Gift
Received by 5,873 (75.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,886
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,053 (77.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,125
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 220 (2.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
2,482 (13.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,140

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
44%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$26,164
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
26.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
5.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Architecture, Biological Sciences, Business, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
7,847
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Dance, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
253
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Local/State Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
369
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,762
Academic Calendar System
Quarter
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Dance, General
  • Design and Applied Arts, Other
  • Digital Arts
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Folklore Studies
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Interior Architecture
  • International/Global Studies
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Journalism
  • Journalism, Other
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Latin American Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Metal and Jewelry Arts
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Painting
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physics, General
  • Physiology, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Printmaking
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Russian Studies
  • Sculpture
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Social sciences, Business/marketing, Communication/journalism
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering
Special Programs
Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Not required

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
1,131
Part-Time Faculty
535
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
66%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 29% of classes
20-29 students: 22% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 12% of classes
Over 100 students: 9% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 7% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 35% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 47% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 8% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
3,379,037
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
497
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Fine Arts, Master of Architecture, Master of Music, Master of Science, Master of Interior Architecture, Master of Accounting, Master of Business Administration, Master of City and Regional Planning, Master of Landscape Architecture, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Arts Administration
  • Asian Languages
  • Asian Studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biopsychology
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese
  • Classics
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Communication--General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Dance
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • English
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Folklore
  • French
  • Genetics
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • German
  • Historic Preservation
  • History
  • Information Science
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Interior Design
  • International Affairs
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Journalism
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marine Biology
  • Mathematics
  • Media Studies
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Policy
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Romance Languages
  • Russian
  • Social Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Sports Management
  • Theater
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Writing

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Musical Arts, Doctor of Education, Juris Doctor

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Anthropology
  • Art History
  • Asian Languages
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biopsychology
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Communication--General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • English
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Finance and Banking
  • Genetics
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • German
  • History
  • Information Science
  • Japanese
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Marine Biology
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Media Studies
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Romance Languages
  • Social Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Theater

Location and Setting


Boston Population
159,190
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Portland, Oregon
Campus Size
295 acres

Weather

Temperature
35.2 average low in January, 76.2 average high in September
Rain
139 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Eugene
Nearest Train Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Eugene

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, cooperative housing
Students in College Housing
21% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
79%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
Lighted pathways, emergency phones, self-defense classes

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Duck
School Colors
Emerald green and lemon yellow

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Golf x x x x
Lacrosse x x    
Soccer x x    
Softball x x    
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Lacrosse    
Soccer    
Softball    
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, tennis, track and field

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, political and environmental action, cultural organizations, major-specific organizations, community service organizations, club sports
Sororities
21% of women participate
Fraternities
15% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
19,340
Women
10,351 (53.5%)
Men
8,989 (46.5%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
17,801
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.5% Asian
2.5% Black/African-American
13.6% Hispanic/Latino
8.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
66.0% White
1.7% Unknown
International Students.
11.7% from 80 countries
Average Age
21
All Graduate Students
3,547

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
86.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
51.9%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
69.2%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
72.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
34%
Average Starting Salary
34%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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