Eastern Oregon University

One University Blvd, La Grande, United States
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Overview of Eastern Oregon University

About this school

Eastern Oregon State, founded as a teachers college in 1929, is a public university. Its 121-acre campus is located in the Grande Ronde Valley, between the Wallowa and Blue Mountains.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,737
    • Men:1,076 (39.3%)
    • Women:1,661 (60.7%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Eastern Oregon University is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% 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 recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Required for some
Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1 University Boulevard
City, State, Zip
La Grande, OR  97850-2899
Phone
(541) 962-3393
Fax
(541) 962-3418
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
September 1
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
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
February 1
Early Action Notification
Rolling

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for some freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
98% of 1,011 applicants were admitted
Women
99% of 593 applicants were admitted
Men
96% of 418 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
443 (45%) of 988 admitted students enrolled
Women
257 (44%) of 588 admitted students enrolled
Men
186 (47%) of 400 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.35
375 And Above
20%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
22%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
20%
2.00 - 2.49
5%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
470-560 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
14%
• Score 500 - 600
53%
• Score 400 - 500
23%
• Score 300 - 400
8%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
470-570 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
15%
• Score 500 - 600
47%
• Score 400 - 500
33%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
18-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
3%
• Score 24 - 29
23%
• Score 18 - 23
56%
• Score 12 - 17
19%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $8,362|Out-of-state: $19,682
  • Room & Board: - $9,250 (67.24338470485607%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,425 (10.359116022099448%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,081 (22.397499273044488%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Eastern Oregon University accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003193
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
312 (94.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
237 (76.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
236 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
68 (28.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$10,515
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 221 (93.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,137
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 181 (76.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,284
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 196 (83.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
61 (18.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,054

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,567 (87.2%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,352 (86.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,326 (98.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
170 (12.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
56%
Average Award
$9,696
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,271 (95.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,126
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,060 (79.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,331
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 649 (48.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
138 (7.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,112

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
67%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$31,314
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Local/State Students, Members of Minorities

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Quarter

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


109

Part-Time Faculty


61

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


14%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 29% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 39% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 19% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 6% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 3% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 12% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 58% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 21% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 9% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Eastern Oregon University provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


Students Graduating Within 4 Years


20.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


25.8%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


30.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (22)


  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Education, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Fire Services Administration
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Liberal arts/general studies, Education

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration

Master's Programs of Study (4)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Education--General
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


13,048

Nearest Metropolitan Area


121 acres

Environment


Rural community

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
33.7 average low in January, 74.6 average high in September
Rain
98 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
261 mile(s) from campus in Portland
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in LaGrande
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


15% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


85%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Not available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Mountaineer
School Colors
Navy blue and vegas gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Soccer
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Soccer
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, soccer, softball, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Eastern Oregon University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, outdoor program, pre-professional health club, student government, international student association, chemistry club

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,668

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,737
Women
1,661
Men
1,076

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 1.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.4% Asian
  • 2.6% Black/African-American
  • 12.1% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 4.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 71.4% White
  • 3.0% Unknown

International Students


0.4%

Average Age


28

Number of Graduate Students


279

Student Resources

Study resources