U of O

University of Oregon

1585 E 13th Ave, Eugene, United States
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  • Total Documents
    2,378
  • Class Notes
    1,701
  • Textbook Notes
    273
  • Study Guides
    402
  • Currently Enrolled
    2,263
  • Previously Enrolled
    1,002

Overview of University of Oregon (U of O)

About this school

  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:19,340
    • Men:8,989 Men (46.5%)
    • Women:10,351 Women (53.5%)

Location

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Admission Information (U of O)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Oregon is 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

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
February 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Required for some
February 15
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
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

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
-
City, State, Zip
Eugene, OR 97403
Phone
(541) 346-3201
Fax
(541) 346-5815
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission 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

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

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
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


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

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.55
375 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 Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
580 average |530-630 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
7%
• Score 600 - 700
34%
• Score 500 - 600
46%
• Score 400 - 500
12%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
9%
• Score 600 - 700
42%
• Score 500 - 600
40%
• Score 400 - 500
9%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


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

Tuition & Financial Aid (U of O)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $11,571|Out-of-state: $34,611 (42.07%)
  • Room & Board: - $12,450 (45.27%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,125 (4.09%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,356 (8.57%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Oregon accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003223
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


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 with 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

Scholarchips 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
Architecture, Biological Sciences, Business, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Dance, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Local/State Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,762

Academics & Instruction (U of O)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Quarter

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Not required

Faculty & 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
% 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: - 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
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
# 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
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 Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Oregon provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


86.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


51.9%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


69.2%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


72.0%

Programs & Majors (U of O)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (78)


  • 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


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

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


Social sciences, Business/marketing, Communication/journalism

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


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

Master's Programs of Study (69)


  • 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

Campus Life (U of O)

Location & Geography

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

Available Transportation


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 of College Housing


21% 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


79%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, tennis, track and field

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Oregon offers 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

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


17,801

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
19,340
Women
10,351
Men
8,989

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

Number of Graduate Students


3,547

Student Resources (U of O)

Study resources

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