Western Oregon University

Monmouth, OR
4-year
Medium

Questions and Answers

Alvin Z.
23 days ago
Does Western Oregon University offer on campus job opportunities?
Emily R.
2 months ago
What are the different clubs available at Western Oregon University?
Western Oregon University
Aloha Emily, We have a variety of clubs for students to choose from. You can go to the website below to take a look at them all. https://wou.presence.io/organizations
Emily R.
2 months ago
Is housing going to be required for Western Oregon University first year students next year?
Western Oregon University
Aloha Emily, WOU does require 1st year students to live on campus. However, if you live within a 30 mile radius from the school, you can work with housing to live off campus and commute from home. You can take a look at our housing website and ask more questions. Housing: https://wou.edu/housing/
Madelynne M.
2 months ago
Does Western Oregon University allow students to stack third party scholarships to help pay for tuition?
Western Oregon University
Aloha Madelynne, WOU does allow students to stack their scholarships here. You can stack on your financial aid, merit base scholarships and your personal/3rd party scholarships and use it all at WOU. For any specific questions you have, you can contact the Financial Aid office directly. Financial Aid: https://wou.edu/finaid/
Saeeda I.
2 months ago
Does Western Oregon University require freshmen students to live on campus?
Western Oregon University
Aloha Saeeda, WOU does require 1st year students to live on campus. However, if you live within a 30 mile radius from the school, you can work with housing to live off campus and commute from home. You can contact housing if you have more questions. Housing:https://wou.edu/housing/
Melissa B.
4 months ago
Does Western Oregon University have clubs about American Sign Language?
Western Oregon University
Aloha Melissa, We are the only school in the state of Oregon with a bachelors degree in ASL. We would definitely have a student club on campus as well. ASL is something that we specialize in at WOU. You can take a look at our ASL page and maybe reach out to the department directly for more questions. Division of Deaf Studies: https://wou.edu/dsps/programs-and-degrees/asl-studies/

Academic details

Student Faculty Ratio
14 to 1
Selectivity
Least Selective (84% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Diversity statistics

61% White
15% Hispanic
4% Asian
3% Black
2% Multiracial
2% Pacific Islander
1% Native
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Human Resources (HR) Director102k
Software Engineer75k
Purchasing Manager60k
Account Analyst46k
Graphic Designer43k
High School Teacher39k
Elementary School Teacher30k
Based on 1,582 student responses
46.2kAvg. Early Career Pay
80.4kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
49%in High-Meaning careers
5%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
$6,472
Average grant for incoming freshmen
$4,362
Average Pell Grant
$4,859
Average Federal Loans

$3,010
Average Institutional Grant
$8,268
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$27,678 / year
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