Eastern Oregon University Overview
Located in La Grande, Oregon, Eastern Oregon University is a public institution. The location of EOU is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.
What Is Eastern Oregon University Known For?
- The highest award offered at EOU is the master's degree.
- In 2017-2018, 65% of the faculty were full-time.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards EOU has earned from around the web.
|#51||Highest Paid Health & Physical Education Graduates||College Factual|
|#57||Highest Paid Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Graduates||College Factual|
Where Is Eastern Oregon University?
Contact details for EOU are given below.
|Address:||One University Blvd, La Grande, OR 97850|
How Do I Get Into EOU?
You can apply to EOU online at: www.eou.edu/admissions/apply/
Admission Requirements for EOU
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into EOU?
Approximately 40% of accepted students are men and 60% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 96%, and the acceptance rate for women is 99%.
Average Test Scores
About 64% of students accepted to EOU submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 570. Math scores were between 470 and 560.
Can I Afford Eastern Oregon University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At EOU, approximately 57% of students took out student loans averaging $6,096 a year. That adds up to $24,384 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at EOU is 8.6%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Eastern Oregon University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 234 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,689 full-time undergraduates at EOU, 40% are male and 60% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Eastern Oregon University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||40|
|Hispanic or Latino||186|
Oregon students aren't the only ones who study at Eastern Oregon University. At this time, 13 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 13 countries are represented at EOU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are France, Japan, and Barbados.
Online Learning at Eastern Oregon University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at EOU has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 8th most popular in Oregon for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of EOU
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Eastern Oregon University was -2.8%. This is the #2,368 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at EOU regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of EOU majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at EOU ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at EOU.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Other Social Sciences||#10|
|Political Science & Government||#46|
|Philosophy & Religious Studies||#68|
|Health & Physical Education||#103|
|Communication & Media Studies||#109|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies||#120|
|Communication & Journalism||#162|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#300|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#376|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#500|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Eastern Oregon University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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