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Bushnell University Overview

Bushnell University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Eugene, Oregon. Eugene is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is Bushnell University Known For?

134 Undergraduate Awards
$32,578 Avg Cost After Aid
68% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at Bushnell University have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 4%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the post-master's certificate is the highest award a student can attain at Bushnell University.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, Bushnell University bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $43,100 a year. That's about 6% more than their peers at other schools.
  • On average, it takes about 4.2 years for students from Bushnell University to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

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Bushnell University Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Bushnell University.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#16 Most Popular Sacred Music Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Bushnell University?


Contact details for Bushnell University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 828 E. 11Th Ave., Eugene, OR 97401-3745
Phone: 541-343-1641

How Do I Get Into Bushnell University?

You can apply to Bushnell University online at:

Admission Requirements for Bushnell University

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank considered but not required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Bushnell University?

68% Acceptance Rate
61% Of Accepted Are Women
53% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 68%, Bushnell University does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 39% of accepted students are men and 61% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 67%, and the acceptance rate for women is 69%.

Average Test Scores

About 53% of students accepted to Bushnell University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 520 and 595. Math scores were between 495 and 585.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Bushnell University  ( 520 to 595 )

SAT Math Scores for Bushnell University  ( 495 to 585 )
Bushnell University received ACT scores from 19% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 15 and 23. Math scores were between 16 and 25. Composite scores were between 16 and 25.

ACT English Scores for Bushnell University  ( 15 to 23 )
ACT Math Scores for Bushnell University  ( 16 to 25 )
ACT Composite Scores for Bushnell University  ( 16 to 25 )

Can I Afford Bushnell University?

$32,578 Net Price
64% Take Out Loans
4.2% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Bushnell University is $32,578. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Bushnell University, approximately 64% of students took out student loans averaging $6,519 a year. That adds up to $26,076 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Bushnell University is 4.2%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Bushnell University Undergraduate Student Diversity

425 Full-Time Undergraduates
62% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 538 undergraduate students at Bushnell University, with 425 being full-time and 113 being part-time.


There are also 179 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 425 full-time undergraduates at Bushnell University, 38% are male and 62% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Bushnell University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 15
Black or African American 19
Hispanic or Latino 21
White 281
International Students 13
Other Races/Ethnicities 76

Geographic Diversity

Oregon students aren't the only ones who study at Bushnell University. At this time, 12 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 9 countries are represented at Bushnell University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, South Korea, and China.

Online Learning at Bushnell University

223 Took All Classes Online
522 Took At Least One Class Online
1.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 2 bachelor’s degree and 7 master’s degree programs available online at Bushnell University. In 2019-2020, 522 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Bushnell University has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 21st most popular in Oregon for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of Bushnell University

The following table shows how Bushnell University is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Other Philosophy & Religious Studies #1 #1
Philosophy & Religious Studies #37 #37
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology #69 #69

Online Affordability Rankings of Bushnell University Rankings

The following table shows how Bushnell University is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Philosophy & Religious Studies #10 #10
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #57 #57

Online Growth Rankings of Bushnell University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Bushnell University was 1.3%. This is the #1,658 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Bushnell University regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Bushnell University 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 Bushnell University.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Other Philosophy & Religious Studies #1
Philosophy & Religious Studies #136
Instructional Media Design #272
General Business/Commerce #355

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%.

Bushnell University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Teacher Education Grade Specific 20 0 20 40
General Business/Commerce 25 0 0 25
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 25 25
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 21 0 0 21
Student Counseling 0 0 18 18
Nursing 18 0 0 18
General Psychology 16 0 0 16
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 6 0 0 6
General Biology 5 0 0 5
Accounting 5 0 0 5
Business Administration & Management 0 0 5 5
Communication & Media Studies 4 0 0 4
Sacred Music 4 0 0 4
Educational Administration 0 0 3 3
History 2 0 0 2
Biblical Studies 2 0 0 2
Music 2 0 0 2
Special Education 1 0 0 1
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 1 0 1
Teaching English or French 0 0 1 1
General English Literature 1 0 0 1
Mathematics 1 0 0 1
Theological & Ministerial Studies 1 0 0 1
Marketing 0 0 0 0
Journalism 0 0 0 0
Communication & Journalism (Other) 0 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 0 0
Instructional Media Design 0 0 0 0
Romance Languages 0 0 0 0
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 0 0 0
Other Philosophy & Religious Studies 0 0 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 0 0 0
Missionary Studies 0 0 0 0
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries 0 0 0 0
Arts & Media Management 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 134 1 72 207


*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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