University of Oregon Overview
University of Oregon is a public institution located in Eugene, Oregon. The city atmosphere of Eugene makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.
What Is University of Oregon Known For?
- Students at UO 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 doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at UO.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 84% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from UO with a bachelor's degree make about $44,800 a year. That's 10% more than those who graduate from other schools.
University of Oregon Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
UO has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UO.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards UO has earned from around the web.
|#10||Best Colleges for Public Relations & Advertising||College Factual|
|#23||Best Colleges for Communication & Journalism||College Factual|
|#50||Best Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service||College Factual|
|#55||Best Colleges for Social Sciences||College Factual|
|#74||Best Colleges for Visual & Performing Arts||College Factual|
|#104||Best Colleges for Psychology||College Factual|
Where Is University of Oregon?
Contact details for UO are given below.
|Address:||110 Johnson Hall, Eugene, OR 97403|
How Do I Get Into UO?
You can apply to UO online at: https://admissions.uoregon.edu/apply
Admission Requirements for UO
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into UO?
Approximately 42% of accepted students are men and 58% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 80%, and the acceptance rate for women is 85%.
Average Test Scores
About 63% of students accepted to UO submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 550 and 640. Math scores were between 530 and 630.
Can I Afford University of Oregon?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UO, approximately 40% of students took out student loans averaging $7,496 a year. That adds up to $29,984 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UO is 4.1%. 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.
University of Oregon Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 3,629 graduate students at the school.
Of the 17,419 full-time undergraduates at UO, 46% are male and 54% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Oregon students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||426|
|Hispanic or Latino||2,350|
Oregon students aren't the only ones who study at University of Oregon. At this time, 44 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 107 countries are represented at UO. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and South Korea.
Online Learning at University of Oregon
The following chart shows how the online learning population at UO has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 28th 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 UO
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Oregon was 1.0%. This is the #1,970 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UO regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UO majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Management Information Systems||8%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UO 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 UO.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Management Information Systems||#67|
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%.
University of Oregon 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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