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Bushnell University

Eugene, OR 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate62%
Acceptance Rate62%

About Bushnell University

Bushnell University Overview

Bushnell University is a private, religious school in an urban setting in Eugene, Oregon. Bushnell University was founded in 1895 and the school now enrolls around 686 students per year, including 476 undergraduates. Bushnell University ensures on-campus housing for up to 226 students. Most students live in off campus housing.Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should hear from Bushnell University by September 15.

Student Activities at Bushnell University

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus

Bushnell University does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Bushnell University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Bushnell University on the Student Life page.

2022 Bushnell University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 68%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 3.5%
Tuition $33,000
Percent of Need Met 75%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $24,908

Is Bushnell University a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a better sense of what Bushnell University offers and if it could be the right college for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Bushnell University

Bushnell University is not difficult to get into. Around 68% of applicants get into Bushnell University each year. Out of 456 applications received in 2022, 310 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Bushnell University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Bushnell University Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. 63% of graduates from Bushnell University recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

The average starting salary for recent Bushnell University grads is $49,925 a year. Average starting salaries vary by discipline, but the average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year.

Bushnell University's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of Bushnell University's endowment was $14.3 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $4,227 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Bushnell University

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Bushnell University meets 75% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $24,908 a year.

Students in the class of 2022 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $25,252 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Bushnell University.

Based on this information, does Bushnell University seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Bushnell University a good school for you?

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Where is Bushnell University Located?

Bushnell University is located in the urban setting of Eugene, Oregon, in the suburbs of Portland.

If you are interested in seeing Bushnell University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 5 to Eugene, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Eugene.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Bushnell University and Eugene are like without leaving home.

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College Info

828 East 11th Avenue Eugene, OR 97401-3745

Campus Setting: Urban

Bushnell University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Bushnell University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Bushnell University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Bushnell University ACT Scores


ACT Range

18 - 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

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23 and Above


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Bushnell University is 20. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Bushnell University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Bushnell University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

465 - 580


Reading SAT Range

470 - 590

Bushnell University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Bushnell University is like? There are approximately 538 students enrolled at Bushnell University. 79% percent of students attend school full-time, 79% percent are from OR and 21% percent of students are from other states.


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