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Eastern Oregon University

La Grande, OR 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate98%
Acceptance Rate98%

About Eastern Oregon University

Eastern Oregon University Overview

Eastern Oregon University is a public, state school in the rural setting of La Grande, Oregon. Eastern Oregon University was founded in 1929 and the school presently has around 2,825 students a year, which includes 2,540 undergraduate students. Eastern Oregon University offers on-campus housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! The deadline to apply regular decision to Eastern Oregon University for Fall 2023 is September 10. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should find out if they have been admitted by February 1.

Student Involvement at Eastern Oregon University

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Eastern Oregon University's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Eastern Oregon University students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Eastern Oregon University does not have any greek life opportunties.

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

2022 Eastern Oregon University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Quarter
Overall Acceptance Rate 98%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.5
In-State Tuition $8,145
Out-of-State $21,330
Percent of Need Met 55.2%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $10,453

Is Eastern Oregon University a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a better idea of what Eastern Oregon University offers and if the college could be the right college for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Eastern Oregon University

Eastern Oregon University is not difficult to get into. Around 98% of applicants get into Eastern Oregon University each year. Out of 645 applications received in 2022, 630 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Eastern Oregon 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.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Eastern Oregon University, around 64% come back the next year. Around 38% of students who started at Eastern Oregon University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes for Eastern Oregon University Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Eastern Oregon University by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Eastern Oregon University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Eastern Oregon 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.

Eastern Oregon University's endowment was valued at $16.1 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. For each full-time student, Eastern Oregon University spends about $7,354 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Eastern Oregon University

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

Eastern Oregon University meets 55.2% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $10,453 a year.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $23,841 in student loans per borrower. 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 be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Eastern Oregon University.

Based on this information, is Eastern Oregon University the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Eastern Oregon University a good school for you?

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Where is Eastern Oregon University Located?

Eastern Oregon University is located in the rural setting of La Grande, Oregon.

If you would like to see Eastern Oregon University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 84 to La Grande, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Pendleton Municipal.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Eastern Oregon University and La Grande are like without leaving home.

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College Info

One University Boulevard La Grande, OR 97850-2899

Campus Setting: Rural

Eastern Oregon University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Sep 10

Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Eastern Oregon University is Sep 10.

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Eastern Oregon University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Eastern Oregon University is like? There are approximately 2,825 students enrolled at Eastern Oregon University, including 2,540 undergraduate students and 285 graduate students. 60% percent of students attend school full-time, 64% percent are from OR and 36% percent of students are from other states.


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