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About Eastern Oregon University

Eastern Oregon University is a public, state school located in the rural setting of La Grande, OR.

Founded in 1929, Eastern Oregon University currently enrolls around 3,067 students a year, including 2,867 undergrads. The institution runs on a quarter academic calendar.

As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $11,308,506. For each full-time student, Eastern Oregon University spends about $7,013.

2021 Admissions Facts About Eastern Oregon University

Acceptance rate: 98%

Average GPA: 3.42

Does not offer early decision.

Offers early action.

Get ready! The 2022 regular decision application deadline for Eastern Oregon University is September 1

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Eastern Oregon University Acceptance Rate

Admission to Eastern Oregon University is slightly difficult. Around 98 percent of all applicants are admitted to Eastern Oregon University each year. Out of 890 applications received, 872 students received an admissions offer.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.42 out of 4.0.

Is Eastern Oregon University a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and graduation rates

About 72 percent of students who start at Eastern Oregon University come back for their second year of college.

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $24,548 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Eastern Oregon University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Eastern Oregon University a good school for YOU?

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College Info

1 University Boulevard La Grande, OR 97850-2899

Campus Setting: Rural

Eastern Oregon University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Sep 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Sep 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Eastern Oregon University is Sep 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Eastern Oregon University is Sep 1.

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Eastern Oregon University ACT Scores


ACT Range

17 - 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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Eastern Oregon University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

935 - 1140


Math SAT Range

460 - 560


Reading SAT Range

470 - 585

Eastern Oregon University Tuition & Fees

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Cost Breakdown
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Eastern Oregon University is like? There are approximately 3,067 students enrolled at Eastern Oregon University, including 2,867 undergraduate students and 200 graduate students. 57% percent of students attend school full-time, 66% percent are from OR and 34% percent of students are from other states.


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