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Colleges / Eastern Oregon University

Eastern Oregon University

La Grande, OR 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate98%

Eastern Oregon University Admissions

It is not difficult to get into Eastern Oregon University. Around 98% of applicants get into Eastern Oregon University each year. Out of 645 applications received in 2023, 630 students were offered admission.

If you are considering submitting an application to Eastern Oregon University, the deadline for Fall 2024 admissions is 9/10 and the fee for the application is $50.

Students who submit their applications to Eastern Oregon University for the fall semester should receive an admissions decision no later than February 1.

Eastern Oregon University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Eastern Oregon University's admissions stats.

Eastern Oregon University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.5
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 18%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Eastern Oregon University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Eastern Oregon University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action Yes February 1
Regular Decision Yes 9 10 February 1

Want to Apply Early to Eastern Oregon University?

Eastern Oregon University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

🗓️ The Early Action deadline is February 1.

Some students apply early to increase their chances of acceptance. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase the chance of admission, since it is a way to show that you are very interested in a school.

➡️ See a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Eastern Oregon University Admissions

Transferring to Eastern Oregon University

It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Eastern Oregon University

Eastern Oregon University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Eastern Oregon University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Eastern Oregon University

What does Eastern Oregon University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Talent/Ability Important
Class Rank Considered
Application Essay Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered

Make sure to check with Eastern Oregon University for more information on admission factors.

Eastern Oregon University 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Eastern Oregon University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Eastern Oregon University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript(S) of College Record
Transcript of High School Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Eastern Oregon University?

Students admitted to Eastern Oregon University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.

Out of all students that were admitted, 56.4% submitted a class rank. At Eastern Oregon University 18% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 46% were in the top 25% and 79% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Eastern Oregon University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 13.31%
3.75 and 3.99 26.62%
3.50 and 3.74 18.63%
3.25 and 3.49 17.49%
3.00 and 3.24 12.93%
2.50 and 2.9 9.89%
2.00 and 2.49 0.76%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Eastern Oregon University directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Eastern Oregon University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Eastern Oregon University

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Eastern Oregon University.

Transfer students can enroll in Eastern Oregon University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Eastern Oregon University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Eastern Oregon University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Eastern Oregon University.

Does Eastern Oregon University accept transfer credits?

✅ Eastern Oregon University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Eastern Oregon University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit

Does Eastern Oregon University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Eastern Oregon University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Eastern Oregon University?

✅ Eastern Oregon University is not test optional.

What is Eastern Oregon University's acceptance rate?

✅ Eastern Oregon University's acceptance rate is 98%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Eastern Oregon University?

❌ Eastern Oregon University does not offer early decision.

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Eastern Oregon University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Eastern Oregon University? Eastern Oregon University is a less selective institution. The Eastern Oregon University acceptance rate is 98%. This means that the institution accepts 97 out of every 100 applicants.


Eastern Oregon University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Sep 10

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

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

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

Eastern Oregon University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Eastern Oregon University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Eastern Oregon University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.54. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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