If you are considering submitting an application to University of Oregon (UO), the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is January 15 and the application fee costs $65.
Students who submit their applications to University of Oregon (UO) for fall should receive an admissions decision no later than April 1.
Here's an overiew of some of University of Oregon (UO)'s admissions stats.
|University of Oregon (UO) 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.7|
|Mean SAT Score||1218|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||17%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||16%|
These are the application deadlines for University of Oregon.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Early Action||Yes||November 1||December 15|
|Regular Decision||Yes||January 1||April 1|
University of Oregon (UO) does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
🗓️ The Early Action deadline is November 1. University of Oregon (UO) will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 15.
➡️ Explore a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
In 2022, University of Oregon (UO) waitlisted 868 students and 348 accepted a place on the waitlist. Of those, 305 eventually got off the waitlist.
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 they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you stand out.
What does University of Oregon (UO) consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with University of Oregon (UO) for more information on admission factors.
To apply to University of Oregon (UO), all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with University of Oregon (UO)'s admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Other Requirements||√||C+ or better in 15 college preparatory units|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to University of Oregon (UO) have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7.
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.
University of Oregon (UO) considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
University of Oregon (UO) is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 17% of University of Oregon (UO)'s first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 16% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other University of Oregon (UO) applicants, you should strive to earn between 1120 and 1330 (or higher!) on the SAT. At University of Oregon (UO) 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1330 and 25% of scored lower than 1120, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a University of Oregon (UO) student is 1218.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of University of Oregon (UO) students scored 660 or higher and 75% of students scored 560 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of University of Oregon (UO) students scored 670 or higher, and 75% scored a 560 or higher.
To be most competitive at University of Oregon (UO), you should strive to earn between 22 and 30 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 30 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of Oregon (UO)'s admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 30, and three out of four students scored lower than 30 on the ACT.
A 22 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for University of Oregon (UO) students. Only one out of every four students scored below 22.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to University of Oregon (UO).
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is June 1.
Transfer students can enroll in University of Oregon (UO) during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Winter Term
• Spring Term
• Winter Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to University of Oregon (UO)?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to University of Oregon (UO).
Does University of Oregon (UO) accept transfer credits?
✅ University of Oregon (UO) accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. University of Oregon (UO) accepts:
• CLEP subject tests
Does University of Oregon (UO) accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ University of Oregon (UO) accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to University of Oregon (UO)?
❌ No, University of Oregon (UO) is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application.
What is University of Oregon (UO)'s acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for University of Oregon (UO) is 93%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at University of Oregon (UO)?
❌ University of Oregon (UO) does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into University of Oregon (UO)? University of Oregon (UO) is a somewhat selective institution. The University of Oregon (UO) acceptance rate is 93%. This means that the institution accepts 93 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Oregon (UO) is Jan 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Oregon (UO) is Jun 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
30 and Above
22 to 30
22 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to University of Oregon (UO) is 26. Students with an ACT score of 30 and above have a good chance of getting into University of Oregon (UO). Students with an ACT score that falls between 22 and 30 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 22 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1330 and Above
1120 to 1330
1120 and Less
The median SAT score for University of Oregon (UO) students is 1218. Applicants with SAT scores of 1330 and above have a good chance of being admitted to University of Oregon (UO), while applicants with SAT scores between 1120 to 1330 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1120 have a low chance of being offered a spot at University of Oregon (UO).
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At University of Oregon (UO), the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.73. 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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