Eastern Oregon University

La Grande, OR 97850
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Eastern Oregon University is one of the nine public 4-year colleges in Oregon. The campus is located in La Grande town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 3,016 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 327 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 222 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 68%). Every year 31% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Eastern Oregon University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $6,928, and fees were $1,434. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $18,248 and $1,434 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students3,016
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate68%

Nursing Programs

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 93.1%

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Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
04/01/1931 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT940 to 1130
ACT18 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $50
Graduates $90

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$154/credit
In State Students$154/credit
Out of State Students$406/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$348/credit
In State Students$348/credit
Out of State Students$438/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $6,930 $6,930 $18,270
ADN 70 $10,780 $10,780 $28,420
BSN 125 $19,250 $19,250 $50,750
FNP 50 $17,400 $17,400 $21,900
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 96% of Eastern Oregon University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 45% $4,687
Other Federal Grant 10% $404
State Grant & Scholarships 30% $2,219
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 82% $2,739
Federal Student Loans 60% $5,354
Private Loans 3% $10,426


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$11,008
$30,001 to $48,000$13,075
$48,001 to $75,000$15,588
$75,001 to $110,000$17,482
Over $110,000$17,754

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Ethnic Diversity
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Oregon state board of nursing.
Eastern Oregon University
One University Blvd
La Grande, OR 97850

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