Southern Oregon University
Ashland, OR 97520
Southern Oregon University is one of the nine public 4-year colleges in Oregon. Its campus is medium in size and located in a suburb in Ashland. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.
In the 2017 fall enrollment, 723 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 521 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 72%).
Every year 38% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
Southern Oregon University's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $7,427, and fees were $1,860. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $22,770 and $1,860 respectively.
|Campus LocaleMidsize Suburb|
|Student to Faculty Ratio21:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities|
04/01/1928 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program (OHSU School of Nursing)|
12/01/1953 - 12/31/2003
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||870 to 1120|
|ACT||20 to 26|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Required|
|Recommendations Neither required nor 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).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$165|
|In State Students||$165|
|Out of State Students||$506|
|In District Students||$421|
|In State Students||$421|
|Out of State Students||$527|
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|
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.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 77% of Southern Oregon University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||10%||$828|
|State Grant & Scholarships||15%||$2,026|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||57%||$3,254|
|Federal Student Loans||46%||$5,325|
$9,924Average Net Price/year
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$6,213|
|$30,001 to $48,000$7,542|
|$48,001 to $75,000$9,280|
|$75,001 to $110,000$12,365|
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These scholarships are available to full-time student in selected regions of the U.S. Eligibility is determined by applicant's school/college of nursing's zip code. Applicants for ...
Applicant must be a resident of Deschutes, Crook, Jefferson, Harney, Lake, Grant, or Klamath County, Oregon, be enrolled or planning to enroll full time in an undergraduate or graduate course of ...
Applicant must be Oregon residents who are graduated from a Douglas County high school with a minimum of GPA 3.0 and majoring in medicine, nursing or another health-related field.
Applicant must be a resident of District 7, Oregon Nurses Association, Umatilla County (cities of Adams, Athena, Cayuse, Dale, Gibbon, Helix, Meacham, Milton-Freewater, Pendleton, Pilot ...
Applicants must be residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington. Students must be members of the LGBTQ and allied community and display leadership either within the LGBTQ community ...
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Oregon state board of nursing.