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Western Oregon University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

6,229 Students

81% Admitted

  • 5,336 full time
  • 1,454 part time
  • 1,994 men full time
  • 2,781 women full time
  • 2,578 applied
  • 2,293 admitted
  • 1,082 enrolled

4,759 Undergraduates

$7,575 Tuition/Year

  • 914 Graduates
  • 66 Non-Degree
  • $7,575 in state
  • $1,710 fees
  • $10,389 room & board
  • $1,299 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Far West Town, on fringe of an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Quarter
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Anjelea from Oceanside, CA
  • 0
  • Close, beautiful campus and a great place to be for college. The teacher are really helpful, the sports are great and being able to make friends is a great thing.…

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  • Danielle from Tigard, OR
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  • A simply beautiful, enchanting campus nestled in the heart of the Willamette Valley. Western Oregon provides students with wonderful instructors who are knowledgeable and experienced. Also, the student diversity on…

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  • Christine from Monmouth, OR
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  • Western Oregon University is a small campus with many beautiful trees. The Werner University Center is the main place where all events happen Western Oregon is a good school because its…

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Mission Statement

Western Oregon University (WOU), steadily emerging as a leading comprehensive public liberal arts institution, is committed to changing lives, strengthening communities and transforming our world. Located in the Monmouth-Independence area, the heart of Oregon's lush Willamette Valley, WOU is about 20 minutes from Salem, the state's capital and about 75 minutes from Portland, the state's cultural hub.

Western Oregon University
  • Located in Monmouth, OR
  • Public
  • 6,229 students enrolled
  • 81% admitted
  • $7,575 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Kelsey from Vancouver, WA
  • I am a current student here

    I love the campus and the student life activities. The sports teams make it fun and enjoyable to get involved with the student life.

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  • Brian from Clackamas, OR
  • I am a current student here

    The town itself is pretty boring and there is really not to much varity of activities to do, you have to be involved in some kinda of sport or activity to make sure you don't find yourself just siting around all day. I do find myself leaving town a lot on the weekends because the town basically empties out then.

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  • 5
  • Spencer from Redmond, OR
  • I am a current student here

    I love going to Western Oregon. There are so many programs and events going on at the school everyday that you will have to choose what you want to do first. I have made dozens of new friends and am continuing to do so.

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