College profile: University of Oregon

Location: Eugene, Oregon 

Degrees offered: Bachelor’s, Post bachelor’s certificate, Master’s, Doctoral degree-research/scholarship, Doctoral degree-professional practice

Student /faculty ratio:  20:1

Percent of applicants admitted:  Freshmen and transfer applicants:  77%

SAT/ACT scores: Verbal: 551.5, Math: 555.8, Total: 1,107

Number of undergrads: 18,509

Undergraduate and Graduate: $1,050

Room and Board

Undergraduate: $8,939 

Graduate on/off campus housing estimate: $10,260

Gender breakdown

                                     Male               Female

Undergraduates:      9,169              9,340

Graduates:                1,787               2,039

Total:                           10,956           11,379


Tuition and Fees

                                    Resident       Non-resident

Undergraduate:       $7,430           $23,720

Graduate:                 $12,698          $17,990 

Why does the school like military students? 
The University of Oregon is committed to diversity on campus. Military service is a life experience that contributes to the overall diversity of our student population. 

 Do you offer online degrees/distance learning programs? 
The University of Oregon offers online courses and distance learning courses, but not online degrees.

 What programs/services are available specifically to military students? 
The University of Oregon has numerous resources specifically for military students, including the Office of Veterans Affairs in the Registrar’s Office, a Veteran Service Officer , an active Veterans and Family Student Association, a Veteran Friendly Listeners Program, and a Coordinator of Nontraditional Student Program.

 What is your policy on involuntary activation for military service? 
Students who are called to active duty are advised on an individual basis in order to ensure the best options for each situation.  Options include a complete withdrawal from the term with no tuition penalty; incompletes if the student is eligible; assignment of some or all grades based on the work completed to date.  

Is service accepted as credit toward a degree? 
UO grants credit for Military Education Experiences as recommended by the American Council on Education's Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Services, and in accordance with University and State System policies regarding Transfer credits. For information, visit: http://registrar.uoregon.edu/current_students/advanced_credit#military.

 What GI Bill/Tuition Assistance benefits are offered/available? The Office of Veterans Affairs, a unit within the Office of the Registrar helps eligible student veterans, reservists and dependents obtain educational benefits in compliance with the procedures and regulations of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).  Follow this link to view complete benefit program information: http://registrar.uoregon.edu/veterans#Benefit_Program_Information_Forms_and_General_Guidelines


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