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 Western Oregon University Monmouth, Oregon

345 N Monmouth Ave
Monmouth, Oregon

Western Oregon University Mission Statement:
Western Oregon University provides a comprehensive higher education experience, including teaching, learning, and research activities, cultural opportunities, and public service. Campus and distance education programs prepare students to contribute to the economy, culture, and society of Oregon, the nation, and the world. Western Oregon University offers exemplary undergraduate programs in the creative arts, natural sciences, mathematics, humanities, social sciences, teacher education, criminal justice, business administration, computer science, and fire services administration, and graduate programs in criminal justice, teacher education, and other areas. WOU's curriculum fosters the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that characterize a liberally educated person and provide a foundation for a lifetime of learning. WOU's academic programs offer close student, faculty, and staff interaction; interdisciplinary teaching, research opportunities, and internships with public and private sectors. WOU promotes diversity and respect for individuals in all endeavors. WOU provides national leadership in research and policy development through the Division of Teaching Research, the Regional Resource Center on Deafness, and the National Clearinghouse for Deaf-Blindness. WOU fosters partnerships with state and local governments, exemplified by the campus-based Oregon Military Academy and Oregon Public Service Academy. WOU enriches the lives of Oregonians through cultural offerings; educational resources; lifelong learning opportunities; and NCAA, Division II intercollegiate athletic competition. WOU is committed to recruiting, supporting, and retaining first generation college students and seeing through successful completion of degree and certification programs.
Degree Stats For Western Oregon University

 Type of Institution

Term Type: Quarter

Comparison Group Category:
Public 4 yr Masters Colleges and Universities 1, size 7

Geographical Region:

Chief Administrator:
President John P. Minahan

Title IV Eligibility:
Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs

Sector: Public, 4-year or above

Degree of Urbanization(Locale): Town: Fringe

Open to Public? Institution is open to the public

 Carnegie Information

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Basic:
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Enrollment Profile:
Very high undergraduate

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Graduate Instructional:
Postbaccalaureate comprehensive

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Undergraduate Instructional:
Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Size and Setting
Medium four-year, primarily nonresidential

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Undergraduate Profile
Full-time four-year, selective, higher transfer-in

 Room and Board

Provide on-campus housing? Yes
Total Dorm Capacity: 1319
Provide board or meals? Yes, number of meals per week can vary
Number of meals per week:0
Typical room charge per year:$4975
Typical board charge per year:$1575
Combined room/board:$0

 Degree Information

Level of Institution: Four or more years

Highest Level Offered: Master's degree

Undergraduate Offering:
Undergraduate degree or certificate offering

Graduate Offering:
Graduate degree or certificate offering

First Professional Offer:
No first-professional offering

Highest Degree Offered: Masters

Degree Granting Status: Degree-granting

Historical Black College or University: No

Institution has Hospital: No

Institution grants a Medical Degree: No

Institutional Category:
Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above


Athletic Association: Yes
NCAA Member: Yes
NAIA Member: Implied no
NJCAA Member: Implied no
NSCAA Member: Implied no
NCCAA Member: Implied no
Other Member: Implied no
Football: Yes
Basketball: Yes
Baseball: Yes
Cross Country/Track: Yes


 Fee Information

Application Fee information for Western Oregon University  Application Fee: Yes
 Out of State Tuition? Yes
 Financial Aid Office Phone: 503-838-8475
 Admissions Office Phone: 503-838-8211

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