About Western Oregon University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Western Oregon University cost?

Western Oregon University Cost of Attendance
In-state $9,285
Out-of-state $23,445
On-Campus Room and Board $9,798
Off-Campus Room and Board $10,269
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $12,189
$30,000-$48,000 $12,189
$48,000-$75,000 $16,422
$75,000-$110,000 $20,682
Over $110,000 $21,138

Western Oregon University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 89% $5,972
Federal Grants 42% $4,486
Pell grants 41% $3,994
Other federal grants 21% $614
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 36% $2,155
Institutional grants or scholarships 84% $2,137
Student loan aid 71% $5,883
Federal student loans 71% $7,090
Other student loans 5% $12,830

Western Oregon University Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Take a foreign language class 141 Up to $3,000
Do an extracurricular activity 235 Up to $1,000
Take a challenging class 263 Up to $3,000
Attend a summer program 109 Up to $4,500
Do community service 237 Up to $75
Visit a college campus 242 Up to $6,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 179 Up to $750

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Western Oregon University Admissions

What is Western Oregon University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 88%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 72% of applicants
SAT Reading 420-540
SAT Math 420-530
SAT Writing 410-510
ACT Submissions 38% of applicants
Composite Score 17-23

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Western Oregon University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 4808
Living on campus 11%
Transfer Students 43%
Under Age 25 24%
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Hispanic or Latino
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Western Oregon University Graduation Success


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About Western Oregon University

Western Oregon University is a public, mid-sized university - committed to changing lives, strengthening communities and transforming our world. Located in Monmouth, 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.


345 North Monmouth Ave
Monmouth, OR

Type Public
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Fringe Town
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify