Southern Oregon University (SOU)

Ashland, OR

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Southern Oregon University

Southern Oregon University

Southern Oregon University Student Essentials

Southern Oregon University Student Essentials
Region: Northwest
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Red Tailed Hawk
Website: www.sou.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $7,109
Out-of-State Tuition: $18,978
Retention Rate: 68%
Enrollment: 8,339
Year Established: 1926

About SOU

A public university located in Ashland, Oregon, Southern Oregon University offers stellar academic opportunities for the most ambitious and adventurous.

Bachelor’s degrees are offered in almost every traditional discipline, and promotes an honors program, community-based learning, internships, international programs, and internships for its students to participate in.

Master’s degrees can be earned in several fields of Education, Computer Science, Mental Health Counseling, Business Administration, Management, Theatre Studies, and Spanish.

Study abroad programs are popular among Southern Oregon University students. Students can participate in over 50 programs in over 50 countries throughout Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America, and Oceania.

Student life opportunities dominate the campus, with adventurous outdoor activities, performing arts productions, community service programs, residential life, and athletic teams.

Student support services are promoted for the use of all students, such as the health clinic, academic advising, career center, and financial aid advising.

Southern Oregon University is committed to providing a welcoming, fun academic environment which encourages creative growth, adventuresome progress, and educational enlightenment.

SOU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

100% of students gave Southern Oregon University 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

Overall, I really like Southern Oregon University. This is the third college I've attended and it is by far the most organized, helpful, and academically beneficial University that I have seen. Thank you Southern Oregon for helping me be on my way to a happy life.


Former Student - Last Attended 2011

Overall Rating

It was a beautiful campus and locale, the people were bright, and it was peacable. The school is clean, the administration is friendly and very helpful. They all assist you to pursue your career goals.


SOU Map & Location

Southern Oregon University
1250 Siskiyou Blvd
Ashland, OR 97520


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Getting Around SOU

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Ashland, OR

Winter
Dec
48
29
Jan
49
29
Feb
54
30
Spring
Mar
58
32
Apr
64
35
May
71
41
Summer
Jun
79
46
Jul
88
50
Aug
87
49
Fall
Sep
80
43
Oct
68
36
Nov
54
32

SOU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 7,068
Freshman Class 796
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 8,339

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 7%
  • African American: 2%
  • Caucasian: 60%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 2%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 27%
Latino 7%
African American 2%
Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska native 2%
Asian 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Unknown and Other 27%

Undergraduate 85%
Graduate 15%
Full-Time 89%
Part-Time 11%
Women 59%
Men 41%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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