Southern Oregon University


Southern Oregon University has an enrollment of approximately 6,000 students located on the I-5 corridor in Ashland, Oregon. It is an independent public university and is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). SOU offers a broad-based, general education that prepares graduates for the many roles they will occupy in their lives, as well as selected professional programs in Business and Education for those students with specific career objectives. The student faculty ratio of 21:1 and average class size of 25 are ideal for undergraduate instruction. The community of Ashland (population 20,000) is internationally recognized for contributions in the fine and performing arts and is the home of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. The community and university are located at an elevation of 2,000 feet in the foothills of the Siskiyou Mountains, one of the most spectacular areas of the Pacific Northwest, and includes the Mt. Ashland community ski area, close proximity to the Pacific Crest Trail and the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. The world-class U.S. Fish and Wildlife Forensics Laboratory and the Schneider Museum of Art are also located on the 175-acre campus.

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The WUE tuition rate applies to the majors listed below. If the major is not listed here, it is not eligible for the WUE rate:

Program Name   Degree Type(s)    
Accounting   BA, BS    
Art   BA, BS    
Arts and Letters   BA, BS    
Biology   BA, BS    
Business Administration   BA, BS    
Business Administration and Management   BS    
Chemistry   BA, BS    
Communication   BA, BS    
Computer Science   BA, BS    
Creative Writing   BA, BS    
Criminal Justice - Forensic Science   BA, BS    
Criminology   BA, BS    
Early Childhood Education and Teaching   BA, BS    
Economics   BA, BS    
Education, General   BA, BS    
Elementary Education and Teaching   BA, BS    
Emerging Media and Digital Arts   BA    
English   BA, BS    
Environmental Studies   BA, BS    
Financial Mathematics   BA, BS    
Health, Physical Education   BA, BS    
History   BA, BS    
Hospitality Administration/Management, General   BA, BS    
Human Services, General   BA, BS    
Interdisciplinary Studies   BA, BS    
International Studies   BA, BS    
Journalism   BA, BS    
Language and Culture   BA, BS    
Marketing   BA, BS    
Mathematics and Computer Science   BA, BS    
Music   BA, BS    
Music Instruction   BS    
Music Performance   BA    
Outdoor Adventure Leadership   BS    
Political Science   BA, BS    
Pre-Dental   No Degree    
Pre-Law Studies   No Degree    
Pre-Medicine   No Degree    
Pre-Pharmacy Studies   No Degree    
Pre-Physical Therapy   No Degree    
Pre-Veterinary Studies   No Degree    
Psychology   BA, BS    
Sciences   BA, BS    
Secondary Education and Teaching   BA, BS    
Social Media and Public Engagement   BA, BS    
Social Sciences, General   BA, BS    
Sociology and Anthropology   BA, BS    
Spanish Language and Culture   BA    
Teacher Education   BA, BS    
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels   BS    
Theatre   BA, BS    
Theatre Arts - Acting   BA, BS    

Enrollment Information

Contact Information

Office of Admissions
Southern Oregon University
1250 Siskiyou Boulevard
Ashland, OR 97520-5005
(855) 470-3377
(541) 552-6411
Fax: (541) 552-8403

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