Western Oregon University Rankings

By | April 19, 2020

Located in Monmouth, OR, Western Oregon University is one of the best universities in the state of Oregon. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Western Oregon University in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Western Oregon University.

345 N. Monmouth Avenue Monmouth, OR 97361-1394
Phone: (503) 838-8211
Email: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.wou.edu

Rankings: Western Oregon University

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.6
Graduation and retention ranking: 65
Average freshman retention rate: 66.5%
6-year graduation rate: 43.3%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 38
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 52.4%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 4.5%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 20:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 77.2%
Student selectivity ranking: 59
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 850-1090
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 12%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 37%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 44.7%
Financial resources rank: 112
Alumni giving rank: 17
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 14.5%

Western Oregon University History

Essential Facts: Western Oregon University

  • The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Western Oregon University was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend.
  • Western Oregon University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,648, with a gender distribution of 36 percent male students and 64 percent female students.
  • At this school, 25 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated or -affiliated housing and 75 percent of students live off campus.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 27%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 0%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 0%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 50%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 70%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? No
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA II
Men’s scholarship sports: football, skiing (alpine)
Women’s scholarship sports: skiing (alpine)
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station