University of Oregon

country rank  53
world rank  68

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University Overview

Established in 1876, University of Oregon is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Eugene (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Oregon. This institution also has a branch campus in Portland. Officially accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, University of Oregon (UO) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. University of Oregon (UO) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 144 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UO also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UO
Founded 1876

University Location

Address 1585 East 13th Avenue
Eugene
97403 Oregon
United States
Tel +1 (541) 346 1000
Fax +1 (541) 346 5815
Other locations Portland

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are considered but not required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 1217 University of Oregon
Eugene 97403-1217
(541) 346 3201
800 232 3825

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Oregon's Library
University of Oregon's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 1,705,751 physical volumes, 92,847 physical media, 109,755 digital/electronic medium and 514 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of Oregon's library has 7 branches.
Housing Yes
University of Oregon provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 4,958 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities


Year of first Accreditation

1918


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications
  • American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • American Psychological Association (APA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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