University of Oregon

country rank  68
world rank  86

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University Overview

Established in 1876, University of Oregon is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Eugene (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Oregon. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Portland. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, University of Oregon (UO) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational 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 142 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat 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, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UO
Founded 1876
Motto Mens Agitat Molem
Mind Moves matter
Colours Green and yellow

University Location

Address 1585 E 13th Avenue
Eugene (population range: 50,000-249,999)
97403 Oregon
United States
T +1 (541) 346 1000
F +1 (541) 346 5815
Other locations Portland

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 1217 University of Oregon
Eugene 97403-1217
+1 (541) 346 3201
800 232 3825

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Oregon's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
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)

Affiliations

  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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