Southern Oregon University

#2545 / #721
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#781
Most Desirable School

Public liberal arts college in Ashland, Oregon, U.S.

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About Southern Oregon University

According to Wikipedia, Southern Oregon University is a public university in Ashland, Oregon. It was founded in 1872 as the Ashland Academy, has been in its current location since 1926, and was known by nine other names before assuming its current name in 1997. Its Ashland campus – just 14 miles from Oregon’s border with California – encompasses 175 acres. Five of SOU’s newest facilities have achieved LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. SOU is headquarters for Jefferson Public Radio and public access station Rogue Valley Community Television. The university has been governed since 2015 by the SOU Board of Trustees.

Southern Oregon University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
2,320 90% 47% 1090 21

How Much Does Southern Oregon University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state) Fees (in-state)
$8,820 $2,097

How Much Do Southern Oregon University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Southern Oregon University, then you can expect to earn an average of $43,400 per year. You also have a 87% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Southern Oregon University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
4,189 3,651 538

Where is Southern Oregon University?

Southern Oregon University is located at 1250 Siskiyou Blvd, Ashland OR 97520

How Safe is Southern Oregon University?

Ashland has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Southern Oregon University Known For?

Southern Oregon University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Southern Oregon University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Southern Oregon University's Most Influential Alumni?

Southern Oregon University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Communications, and Education. Here are some of Southern Oregon University's most famous alumni:

Jose Luis Romero Hicks
A Mexican lawyer.
Rick Story
An American martial artist.
Virginia Linder
An American judge.
Mary Perry
A Volleyball player.
Mike Whitehead
Mike Whitehead
An American martial artist.
Devin Cole
An American martial artist.
Josh Haynes
An American martial artist.
Charles Carreon
Charles Carreon
An American lawyer.
Todd Field
Todd Field
An American actor.
Agnes Baker Pilgrim
An American activist.
Ty Burrell
Ty Burrell
An American actor and comedian.
Rick Bartow
Rick Bartow
An American and Wiyot artist .