University of Oregon
#130 Overall Influence#547 Desirability Rank

University of Oregon

Public research university in Eugene, Oregon

University of Oregon Rankings

The University of Oregon (UO) was established in 1876. UO is organized into five colleges, which altogether offer a total of 316 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Most programs follow a 10-week quarter system.

UO Online also has over 3,000 students enrolled in more than 170 online courses.

UO boasts a student-faculty ratio of 16:1, while around a third of its classes have an enrollment of 20 or fewer students. The university’s most popular majors are business/commerce, advertising, economics, psychology, and other social sciences.

UO is associated with three Nobel laureates, namely:

Other distinguished UO-connected individuals include the following:

UO is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

24,474

Acceptance

83%

Graduation Rate

72%

Median SAT Score

1185

Median ACT Score

25

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$9,765

Fees (in-state)

$2,133

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$51,300

Employed

89%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

22K

Under-Grads

19K

Graduates

3K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

110 Johnson Hall, Eugene OR 97403

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

14 per 100k

Violent Crime

1 per 100k

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

38 per 100k

Violent Crime

4 per 100k

What is University of Oregon known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#86 World Rank #48 USA Rank
Psychology
#96 World Rank #49 USA Rank
Sociology
#102 World Rank #50 USA Rank
Literature
#142 World Rank #51 USA Rank
Philosophy
#62 World Rank #55 USA Rank
Communications
#146 World Rank #55 USA Rank
Mathematics
#112 World Rank #57 USA Rank
Anthropology
#107 World Rank #61 USA Rank
Computer Science
#117 World Rank #62 USA Rank
Biology
#94 World Rank #65 USA Rank
Political Science
#149 World Rank #80 USA Rank
History
#132 World Rank #85 USA Rank
Education
#109 World Rank #87 USA Rank
Business
#236 World Rank #87 USA Rank
Physics
#162 World Rank #88 USA Rank
Law
#222 World Rank #98 USA Rank
Economics
#289 World Rank #104 USA Rank
Chemistry
#224 World Rank #114 USA Rank
Medical
#258 World Rank #122 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#654 World Rank #195 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#395 World Rank #230 USA Rank
Social Work

Other areas of influence

#103 World Rank #77 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#241 World Rank #107 USA Rank
Engineering
#392 World Rank #227 USA Rank
Nursing

Influential People

Who are University of Oregon's Most influential alumni?

University of Oregon's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Communications, Psychology, and Political Science. University of Oregon’s most academically influential people include Douglas Hofstadter, PZ Myers, and Walter Houser Brattain.

Douglas Hofstadter
Douglas Hofstadter

American professor of cognitive science

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PZ Myers
PZ Myers

American scientist and associate professor of biology

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Walter Houser Brattain
Walter Houser Brattain

American physicist

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David Ray Griffin
David Ray Griffin

American philosopher

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Douglas Engelbart
Douglas Engelbart

American engineer and inventor

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Ken Kesey
Ken Kesey

American novelist

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Chuck Palahniuk
Chuck Palahniuk

American novelist, essayist

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Lee Bollinger
Lee Bollinger

American lawyer and educator

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Phil Knight
Phil Knight

American businessman, Author

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Ann Aiken
Ann Aiken

Attorney and jurist

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Randy Shilts

American journalist

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Chang-Rae Lee
Chang-Rae Lee

Novelist

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