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#136 Overall Influence #547 Desirability Rank

University of Oregon

Public research university in Eugene, Oregon, USA

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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).

From Wikipedia

The University of Oregon is a public flagship research university in Eugene, Oregon, United States. Founded in 1876, the institution's 295-acre campus is along the Willamette River. Since July 2014, UO has been governed by the Board of Trustees of the University of Oregon. The university is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity" and has 19 research centers and institutes. UO was admitted to the Association of American Universities in 1969.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

28,525

Acceptance

84%

Graduation Rate

74%

Median SAT Score

1205

Median ACT Score

25

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$10,962

Fees (in-state)

$2,374

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

21K

Under-Grads

18K

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

#125 World Rank
Literature
#57 World Rank
Psychology
#69 World Rank
Computer Science
#153 World Rank
Biology
#110 World Rank
Business
#80 World Rank
Education
#100 World Rank
Law
#56 World Rank
Communications
#187 World Rank
Medical
#101 World Rank
History
#192 World Rank
Philosophy
#133 World Rank
Political Science
#228 World Rank
Mathematics
#211 World Rank
Physics
#60 World Rank
Sociology
#350 World Rank
Chemistry
#240 World Rank
Economics
#110 World Rank
Anthropology
#379 World Rank
Religious Studies
#196 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#94 World Rank
Social Work

Other areas of influence

#91 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#159 World Rank
Engineering
#557 World 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 Sociology

Kathy Hoffman

Kathy Hoffman

Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction

Joseph Takahashi

American medical investigator

Howard Winklevoss

American actuary

Jill Hazelbaker

American businessman

Ernest Haycox

Novelist, short story writer

Michael Dickman

American writer

Rebecca Wirfs-Brock

American software engineer

Bill Bowerman

Bill Bowerman

American runner, track and field coach, and businessman

Betty Roberts

Associate Justice of the Oregon Supreme Court

Narasingha Sil

American historian

Barry Lopez

American writer

David MacMichael

CIA analyst