1 University Boulevard La Grande, OR 97850 541-962-3393
http://www.eou.edu admissions@eou.edu
About Eastern Oregon University
  • Year of Foundation 1929
  • Size of Campus 121 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Quarter
  • Undergraduate Population 3,197
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 62%, 38%, 27.94%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $4,929 in-state, $5,244 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $8,050
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 2,823
EOU was founded in 1929 as a teachers college and today serves as a regional University and center for education, culture and scholarship. EOU is located in La Grande, Ore., on I-84, 259 miles east of Portland, Ore. and 177 miles west of Boise, Idaho.In 2010-11, the EOU Foundation provided $220,000 for scholarships to students at EOU and at partner institutions OSU, OHSU and TVCC. The Foundation finished the last fiscal year with total restricted new gifts above $600,000 and its endowment is just over $5.8 million. In 2008 an anonymous donor gave $1.5 million that will help launch a $10-15million fundraising campaign.EOU is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). For more information visit our Accreditation website.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Welcome Back Student Club Fair & BBQ, Homecoming Video Dance, Casino Night, International Dinner & Show, Island Magic Show & Luau, Spring Fling, Pow-Wow
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Kapa Phi; Phi Alpha Theta; Psi Chi; Signa Delta Pi
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Crusade for Christ, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), Latter Day Saints Student Association (LDSSA), Newman Club, Spiritual Seekers, Student Bible Study Group.
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES), Germania, Impacto, Latino, International Relations, Island Magic, Navigators, Speel Ya.
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Distance to nearest train N/A
  • Distance to nearest bus La Grande, Oregon (3)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Portland, Oregon (PDX) (259), Pendleton, Oregon (52)
Student Housing
  • Number of students using college housing 6%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, apartments for married students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Museums Nightengale Gallery
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 37,907
  • Number Of Subscriptions 854
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi No
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Library Facilities Inter-library loans via OCLC network; Oregon Collection
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 286,203
  • Computer Courses No
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library 346,285
  • Basic Services Provided women's center, health service, health insurance, other
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Internet Access Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 80%
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year 6%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs School districts; government agencies, small and large businesses
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 14%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,000
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village