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
  • 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
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • 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)
  • Distance to nearest train N/A
Student Housing
  • 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
  • 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
Campus Services
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 37,907
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 854
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi No
  • Library Facilities Inter-library loans via OCLC network; Oregon Collection
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Microforms 286,203
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 346,285
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Basic Services Provided women's center, health service, health insurance, other
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Museums Nightengale Gallery
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • 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)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
Student Employment and Career
  • 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
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 80%
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village