1250 Siskiyou Boulevard Ashland, OR 97520 541-552-6411
http://www.sou.edu/ admissions@sou.edu
About Southern Oregon University
  • Year of Foundation 1926
  • Size of Campus 175 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Quarter
  • Undergraduate Population 4,436
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 58%, 42%, 23%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 4,058
Welcome to the public liberal arts university of the West. SOU offers a campus experience you won't find anywhere else. Here you'll connect with faculty, fellow students, and the Rogue Valley community. Our small classes and creative approaches prepare you for success. Rich cultural resources and glorious surroundings provide inspiration beyond the classroom.SOU is the public liberal arts university of the West. Here’s what that means to you and your family. Our liberal arts programs are intellectually challenging, creative and practical. You’ll be learning more than theory-you’ll be connecting what you learn in class with the community outside through internships, capstone projects, and undergraduate research.You’ll also be connecting with professors directly. Classes are small. We’re committed to your success.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other general policies hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus One World performin arts series, International Week, Career Fair, Health Fair, many Music department activities by both students and performing arts organizations, Theatre arts productions, Friday Science Seminars, special ecture series, Spring Pow-Wow
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Lambda Delta, Beta Beta Beta, Churchill Scholoars, Kappa Delta Pi, National Residence Hall Honorary, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Beta Lambda, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Sigma Iota, Psi Chi, Sigma Pi Sigma, SOU Nursing Hon
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Crusade for Christ, Catholic Student Organization: Newman Club, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, IMPACT, Jewish Student Union, Latter Day Saints Student Association, Omega House, Southern Oregon Magickal Association
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) AmerAsian Student Association, Black Student Union, Celtic Club, German Club, Ho'opa'a Hawai'i, International Student Association, Latino Student Union, Le Circle Francais, Lesbian, Bisexual Gay Trans and Allies Student Uni
  • Setting Rural
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Distance to nearest train N/A
  • Distance to nearest bus Medford, OR (15)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Medford, OR (15)
Student Housing
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, apartments for married students, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students, special housing for international students, other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 95%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • 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
Campus Services
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 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, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Museums Schneider Museum of Art, Center for the Visual Arts, Ecology Center of the Siskiyous, theatre complex; designated Center of Excellence for the Performing Arts by the Oregon University System
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities Margery Bailey Collection of Shakespeare and Renaissance materials (7450 volumes); local history collection, Native American studies collection, children's literature and art print collections
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Bear Creek Corporation, Lithia Automotive Group, Roque Valley Manor, Ashland Springs Hotel, United States Social Security Administration, Federal Bureau of Investigation, GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Moss Adams LLP Accounting, A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 75%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year 20%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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