University of Oregon.

University of Oregon

Eugene, OR4 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate

About University of Oregon

The University of Oregon (also referred to as UO, U of O or 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.The University of Oregon is organized into five colleges (Arts and Sciences, Business, Design, Education, and Honors) and seven professional schools (Accounting; Architecture and Environment; Art and Design; Journalism and Communication; Law; Music and Dance; and Planning, Public Policy and Management) and a graduate school. Furthermore, UO offers 316 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Most academic programs follow the 10 week Quarter System.UO student athletes compete as the Ducks and are part of the Pac-12 Conference in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). With eighteen varsity teams, the Oregon Ducks are best known for their football team and track and field program.


  • Offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees
  • 19,163 students
  • 0.27 faculty staff per student
  • Campus housing available

Notable programs at University of Oregon

Fine Arts
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Fine Arts, Environmental Science, Biology, Physiology, Business, Accounting, Marketing, and Finance.

Acceptance Rates

Acceptance Rate in 2017
Avg SAT Scores in 2017

16,824 students out of 20,317 applicants were accepted into University of Oregon. They had an average SAT score of 1193. 63% of people submitted their SAT score along with their applications while 51% chose to submit their ACT score.

Tuition and costs

Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at University of Oregon was $34,611, while for in-state students it was $11,931. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $40,665.

The average financial aid at University of Oregon is $8,877. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $25,734 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at University of Oregon

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

57% of undergraduate students at University of Oregon received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at University of Oregon

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Oregon was of $11,450 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,125.

Diversity at University of Oregon

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017