Eastern Oregon University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,073

3.95% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$14,973

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

9.49%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

97%

1,043 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

3,176

56.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

31.1%

136 Graduates

About

Eastern Oregon University is a higher education institution located in Union County, OR. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Eastern Oregon University were Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (236 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Sciences (120 degrees), and Other Education (63 degrees).

In 2016, 906 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Eastern Oregon University. 63% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (696 degrees), 10.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (69 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Eastern Oregon University is $6,073, which is $-14,087 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Eastern Oregon University is $6,073, which is $-14,087 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,973.

In 2016, 60% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 50% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,073

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Eastern Oregon University was $6,073. The cost of tuition at Eastern Oregon University is $-14,087 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$14,973

2016 Value

0.295%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Eastern Oregon University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,973. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Eastern Oregon University grew by 0.295%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,642

Room and Board

$1,425

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Eastern Oregon University was of $9,642 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,425. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

60%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

50%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

60% of undergraduate students at Eastern Oregon University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 1.64% with respect to 2015, when 61% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

9.49%

2015 Default Rate

120

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Eastern Oregon University was 9.49%, which represents 120 out of the 1265 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Eastern Oregon University received 1,043 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 4.93% annual growth. Out of those 1,043 applicants, 1,012 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 97% acceptance rate.

There were 3,176 students enrolled at Eastern Oregon University in 2016, and 64% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Eastern Oregon University has an overall enrollment yield of 34.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

97%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

1,012

Accepted Out of 1,043

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Eastern Oregon University was 97% (1,012 admissions from 1,043 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 97.3%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 4.93%, while admissions grew by 4.65%.

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SAT Scores

64%

Submission Percentage

227

Scores Submitted

64% of enrolled first-time students at Eastern Oregon University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Eastern Oregon University has a total enrollment of 3,176 students. The full-time enrollment at Eastern Oregon University is 1,795 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,381. This means that 56.5% of students enrolled at Eastern Oregon University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Eastern Oregon University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 75.3% White, 6.71% Hispanic or Latino, 4.09% Two or More Races, 2.46% Black or African American, 2.14% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.73% Asian, and 1.29% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Eastern Oregon University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (45.4%), followed by White Male (28.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.73%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (51%), followed by White Male (29.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.77%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

56.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Eastern Oregon University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,176 students. The full-time enrollment at Eastern Oregon University is 1,795 and the part-time enrollment is 1,381. This means that 56.5% of students enrolled at Eastern Oregon University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Eastern Oregon University was 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Eastern Oregon University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,393

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    213

  3. Two or More Races

    130

The enrolled student population at Eastern Oregon University is 75.3% White, 6.71% Hispanic or Latino, 4.09% Two or More Races, 2.46% Black or African American, 2.14% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.73% Asian, and 1.29% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 153 students (4.82%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 236 more women than men received degrees from Eastern Oregon University. The majority of degree recipients at Eastern Oregon University are white (696 degrees awarded). There were 10.1 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (69 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Eastern Oregon University is Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (236 degrees awarded), followed by Liberal Arts & Sciences (120 degrees) and Other Education (63 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Eastern Oregon University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (212 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), and History (19 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Eastern Oregon University are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,087,993 people), Accountants & auditors (1,098,687 people), Miscellaneous managers (785,507 people), Financial managers (442,087 people), and Secondary school teachers (363,887 people).

The most specialized majors at Eastern Oregon University are Education (212 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), History (19 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (37 degrees), and Business (282 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Eastern Oregon University are Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Eastern Oregon University are Education (212 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), History (19 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (37 degrees), and Business (282 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Eastern Oregon University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,209,234 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (590,939 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (577,077 people), Banking & related activities (505,765 people), and Hospitals (466,636 people).

The most specialized majors at Eastern Oregon University are Education (212 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), History (19 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (37 degrees), and Business (282 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Eastern Oregon University.

Most Common

  1. 236 degrees awarded

  2. 120 degrees awarded

  3. 63 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Eastern Oregon University was Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations with 236 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 335

  2. 571

In 2016, 335 degrees were awarded to men at Eastern Oregon University, which is 0.587 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (571).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 97 degrees were awarded to men at Eastern Oregon University in Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations, which is 0.66 times less than the 147 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 147 degrees were awarded to women at Eastern Oregon University in Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations, which is 1.52 times more than the 97 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

17%

100% Completion Time

34%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 17% of students graduating from Eastern Oregon University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 34% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 37% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Black or African American Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Eastern Oregon University is Female and Black or African American (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.47% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    696 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    69 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    53 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Eastern Oregon University is white (696 degrees awarded). There were 10.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (69 degrees).

5.85% of degree recipients (53 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    439 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    257 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    45 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Eastern Oregon University is white female (439 degrees awarded). There were 1.71 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (257 degrees).

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Operations

Eastern Oregon University has an endowment valued at nearly $10.7M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $225k (2.1%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Eastern Oregon University had a total expenditure of $52.3M. Of that $52.3M, they spent $20.9M on salaries and $52.3M on benefits.

Eastern Oregon University employs 32 Associate professors, 32 Assistant professors, and 28 Professors. Most academics at Eastern Oregon University are Male Associate professors (19), Male Assistant professors(18), and Male Professors (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Eastern Oregon University are: Business and Financial Operations, with 60 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 41 employees, and Management with 28 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$10.7M

2015 Endowment

2.99%

decline from 2014

Eastern Oregon University has an endowment valued at about $10.7M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Eastern Oregon University declined 2.99% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $18.2M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.72M - Federal

  2. $2.71M - State

  3. $31.3k - Local

As of 2015, Eastern Oregon University received $1.72M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.71M from state grants and contracts, and $31.3k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$20.9M

Salary Expenditure

$52.3M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Eastern Oregon University had a total expenditure of $52.3M. Of that $52.3M, they spent $20.9M on salaries and $52.3M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Eastern Oregon University as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$20.9M

2015 Salaries

4.44%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Eastern Oregon University paid a median of $20.9M in salaries, which represents 39.9% of their overall expenditure ($52.3M) and a 4.44% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.06% decline from 2013 and a 1.3% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.84M

Instructional Salaries

103

Number of Employees

In 2015, Eastern Oregon University paid a total of $5.84M to 103 employees working as instructors, which represents 28% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

32 Employees

Business and Financial Operations

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

60 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Eastern Oregon University were Associate professor with 32 employees; Assistant professor with 32 employees; and Assistant professor with 28 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Eastern Oregon University were Business and Financial Operations with 60 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 41 employees; and Management with 28 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Eastern Oregon University was Male Associate professor with 19 employees, Male Assistant professor with 18 employees, and Male Professor with 17 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Eastern Oregon University.

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