University of Oregon

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$10,440
6.91% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$16,080
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
4.28%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
81.8%
27,209 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
22,517
91.9% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
72.7%
2,878 Graduates

About

University of Oregon is a higher education institution located in Lane County, OR. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Oregon were General Business (526 degrees awarded), General Economics (398 degrees), and General Social Sciences (391 degrees).

In 2019, 6,579 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Oregon. 55.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (4,001 degrees), 5.65 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (708 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Oregon is $10,440, which is $−18,060 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Oregon is $10,440, which is $−18,060 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,080.

In 2019, 51% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 34% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$10,440
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at University of Oregon was $10,440. The cost of tuition at University of Oregon is $−18,060 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

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Average Net Price

$16,080
2019 Value
0.885%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 University of Oregon had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,080. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of University of Oregon grew by 0.885%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,977
Room and Board
$1,146
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Oregon was of $10,977 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,146. The cost of room and board increased by 3.14% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.87% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

51%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
34%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

51% of undergraduate students at University of Oregon received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 6.25% with respect to 2018, when 48% 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.
4.28%
2017 Default Rate
164
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at University of Oregon was 4.28%, which represents 164 out of the 3835 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

University of Oregon received 27,209 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 11.2% annual growth. Out of those 27,209 applicants, 22,256 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 81.8% acceptance rate.

There were 22,517 students enrolled at University of Oregon in 2019, and 70% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Oregon has an overall enrollment yield of 20.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

81.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
22,256
Accepted Out of 27,209

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Oregon was 81.8% (22,256 admissions from 27,209 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 83.4%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 11.2%, while admissions grew by 9.08%.

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SAT Scores

70%
Submission Percentage
3,189
Scores Submitted

70% of enrolled first-time students at University of Oregon in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Oregon has a total enrollment of 22,517 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Oregon is 20,682 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,835. This means that 91.9% of students enrolled at University of Oregon are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Oregon, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59.9% White, 12.7% Hispanic or Latino, 7.26% Two or More Races, 6.38% Asian, 2.43% Black or African American, 0.688% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.431% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Oregon in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (32.4%), followed by White Male (26.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.81%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (33.4%), followed by White Male (29.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.06%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

91.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Oregon, both undergraduate and graduate, is 22,517 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Oregon is 20,682 and the part-time enrollment is 1,835. This means that 91.9% of students enrolled at University of Oregon are enrolled full-time compared with 77.6% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

86%
2019 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 University of Oregon was 86%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), University of Oregon had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    13,495
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,855
  3. Two or More Races
    1,634

The enrolled student population at University of Oregon is 59.9% White, 12.7% Hispanic or Latino, 7.26% Two or More Races, 6.38% Asian, 2.43% Black or African American, 0.688% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.431% 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 Doctoral Universities is 50.3% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.48% 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, 463 students (2.06%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 773 more women than men received degrees from University of Oregon. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Oregon is white (4,001 degrees awarded). There were 5.65 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (708 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Oregon is General Business (526 degrees awarded), followed by General Economics (398 degrees) and General Social Sciences (391 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Oregon, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Architecture and Related Services (194 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (264 degrees), and Social Sciences (1,319 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Oregon are Other managers (358,244 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (351,162 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (179,749 people), Chief executives & legislators (160,201 people), and Postsecondary teachers (156,673 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Oregon are Architecture and Related Services (194 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (264 degrees), Social Sciences (1,319 degrees), Communications (738 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (134 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Oregon are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Dentists, Surgeons, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at University of Oregon are Architecture and Related Services (194 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (264 degrees), Social Sciences (1,319 degrees), Communications (738 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (134 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 University of Oregon are Elementary & secondary schools (471,279 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (380,838 people), Legal services (281,316 people), Computer Systems Design (258,303 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (204,153 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Oregon are Architecture and Related Services (194 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (264 degrees), Social Sciences (1,319 degrees), Communications (738 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (134 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 University of Oregon.
Most Common
  1. 526 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 398 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 391 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Oregon was General Business with 526 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

2,903
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
3,676
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 2,903 degrees were awarded to men at University of Oregon, which is 0.79 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,676).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 328 degrees were awarded to men at University of Oregon in General Business, which is 1.66 times more than the 198 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 243 degrees were awarded to women at University of Oregon in General Psychology, which is 2.76 times more than the 88 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

52%
100% Completion Time
72%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 52% of students graduating from University of Oregon completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 72% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 73% 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.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (80.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Oregon is Female and Asian (80.2% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 0.382% of graduates (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,001 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    708 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    426 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Oregon is white (4,001 degrees awarded). There were 5.65 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (708 degrees).

1.26% of degree recipients (83 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    2,228 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,773 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    433 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Oregon is white female (2,228 degrees awarded). There were 1.26 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,773 degrees).

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Operations

University of Oregon has an endowment valued at nearly $947M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $30.3M (3.2%), compared to the 4.24% average return ($13.2M on $311M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2019, University of Oregon had a total salary expenditure of $1B. University of Oregon employs 313 Instructors, 297 Professors, and 292 Associate professors. Most academics at University of Oregon are Male Professors (201), Female Instructors(168), and Male Associate professors (168).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Oregon are: Business and Financial Operations, with 566 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 526 employees, and Service with 454 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$947M
2019 Endowment
3.79%
growth from 2018

University of Oregon has an endowment valued at about $947M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Oregon grew 3.79% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $636M higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral 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 Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $98.5M - Federal
  2. $2.08M - State
  3. $1.12M - Local

As of 2019, University of Oregon received $98.5M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.08M from state grants and contracts, and $1.12M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$377M
2019 Salaries
5.35%
growth from 2018

In 2019, University of Oregon paid a median of $377M in salaries, which represents 37.7% of their overall expenditure ($1B) and a 5.35% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.28% decline from 2017 and a 2.86% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 234M (42.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$109M
Instructional Salaries
1,152
Number of Employees

In 2019, University of Oregon paid a total of $109M to 1,152 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $71.1M (30.3%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
313 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
566 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Oregon were Instructor with 313 employees; Professor with 297 employees; and Professor with 292 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Oregon were Business and Financial Operations with 566 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 526 employees; and Service with 454 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Oregon was Male Professor with 201 employees, Female Instructor with 168 employees, and Male Associate professor with 168 employees.

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

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