University of Oregon

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$10,962
5% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$17,646
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
3.2%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
83.8%
28,525 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
21,752
90.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
73.9%
2,875 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 (524 degrees awarded), General Social Sciences (380 degrees), and General Psychology (355 degrees).

In 2020, 6,506 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 (3,967 degrees), 5.19 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (764 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Oregon is $10,962, which is $−17,667 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Oregon is $10,962, which is $−17,667 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,646.

In 2020, 57% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 34% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$10,962
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at University of Oregon was $10,962. The cost of tuition at University of Oregon is $−17,667 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

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Average Net Price

$17,646
2020 Value
9.74%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 University of Oregon had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,646. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of University of Oregon grew by 9.74%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,356
Room and Board
$1,178
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Oregon was of $11,356 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,178. The cost of room and board increased by 3.45% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.79% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

57%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
34%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

57% of undergraduate students at University of Oregon received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 11.8% with respect to 2019, when 51% 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.
3.2%
2018 Default Rate
119
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at University of Oregon was 3.2%, which represents 119 out of the 3723 total borrowers.

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Admissions

University of Oregon received 28,525 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 4.84% annual growth. Out of those 28,525 applicants, 23,906 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 83.8% acceptance rate.

There were 21,752 students enrolled at University of Oregon in 2020, and 72% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Oregon has an overall enrollment yield of 16.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

83.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
23,906
Accepted Out of 28,525

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Oregon was 83.8% (23,906 admissions from 28,525 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 81.8%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 4.84%, while admissions grew by 7.41%.

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SAT Scores

72%
Submission Percentage
2,819
Scores Submitted

72% of enrolled first-time students at University of Oregon in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Oregon has a total enrollment of 21,752 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Oregon is 19,747 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,005. This means that 90.8% of students enrolled at University of Oregon are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Oregon, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.7% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, 7.56% Two or More Races, 6.55% Asian, 2.51% Black or African American, 0.625% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.469% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Oregon in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (33.5%), followed by White Male (26.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.48%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (33%), followed by White Male (29.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

90.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Oregon, both undergraduate and graduate, is 21,752 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Oregon is 19,747 and the part-time enrollment is 2,005. This means that 90.8% of students enrolled at University of Oregon are enrolled full-time compared with 76.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

84%
2020 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 84%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84.5%), University of Oregon had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    13,211
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,923
  3. Two or More Races
    1,644

The enrolled student population at University of Oregon is 60.7% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, 7.56% Two or More Races, 6.55% Asian, 2.51% Black or African American, 0.625% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.469% 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 49.8% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.74% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 768 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 (3,967 degrees awarded). There were 5.19 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (764 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Oregon is General Business (524 degrees awarded), followed by General Social Sciences (380 degrees) and General Psychology (355 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 (167 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (254 degrees), and Communications (687 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 (167 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (254 degrees), Communications (687 degrees), Social Sciences (1,148 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (137 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 (167 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (254 degrees), Communications (687 degrees), Social Sciences (1,148 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (137 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 (167 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (254 degrees), Communications (687 degrees), Social Sciences (1,148 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (137 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. 524 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 380 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 355 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Oregon was General Business with 524 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

2,869
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
3,637
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 2,869 degrees were awarded to men at University of Oregon, which is 0.789 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,637).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 330 degrees were awarded to men at University of Oregon in General Business, which is 1.7 times more than the 194 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 278 degrees were awarded to women at University of Oregon in General Psychology, which is 2.7 times more than the 103 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

53%
100% Completion Time
73%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 53% of students graduating from University of Oregon completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 73% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (78.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Oregon is Female and Black or African American (78.3% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 0.904% of graduates (26 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,967 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    764 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    454 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Oregon is white (3,967 degrees awarded). There were 5.19 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (764 degrees).

1.41% of degree recipients (92 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    2,217 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,750 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    474 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Oregon is white female (2,217 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,750 degrees).

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Operations

University of Oregon has an endowment valued at nearly $912M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $28.6M (3.13%), compared to the 3.48% average return ($10.5M on $302M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, University of Oregon had a total salary expenditure of $1.06B. University of Oregon employs 286 Professors, 281 Associate professors, and 202 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Oregon are Male Professors (192), Male Associate professors(167), and Female Associate professors (114).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Oregon are: Business and Financial Operations, with 561 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 431 employees, and Service with 383 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$912M
2020 Endowment
3.66%
decline from 2019

University of Oregon has an endowment valued at about $912M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Oregon declined 3.66% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $611M 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. $109M - Federal
  2. $2.61M - State
  3. $960k - Local

As of 2020, University of Oregon received $109M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.61M from state grants and contracts, and $960k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$387M
2020 Salaries
2.5%
growth from 2019

In 2020, University of Oregon paid a median of $387M in salaries, which represents 36.6% of their overall expenditure ($1.06B) and a 2.5% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.35% growth from 2018 and a 2.28% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (43% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$102M
Instructional Salaries
971
Number of Employees

In 2020, University of Oregon paid a total of $102M to 971 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $69.9M (29.4%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
286 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
561 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Oregon were Professor with 286 employees; Associate professor with 281 employees; and Associate professor with 202 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Oregon were Business and Financial Operations with 561 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 431 employees; and Service with 383 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Oregon was Male Professor with 192 employees, Male Associate professor with 167 employees, and Female Associate professor with 114 employees.

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

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