University of Oregon

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$9,855
10.6% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$15,100
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
4.13%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
82.8%
20,317 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
22,887
91.5% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
72%
2,955 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 (598 degrees awarded), General Social Sciences (431 degrees), and General Psychology (402 degrees).

In 2017, 6,676 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Oregon. 54.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (4,201 degrees), 6.78 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (620 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Oregon is $9,855, which is $-16,645 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Oregon is $9,855, which is $-16,645 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,100.

In 2017, 57% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 36% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$9,855
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Oregon was $9,855. The cost of tuition at University of Oregon is $-16,645 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$15,100
2017 Value
1.66%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Oregon had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,100. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Oregon grew by 1.66%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,695
Room and Board
$1,122
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Oregon was of $10,695 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,122. The cost of room and board increased by 0.14% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 5.06% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

57%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
36%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

57% of undergraduate students at University of Oregon received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 8.06% with respect to 2016, when 62% 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.
4.13%
2016 Default Rate
177
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Oregon was 4.13%, which represents 177 out of the 4282 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 20,317 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 6.89% annual decline. Out of those 20,317 applicants, 16,824 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 82.8% acceptance rate.

There were 22,887 students enrolled at University of Oregon in 2017, and 63% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Oregon has an overall enrollment yield of 23.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

82.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
16,824
Accepted Out of 20,317

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Oregon was 82.8% (16,824 admissions from 20,317 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 77.9%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -6.89%, while admissions declined by -0.989%.

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SAT Scores

63%
Submission Percentage
2,479
Scores Submitted

63% of enrolled first-time students at University of Oregon in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Oregon has a total enrollment of 22,887 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Oregon is 20,944 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,943. This means that 91.5% of students enrolled at University of Oregon are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Oregon, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59.3% White, 11.3% Hispanic or Latino, 6.76% Two or More Races, 5.6% Asian, 2.25% Black or African American, 0.625% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.345% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Oregon in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (31.6%), followed by White Male (26.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.04%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (32.6%), followed by White Male (32.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.33%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

91.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Oregon, both undergraduate and graduate, is 22,887 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Oregon is 20,944 and the part-time enrollment is 1,943. This means that 91.5% of students enrolled at University of Oregon are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

86%
2017 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
    13,578
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,588
  3. Two or More Races
    1,548

The enrolled student population at University of Oregon is 59.3% White, 11.3% Hispanic or Latino, 6.76% Two or More Races, 5.6% Asian, 2.25% Black or African American, 0.625% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.345% 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 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 648 more women than men received degrees from University of Oregon. The majority of degree recipients at University of Oregon are white (4,201 degrees awarded). There were 6.78 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (620 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Oregon is General Business (598 degrees awarded), followed by General Social Sciences (431 degrees) and General Psychology (402 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 (209 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (260 degrees), and Social Sciences (1,291 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 University of Oregon are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (315,041 people), Other managers (244,036 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (181,736 people), Postsecondary teachers (123,756 people), and Chief executives & legislators (102,348 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Oregon are Architecture and Related Services (209 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (260 degrees), Social Sciences (1,291 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (75 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (140 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 Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Sales managers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at University of Oregon are Architecture and Related Services (209 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (260 degrees), Social Sciences (1,291 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (75 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (140 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 (346,500 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (274,466 people), Legal services (258,059 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (187,261 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (165,544 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Oregon are Architecture and Related Services (209 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (260 degrees), Social Sciences (1,291 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (75 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (140 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. 598 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 431 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 402 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Oregon was General Business with 598 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 3,014
  2. 3,662

In 2017, 3,014 degrees were awarded to men at University of Oregon, which is 0.823 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,662).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 393 degrees were awarded to men at University of Oregon in General Business, which is 1.92 times more than the 205 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 310 degrees were awarded to women at University of Oregon in General Psychology, which is 2.54 times more than the 122 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

50%
100% Completion Time
71%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 50% of students graduating from University of Oregon completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 71% 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 (80.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Oregon is Female and Asian (80.8% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 0.474% of graduates (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,201 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    620 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    378 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Oregon is white (4,201 degrees awarded). There were 6.78 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (620 degrees).

1.51% of degree recipients (101 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    2,264 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,937 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    382 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Oregon is white female (2,264 degrees awarded). There were 1.17 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,937 degrees).

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Operations

University of Oregon has an endowment valued at nearly $828M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $16.2M (1.95%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, University of Oregon had a total salary expenditure of $945M. University of Oregon employs 335 Instructors, 293 Associate professors, and 289 Professors. Most academics at University of Oregon are Male Professors (202), Female Instructors(178), and Male Associate professors (167).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Oregon are: Office and Administrative Support, with 497 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 475 employees, and Service with 446 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$828M
2017 Endowment
9.2%
growth from 2016

University of Oregon has an endowment valued at about $828M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Oregon grew 9.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $542M 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. $86.6M - Federal
  2. $1.59M - State
  3. $1.16M - Local

As of 2017, University of Oregon received $86.6M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.59M from state grants and contracts, and $1.16M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$366M
2017 Salaries
2.86%
growth from 2016

In 2017, University of Oregon paid a median of $366M in salaries, which represents 38.8% of their overall expenditure ($945M) and a 2.86% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.99% decline from 2015 and a 6.65% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$100M
Instructional Salaries
1,122
Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Oregon paid a total of $100M to 1,122 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $146M (22.5%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
335 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
497 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Oregon were Instructor with 335 employees; Associate professor with 293 employees; and Associate professor with 289 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Oregon were Office and Administrative Support with 497 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 475 employees; and Service with 446 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 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Oregon was Male Professor with 202 employees, Female Instructor with 178 employees, and Male Associate professor with 167 employees.

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

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