University of Oregon

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$8,910

4.76% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$15,355

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

3.53%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

77.9%

21,821 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

23,546

90.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

71.9%

2,813 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 (554 degrees awarded), General Social Sciences (414 degrees), and General Economics (358 degrees).

In 2016, 6,571 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Oregon. 53.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (4,325 degrees), 7.81 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (554 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Oregon is $8,910, which is $-16,946 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Oregon is $8,910, which is $-16,946 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,355.

In 2016, 62% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 38% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,910

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of Oregon was $8,910. The cost of tuition at University of Oregon is $-16,946 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$15,355

2016 Value

1.5%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of Oregon had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,355. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of Oregon grew by 1.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,680

Room and Board

$1,068

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Oregon was of $10,680 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,068. The cost of room and board increased by 2.39% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.71% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

62%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

38%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

62% of undergraduate students at University of Oregon received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 3.33% with respect to 2015, when 60% 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.

3.53%

2015 Default Rate

153

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of Oregon was 3.53%, which represents 153 out of the 4338 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 21,821 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 0.814% annual decline. Out of those 21,821 applicants, 16,992 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 77.9% acceptance rate.

There were 23,546 students enrolled at University of Oregon in 2016, and 65% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Oregon has an overall enrollment yield of 23.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

77.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

16,992

Accepted Out of 21,821

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Oregon was 77.9% (16,992 admissions from 21,821 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 74.2%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -0.814%, while admissions grew by 4.07%.

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SAT Scores

65%

Submission Percentage

2,605

Scores Submitted

65% of enrolled first-time students at University of Oregon in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Oregon has a total enrollment of 23,546 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Oregon is 21,389 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,157. 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 59.8% White, 10.4% Hispanic or Latino, 6.26% Two or More Races, 5.55% Asian, 2.09% Black or African American, 0.646% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.437% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Oregon in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (31.9%), followed by White Male (26.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (33.6%), followed by White Female (32.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.15%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

90.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Oregon, both undergraduate and graduate, is 23,546 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Oregon is 21,389 and the part-time enrollment is 2,157. This means that 90.8% of students enrolled at University of Oregon are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%

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 University of Oregon was 87%. 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

    14,076

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2,450

  3. Two or More Races

    1,474

The enrolled student population at University of Oregon is 59.8% White, 10.4% Hispanic or Latino, 6.26% Two or More Races, 5.55% Asian, 2.09% Black or African American, 0.646% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.437% 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 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% 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, 485 students (2.06%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 491 more women than men received degrees from University of Oregon. The majority of degree recipients at University of Oregon are white (4,325 degrees awarded). There were 7.81 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (554 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Oregon is General Business (554 degrees awarded), followed by General Social Sciences (414 degrees) and General Economics (358 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 (200 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (289 degrees), and Social Sciences (1,283 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 (299,709 people), Miscellaneous managers (294,837 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (180,501 people), Postsecondary teachers (128,941 people), and Chief executives & legislators (106,997 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Oregon are Architecture and Related Services (200 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (289 degrees), Social Sciences (1,283 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (83 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (141 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 Real estate brokers & sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians & surgeons, Sales engineers, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at University of Oregon are Architecture and Related Services (200 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (289 degrees), Social Sciences (1,283 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (83 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (141 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 (327,030 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (277,400 people), Legal services (239,092 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (181,348 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (162,050 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Oregon are Architecture and Related Services (200 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (289 degrees), Social Sciences (1,283 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (83 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (141 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. 554 degrees awarded

  2. 414 degrees awarded

  3. 358 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Oregon was General Business with 554 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 3,040

  2. 3,531

In 2016, 3,040 degrees were awarded to men at University of Oregon, which is 0.861 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,531).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 338 degrees were awarded to men at University of Oregon in General Business, which is 1.56 times more than the 216 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 240 degrees were awarded to women at University of Oregon in General Psychology, which is 1.88 times more than the 128 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

45%

100% Completion Time

69%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 45% of students graduating from University of Oregon completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 69% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 71% 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 Male

Highest Graduation Rate (82.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Oregon is Male and Asian (82.3% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral 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, 0.675% of graduates (19 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    4,325 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    554 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    378 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Oregon is white (4,325 degrees awarded). There were 7.81 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (554 degrees).

1.28% of degree recipients (84 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    2,352 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    1,973 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    304 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Oregon is white female (2,352 degrees awarded). There were 1.19 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,973 degrees).

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Operations

University of Oregon has an endowment valued at nearly $719M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $14.1M (1.96%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, University of Oregon had a total expenditure of $855M. Of that $855M, they spent $367M on salaries and $855M on benefits.

University of Oregon employs 339 Instructors, 280 Professors, and 278 Associate professors. Most academics at University of Oregon are Male Professors (194), Female Instructors(185), and Male Associate professors (161).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Oregon are: Office and Administrative Support, with 511 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 443 employees, and Service with 435 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$719M

2015 Endowment

9.01%

growth from 2014

University of Oregon has an endowment valued at about $719M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Oregon grew 9.01% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $448M 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. $93.8M - Federal

  2. $2.81M - State

  3. $1M - Local

As of 2015, University of Oregon received $93.8M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.81M from state grants and contracts, and $1M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$367M

Salary Expenditure

$855M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of Oregon had a total expenditure of $855M. Of that $855M, they spent $367M on salaries and $855M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$367M

2015 Salaries

6.65%

growth from 2014

In 2015, University of Oregon paid a median of $367M in salaries, which represents 43% of their overall expenditure ($855M) and a 6.65% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.13% growth from 2013 and a 5.55% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$90.7M

Instructional Salaries

1,054

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of Oregon paid a total of $90.7M to 1,054 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

339 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

511 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Oregon were Instructor with 339 employees; Professor with 280 employees; and Professor with 278 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Oregon were Office and Administrative Support with 511 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 443 employees; and Service with 435 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 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Oregon was Male Professor with 194 employees, Female Instructor with 185 employees, and Male Associate professor with 161 employees.

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

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