Eastern Oregon University

La Grande, OR

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 2,397
Graduate Enrollment: 285
Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Town: Remote (in urban cluster more than 35 miles from an urbanized area)
Four-year, small, primarily nonresidential // medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 97.68%

Male/Female: 40% / 60% (2017)

First generation college students: 46.5% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 17.4% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.7% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Neither required or recommended
2020 Median Admit SAT: 1,040


2020 Median Admit ACT: 20


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 68.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 39.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 25.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 16.7% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 68.4%
Black: 2.3%
Hispanic: 13.9%
Asian: 1.3%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 2.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 2.8%
2+ races: 3.7%
Non-resident alien: 1.0%
Unknown race: 4.6%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $22,974
In-State tuition: $9,696
Out-of-State tuition: $22,386

Estimated books and supplies: $1,260 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $10,455 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $3,258 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $10,455 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $3,258 (2022)

Average Family Income: $64,300 (2017)
Median Family Income: $32,240 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 39.0%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 42.1%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $20,500 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $217 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $10,321
$30k-48k $13,189
$48k-75k $16,115
$75k-110k $19,884
$110k+ $19,744

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 27%
6-year graduation rate: 38%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 92.5% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $20,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $9,834 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $13,680 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $15,000 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 55.7% (2015)
@3 year 63.1% (2017)
@5 year 71.7% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 33.5% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 35.7% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $38,311 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $46,037 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 1
Bachelor's Degree Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General. 58 $37,568 $265 $25,024 ($2,085)
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 10
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 22 $29,801 $219 $37,588 ($3,132)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 11
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 64
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 49 $27,000 $237 $37,065 ($3,089)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 63 $233 $48,266 ($4,022) $51,933 ($4,328)
Bachelor's Degree Education, Other. 44 $25,732 $264 $39,154 ($3,263) $42,644 ($3,554)
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 20 $32,658 $250
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 19 $49,254 ($4,105) $39,631 ($3,303)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 23 $20,916 $216
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 6
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 31 $25,000 $215 $30,679 ($2,557) $41,422 ($3,452)
Bachelor's Degree Fire Protection. 31 $25,000 $94,819 ($7,902)
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 5
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 3
Bachelor's Degree Social Sciences, Other. 20 $29,750 $229 $38,691 ($3,224) $39,241 ($3,270)
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 4
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 4
Bachelor's Degree Music. 6
Bachelor's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 6
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 161 $26,750 $209 $39,595 ($3,300) $49,318 ($4,110)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 44 $423 $67,849 ($5,654)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Accounting and Related Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree History. 16 $28,000 $286 $34,613 ($2,884)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 56 $25,000 $190 $30,536 ($2,545) $44,177 ($3,681)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $70,371
Full time faculty: 54%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 15.0

School's endowment start of year: $14,997,889 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $16,083,358 (2022)