Eastern Oregon University

353 reviews
  1. La Grande, OR
  2. 4 Year
C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    C
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    A-
Eastern Oregon University is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NAIA Division II
Athletic Conference
Frontier Conference
Address
One University Blvd
La Grande, OR 97850
Website

Eastern Oregon University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
64%
SAT Range
820-1050
ACT Range
18-24
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Application Website

Cost

Net Price
$15,223/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $13,700/ year
  • $30-48k
    $14,772/ year
  • $49-75k
    $16,255/ year
  • $76-110k
    $18,322/ year
  • $110k+
    $18,634/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
25:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.29 responses
71%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.28 responses
71%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.28 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,895Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
35%
Pell Grant
52%
Varsity Athletes
13%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 11 responses
Report
  • Get an education in a friendly atmosphere.
    45%
  • Mostly athletes
    27%
  • Local kids going to the local college.
    9%
  • Returning back to school to get degree
    9%
  • Wanting to learn and get away to new areas
    9%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
57%
of students say they don't have Greek life.21 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.37 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 17 responses
Report
  • Small town country
    53%
  • Eastern could be discribed using all of these
    24%
  • Close knit community
    12%
  • FUN
    6%
  • Outdoor country
    6%

After Eastern Oregon University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$37,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
34%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
73%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.15 responses

Reviews

353 reviews
  • Excellent
    61
  • Very Good
    119
  • Average
    136
  • Poor
    23
  • Terrible
    14
No student sections at any event! This leads to very little student involvement. Also the gym hours are sporadic and suck, the teams frequently use the weight room which is tiny. They drive all the students out of the gym, and many like me are forced to pay for anytime fitness because of the limited hours and equipment.
  • College Junior
  • 12 months ago
Great location for the adventurous. Not a great connection to the community. Many clubs for all kinds of interests. Small! Hardworking club leaders. Personal attentions from professors.
  • Senior
  • 3 months ago
I wouldn't recommend this University at this time. There are alot of big changes happening at our university and is scaring the students. The University just found out that many of our BS degree and our OSU degree programs were not actually meeting the Oregon standards for many years, this invalidated many degrees that were handed out between 2004 and 2014. Kinda scary not knowing if my degree I've paid $30,000+ for is worth the paper its written on.

Cheating is wide spread throughout the campus. This is because of a few reasons, first off is that many courses are online and do not require proctoring for tests and exams. Many courses are online only because EOU does not have enough students on campus. This has lead professors to get lazy and only use test bank answers. If you google the questions on any exam, you will find a word for word question and answer online.

Limited hours!!! Want to take night classes? Well you cant at EOU. Want to cram all night in the library before your tests? You can't because the library has terrible hours. Want to go to the gym at 8pm? You cant because the gym closes super early. Want to grab dinner at the cafe on campus? You cant because it closes super early. EOU has cut hours everywhere and has ruined the on campus environment. EOU please if you are reading this please make the Library and gym 24 hours a day. I pay over fifteen thousand a year for a sub par education, can I please go into the library to study whenever I want?

The housing on campus is really good and clean. If you are looking to socialize though you are at the wrong college. There are no events worth going to and the dorm layouts are set up like a retirement home. You will meet your roommates and not many other students. If I could do it again, I would not have came to Eastern Oregon University, my advice is to look towards OSU or WOU.
  • College Junior
  • 12 months ago