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Bushnell University Data & Information Overview

14 awards Ranking Badges
Great Price Value for Your Money
68% Acceptance Rate
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How Well Is Bushnell University Ranked?

#1,563 Best Colleges in Nation
#24 Best Colleges in OR
Nursing Administration Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Bushnell University was awarded 14 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is nursing administration.

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Overall Quality

Bushnell University landed the #1,563 spot in College Factual's 2024 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,217 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Bushnell University is also ranked #24 out of 30 schools in Oregon.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Bushnell University?

68% Acceptance Rate
57% Of Accepted Are Women
4% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Bushnell University is a competitive 68%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

Average Test Scores

About 4% of students accepted to Bushnell University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 595 and 620. Math scores were between 545 and 595.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Bushnell University  ( 595 to 620 )

SAT Math Scores for Bushnell University  ( 545 to 595 )
Bushnell University received ACT scores from 5% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 17 and 18.

ACT Composite Scores for Bushnell University  ( 17 to 18 )

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Bushnell University Faculty

13 to 1 Student to Faculty
94% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Bushnell University is about average at 13 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Bushnell University is 94%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  94 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Bushnell University

74% Freshmen Retention
45% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 74% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Bushnell University enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  74 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Bushnell University the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 45%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  45 out of 100

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Bushnell University Undergraduate Student Diversity

425 Full-Time Undergraduates
28.5% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
61.6% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 538 undergraduates at Bushnell University with 425 being full-time and 113 being part-time.

How Much Does Bushnell University Cost?

$20,318 Net Price
75% Take Out Loans
$31,984 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Bushnell University is $20,318. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Bushnell University

$0-30 K$30K-48K$48-75$75-110K$110K +

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Bushnell University, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Bushnell University, approximately 75% of students took out student loans averaging $7,996 a year. That adds up to $31,984 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Bushnell University is 4.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Bushnell University Graduates Make?

$46,847 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Bushnell University make around $46,847 per year during the early years of their employment. This is good news for future Bushnell University graduates since it is 10% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.


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Location of Bushnell University

Oregon State
425 Full-Time Undergraduates
Midsize City Campus Setting
Bushnell University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Eugene, Oregon. The city atmosphere of Eugene makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Contact details for Bushnell University are given below.

Contact Details
Address:828 E. 11Th Ave., Eugene, OR 97401-3745

Bushnell University Majors

36 Majors With Completions
185 Undergraduate Degrees
67 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 36 majors graduated from Bushnell University. Of these students, 185 received undergraduate degrees and 67 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular MajorsBachelor’s DegreesAverage Salary of Graduates
Physiology & Pathology Sciences22NA
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies21NA
General Psychology21NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific19$32,634
General Business/Commerce13NA
Business Administration & Management9NA
Communication & Media Studies7NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Bushnell University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Bushnell University

69% Take At Least One Class Online
24% Take All Classes Online

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2020-2021, 472 students took at least one online class at Bushnell University. This is a decrease from the 522 students who took online classes the previous year.

YearTook at Least One Online ClassTook All Classes Online

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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