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University of Oregon Data & Information Overview

369 awards Ranking Badges
Great Price Value for Your Money
93% Acceptance Rate
Find out more about how University of Oregon ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below.
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How Well Is University of Oregon Ranked?

#195 Best Colleges in Nation
#2 Best Colleges in OR
Business, Management & Marketing Highest Ranked Major
Quality Badge

2024 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

University of Oregon was awarded 369 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business, management & marketing.

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Overall Quality

UO is ranked #195 out of 2,217 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2024 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation.

Out of the 30 colleges in Oregon, UO is ranked at #2.

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Is It Hard to Get Into UO?

93% Acceptance Rate
60% Of Accepted Are Women

Acceptance Rate

Because it has a high acceptance rate of 93%, some consider UO to be a safety school. But don't just assume that admittance is in the bag. Make sure to spend enough time on your application so that it is in tip-top shape.

Learn more about University of Oregon admissions.

University of Oregon Faculty

20 to 1 Student to Faculty
69% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

At University of Oregon, the student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at University of Oregon is 69%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  69 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Oregon

87% Freshmen Retention
56% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

University of Oregon has a freshmen retention rate of 87%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  87 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At UO the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 56%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  56 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at University of Oregon.

University of Oregon Undergraduate Student Diversity

16,400 Full-Time Undergraduates
33.3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
55.7% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 18,045 undergraduates at UO with 16,400 being full-time and 1,645 being part-time.

How Much Does University of Oregon Cost?

$18,047 Net Price
34% Take Out Loans
$33,196 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of UO is $18,047. 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 UO

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$13,666 $13,709 $16,014 $22,728 $24,459

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 UO, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UO, approximately 34% of students took out student loans averaging $8,299 a year. That adds up to $33,196 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UO is 3.1%. 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 UO Graduates Make?

$53,472 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from UO make about $53,472 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. That's great news for UO students since it is 26% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.


See which majors at University of Oregon make the most money.

Location of University of Oregon

Oregon State
16,400 Full-Time Undergraduates
Midsize City Campus Setting
University of Oregon is a public institution situated in Eugene, Oregon. Eugene is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Contact details for UO are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 110 Johnson Hall, Eugene, OR 97403
Phone: 541-346-1000

University of Oregon Majors

75 Majors With Completions
4,468 Undergraduate Degrees
1,521 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 75 majors graduated from University of Oregon. Of these students, 4,468 received undergraduate degrees and 1,521 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 Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Public Relations & Advertising 575 $36,861
General Business/Commerce 465 $42,402
General Psychology 324 $28,414
General Social Sciences 316 $31,960
Economics 224 $40,966
Political Science & Government 203 $29,211
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 188 $26,862
Fine & Studio Arts 141 $18,179
Journalism 137 $28,633
Sociology 115 $30,903

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

Online Learning at UO

42% Take At Least One Class Online
2% Take All Classes Online

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2020-2021, 9,364 students took at least one online class at University of Oregon. This is a decrease from the 11,256 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 9,364 545
2019-2020 11,256 463
2018-2019 3,240 241
2017-2018 3,145 219
2016-2017 2,540 190

Learn more about online learning at University of Oregon.

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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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