University Of Oregon • By: Anna Montes and Valerie Valdovinos http://www.uoregon.edu/
Location Google Map: Eugene, OR
Urbanistic yet Rural • Eugene, a quintessential college town, frequently turns up on lists of the best places to live, as well as greenest and most bicycle-friendly cities. Eugene offers big-city amenities, world class arts and culture, a lively music scene, breath-taking scenery and endless opportunties for outdoor recreation.
size • The UO Campus • Number of buildings on campus 80 • Acres of main campus 295 • Parking on campus is limited, walking and biking is recommended/encouraged • Free on-campus transportation for students
environment • Nearest city is Portland, OR. About 2 hrs driving distance • 16 hours 16 mins • 977 mi - I-5 N driving distance from San Diego • Rains on ave. = 140 days a year (: Snows & overcast! • Temperature normally does not exceed approx. 80-85 degrees • Very green! • Eugene has been named the #1 Green City in the United States by National Geographic’s Green Guide for its accomplishments in the areas of renewable energy, livability, and public green space.
Application/Admissions • $50 application fee • Graduate from a standard or accredited high school • Earn a C– or better in fifteen college preparatory courses. • English—four years. • Mathematics—three years. • Science—three years. • Social Studies—three years. • Second language—two years. • GPA of at least a 3.0 • Submit official high school transcripts
Admission • Middle 50 percent SAT Test Scores: • Critical Reading 490-610 • Math 500-610 • Writing 490-610 • Gender • Male 11,819 • Female 12,628
Enrollment • 2011 Undergraduate Applications • Freshman TransferTotal • Applicants: 23,012 3,990 27,002 • Admitted: 16,790 2,277 19,067 • Enrolled: 4,086 1,380 5,466 • Average freshman high school GPA • Average GPA 3.59
housing • Residence Halls (more than just to sleep) (6)
Expenses • Tuition:Resident Tuition and Fees Based on enrollment of 15 credits per term (45 credits per year)$8,883Nonresident / International Tuition and Fees Based on enrollment of 15 credits per term (45 credits per year)$27,738 • Room& Board:On-Campus Housing Standard Double Occupancy Room, with Standard Meal Plan$9,501Off-Campus Housing Monthly: Rent $535, Food $380, Utilities $140$9,501 • Estimated total budget:Personal Expenses Cost varies depending on personal spending habits$2,412 • "Personal Expenses" represents typical expenses that a student may incur in the course of day to day living: local transportation, clothing, personal items, laundry, going to a movie, or buying a pizza. It is provided for personal planning purposes only and does not represent a direct cost of attending the University. • Total Cost of Attendance (Resident)$21,846 • Total Cost of Attendance (Nonresident)$40,701
Housing Expenses • Standard Meal Plan (approximately 16 meals per week)
financial aid • Priority Deadline • The University of Oregon's priority deadline for submitting the FAFSA is March 1. Because some types of funding are limited, we recommend submitting your FAFSA as early as possible after January 1. The FAFSA allows you to use projected figures if you have not yet completed your tax forms. • The FAFSA should be completed in the January prior to enrollment at the University of Oregon each year. The school code for the University of Oregon is 003223.
academics • Academic programs offered: 268 • 6 different colleges:School of Architecture and Allied ArtsCollege of Arts and SciencesCollege of EducationLundquist College of BusinessSchool of Journalism and CommunicationSchool of Music and Dance.
School of Architecture and Allied Arts • Majors • Architecture • Art • Art history • Ceramics • Digital arts • Fibers • Interior architecture • Landscape architecture • Material and product studies • Metalsmithing and jewelry • Painting • Photography • Planning, public policy and management • Printmaking • Product design • Sculpture Minors Architecture Art Art history Community arts Historic preservation Interior architecture Landscape architecture Multimedia Nonprofit administration Planning, public policy and management
African StudiesAnthropologyAsian Studies BiologyChemistryCinema StudiesClassicsComparative LiteratureComputer and Information SciencesCreative WritingEast Asian Languages and LiteratureEconomicsEnglishEnvironmental StudiesEthnic StudiesEuropean StudiesFolkloreGeneral Science ProgramGeneral Social SciencesGeographyGeological SciencesGerman and ScandinavianHistoryHumanitiesHuman PhysiologyInternational StudiesJudaic StudiesLatin American StudiesLinguisticsMathematicsMedieval StudiesPhilosophyPhysicsPolitical SciencePsychologyReligious StudiesRomance LanguagesRussian and Eastern European Studies CenterSociologyTheatre ArtsWomen's and Gender Studies College Of Arts And Sciences
College Of EducationLunquist College Of Business School Of Journalism And Communication • Majors • Communication disorders and sciences • Educational foundations • Family and human services • Minor • Special education • Majors • Accounting • Business administration • Minor • Business administration • Majors • Journalism • Journalism: advertising • Journalism: communication studies • Journalism: public relations • Minor • Communication studies
Preparatory Programs • While you earn a UO degree, you can also pursue a preparatory program, which will not lead to a degree but will prepare you for a graduate program or profession in that subject. • Business • Clinical laboratory science—Medical technology • Dentistry • Engineering • Forensic science • Health sciences • Law • Medicine • Nursing • Occupational therapy • Optometry • Pharmacy • Physical therapy • Physician assistant • Podiatry • Social work • Teacher education • Veterinary medicine • School of Music and Dance • Majors • Dance • Music • Music composition • Music education • Music: jazz studies • Music performance • Minors • Dance • Music
Class size • Median class size 19 • Student to teacher ratio 19:1 • Median class size by class type • Lecture 26 • Discussion 24 • Laboratory 17 • Activity 15 • Seminar, independent study, and individual research 2
activitiesClub Teams Intramural Sports offers students, faculty and staff members the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of sports and recreational activities. Superior skill levels or previous sport experience are not prerequisites for participation; there is a place for everyone from the novice to the advanced competitor. Activities are offered in men’s, women’s and coed divisions.
Oregon TeamsDivision 1 • Women’s-Acrobatics & Tumbling-Basketball-Cross Country-Golf-Lacrosse-Soccer-Softball-Tennis-Track & Field-Volleyball • Men’s-Baseball-Basketball-Cross Country-Football-Golf-Tennis-Track & Field • Women’s • -Basketball-Cross Country-Golf-Lacrosse-Soccer-Softball-Acrobatics & Tumbling-Tennis-Track & Field-Volley
campus visits • The UO hosts campus tours and admission information sessions six days a week, excluding Sundays. Ninety-minute walking tours acquaint visitors with the main campus, and are offered each weekday at 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 1:30 p.m., and on Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.