Eastern Oregon University (EOU)

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Eastern Oregon University can be found in La Grande, OR, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around four thousand students enrolled per year at Eastern Oregon University.

Many students at EOU scored between 1230 (25th percentile) - 1550 (75th percentile) on the SAT exam. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the EOU average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.89 - 3.18. An estimated 70% of all students which applied were admitted at EOU, and from those that were granted acceptance around 42% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at eou.edu.

Overall EOU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for Eastern Oregon University was reported as 67.0% in Fall 2012 with over 1,500 college applications submitted to EOU. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • EOU SAT Scores: 1230 - 1550
  • EOU Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Eastern Oregon University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into EOU, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Eastern Oregon University has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 72.4%
  • 2009-2010: 78.3%
  • 2010-2011: 74.0%
  • 2011-2012: 65.0%
  • 2012-2013: 67.0%
  • Projected EOU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 69.4%

How Does EOU Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Eastern Oregon University is twenty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Walla Walla University92.9%
Whitman College57.0%
Lewis-Clark State College99.8%
The College of Idaho90.5%
Northwest Nazarene University61.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to EOU (Fall 2012)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading410 - 530
Math410 - 520
Writing410 - 500
Total Score1230 - 1550
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