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 three thousand students enrolled per year at Eastern Oregon University.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores within the range of 930 (25th percentile) to 1145 (75th percentile) on the SAT and in the range of 17 (25th percentile) to 23 (75th percentile) on the ACT is common among applicants accepted to EOU. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the EOU average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.80 - 3.18. You can get more information from the admissions office website at eou.edu.

Overall EOU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Eastern Oregon University was reported as 98.0% in Fall 2020 with over 890 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 ACT Scores: 17 - 23
  • EOU Average GPA: 2.80 - 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 Eastern Oregon University, 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 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for EOU has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 97.0%
  • 2017-2018: 97.7%
  • 2018-2019: 98.1%
  • 2019-2020: 98.0%
  • Projected EOU Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 91.0%

How Does EOU Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Eastern Oregon University is seventy-three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Whitman College56.0%
Lewis-Clark State College99.8%
The College of Idaho48.6%
Northwest Nazarene University85.5%
Whitworth University91.4%

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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to EOU (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading470 - 585
Math460 - 560
Total Score930 - 1145
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 23
Math17 - 23
Composite Score17 - 23
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