Western Oregon University (Western Oregon State College)

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Western Oregon University can be found in Monmouth, OR, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 6,900 students enrolled each year at Western Oregon State College.

A large majority of students at this school scored in the range of 830 (25th percentile) to 1070 (75th percentile) on the SAT exam. Western Oregon State College admits approximately 90% of those that apply per year. Of those that are admitted, nearly 41% enrolled. You can get more information from the admissions office website at wou.edu.

Overall Western Oregon State College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for Western Oregon University was reported as 88.2% in Fall 2012 with over 2,850 applications submitted to Western Oregon University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

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 Western Oregon University has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 88.2%
  • 2009-2010: 87.3%
  • 2010-2011: 88.9%
  • 2011-2012: 87.6%
  • 2012-2013: 88.2%
  • Projected Western Oregon State College Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 88.0%

How Does Western Oregon State College Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Western Oregon University is fifty-nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

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Willamette University57.8%
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Pacific University86.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • 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)

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