Eastern Oregon University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,830
4.19% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$15,436
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
6.09%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
94.3%
644 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
2,853
58.7% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
27.9%
78 Graduates

About

Eastern Oregon University is a higher education institution located in Union County, OR. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Eastern Oregon University were Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (175 degrees awarded), General Interdisciplinary Studies (51 degrees), and General Health & Physical Education (51 degrees).

In 2020, 751 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Eastern Oregon University. 63.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (567 degrees), 7.77 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (73 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Eastern Oregon University is $7,830, which is $−14,700 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Eastern Oregon University is $7,830, which is $−14,700 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,436.

In 2020, 65% of undergraduate students attending Eastern Oregon University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 44% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,830
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Eastern Oregon University was $7,830. The cost of tuition at Eastern Oregon University is $−14,700 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$15,436
2020 Value
4.05%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Eastern Oregon University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,436. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Eastern Oregon University grew by 4.05%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,852
Room and Board
$1,335
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Eastern Oregon University was of $9,852 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,335. The cost of room and board increased by 2.69% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 6.32% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

65%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
44%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

65% of undergraduate students at Eastern Oregon University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 4.41% with respect to 2019, when 68% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
6.09%
2018 Default Rate
54
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Eastern Oregon University was 6.09%, which represents 54 out of the 887 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Eastern Oregon University received 644 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 27.6% annual decline. Out of those 644 applicants, 607 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 94.3% acceptance rate.

There were 2,853 students enrolled at Eastern Oregon University in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Eastern Oregon University has an overall enrollment yield of 50.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

94.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
607
Accepted Out of 644

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Eastern Oregon University was 94.3% (607 admissions from 644 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 98%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −27.6%, while admissions declined by −30.4%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
0
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Eastern Oregon University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Eastern Oregon University has a total enrollment of 2,853 students. The full-time enrollment at Eastern Oregon University is 1,674 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,179. This means that 58.7% of students enrolled at Eastern Oregon University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Eastern Oregon University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66.8% White, 14% Hispanic or Latino, 4.98% Two or More Races, 2.87% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 2.07% Black or African American, 2.07% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 1.61% Asian.

Students enrolled at Eastern Oregon University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (40.4%), followed by White Male (24.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.89%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (47.4%), followed by White Male (24.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

58.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Eastern Oregon University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,853 students. The full-time enrollment at Eastern Oregon University is 1,674 and the part-time enrollment is 1,179. This means that 58.7% of students enrolled at Eastern Oregon University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Eastern Oregon University was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Eastern Oregon University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,905
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    399
  3. Two or More Races
    142

The enrolled student population at Eastern Oregon University is 66.8% White, 14% Hispanic or Latino, 4.98% Two or More Races, 2.87% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 2.07% Black or African American, 2.07% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 1.61% Asian. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 138 students (4.84%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 205 more women than men received degrees from Eastern Oregon University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Eastern Oregon University is white (567 degrees awarded). There were 7.77 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (73 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Eastern Oregon University is Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (175 degrees awarded), followed by General Interdisciplinary Studies (51 degrees) and General Health & Physical Education (51 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Eastern Oregon University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (51 degrees awarded), Education (193 degrees), and History (15 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Eastern Oregon University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,871,544 people), Secondary school teachers (464,045 people), Education administrators (305,251 people), Postsecondary teachers (203,320 people), and Other managers (198,403 people).

The most specialized majors at Eastern Oregon University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (51 degrees awarded), Education (193 degrees), History (15 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (51 degrees), and English (22 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Eastern Oregon University are Surgeons, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Computer hardware engineers, Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Eastern Oregon University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (51 degrees awarded), Education (193 degrees), History (15 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (51 degrees), and English (22 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Eastern Oregon University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,058,199 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (439,292 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (273,130 people), Legal services (164,851 people), and Computer Systems Design (135,943 people).

The most specialized majors at Eastern Oregon University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (51 degrees awarded), Education (193 degrees), History (15 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (51 degrees), and English (22 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Eastern Oregon University.
Most Common
  1. 175 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 51 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 51 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Eastern Oregon University was Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations with 175 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

273
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
478
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 273 degrees were awarded to men at Eastern Oregon University, which is 0.571 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (478).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 76 degrees were awarded to men at Eastern Oregon University in Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations, which is 0.768 times less than the 99 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 99 degrees were awarded to women at Eastern Oregon University in Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations, which is 1.3 times more than the 76 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%
100% Completion Time
33%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 22% of students graduating from Eastern Oregon University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 33% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 34% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Eastern Oregon University is Male and Black or African American (50% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.56% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    567 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    73 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    32 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Eastern Oregon University is white (567 degrees awarded). There were 7.77 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (73 degrees).

2.13% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    364 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    203 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    47 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Eastern Oregon University is white female (364 degrees awarded). There were 1.79 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (203 degrees).

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Operations

Eastern Oregon University has an endowment valued at nearly $15M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.08M (7.23%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Eastern Oregon University had a total salary expenditure of $62.7M. Eastern Oregon University employs 39 Associate professors, 23 Professors, and 23 Assistant professors. Most academics at Eastern Oregon University are Male Associate professors (22), Female Associate professors(17), and Female Instructors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Eastern Oregon University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 48 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 37 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 33 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$15M
2020 Endowment
28.1%
growth from 2019

Eastern Oregon University has an endowment valued at about $15M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Eastern Oregon University grew 28.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $24.6M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.81M - Federal
  2. $1.06M - State
  3. $169k - Local

As of 2020, Eastern Oregon University received $2.81M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.06M from state grants and contracts, and $169k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$22.8M
2020 Salaries
0.286%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Eastern Oregon University paid a median of $22.8M in salaries, which represents 36.4% of their overall expenditure ($62.7M) and a 0.286% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.74% growth from 2018 and a 4.41% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.34M
Instructional Salaries
106
Number of Employees

In 2020, Eastern Oregon University paid a total of $7.34M to 106 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
39 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
48 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Eastern Oregon University were Associate professor with 39 employees; Professor with 23 employees; and Professor with 23 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Eastern Oregon University were Office and Administrative Support with 48 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 37 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 33 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Eastern Oregon University was Male Associate professor with 22 employees, Female Associate professor with 17 employees, and Female Instructor with 13 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Eastern Oregon University.

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