Eastern Oregon University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,928

14.1% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$14,777

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

8.67%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

97.7%

1,011 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

3,016

58.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

30.2%

104 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 (207 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Sciences (108 degrees), and Other Education (60 degrees).

In 2017, 826 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Eastern Oregon University. 66.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (652 degrees), 10.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (62 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Eastern Oregon University is $6,928, which is $-13,805 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Eastern Oregon University is $6,928, which is $-13,805 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,777.

In 2017, 66% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 52% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,928

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Eastern Oregon University was $6,928. The cost of tuition at Eastern Oregon University is $-13,805 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$14,777

2017 Value

1.31%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Eastern Oregon University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,777. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Eastern Oregon University grew by 1.31%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,930

Room and Board

$1,425

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Eastern Oregon University was of $8,930 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,425. The cost of room and board decreased by 7.38% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

66%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

52%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

66% of undergraduate students at Eastern Oregon University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 10% with respect to 2016, when 60% 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.

8.67%

2016 Default Rate

89

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Eastern Oregon University was 8.67%, which represents 89 out of the 1026 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 1,011 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 3.07% annual decline. Out of those 1,011 applicants, 988 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 97.7% acceptance rate.

There were 3,016 students enrolled at Eastern Oregon University in 2017, and 64% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Eastern Oregon University has an overall enrollment yield of 33.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

97.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

988

Accepted Out of 1,011

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Eastern Oregon University was 97.7% (988 admissions from 1,011 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 97%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -3.07%, while admissions declined by -2.37%.

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SAT Scores

64%

Submission Percentage

209

Scores Submitted

64% of enrolled first-time students at Eastern Oregon University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Eastern Oregon University has a total enrollment of 3,016 students. The full-time enrollment at Eastern Oregon University is 1,762 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,254. This means that 58.4% of students enrolled at Eastern Oregon University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Eastern Oregon University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 73.5% White, 10.2% Hispanic or Latino, 4.31% Two or More Races, 2.12% Black or African American, 1.92% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 1.79% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 1.59% Asian.

Students enrolled at Eastern Oregon University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (45.1%), followed by White Male (26.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (5.46%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (55.3%), followed by White Male (21.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.32%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

58.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Eastern Oregon University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,016 students. The full-time enrollment at Eastern Oregon University is 1,762 and the part-time enrollment is 1,254. This means that 58.4% of students enrolled at Eastern Oregon University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%

2017 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 68%. 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

    2,216

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    307

  3. Two or More Races

    130

The enrolled student population at Eastern Oregon University is 73.5% White, 10.2% Hispanic or Latino, 4.31% Two or More Races, 2.12% Black or African American, 1.92% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 1.79% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 1.59% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 98 students (3.25%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 272 more women than men received degrees from Eastern Oregon University. The majority of degree recipients at Eastern Oregon University are white (652 degrees awarded). There were 10.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (62 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Eastern Oregon University is Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (207 degrees awarded), followed by Liberal Arts & Sciences (108 degrees) and Other Education (60 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 Education (197 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (44 degrees), and History (18 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 (2,207,183 people), Accountants & auditors (1,127,916 people), Other managers (738,691 people), Financial managers (448,895 people), and Secondary school teachers (403,003 people).

The most specialized majors at Eastern Oregon University are Education (197 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (44 degrees), History (18 degrees), English (29 degrees), and Business (257 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, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, Dentists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Eastern Oregon University are Education (197 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (44 degrees), History (18 degrees), English (29 degrees), and Business (257 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 (3,393,864 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (679,920 people), Banking & related activities (529,252 people), Computer Systems Design (491,871 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (467,014 people).

The most specialized majors at Eastern Oregon University are Education (197 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (44 degrees), History (18 degrees), English (29 degrees), and Business (257 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. 207 degrees awarded

  2. 108 degrees awarded

  3. 60 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Eastern Oregon University was Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations with 207 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 277

  2. 549

In 2017, 277 degrees were awarded to men at Eastern Oregon University, which is 0.505 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (549).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 81 degrees were awarded to men at Eastern Oregon University in Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations, which is 0.623 times less than the 130 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 130 degrees were awarded to women at Eastern Oregon University in Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations, which is 1.6 times more than the 81 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%

100% Completion Time

26%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 13% of students graduating from Eastern Oregon University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 26% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 28% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Two or More Races Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Eastern Oregon University is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 10.6% of graduates (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    652 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    62 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    35 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Eastern Oregon University is white (652 degrees awarded). There were 10.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (62 degrees).

4.24% of degree recipients (35 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    431 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    221 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    44 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Eastern Oregon University is white female (431 degrees awarded). There were 1.95 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (221 degrees).

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Operations

Eastern Oregon University has an endowment valued at nearly $10.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $333k (3.24%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Eastern Oregon University had a total salary expenditure of $57M. Eastern Oregon University employs 37 Associate professors, 28 Professors, and 21 Assistant professors. Most academics at Eastern Oregon University are Male Associate professors (25), Male Professors(17), and Female Instructors (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Eastern Oregon University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 45 employees, Management, with 32 employees, and Service with 29 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$10.3M

2017 Endowment

2.08%

growth from 2016

Eastern Oregon University has an endowment valued at about $10.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Eastern Oregon University grew 2.08% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $22.9M 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. $2.4M - Federal

  2. $1.4M - State

  3. $39.9k - Local

As of 2017, Eastern Oregon University received $2.4M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.4M from state grants and contracts, and $39.9k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$20.9M

2017 Salaries

4.46%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Eastern Oregon University paid a median of $20.9M in salaries, which represents 36.7% of their overall expenditure ($57M) and a 4.46% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.1% decline from 2015 and a 4.44% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.75M

Instructional Salaries

106

Number of Employees

In 2017, Eastern Oregon University paid a total of $6.75M to 106 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.62M (33.5%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

37 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

45 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Eastern Oregon University were Associate professor with 37 employees; Professor with 28 employees; and Professor with 21 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Eastern Oregon University were Office and Administrative Support with 45 employees; Management with 32 employees; and Service with 29 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Instructor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Eastern Oregon University was Male Associate professor with 25 employees, Male Professor with 17 employees, and Female Instructor with 14 employees.

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

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