|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
The acceptance rate at Southern Oregon University is 90%. It ranks #13 in Oregon for lowest rate of acceptance. Southern Oregon University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 2,098 out of 2,320 applicants were admitted.
The school has moderate admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 63 percent (SAT 980/1200 ACT 18/25). Southern Oregon University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.34. 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Southern Oregon University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||490|
|SAT Math 25th||490|
|SAT Composite 25th||980|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||580|
|SAT Composite 75th||1200|
|Average SAT Score||1090|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Southern Oregon University?
Southern Oregon University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 64 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. Southern Oregon University ranks #11 in Oregon for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 75 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1200 and Above||Good||>94%|
|1090 to 1200||Avg +||90%-94%|
|980 to 1090||Avg -||84%-90%|
|870 to 980||Reach||76%-84%|
|Less than 870||Low||<76%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||21|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Southern Oregon University?
Admission data indicates that Southern Oregon University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #9 in Oregon for highest average ACT composite score. 36 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Southern Oregon University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>94%|
|21 to 25||Avg +||90%-94%|
|18 to 21||Avg -||85%-90%|
|15 to 18||Reach||78%-85%|
|Less than 15||Low||<78%|
What GPA do you need to get into Southern Oregon University?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Southern Oregon University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Southern Oregon University was 3.34 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #14 in Oregon for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.34 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Southern Oregon University accepts 90% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||18.35%||Good|
|3.50 to 3.74||18.51%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.49||17.42%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.24||20.84%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||16.49%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||3.89%||Reach|
|1.00 to 1.99||0.62%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||25%||31%||27%|
The cost for prospective students to apply to Southern Oregon University is $60.
What are the requirements for admission to Southern Oregon University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=210146 IPEDS survey data for Southern Oregon University.
75% of students submit their SAT scores to Southern Oregon University. 36% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
90% of those who apply are granted admission to Southern Oregon University. Admission competition is and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 980 and 1200. 75% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 25. 36% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.