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Southern Oregon University Tuition & Cost

Ashland, Oregon

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Oregon Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Southern Oregon University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$999
Other Fees$1,890
Room and Board $14,629
Other Expenses Budget$2,697
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Southern Oregon University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$999
Other Fees$1,890
Room and Board $14,629
Other Expenses Budget$2,697

Residents of Oregon pay an annual total price of $29,035 to attend Southern Oregon University on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $8,820 for tuition, $14,629 room and board, $999 for books and supplies and $1,890 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $46,315 which is 59.5% higher than Oregon residents. The tuition charge is $26,100 while room and board is $14,629, books and supplies are $999 and other fees come in at $1,890.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Southern Oregon University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Southern Oregon University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$7,068
$30,001 to $48,000$7,503
$48,001 to $75,000$11,223
$75,001 to $110,000$14,817

The average reported annual net price for Southern Oregon University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $10,806 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

79% of full-time undergrad Southern Oregon University received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $5,441 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 48% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,439.

Finanical Aid Southern Oregon University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,441 79%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $3,368 59%
Pell Grants $4,477 36%
Other Federal Grants $945 10%
State and Local Grants $3,127 19%
Federal Student Loans $4,439 48%
Other Student Loans $0 0%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Southern Oregon University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $53,080. The loan balance of $53,080 is a four year multiple of the $13,270 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $506 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $53,080
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $506.44
Total Interest Paid $7,693.01
Sum of All Loan Payments $60,773.01

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year Oregon Residents Non Residents
1 $29,035 $46,315
2 $30,971 $49,403
3 $33,035 $52,696
4 $35,238 $56,209

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Southern Oregon University to be $116,140 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 6.7% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Southern Oregon University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Oregon Residents $196 $588 $784
Out of State Residents $580 $1,740 $2,320

Estimated cost for a class at Southern Oregon University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Southern Oregon University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Southern Oregon University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=210146 IPEDS survey data for Southern Oregon University.