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Western Oregon University



In-state Tuition

$4,662 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$14,802 / year

Room and Board

$7,206

Application deadline

Rolling

Application fee

$50




Educational Resources

Libraries

Robert Straub Archive

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 200,988 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 2,577 current serial subscriptions.
  • 684,069 microforms.
  • 442 Audio/Visual items.
  • 0 e-books.

Museums & Art

Paul Jensen Arctic Museum

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 411 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 25 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 0 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 0 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 0 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 25 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control

Career

on-campus job interviews, resume assistance, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 24% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 2% of housing units are Singles.
  • 68% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 18% of housing units are Triples.
  • 12% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 7 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 29% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 86% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 50% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Annual Pow-Wow Celebration/African American Awareness Conference/Women of Color Conference/Cinco de Mayo Celebration/Latino Awareness Conference/International Night/Christmas Tree Lighting
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station
  • In total, there are about 67 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Phi Kappa Phi/Sigma Tau Delta/Phi Sigma Iota/Lambda Pi Eta/Phi Alpha Delta/Phi Alpha Theta/Psi Chi
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) BCM/CCF Campus Christian Fellowship; Campus Crusade for Christ/Catholic Campus Ministries/EDGE/Fellowship of Christian Athletes/Fellowship House/Latter-Day Saints Student Assn
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Brotha's and Sista's/Conversation Links/Hawaiian Club/International Students, Inc. /International Students Organization/Japanese Culture Club, Monmouth Taiko/MEChA/Multicultural Student Union/Triangle Alliance
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Abby's House/Big Brother/Big Sister/Circle K Int'l/Collegians for a Constructive Tomorrow/Model United Nations/Monmouth Independence Tenants Union/PRAXIS/SAGE/Society for Independent Thought/Students for Peace/Western Oregon Adventure Gaming/WOU Anime Club/WOU Amateur Radio Club/WOU College Republicans/WOU Potters' Guild/WOU Relaxation Lab/Coed Swim Club/Water Polo/Martial Arts Club/Men's Soccer Club/Western Oregon Crew/WOU Rugby Club/WOU Skate/Hockey Club/ASL Club/Broadway-Opera Club/Business and Economics Club/Choral Organizations/Committee for the Exhibition of Visual Arts/Criminal Justice Club/Dental Club/Future Educators of WOU/German Club/German Students/Instrumental Music Ensembles/Jazz Activities/LeCerele Francais/Music Assemblies/Natural Science Club/Philosophy Club/Pre-Professional Health Club/Psychology Club/Second Stage/Student Health Educators/WOU Dance Theatre/WOU Mathematics Club/WOU Theatre
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Western Oregon Journal (every other week)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Portland (70), Eugene (80)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Salem (14)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Salem (14)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 70% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

    ROTC

    • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
    • Navy ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Oregon State University)
    • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Oregon State University)
    • Additional Policies

      class attendance policies set by individual instructors

    Comments & Feedback
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    Logan

    Comment

    Western Does have WIFI Hotspots on its campus. This information needs to be updated.

    All buildings, class room, labs, and public areas have access to WIFI with password.



    The library is known at the "Wayne and Lynn Hamersly Library"



    Activities:

    It is now the Women of Culture Conference.

    No longer known as the Cinco De Mayo festival, but now is "Nuestra Fiesta Latina" posted May 17th, 2011 3:39 am



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