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Study at Eastern Oregon University

Eastern Oregon University, also known as EOU, is a public university in La Grande, Oregon, United States. It was established in the year 1929. The institution was originally known as Eastern Oregon Normal School. EOU is part of the Oregon University System. The university offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse Course Topics. EOU is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Business
  • College of Education
EOU's official mascot is known as the Mountaineer. Students can actively participate in sports such as baseball, basketball, golf, football, and softball. The campus is home to more than 70 student clubs and organizations.

Profile of Eastern Oregon University

Eastern Oregon University is located in a quiet rural area, in La Grande, OR. The school is a public institution. Degree levels at Eastern Oregon University top out at the Master's degree.

Course Topics

Students at the school often study education and teaching.

Eastern Oregon University Selectivity

The admissions department at Eastern Oregon University does not accept all those who apply. In 2007, 57% of applicants were rejected at the school. Most students' verbal SAT scores were in the range of 430 to 550 in 2007. A quarter of students admitted in 2007 scored 550 or higher on the math SAT.


The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors.

Student Enrolment

Eastern Oregon University offers classes to 3, 433 students (2, 430 full-time equivalent). Forty-something year old students won't feel out of place at the school.

Student Life

Eastern Oregon University has a large share of part-time students. Students sports include formal participation in Cascade Collegiate Conference and Frontier Conference competitions.

Eastern Oregon University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching341elementary school teaching, education courses, teacher education, secondary teaching, health teaching, middle school teaching, teacher ed, early childhood Education
Liberal Arts189liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies, social studies, English, history
Business and Management174business administration, business management, business
Science28biology, biochemistry, chemistry, physics
Therapy and Counselling19psychology
Security and Law Enforcement15fire services administration
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy11health and physical Education
Computer Science and Engineering7computer and info science
Art Studies6art studies
Media5mass communication
Drama and Performing Arts3drama

Contact: Eastern Oregon University

Eastern Oregon University

One University Blvd

La Grande, OR 97850

General Phone: (541) 962-3672


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