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Eastern Oregon University

La Grande, OR


About This Campus

The Eastern Oregon University campus is situated in the lush Grande Ronde Valley, just four blocks from La Grande's historic downtown and 4 hours from Portland and 2.5 hours from Boise. EOU is committed to providing high-quality programs, awesome campus activities, access to education wherever you are, and an environment where you can live, learn and succeed. Choose from more than 20 competitive majors, 26 different minors, four master’s degrees and multiple pre-professional and partnership programs. Want to get outside? Rock climbing, kayaking, snowboarding and many more activities are accessible from our backyard. The Outdoor Adventure Program will help you plan a great trek and equipment rentals are free. Energetic residence life programming, robust student support and over 50 clubs and organizations create a vibrant community on our campus. Visit www.eou.edu for more information! Go Mountaineers!!

Location Information

EOU is located in La Grande, Ore., on I-84, 259 miles east of Portland, Ore. and 177 miles west of Boise, Idaho.

2020/2021 Placement

Host Payment (A)
Home Payment (B)

2021/2022 Placement

Host Payment (A)
Home Payment (B)

Learn more about Chance of Placement
and choosing alternate options.

Campus Links

Campus Homepage

Fast Facts

Location | La Grande
Population | 13,173
Enrollment | 3,016
Language | English
Calendar | Quarter
Canada | Both (A/B)
Term Dates
Fall | 09/26-12/14
Winter | 01/07-03/22
Spring | 04/01-06/14

Campus Diversity

White | 75%
Black | 2%
Hispanic/Latino | 9%
Asian | 2%
Native/1st Nation | 2%
Hawaiian/P.I. | 2%
Two or more | 4%
Other | 4%


-- Campus Catalog --

Registration Priority
  • According to class standing
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students
Agriculture: Agricultural Sciences

Anthropology: Anthropology

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art

Athletics: Exercise Science, Physical Education

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Molecular Biology

Business: Accounting, Business Administration, Management, Marketing

Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry

Communications: Communication

Computer Science: Computer Science, System Administration

Economics: Economics

Education: Early Childhood, Elementary Education, English, Mathematics, Music

English: English, Writing

Environmental Studies: Fire Science

General Studies: Individualized Degree Program, Liberal Studies

Health and Safety Sciences: Community Health, Emergency Medical Care, Exercise Science, Nursing

History: History

Information Studies: Computer Science

Mathematics: Mathematics

Performing Arts: Music, Theater Arts/Drama, Theater Production

Political Science: Political Economy, Public Administration/Affairs

Pre-Professional : Pharmacy Pre-Professional

Psychology: Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Social Welfare

Theater: Performance and Directing


Quick Links GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • 2.5 GPA
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 500.00 paper, N/A computer or 61.00 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 5.00
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept on Plan A

Tuition / Fees

-- Campus Budget --
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees Per Quarter - Host Payment (Plan A) Students
  • Figures are current as of 06/06/18.
  • Estimated cost: $2893.
  • Expect 5-15% increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on 15 hours. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your actual enrollment.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Host Payment (Plan A) students.
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment (Plan B) Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Home Payment (Plan B) students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Quarter
  • Host Payment (Plan A): 15 ($159 per additional hour)
  • Home Payment (Plan B): 15 ($159 per additional hour)
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Quarter
Figures are current as of 06/06/18.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Housing Deposit $250 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Parking Fee $75 Year Plan A & B Mandatory

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $0 per quarter.

Financial Aid

Host Payment (Plan A)
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to eligible incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.

For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

  • Pell
  • DL
  • Plus
Use FAFSA CODE: 003193

Home Payment (Plan B)
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Regardless of Payment Plan, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 06/06/18

On-Campus Housing Per Quarter
  • 15% living on campus
  • Suite: $3837 (includes meals)
  • Per quarter unless otherwise noted
  • On campus living encouraged
Off-Campus Housing
  • Approximate monthly cost: $0
  • Proximity to campus:
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Meal Plans Per Quarter
  • Meal purchase is not required for on campus living.
  • $1308 per quarter for 1 meals per week.
Notes About Meal Plans
Ultimate will now have two options – $4,375* (170 meals/$175 flex dollars per term OR 145 meals/$300 flex dollars per term). Best Value will now have two options – $3,925* (130 meals/$150 flex dollars per term OR 100 meals/$250 flex dollars per term). Mini – $3,475* (85 meals/$150 flex dollars per term)

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.
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