Southern Oregon University Graduate Schools

Southern Oregon University (referred to as Southern Oregon) is a Public, 4 years school located in Ashland, OR. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Southern Oregon University is $15,734 for Oregon residents and $18,569 for out-of-state students. The school has 622 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 5,140 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Southern Oregon University (referred to as Southern Oregon) is a Public, 4 years school located in Ashland, OR. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree.
The school is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (4/1/1928 - Current).
Southern Oregon Directory Information
School NameSouthern Oregon University (Southern Oregon)
Address1250 Siskiyou Blvd, Ashland, OR 97520
Phone541-552-7672
Webhttps://www.sou.edu
Online Applicationhttps://sou.edu/admissions/apply/how-to-apply
Financial Infohttps://sou.edu/financial-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Southern Oregon University is $15,734 for Oregon residents and $18,569 for out-of-state students. The school has 622 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 5,140 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 85 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate and Master's.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$18,569
$15,734 for Oregon Residents
Student Population622
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate and Master's
Number of Programs85 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio20 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Southern Oregon University is $15,734 for Oregon residents and $18,569 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $505 for Oregon residents and $610 for out-of-state students.
Southern Oregon University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Southern Oregon University offers the distance learning courses, but students may be required to attend/visit regular classes to complete their degree/programs.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Graduate Level Courses
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Southern Oregon University is $15,734 for Oregon residents and $18,569 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -20.80% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Oregon ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$15,156$1,860$18,972$1,860
2018-2019$15,480$1,875$19,368$1,875
2019-2020$17,028$1,974$20,340$1,974
2020-2021$17,676$2,097$21,348$2,097
2021-2022$13,635$2,099$16,470$2,099
The graduate school tuition & fees of Southern Oregon is relatively inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Oregon. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Oregon graduate tuition is $24,384 (public) / $20,334 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Southern Oregon University$15,734$18,569
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Oregon Graduate Schools$18,481$21,154
Public$17,693$24,384
Private$20,334
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $16,566 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Southern Oregon University. On-campus living costs are decreased by -4.39% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,001. Off-campus living costs are decreased by -6.22% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$13,764$2,698$9,894$2,698
2018-2019$14,199$2,697$9,894$2,697
2019-2020$14,589$2,697$10,166$2,697
2020-2021$14,629$2,697$11,166$2,697
2021-2022$15,066$1,500$11,501$1,500
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $505 for Oregon residents and $610 for other students at Southern Oregon University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.87% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Oregon ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$421$527
2018-2019$430$538
2019-2020$473$565
2020-2021$491$593
2021-2022$505$610

Graduate Programs at Southern Oregon

Southern Oregon University offers 40 graduate programs for Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 482 students have completed their study at Southern Oregon University.
Offered Degrees at Southern Oregon University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree180252
Post Bachelor's Degree220230
Total400482
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Southern Oregon University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Teacher Education, Multiple Levels program with 118 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 94 completers.
Southern Oregon University offers 40 programs through Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 482 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 252 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 230 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 13 completers-
Environmental Studies13-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Education [+] 71 completers$44,500
Education21$44,500
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)50-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 18 completers-
French Language and Literature8-
Spanish Language and Literature10-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 0 completers-
Mathematics0-
Computational and Applied Mathematics0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 4 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Mathematics and Computer Science0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)4-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 8 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies8-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 26 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts14-
Music6-
Music Performance6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor18-
Business [+] 94 completers-
Business Administration and Management94-
Total252
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 7 completers-
American Indian/Native American Studies7-
Education [+] 144 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration26-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching0-
Secondary Education and Teaching0-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels118-
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching0-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Botany/Plant Biology0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 7 completers-
Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)7-
Social Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology (other)0-
Business [+] 72 completers-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management7-
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce4-
Accounting5-
Finance13-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration14-
International Business/Trade/Commerce0-
Management Information Systems29-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)0-
Total230

Graduate Student Population at Southern Oregon

For academic year 2021-2022, total 622 students enrolled into Southern Oregon University graduate schools where it has total 5,140 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 207 full-time and 415 part-time graduate students. By gender, 215 male and 407 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total622215407
Full-time20762145
Part-tme415153262
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 368 White (59.16%), 10 Black/African American (1.61%), 67 Hispanic (10.77%), 16 Asian (2.57%), and 161 students with other races. 9 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total622215407
American Indian/Native American633
Asian16511
Black/African American1055
Hispanic672542
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander321
White368124244
Two More411625
Un-Known1023369
Non-resident Alien927
Southern Oregon University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 295 graduate students (47.43% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 272 graduate students (43.73% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total622
Enrolled Online Exclusively295
Enrolled Some Online Courses272
Not in Online Courses55

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Oregon State University (Oregon State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Corvallis, OR. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $15,569 for Oregon residents and $29,420 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 5,668 and it offers total 301 graduate programs(9 online programs).
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