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Western Oregon University
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Western Oregon University

Monmouth , United States
Monmouth , United States
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University Facts
Location
CityCountry
MonmouthUnited States
Rankings
Average ranking globally
# 45
Average ranking in the country
# 10
About University
Western Oregon University
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Western Oregon University

Overview:

  • Founded in 1856 as Monmouth University
  • Renamed Western Oregon University in 1939
  • Located in Monmouth, Oregon, with additional campuses in Salem and Portland
  • Enrolls over 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students
  • Offers over 60 undergraduate majors and 15 graduate programs

Student Life:

    Extracurricular Activities:

    Over 100 student clubs and organizations, including academic, cultural, recreational, and service-oriented groups

    Clubs:

    Examples include the Anime Club, Black Student Union, Environmental Club, and LGBTQ+ Alliance

    Sports Teams:

    NCAA Division II member with 13 varsity sports teams, including basketball, football, soccer, and volleyball

    Student Support Services:

    Counseling, health and wellness services, academic advising, career services, and disability services

    Campus Facilities:

    Library, recreation center, student union, residence halls, and dining facilities

Academics:

    Academic Resources:

    State-of-the-art library with over 300,000 volumes, online databases, and research assistance

    Faculty:

    Over 300 full-time faculty members with expertise in various fields

    Teaching Methodologies:

    Focus on student-centered learning, hands-on experiences, and critical thinking

    Academic Support Services:

    Tutoring, writing center, math lab, and academic coaching
  • Unique Academic Programs or Initiatives:

    • Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
    • Honors College
    • First-Year Experience Program
    • Study Abroad Programs

Top Reasons to Study Here:

    Reputation:

    Ranked among the top regional universities in the West by U.S. News & World Report

    Specialized Facilities:

    Advanced Science and Technology Building, Center for the Arts, and Health and Wellness Center

    Industry Connections:

    Partnerships with local businesses and organizations for internships, research opportunities, and career development

    Notable Alumni:

    Includes authors, educators, politicians, and business leaders

Services:

    Counseling:

    Individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, and mental health services

    Health:

    Health center with medical, dental, and mental health services

    Housing:

    On-campus residence halls and apartments, as well as off-campus housing assistance

    Library Resources:

    Access to books, journals, databases, and research support

    Technology Support:

    IT help desk, computer labs, and wireless internet access

    Career Development:

    Career counseling, resume writing, interview preparation, and job search assistance
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