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Southern Oregon University

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Here’s what that means to you and your family.

The faculty and staff at Southern Oregon University are dedicated to your success at every level. Our programs are challenging, creative and practical. You’ll be learning more than theory—you’ll be connecting what you learn with the community through internships, capstone projects, and research. Plus, the new House Experience takes the idea of connected learning and creative problem solving to a whole new level.

The newly re-made Digital Media Center of SOU

You’ll also be connecting with professors directly. Classes are small. We’re committed to your success.

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And while you’re outside the classroom, look around. You’re in one of the most beautiful and diverse ecosystems in the worldsnow-capped mountains, wilderness areas, whitewater rivers—surrounding a lively arts community that’s among the most desirable places to live in America.

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You can also explore professional programs in business, and education. In fact, you can choose from 36 majors and 100 programs.

Affordable Colleges Online BadgeSOU is affordable, accessible and inclusive. Many of our students are the first in their families to attend college, and 75% of our students receive financial aid.

SOU graduates are successful. They go on to graduate school and successful careers. Alumni include TV star Ty Burrell and the 2008 National Teacher of the Year Michael Geisen, and many more.