*Please note: This is an application for general admission to the University. Some programs/majors may require an additional application process. Please view your intended major’s departmental website for additional requirements and/or deadlines.
*Application fee can be paid through our online application, or if eligible, you may defer your application fee. This form can be brought into the Office of Admissions, mailed to the address listed below or emailed to email@example.com .
Raider on the Spot
If you are planning to visit Southern Oregon University during our regularly scheduled campus tours or at our official preview events, you will be able to receive an admission decision on-the-spot. Learn more about how to become a Raider On The Spot at SOU.
2. Submit Required Documents
After you have completed the online application, we will need your “Official” high school or college transcripts. (Official SAT or ACT scores for freshman applicants).
All documents should be submitted by mail to:
Southern Oregon University/Office of Admissions
1250 Siskiyou Blvd.
Ashland, OR 97520
3. Submit Supporting Documents
To improve your candidacy for admission, you may submit academic letters of recommendation, counselor recommendations, a resume, writing sample, or similar supporting documentation. These documents can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org , mailed to the above address, faxed, or brought in to the Office of Admissions.
4. Check Application Status
After submitting your application to Southern Oregon University, you may check online to see if your required documents have been received. Use the login ID and pin you created for your online application to sign in and view your status. Once we’ve received all required documents, you can expect an admissions decision within 2-3 weeks.
Priority Application Deadlines:
Fall term – February 15th
Winter term – December 12th
Spring term – March 3rd
Summer term – May 23rd
Keep in Touch
It’s important to keep communication lines open during the application process.
Email is SOU’s primary method of communication about important dates, deadlines, and documents required. Please check your inbox frequently.