Calling all Jackson/Josephine County High School Seniors: there’s a brand new program at Southern Oregon University just for you!
What is Jackson/Josephine Pledge?
It’s an educational pathway that helps students graduate in three years instead of four
Students receive individualized advising, coaching, mentoring, academic and student support from a Jackson/Josephine Pledge advisor
It provides a substantial tuition discount
per credit hour
per academic year
per credit hour
*Based on tuition rates as follows: Pledge students = $105 per credit hour vs. In-state students = $165.04 per credit hour. Tuition totals are based on the full-time course load of 15 credits per term for 3 terms per year – Fall, Winter, and Spring.
How can I earn my degree in three years?
You can reduce your time to graduation by up to one full year depending on college coursework taken while in high school.
What degree programs are available?
Elementary Education (not including licensure)
Emerging Media & Digital Arts (EMDA)
Health & Physical Education
Outdoor Adventure Leadership
Sociology & Anthropology
Spanish Language & Culture
Who is eligible?
Graduates from a Jackson/Josephine County high school who are admitted to SOU and meet the minimum pledge program qualifications.
3.2 GPA or
3.0 GPA + combined** SAT of 1125 or above (WL† score of ≥25 and Math score of ≥490) or
3.0 GPA + composite ACT of 23 or above (Math and English sections of ≥20 each)
** Evidence-Based Reading & Writing + Math † Writing & Language
Complete the inquiry form below with the required information.