FAST FACTS
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Location:Monmouth
Setting:Rural
Population:19,230
Enrollment:6,187
On Campus:22%
Language:English
Calendar:Quarter
Approximate:
  • Fall 09/29-12/12
  • Winter 01/05-03/20
  • Spring 03/30-06/12

Tuition & Payments
PLAN A: OPEN
You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

PLAN B: UNEVEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out.

Estimated Per Quarter
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees:
$3,035

Estimated Per Quarter
Costs For Room And Meals:
$3,394

Additional Information
Receive From Canada
PLAN A, PLAN B

Campus Diversity
72%Caucasian
3%African American
10%Hispanic
5%Asian American
2%Native American
5%International
3%Other


Campus Links
Home Page
Catalog
Outgoing Students
Incoming Students

NSE Links
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links

How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office


Founded in 1856, WOU is the oldest public institution in Oregon. The award-winning campus blends welcoming traditional features with 21st century convenience and facilities: Ackerman Hall is the very first LEED Platinum certified large residence hall in the country and the new Health & Wellness Center is LEED Gold certified. The Devolder Family Science Center, also LEED certified, opened Fall 2014.

WOU provides 6200 students with a personalized education that is challenging and meaningful in a friendly and supportive community environment. WOU is home to the nationally-renowned Teaching Research Institute, the Regional Resource Center on Deafness and the Rainbow Dance Theatre. All academic classes are taught by professors and the average class size is 26 students. WOU Wolves compete in NCAA Division II athletics.

Campus Location - Located in the Monmouth-Independence area, the heart of Oregon's lush Willamette Valley. With Portland only about an hour to the north, the Pacific Ocean to the west, and Cascade Mountains to the east -- student can enjoy a region rich with opportunities for cultural and recreational entertainment.

Programs
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Anthropology: Anthropology

Area Studies: Chicano/Mexican American Studies, Gerontology, International Studies, Latin American Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Theater Art

Athletics: Exercise Science

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Molecular Biology, Zoology

Business: Business

Chemistry: Chemistry, Forensic Chemistry

Communications: Communication, Speech/Rhetoric/Public Address, Visual Design/Web Media

Computer Science: System Administration

Criminal Justice: Corrections, Criminal Justice, Forensic Science, Law Enforcement/Police Sciences, Legal Studies

Earth Sciences: Earth Science, Geology

Economics: Economics

Education: Physical Education

English: English, Linguistics, Literature, Writing

Environmental Studies: Environmental Studies

Foreign Language: American Sign Language, French, German, Spanish

General Studies: Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies, Social Sciences

Geography and Urban Studies: Geography

Health and Safety Sciences: Gerontology, Health Science

History: History

Information Studies: Computer Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Systems

International Studies: International Studies

Mathematics: Mathematics

Military Sciences: Army ROTC

Performing Arts: Dance, Music, Music Theater, Music Theory and Composition, Theater Arts/Drama

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy

Political Science: International Studies, Political Science, Public Administration/Affairs, Public Policy Studies

Psychology: Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Social Science, Sociology



Closed Programs
Education.

Limitations
Pre-nursing.

Notable Academic Programs
Communication, Biology/Life Science, Criminal Justice

Special Options
RA Exchange: Yes

Conditions
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • 2.5 GPA
  • None.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 500 paper, N/A computer or 61 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 5
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • No graduate students
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
Tuition/Fees
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees Per Quarter - Plan A Students
  • Figures are current as of 6/4/2014.
  • Estimated cost: $3,035.
  • Expect 5-15% increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on 15 hours. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your actual enrollment.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan A students.
Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan B students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Quarter
  • Plan A: 18 ($359 per additional hour)
  • Plan B: 18 ($359 per additional hour)
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Quarter
Figures are current as of 6/4/2014.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
NSE Program Fee: $55 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Housing Deposit: $40 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Health Service Fee: $125 Quarter Plan A Mandatory
Health Insurance: $528 Quarter Plan A Optional
Parking Fee: $81 Year Plan A & B Optional
Incidental Fee: $322 Quarter Plan A Mandatory

Important Notes: Incidental fee includes access to recreation center (Health and Wellness Center).

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $528 per quarter.

Financial Aid
Plan A
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.

For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

  • Pell
  • CWS
  • Perkins
  • SEOG
  • Plus
Use FAFSA CODE: 003209

Plan B
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Canada
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
Room/Meals
  • Figures are current as of 6/4/2014.
  • Expect 5% or more increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on the average room and meal plan selected by NSE students. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your selected room type and meals.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
On-Campus Housing Per Quarter
  • Double: $2,844
  • Per quarter unless otherwise noted
  • On campus living encouraged
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $750
  • Proximity to campus: 1 mile
Meal Plans Per Quarter
  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
  • $550 declining balance plan.
Notes About Meal Plans
The average cost per meal in dining hall (Valsetz Hall) is $3.



All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.