If you need assistance with the application process
please contact the Admissions Office toll-free at 1-877-877-1593
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WOU utilizes a rolling admission policy, however students are enouraged to apply early to receive priority consideration for scholarships, awards, financial aid and university housing.
High school students can apply for admission after completing their junior year. Students must complete the Undergraduate Application for Admission form available from Western Oregon University Office of Admissions or apply online at www.wou.edu/apply. Grade point average and subject requirements will be verified on receipt of an official high school transcript. A decision regarding admission will be determined once this information and ACT or SAT test results are received by the Office of Admissions.
WOU utilizes a rolling admission policy, however freshmen are enouraged to apply early to receive priority consideration for scholarships, awards, financial aid and university housing.
The application procedure for entering freshmen (students with no preparation beyond high school or with 11 or fewer credit hours of post-secondary work completed after receipt of a high school diploma) consists of the following steps:
WOU is committed to serving all qualified and motivated students. Applications for admissions will be reviewed throughout the year.
A limited number of students who do not meet admission requirements, but can demonstrate a level of college preparation that will enable successful transition to college, may be admitted through action of the Admissions Appeals Committee. To be considered by the committee, you must submit the following:
Review of these materials by the committee does not guarantee admission. Applicants admitted by the committee may be required to successfully complete additional courses and actively participate in academic support activities.
Students who receive qualifying scores in College Board Advanced Placement exams may, upon admission to WOU, be granted credit and/or advanced placement in courses counting toward a bachelor’s degree. The amount of credit allowed will be determined by the program entered and the score received in the exam. A minimum score of a three is required and in some instances a four is the minimum score.
Examinations are arranged through high school counseling offices. Copies of the test scores should be sent to the Office of the Registrar at WOU. Upon WOU’s receipt of the scores and enrollment of the student, the appropriate units will be credited toward the total hours required for graduation.
|WOU advanced placement test credit table|
|English Language & Composition||3+||3/4|
|English Literature & Composition||3+||3/4|
|Government – Comparative||4||3/4|
|Government – U.S.||4||3/4|
|History – European||3+||6/8|
|History – U.S.||3+||6/8|
|Calculus AB||3 |
|Calculus BC||3 |
|Computer Science A||4+||4|
|Computer Science AB||3 |
|Physics C- Electricity & Magnetism||4+||4|
|Physics C - Mechanics||4+||4|
|History - World||3+||6/8|
|Art – History||4+||8|
|Art – Studio||4+||4|
Western Oregon University recognizes and awards IB achievement by awarding credit to students who score 5 or above on higher level IB exams.
Students completing the full IB Diploma with a score of 30 or higher receive the following:
Approved fall 2006 for entering class of 2007
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