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Acceptance Rate 78.95%
Yield (Enrollment Ratio) 21.06%
Applicants 99,936
Admitted 78,900
Enrolled 16,618

Applying To Oregon Colleges

The average acceptance rate is 78.95% at Oregon colleges and universities where total 99,936 students have applied and 78,900 have been accepted. The average undergraduate application fees is $58.00 and the graduate application fees is $56.00. Next table presents the general admission information for applying to Oregon colleges.
General Admission Information of Oregon Colleges
Open Admission Policy43 out of 83 schools
Average Undergraduate Application Fees$ 58.00
Average Graduate Application Fees$ 56.00
Average Acceptance Rate78.95%
Average Yield (Enrollment Rate)21.06%
Average Test Scores1,157 SAT / 23 ACT

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For academic year 2020-2021, total 99,936 students (39,499 men and 60,346 women) applied to and 78,900 (30,371 men and 48,439 women) students were accepted to admit Oregon Colleges. Among them, 7,099 men and 9,519 women were enrolled into Oregon schools. The average acceptance rate is 78.95% and admission yield (enrollment rate) is 21.06%. The table below shows the Oregon colleges admission statistics including admission and enrolment rates.
Admission Statistics for Oregon Colleges (2020-2021)
TotalMenWomen
Applicants99,93639,49960,346
Admitted78,90030,37148,439
Enrolled16,6187,0999,519
Acceptance Rate 78.95% 76.89% 80.27%
Enrollment Ratio 21.06% 23.37% 19.65%
[Chart]Oregon Colleges Average Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

For Oregon college, 10,543 students (68.00% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 5,427 students (32.00%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,261 and 25th percentile score is 1,053. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 77 and 25th percentile score is 58. Next table shows the detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Oregon colleges and universities.
SAT and ACT Score Distribution at Oregon Colleges
25th Percentile75th Percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing532.00637.00
SAT Math521.00624.00
ACT Composite20.0026.00
ACT Math19.0025.00
ACT English19.0026.00
[Chart] SAT/ACT Distribution - Oregon Colleges
[Chart] Average SAT Scores - Oregon Colleges
[Chart] Average ACT Scores - Oregon Colleges

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

In Oregon State, 18 schools use semester calendar systems and 30 schools are based on quarter system. Next table lists the number of schools with their calendar systems.
Semester18 out of 83 schools
Quarter30 out of 83 schools
Trimester1 out of 83 schools
Four-one-four plan3 out of 83 schools
Other academic year2 out of 83 schools
Differs by program8 out of 83 schools
Continuous19 out of 83 schools
Un-Known/Other2 out of 83 schools
Next table describes credits that Oregon colleges and universities are accepting for their students
Dual Credits48 out of 83 schools
Credits for Life Experiences32 out of 83 schools
Advanced placement (AP) Credits50 out of 83 schools
Credit for Military Training44 out of 83 schools

Application Requirements

23 Oregon schools require High School GPA and 25 schools require High School Record (or Transcript). The test scores such as SAT and ACT are required by 13 Oregon colleges. Next table summarizes the application requirements for applying to Oregon colleges.
Admission Checklist for Oregon Colleges
RequiredRecommended
High School GPA230
High School Rank010
High School Record (or Transcript)250
Completion of College Preparatory Program88
Recommendations134
Formal Demonstration of Competencies35
Admission Test Scores134
TOEFL220
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)20