Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions: On Campus International Students

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How do I apply?

Review international student admission requirements first, then complete the application online.
Admission Requirements
Admission Application

When do I apply?

There are different application deadlines depending on which term you wish to enroll:

Fall 2013 – application due September 1, 2013
Winter 2013 – application due December 1, 2013
Spring 2014 – application due March 1, 2014

Is there a fee to apply?

Yes. Effective July 1, 2013, a $90 application fee is required.

How much does it cost to attend EOU?

See our estimated tuition and fees table.
Estimated Cost of Attending

Are scholarships available for international students?

Yes. There is an annual application processed through the International Programs Office.
The deadline for application is February 1

What programs and activities are geared for international students?

There are currently 10 diversity-focused organizations on campus and more than 50 total student clubs, so you’re sure to find something that interests you!
Multicultural Center
Center for Student Involvement

What housing options are available?

EOU’s Alikut Hall offers furnished, suite-style housing and is reserved primarily for international students. Enjoy access to a kitchen, laundry room, lounge and study spaces. For more information visit the Residence Life website.

Residence Life

How does the International Student Advisor assist new students?

The international student advisor serves as your main point of contact at EOU. If you need assistance with immigration advising, preparing for jobs both on and off campus, or just simply getting to know the university, they are here to help!

International Programs

What is the best way to travel to EOU?

La Grande Travel Information

When do I arrive on campus?

International students are welcomed to campus beginning Sept. 18-21 for special activities. All new students take part in Mountie Week of Welcome (WOW) from Sept. 21-28.

International Orientation Calendar

Are there any scholarships for International students?

Scholarships are available for International Students to assist with the cost of tuition. There is an annual application, processed through the International Programs Office with a February 1st deadline.


Is there student health insurance?

International students attending Eastern Oregon University are required to have the supplemental student health insurance coverage and are automatically assessed the premium each term (fall, winter, spring, and summer).

Student Health Insurance


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