Island Mountaineers

Island Mountaineers

Rananim ● Alii ● Kaselehlie ● Mogethin ● Iakwe ● Tiroow Wóómi” ● Lenwo

Welcome to Eastern Oregon University!

Whether you’re an incoming first-year or a transfer student, there’s a place for you at Eastern Oregon University. Our campus students come from diverse backgrounds, interests and experiences, who are ready and excited to take advantage of our high-quality programs in a safe campus and a great community.

High-Quality Programs – Academics

Academic programs at Eastern Oregon University offer the opportunity to learn in a small classroom setting in beautiful rural Oregon. With four colleges, students can choose from more than 30 accredited academic programs, including sciences, humanities, teaching and business! Our small class sizes with dedicated faculty, whose focus is on a student success. Visit for a complete list.

National Rankings & Recognition

Great Value Colleges Most Affordable Badge
Colleges of Distinction 2018-19 Badge
2018-2019 Business College of Distinction
2017-2018 Education College of Distinction

Cost to Attend

On-campus undergraduate students who are residents from the following islands pay a reduced rate of 150% of EOU’s resident tuition. All undergraduate majors and pre-professional programs are included in this benefit.

  • Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
  • Guam

Online and onsite students pay one great rate, no matter where they are.

On-campus undergraduate students from the following islands receive our competitive out-of-state tuition.

  • American Samoa
  • Marshall Islands
  • Federated State of Micronesia
  • Palau

Per Senate Bill 553, students who legally entered the United States under the Compact of Free Association (COFA) treaty between the United States and any of the following countries, may be eligible for resident rate tuition and fees as an undergraduate and graduate student: The Republic of Palau, The Republic of the Marshall Islands, The Federated States of Micronesia, or a student granted “refugee” status for admission to the United States by the United States Citizenship and immigration Services. For more information, on whether you qualify for resident tuition and fees, please contact the admissions office.

Tuition and fees average thousands less than other public and private institutions in our region. That’s a big difference, resulting in significant savings for you. Hands-on learning and a personal connection to the campus community engages students from every background while offering many scholarship opportunities.

Scholarship Opportunities

We offer a full list of scholarships for students from the Freely Associated States!

  • Federated State of Micronesia Scholarship
  • Palau State Scholarship
  • Marshall Islands Scholarship

Other great scholarships we provide:

Access for All

We have great admissions requirements!

  • 2.75 GPA Freshman
  • 2.25 GPA Transfer

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While the average yearly cost for West Coast universities is $31,615, international students attending Eastern Oregon University will pay only $22,386. That’s a 29% savings for choosing EOU!

*Tuition and fees only. Pricing for 15 credits per term. Data for 2021-2022 academic year.

Live, Learn, Succeed – Community

EOU Student to Faculty Ratio


Cultural & Ethnic Diversity


Student Organizations at EOU