We are excited to announce that international students can now take GO (Guaranteed Outcome) Programs at Southern Oregon University through a new partnership with Kings.
Southern Oregon University (SOU) is a contemporary, public liberal arts university which offers a varied range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs taught in Ashland, Oregon.
SOU has a reputation as a forward-thinking institution that values creativity, critical-thinking, practical skills, and both intellectual and personal growth.
Student population: 5,869
Location: Ashland, Oregon
Student/teacher ratio: 20/1
Average class size: Less than 20 students
International student population: 2%
Southern Oregon University operates a quarter system with 3 start dates per year in:
This offers students maximum flexibility when finalizing their study plan.
#75 in Regional Universities West (US News & World Report 2021)
#35 in Top Public Schools (Regional Universities West)
#96 in Top Performers on Social Mobility
The New York Times declared SOU a “hidden gem” of higher education
Median starting salary of SOU Alumni: $44,000
SOU is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).
The SOU School of Business is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
The Department of Chemistry programs have earned the approval of the American Chemical Society.
Emerging Media & Digital Arts*
Environmental Science & Policy
Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies*
Health & Physical Education*
Honors in Mathematics
Mathematics – Computer Science
Outdoor Adventure Leadership*
Sociology & Anthropology*
Spanish Language & Culture*
* Participants in the three-year Accelerated Baccalaureate Degree Program.
The Accelerated Baccalaureate program (AccBacc) offers you the unique opportunity to complete your US undergraduate degree in just 3 years rather than 4. You’ll save a full years’ worth of tuition fees and other college expenses — up to $50,000 — and of course, a years’ worth of your time.
AccBacc takes into account your high school work in order to reduce the total number of credits you will need for graduation.
The program is suitable for students who have:
You will still obtain a fully recognized Bachelor’s degree and will have a normal course load throughout your 3-year program with plenty of free time to make the most of campus life.View factsheet
Master of Arts or Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Master of Business Administration
Master of Business Administration: Arts Management Concentration
Master in Interdisciplinary Studies
Master of Music in Performance
Master of Outdoor Adventure and Expedition Leadership
Master of Science in Environmental Education
Master of Theatre Studies in Production & Design
Southern Oregon University has many clubs and student organizations which offer a great way for students to get involved with the University community.
They also provide the perfect means for students to build their profile and boost their chances of progressing to their dream university.
..and many more!
SOU is a member of the Cascade Collegiate Conference and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). SOU Athletes represent the following teams:
SOU has several residential complexes located on-campus offering quality student accommodation.
The vast majority of SOU students live on-campus and benefit from close proximity to classes as well as the extensive range of campus facilities and events.
Students live and learn alongside local American students and feel like a part of the college community.
Residence halls at Southern Oregon University include:
SOU offers a variety of dining facilities on campus with options to suit all preferences and dietary requirements.
Thank you for your enquiry.
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The Kings Admissions Team