Your first year at Western Oregon University is a very exciting time, full of new people, new experiences, new ideas and new horizons. All you have to do to get in on the excitement is submit your application – sometimes you can get an answer the very same day! Visit our beautiful campus, meet our fantastic students and apply to attend. We can’t wait to meet you and welcome you to our pack!
At WOU, all students are valued for their role in the Wolves family. Members of the faculty and staff are invested in your success, so you will be empowered to achieve a transformative education that puts you on a path toward employment. Take the first step today by applying for admission.
Every Wednesday from 12-8pm, WOU Admission and Financial Aid Counselors will be available in-person and virtually to provide you with one-on-one advice regarding applying to WOU, completing your FAFSA, and help answering your questions.
Congratulations on your acceptance to Western Oregon University. Whether you are a freshman or a transfer student, this page will help you understand what happens now. It’s easy to get started on your successful transition to WOU.
SOAR is Western Oregon University’s Summer Orientation, Advising and Registration program for admitted freshmen. At SOAR, freshmen will attend academic advising with faculty, complete the registration process for fall term courses, learn about valuable campus resources and receive their student ID cards.
Get personal advice on how to best complete your application, how to schedule a personalized campus visit, and help deciding whether Western Oregon University is the best fit for you.
Our 157-acre grounds feature tree-lined avenues, historical buildings, and amazing walkability, so we’re pretty happy to show it off. We invite individuals, families and groups to join us for guided tours lead by current students who love WOU as much as you will. Get in touch today to plan your visit!