Peer Institutions


Arizona State University – West (Glendale, AZ) 

California State University – Channel Islands (Camarillo, CA)

Colorado Mesa University (Grand Junction, CO)

Eastern Oregon University (La Grande, OR)

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (East Stroudsburg, PA)

Emporia State University (Emporia, KS)

Northwest Missouri State University (Maryville, MO)

Shippensburg University (Shippensburg, PA)

Southern Oregon University (Ashland, OR)

University of Washington – Tacoma (Tacoma, WA)


WOU updated its list of Peer Institutions in the 2020-21 Academic Year. We plan to update our list of peers following the next Carnegie Classification update in 2024 (

NOTE: ASU-West no longer reports data to IPEDS as an independent institution.

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