Address: 345 Monmouth Ave N, Monmouth, OR 97361, United States
Western Oregon University (WOU) was originally established in 1856 by Oregon pioneers as Monmouth University because of the location was in Monmouth, Oregon, United States. In 1979, it was renamed Western Oregon State College to reflect the school’s growing academic programs in the liberal arts fields. The updated named or WOU is reflecting the academic mission and profile of this university.
Western Oregon University (WOU) has developed the existence of a textbook rental program that results in significant savings to students. They can rent textbooks at a cost of 38% of the purchase price for new textbooks. It can help student financial.
This university was rated as the top Liberal Arts College in Oregon for the social mobility of its graduates. The Society for the Advancement of Native Americans in the Sciences (SACNAS) recognized WOU as one of the Top 200 Colleges in STEM for Native Americans. The Economic Magazine also ranked this college as the top mid-sized liberal Arts university in the Pacific Northwest. There are still some awards of WOU university.