We welcome families to WOU!
At Western Oregon University, we understand that when we welcome new students to campus, we also are adding their families, friends and support network to our community. If your student is considering applying to WOU, we want to make that decision as easy as possible. That’s why we’ve compiled these important bits of info to help you help them understand the benefits of a WOU education.
Monmouth is ranked among the top 3 safest cities in Oregon
WOU offers significant financial assistance to the majority of its students
Our academic programs help students earn practical, career-focused degrees
Top 5 ways we support your student’s success
Free tutoring, advisers and many other academic assistance resources
Small classes so professors and students know each other by name
Student Health and Counseling Center and fitness center right on campus
Safe, comfortable and convenient residence hals and dining faclilities
Faculty and staff are truly invested in helping your student earn their degree
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Learn more about what WOU has to offer
Is your family new to the world of colleges and universities?
Our helpful College 101 booklet explains how it all works—from application to arrival on campus—and answers questions families usually have.