Office of International Education & Development


Welcome to the Office of International Education and Development

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The Office of International Education and Development (OIED) serves as the headquarter for all international outreach and activities on WOU’s campus.

Western Oregon University is located in Monmouth, a safe and beautiful town on the Northwest coast of the United States. The university is within an easy driving distance from major cities such as Portland, Seattle, the Pacific Ocean, and the breathtaking Cascade Mountains. The climate is moderate and comfortable nearly year-round.Established in 1856, Western Oregon University is the first public university in the state of Oregon. The university offers 40 undergraduate programs and 12 graduate programs in liberal arts and sciences, and professional programs in education, business, and public services; and a cooperative program in nursing. Currently there are more than 6,200 students enrolled on WOU’s Monmouth campus.

OIED is responsible for:

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International Student Services Update: Current students not planning to enroll full time at WOU for FALL term need to submit paperwork to the OIED office no later than October 11, 2019. For detailed information visit F-1 Rules and Regulations Departing WOU page.

Welcome to the new Office Coordinator, Jenna Otto!  Jenna is looking forward to learning all about the programs and opportunities available through the OIED.  Stop by the office in Maaske Hall and introduce yourself.

Upcoming Events:

Coming Soon


Why Choose Western Oregon University


What’s great about WOU

  • Rolling admission for international students, no deadlines when applying


Please stop by the OIED office located in Maaske Hall. Our office staff would like to meet with you and find out how we can help you to meet your education goals at Western Oregon University.

Thank you for your interest in WOU and we look forward to meeting you soon.
Please contact our office if you have any questions.

International Education & Development
Western Oregon University

Maaske Hall

345 N Monmouth Ave

Monmouth, OR 97361


OIED Mission Statement

Contact Us: Phone: 503-838-8425 Email: