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International Education & Development

President's message to international students

On behalf of Western Oregon University, I welcome you to become one of our approximately 6,200 students who have come to us from the United States as well as more than 20 countries from around the world. Our beautiful campus in the Willamette Valley provides a safe and nurturing environment for learning. Without question, students come first at WOU.


Western Oregon University is keenly interested in welcoming international students to its campus and providing you with a high-quality education at an affordable price.


International students are well-received here and excel academically, socially, athletically, and otherwise.You will find Western Oregon University to be a warm, friendly and safe place to pursue your formal academic training. You will be challenged and inspired, supported and encouraged in all that you find here, from the classroom to campus life to lifelong friends to your own emerging self.


In summary, Western Oregon University is an excellent choice for international students. Please review our Web site carefully, and contact us by e-mail, fax or phone if you have any questions. We hope you will decide that WOU is the place for you and encourage you to apply today. We look forward to seeing you on our campus.


Wishing you much success in your educational endeavors,



International Education & Development ph:503-838-8425 fax:503-838-8338 | or e-mail:

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