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Once you decide to attend Eastern Oregon University Online, we make it easy to apply for admission. 

Working with enrollment counselors who are ready to help you along the way, you will create an EOU Online account and submit your application online. Then, watch for email updates about your application status and keep in touch with support teams who are ready to answer your questions. Application deadlines for 2020 include:

Winter 2020

  • December 15, 2020

Spring 2021

  • March 15, 2021

Application Process and Requirements

  • Create an account in the EOU Online system using your name and email address.
  • Apply for Admission by filling out the online application.
  • Pay your non-refundable application fee online:
    • Undergraduate application fee: $50
    • Non-admit application fee: $25
    • International student application fee: $90
    • Graduate program applications may require additional fees.
  • Gather and submit the appropriate documentation:
    • Undergraduate: official transcripts from all previously attended institutions (or GED scores). If you are a first-time freshman within three years of graduation, you will need official ACT/SAT scores.
      • Transfer students can check Transfer Pathways to see how their credits will transfer to EOU.
      • Students seeking to exchange credit for life/work experiences can pursue EOU’s Assessment of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) process. The APEL process is another pathway to earn course credit while reducing tuition costs.
    • Graduate: official transcripts from all previously attended institutions. Application may require additional documentation such as GRE scores, letters of recommendation and a personal statement.
    • International students, both graduate and undergraduate, are required to meet the requirements of the EOU English Proficiency Policy.
  • Monitor your email address for updates and news about your application. We will keep in touch.
  • Once you receive confirmation of acceptance, complete any relevant forms. The Office of Admissions is happy to help with any questions, just call or email.

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We are committed to providing you with the information you need to confidently pursue an online degree program. 

Our enrollment counselors are here to help. Your support team can provide information about online programs, applications, financial aid, admission and more. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Below are answers to a few common questions about EOU Online admission and applications. 

Admission requirements are available on each graduate program’s page. See a list of the online programs here

If you have limited financial resources, and meet any of six deferral requirements, you may be eligible for a deferral. Provide the appropriate documentation as outlined in the Application for Fee Deferral.

EOU provides excellent opportunities for transfer credits and financial aid. For your tuition cost, visit your program’s page. For information about costs and awards, visit the EOU Online Tuition & Aid page.

Congratulations! Your next step is to consult the Enrollment Checklist for new students. This checklist includes information about applying for financial aid, as well as creating your EOU email address. 

You may qualify if you are a citizen of, or have a bachelor’s degree from, one of many countries. See the EOU English Proficiency Policy for more information.

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