Southern Oregon University

By LaKylie Moreland

Basic School Information

  • Location: Ashland, OR
  • Programs: Psychology, childhood teaching and education, and mental health classes
  • $38,907 for all four years
  • Admissions: GPA of 3.0 or above, SAT score of 578 or higher
  • Enrollment: 5,992
  • Student/teacher ratio: 18:1

Location Information


  • Lithia Park: hiking trails and picnic spots
  • Oregon Cabaret Theatre: plays, performers, and musicians
  • Mount Ashland: day hike on the PTC
  • Ashland Comedy Walking Tours
  • Sappo Hills Soaps work- Factory tours


Spring/summer: 46-57 degrees on average

Fall/Winter:30-40 degrees on average


  • Pacific Ocean
  • Rogue Valley
  • Oregon Coast Range

Available Volunteer Work as Training

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Southern Oregon University

It will help me learn to observe peoples' behavior and help me learn communication skills to help patients when I become a psychologist.

Paying for College

I have a few way I plan to pay for college:
  • I will get a job and put money into it.
  • My parents will pay some.
  • A possible music scholarship

Scholarships I plan to shoot for:

  • Grants Pass Clinic

Deadline for FASFA is June 30.

Achieving Post High School Goals

My Goals During the Rest of High School:

  • Maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Volunteer more
  • Join more clubs and extra-curricular activities

Classes to help achieve my goal:

  • Child Development (1,2,3,&4.)
  • Psychology
  • Sociology