Southern Oregon University

And Post High School Plans

Southern Oregon University: "Outstanding people, programs, and place."

From over 30 majors and 100 programs SOU offers a dedicated staff who are ready to help you succeed. Standing proudly, SOU is established in the beautiful city of Ashland Oregon. The University offers an extremely successful psychology and criminal justice program. In fact over 475 undergraduates have obtained their degree in psychology. The cost of attendance for a resident undergraduate to attend 3 terms is $26,316. The student-faculty ratio is 19:1.To join SOU you must apply online. Requirements include GPA of 3.31, and a SAT score of at least 1012. Enrollment is 6,856.

More About Ashland

Just north of the California border Ashland Oregon is a great place to live and work. Surrounded by mountains and gorgeous rivers, Ashland offers great scenery and an excellent place to earn a degree. Recreation includes rafting and boating, hiking, and much more. Weather is typical Southern Oregon with rainy winters but sunny summers that offers an excellent chance to get out and have fun in the sun!
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Paying for College, and Gaining Even More Training

National Guard "Always Ready.. Always There"

Fight for your country while gaining money to go to college and training that is extremely valuable and desirable in any work force. As a military police officer or MP citizens are transformed into both soldier and police officer as they uphold an MP's motto "protect and defend." So why wait until you are 21 to receive Law Enforcement training? Join the National Guard and gain experience in both Law Enforcement and Military while earning money for a college degree and best of all... serve your country!

Available Volunteer Work as Training for Law Enforcement

Grants Pass Oregon offers opportunities within the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety known as explorer programs. One of these programs includes the job of a public safety/community service officer. Community service officers are responsible for enforcing city ordinances such as parking violations, noise violations, animal control, transient camps, etc. as well as working alongside Police Officers within the city to assist in day to day activities. The position can be either full time or part time and comes with a salary. The program is an excellent way to serve your community, gain some money for college, and learn fundamental law enforcement duties without the stresses of a Police Officer.
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High School Goals!

  • Keep grades above a 3.0
  • Take classes such as psychology, creative writing, and public academy
  • Stay in good physical health
  • Become involved in athletics or an after school program