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Oregon Admissions Standards

State/CAEP Requirements

State-level requirements CAEP requirements
GPA requirement None 3.0 cohort average
Test requirement None

Oregon delays its basic skills assessment until teacher candidates are ready to apply for licensure.
Cohort average score on a nationally-normed test in the top 50th percentile

Citation

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OR SB 78 (2015)
Oregon Administrative Rules 584-017-1028

State Response

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Oregon was helpful in providing NCTQ with facts that enhanced this analysis.

Oregon Programs

Click below to see analyses of program-level compliance with GPA and/or testing requirements, as well as program responses to these findings.

Concordia University

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Program-level GPA requirement University-level mean SAT or ACT score Program meets the state's… Program meets CAEP's…
GPA requirement Test requirement GPA and test requirement GPA requirement Test requirement GPA and test requirement
2.5
1040.0 (SAT)
22.0 (ACT)
N/A N/A N/A Possible Yes Possible
Program Response

Concordia University noted that the requirement for program admission is a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better and a 2.75 in professional courses.

George Fox University

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Program-level GPA requirement University-level mean SAT or ACT score Program meets the state's… Program meets CAEP's…
GPA requirement Test requirement GPA and test requirement GPA requirement Test requirement GPA and test requirement
2.75
1085.0 (SAT)
23.0 (ACT)
N/A N/A N/A Yes Yes Yes

Western Oregon University

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Program-level GPA requirement University-level mean SAT or ACT score Program meets the state's… Program meets CAEP's…
GPA requirement Test requirement GPA and test requirement GPA requirement Test requirement GPA and test requirement
2.75
1015.0 (SAT)
20.5 (ACT)
N/A N/A N/A Yes Yes Yes
Program Response

Western Oregon University recognized the factual accuracy of this analysis and added that the average cohort GPA for admitted elementary education students in 2015-2016 was 3.28.

Oregon State University

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Program-level GPA requirement University-level mean SAT or ACT score Program meets the state's… Program meets CAEP's…
GPA requirement Test requirement GPA and test requirement GPA requirement Test requirement GPA and test requirement
3.0
1105.0 (SAT)
24.5 (ACT)
N/A N/A N/A Yes Yes Yes

University of Portland

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Program-level GPA requirement University-level mean SAT or ACT score Program meets the state's… Program meets CAEP's…
GPA requirement Test requirement GPA and test requirement GPA requirement Test requirement GPA and test requirement
None listed
1195 (SAT)
No data available (ACT)
N/A N/A N/A No Yes No
Program Response

The University of Portland noted that the minimum lowest high school GPA accepted by the institution is 3.0. However, this policy is not published as the institution feels that doing so could potentially discourage a diverse applicant pool across all undergraduate programs.

Southern Oregon University

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Program-level GPA requirement University-level mean SAT or ACT score Program meets the state's… Program meets CAEP's…
GPA requirement Test requirement GPA and test requirement GPA requirement Test requirement GPA and test requirement
3.0
1020.0 (SAT)
22.5 (ACT)
N/A N/A N/A Yes Yes Yes

Linfield College

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Program-level GPA requirement University-level mean SAT or ACT score Program meets the state's… Program meets CAEP's…
GPA requirement Test requirement GPA and test requirement GPA requirement Test requirement GPA and test requirement
None listed
1080 (SAT)
23.5 (ACT)
N/A N/A N/A No Yes No
Program Response

Linfield College noted that a requirement for the Teacher Education Program is a minimum 2.75 GPA in cumulative, major, and professional education coursework.

Eastern Oregon University

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Program-level GPA requirement University-level mean SAT or ACT score Program meets the state's… Program meets CAEP's…
GPA requirement Test requirement GPA and test requirement GPA requirement Test requirement GPA and test requirement
2.75
935.0 (SAT)
21.0 (ACT)
N/A N/A N/A Yes Yes Yes
Program Response

Eastern Oregon University noted that all universities in the state are moving to adopt CAEP standards and they will be fully required in 2020. The institution's policy is changing to CAEP GPA in Fall 2017 and is progressing toward the new standards.

Corban University

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Program-level GPA requirement University-level mean SAT or ACT score Program meets the state's… Program meets CAEP's…
GPA requirement Test requirement GPA and test requirement GPA requirement Test requirement GPA and test requirement
2.6
1017.5 (SAT)
21.5 (ACT)
N/A N/A N/A Possible Yes Possible

Warner Pacific College

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Program-level GPA requirement University-level mean SAT or ACT score Program meets the state's… Program meets CAEP's…
GPA requirement Test requirement GPA and test requirement GPA requirement Test requirement GPA and test requirement
3.0
935.0 (SAT)
18.5 (ACT)
N/A N/A N/A Yes No No