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Southern Oregon University | Ashland, OR, USA

Southern Oregon University (SOU): Southern Oregon University is a contemporary public liberal arts and sciences university. SOU’s main campus is located in Ashland, Oregon, an ideal college town with its own rich heritage of culture and outdoor activities that complement life on campus. Located in a mountain valley, Ashland is a safe community with a small-town feel. Students can easily walk to downtown shops and enjoy Ashland’s rich variety of multicultural restaurants. 

SOU Academic Programs: Undergraduate / Graduate 

This program is ONLY open to international students who are currently a registered student at one of our partner institutions and have been nominated by their home institution to participate in the IE3 Global reciprocal exchange program. All applications should be sent with the endorsement of your home institution. Any applications sent independently will not be considered. Exchange students will be admitted as non-degree students which permits students to enroll in graduate or undergraduate courses of their choice (but without a level, i.e., freshman, sophomore, junior, senior).

Academic years consist of three terms:

  • Fall: September – December
  • Winter: January – March
  • Spring: April – June

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