With a campus of over 6,200 students and a culture of engaged faculty, the SOU community emphasizes diversity, inclusion, and focuses on preparing students to live and lead in a multicultural, global society.
Excellent Degree Programs
SOU students have plenty of degree path options and can pursue their educational goals through 37 areas of study in a dynamic range of fields. Internships, mentor relationships, field study, capstone projects, volunteer opportunities, and civic engagement allow our students to apply learning into meaning. Our supportive learning environment fosters creativity, innovation, and builds a solid foundation for success.
Southern Oregon University, Ashland, Oregon. Just a few miles north of the Oregon/California border along I-5, Ashland has been the home of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival since 1935. Among the oldest and largest professional regional theatres in the nation, the festival draws players and spectators from around the world. Each season includes a repertory of classical and contemporary works set on three stages.