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Admission to the College of Education is often competitive and rigorous. We are determined to find the best students who are equipped and prepared to succeed in our highly-ranked and respected programs.

There are additional requirements for admission to most programs after acceptance to the University of Oregon. There are also a limited number of students accepted to each program. Some programs also require field placements in community settings and/or background checks as part of the admissions process.

To ensure the best possible admissions process, students are urged to plan a visit if possible, check admission requirements for their specific desired program, and to apply for both admission and funding opportunities as early as possible.



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Undergraduate Students

As a potential COE undergraduate student, you must first be admitted to the University of Oregon. Visit UO admissions for information about applying. You can also research application requirements, housing options, and scholarship opportunities.

Apply to the University of Oregon

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Graduate Students

Graduate students must apply to both the academic program and to the Division of Graduate Studies. Contact your desired program of study if you have any questions.

Apply to the Division of Graduate Studies

Apply to Your College of Education Program

Depending on the program you want to enter, you may need to apply to the individual College of Education program as well as to the university. Please see the programs below to determine how to apply to that specific program.

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COE International Students

Our international student scholars are represented across nearly all of our undergraduate and graduate programs. 

5 Continents, 27 Countries, 102 Students.

We have International Students all over the world. 

I am a COE International Student!

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Fund Your Future



We have a number of funding opportunities, both at the college and program level, that will help you to afford your education—from traditional scholarships to grant-funded positions, stipends, and service-pay-back programs. We encourage you to explore all the different options and to apply even if you initially think you might not qualify. It is our goal to make our programs as accessible as possible to all who are interested.

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First-Year Interest Groups (FIGs) bring students with similar interests together. Each FIG is unique and tailored to explore an exciting academic theme while helping students acclimate to campus both academically and socially. There are seven themes to choose from, and with over 50 FIGs offered each fall there is something for everyone!

First-Year Interest Groups (FIGS)

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Academic Residential Communities are programs created by University Housing to help students find a community based around shared interests and passions for inquiry. Each year University Housing offers different ARCs. They vary and include such options as a focus on leadership in business, and live-in immersive language halls.

Academic Residential Communities (ARCs)