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Southern Oregon University

1250 Siskiyou Blvd, Ashland, OR 97520-5001
+1 541-552-7672
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Good school

Spent 2 years here in the early 70s (1970-1972). Lived in the dorms. Pretty good party school... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2015
Rob M
San Ramon, California
Rip Off

Terrible professors, clueless staff, dirty, smelly, crap private bookstore, etc. Joke of an... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2015
John J
Medford, Oregon
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This pretty campus has much to offer visitors: theater performances produced by its famed drama department; concerts of classical, opera, and popular music and the Schneider Museum of Art.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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1250 Siskiyou Blvd, Ashland, OR 97520-5001
+1 541-552-7672
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Reviewed 30 September 2015

Spent 2 years here in the early 70s (1970-1972). Lived in the dorms. Pretty good party school. Lots of friendly students

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Terrible professors, clueless staff, dirty, smelly, crap private bookstore, etc. Joke of an "education".

2  Thank John J
Reviewed 28 August 2015

If you like a small college town atmosphere there is nothing like Ashland, Oregon and Southern Oregon University. Thanks to its proximity to the renowned Oregon Shakespeare Festival there is excellent theater productions and musical events far surpassing anything that should be expected of such...More

Thank jurisdoctoryou
Reviewed 4 August 2015

We attended the SOU ROAR (Raider Orientation and Registration) with our son in July and it was ten times better than I expected. The team at SOU covered everything parents and students wanted or needed to know and in separate sessions to keep the day...More

Thank Kerri S
Reviewed 22 July 2015

My son has attended the SOU Youth Program ACADEMY for the past two summers (2014 and 2015). The caliber of instruction, diverse curriculum and after camp activities, such as Brainbowl and attending a Skakespearean play at OSF, has kept him interested in attend this camp...More

Thank Heather K
Reviewed 1 July 2015

New Library with a lot of fireplaces and coaches to read. A coffee house is on the ground floor. Check out the atrium. Beautiful tile.

Thank orange552015
Reviewed 11 June 2015

I attend OLLI courses here for the retired population of Ashland. But we're not really on campus. I personally think it's an amazing school in a beautiful setting - 10 miles north of California and just a couple of hours from the Oregon Coast. WOW!

Thank Villager223
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Great School in a small town. The town is known for their Shakespeare festival. Love the library, and the campus is easy to get around.

Thank KauaiHITraveler
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Thursday june 4th and Friday June 5th the SOU campus hosted a psychadelic seminar for FREE. Lots of great wisdom from people who have been experimentring with the medicinal aspects and applications of entheogenic substances! So pleased with the levels of competency among the speakers!...More

Thank Evan E
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Southern Oregon University is a hidden gem. with a variety of quality scholastic offerings, great climate, Mt. Ashland, the quaintness of Ashland and many other recreational opportunities, SOU is hard to beat. Graduated from SOU many years ago and have very fond memories

Thank Dan M
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Julie T
3 May 2015|
Response from khrecruit | Reviewed this property |
HI, the Recital Hall in on S Mountain Av (south of Siskiyou Blvd)and there is usually free parking available on the street when classes are not is session. Unless things have changed the big parking lot across the street is... More
Julie T
3 May 2015|
Response from tjandlbc | Reviewed this property |
The recital hall is close to the Stevenson Union next to the theatre arts building. The Music building is on S. Mountain dr. The recital hall in in there.