Our liberal arts programs are intellectually challenging, creative and practical. You’ll be learning more than theory you’ll be connectingwhat you learn in class with the community outside through internships, capstone projects, and undergraduate research. Situated in sunny Ashland just 15 miles north of the California border, Southern Oregon University combines rigorous education with a spectacular location and unique ecosystem. Surrounded by rugged mountains, rivers, and lakes, the beautiful 175-acre campus is home to 6,400 students from around the world. We specialize in individual attention offering small class sizes. Take a closer look and see why Southern Oregon University can take you further than you ever imagined.