Top 2020 Colleges in Oregon

Oregon's 79 Colleges and Universities

Colleges in Oregon are near the most environmentally friendly city of Portland. Colleges in Oregon range from public research universities to small liberal arts colleges. Let’s look at some NCES stats about the Beaver state:

  • Oregon is home to 34 four year college. 26% of them are public state universities.
  • There are 45 two year or less colleges. 38% of which are public community colleges.
  • Over the past 5 years, Oregon has seen a 9.8% drop in students. In 2017, 229,936 students were enrolled in college.
  • In total, 48,026 degrees were awarded for the 2016 - 2017 school year. Thus, about 49% of those awards were bachelor's degrees.

Salary Breakdown

According to the College Scorecard alums from Univeristy of Portland earn the highest average salary. 10 years after graduating, the average salary is $78,600. Meanwhile, the 2017 mean annual wage in Oregon is $52,000. You do the math!

Oregon's Tuition Programs

Oregon residents can save tuition in the Western Undergraduate Exchange program. This program enables students to pursue degrees in one of 15 Western states at an in-state tuition rate. According to WICHE, Oregon students have saved over $229 million out of state tuition since 1989. In 2018 that number was $19.3 million! Participating states include California and Washington.

Top Colleges in Oregon

Top Oregon colleges were ranked according to total number of students.

#1
30,986
Total Number of Students
$11,166/$34,858
Tuition & Fees
79%
Acceptance Rate
#2
27,046
Total Number of Students
$4,340/$9,200
Tuition & Fees
Open
Acceptance Rate
#3
25,711
Total Number of Students
$9,105/$27,437
Tuition & Fees
92%
Acceptance Rate
#4
22,664
Total Number of Students
$11,898/$35,478
Tuition & Fees
83%
Acceptance Rate
#5
9,029
Total Number of Students
$4,812
Tuition & Fees
Open
Acceptance Rate

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Source for school statistics and data is the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System.

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