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26 Colleges
2,114 Yearly Graduations
$46,713 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$23,993 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Oregon ranked #39 in the nation for nursing degrees handed out in 2019. Around 2,114 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $11,678 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $14,894 a year.

About 43% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $5,998 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

Public Public vs. Private
489 Yearly Degrees
$20,795 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 776 undergraduates at OHSU, of which 338 are full-time, and there are 3,017 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 0.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from OHSU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $80,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

University of Portland

Portland, Oregon
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
216 Yearly Degrees
$47,818 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,798 undergraduates at University of Portland, of which 3,743 are full-time, and there are 4,254 students altogether. Students tend to stick around at University of Portland. The freshman retention rate is 88%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 70%. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,313 a year. University of Portland has a 0.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from University of Portland is $53,800.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
180 Yearly Degrees
$46,128 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Linfield University - School of Nursing is 337, which includes 330 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 2.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $47,300 during the early-career years.

#4

Sumner College

Portland, Oregon
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
135 Yearly Degrees

There are 329 full-time undergraduates at Sumner College, and 329 students altogether. Sumner College has a freshman retention rate of 96%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. Around 46% of accepted students are men, and 54% are women.

Approximately 86% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $10,941 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,500 during the early-career years.

#5

Institute of Technology

Salem, Oregon
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
106 Yearly Degrees

There are 339 students at Institute of Technology in total, 339 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

86% of Institute of Technology students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,189 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,300 during the early-career years.

#6

Pioneer Pacific College

Wilsonville, Oregon
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
105 Yearly Degrees
$14,597 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 740 students at Pioneer Pacific College in total, 429 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

76% of Pioneer Pacific College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,639 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Pioneer Pacific College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#7

Lane Community College

Eugene, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
98 Yearly Degrees
$4,956 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Lane Community College is 8,861, which includes 3,407 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 25% of students at Lane Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,425 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,300 during the early-career years.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
94 Yearly Degrees
$14,005 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Linfield University - Online and Continuing Education is 238, of which 215 students are undergraduates and of those, 19 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Linfield OCE with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $47,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#9

Mt. Hood Community College

Gresham, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
83 Yearly Degrees
$5,159 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,745 full-time undergraduates at MHCC, and 7,463 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 20% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,672 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MHCC is $28,000.

#10

Chemeketa Community College

Salem, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
74 Yearly Degrees
$5,175 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,301 full-time undergraduates at Chemeketa Community College, and 9,347 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 22% of students at Chemeketa Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,696 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Chemeketa Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
54 Yearly Degrees
$5,841 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,187 full-time undergraduates at COCC, and 4,818 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

40% of COCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,630 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,400 during the early-career years.

#12

Linn-Benton Community College

Albany, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
52 Yearly Degrees
$5,105 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Linn-Benton Community College is 5,533, which includes 2,579 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 56% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,803 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from LBCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
52 Yearly Degrees

There are 404 full-time undergraduates at Concorde Career College - Portland, and 404 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 33 to 1.

Around 94% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 13% are men and 87% are women.

Roughly 84% of students at Concorde Career College - Portland take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,604 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Concorde Career College - Portland is $28,700.

#14

Oregon Coast Community College

Newport, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
51 Yearly Degrees
$4,716 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Oregon Coast Community College is 452, which includes 197 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Roughly 30% of students at Oregon Coast Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,079 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Oregon Coast Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

George Fox University

Newberg, Oregon
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
49 Yearly Degrees
$37,280 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,063 students at GFU in total, 2,629 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,428 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at GFU is 4.1 years.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Approximately 70% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,212 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,200 during the early-career years.

#15

Portland Community College

Portland, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
49 Yearly Degrees
$4,558 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Portland Community College is 27,650, which includes 10,372 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Roughly 20% of students at Portland Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,518 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,800 during the early-career years.

#15

Rogue Community College

Grants Pass, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
49 Yearly Degrees
$4,716 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,634 students at Rogue Community College in total, 1,757 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

12% of Rogue Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,259 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,200 during the early-career years.

#18

Umpqua Community College

Roseburg, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
31 Yearly Degrees
$5,101 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,458 students at Umpqua Community College in total, 932 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

24% of Umpqua Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,322 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Umpqua Community College is $24,900.

#19

Columbia Gorge Community College

The Dalles, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
27 Yearly Degrees
$4,572 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 773 students at Columbia Gorge Community College in total, 326 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

5% of Columbia Gorge Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,500 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Public Public vs. Private
24 Yearly Degrees
$6,161 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Southwestern Oregon Community College is 2,053, which includes 901 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

33% of SWOCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,672 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from SWOCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#21

Clackamas Community College

Oregon City, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
23 Yearly Degrees
$5,079 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,270 students at Clackamas Community College in total, 2,358 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 60% of students at Clackamas Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,675 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,900 during the early-career years.

#22

Bushnell University

Eugene, Oregon
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
18 Yearly Degrees
$31,410 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 592 undergraduates at Bushnell University, of which 450 are full-time, and there are 805 students altogether. It takes the average Bushnell University undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 69%. Of the accepted students, 33% are men and 67% are women.

77% of Bushnell University students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,513 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Bushnell University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
16 Yearly Degrees
$5,245 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 873 full-time undergraduates at Treasure Valley Community College, and 1,721 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 49% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,340 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Treasure Valley Community College is $23,700.

#23

Blue Mountain Community College

Pendleton, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
16 Yearly Degrees
$6,223 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 767 full-time undergraduates at BMCC, and 1,559 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 12% of students at BMCC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,608 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from BMCC is $26,300.

#25

Clatsop Community College

Astoria, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
14 Yearly Degrees
$4,230 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Clatsop Community College is 786, which includes 372 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

10% of Clatsop Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,073 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Clatsop Community College is $24,300.

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