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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

In 2019, 2,114 students received a nursing degree from a college in Oregon, making it rank #39 in terms of graduations. 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 2,999 students at OHSU in total, 782 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 232 are full-time. 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 3,787 undergraduates at University of Portland, of which 3,702 are full-time, and there are 4,280 students altogether. For undergraduates at University of Portland, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

About 70% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 35% are men and 65% are women.

Roughly 50% of students at University of Portland take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $53,800 during the early-career years.

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

There are 335 students at Linfield Nursing in total, 323 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Linfield Nursing has a 2.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

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

#4

Sumner College

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

There are 321 full-time undergraduates at Sumner College, and 321 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at Sumner College is 96%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 76%. Of the accepted students, 46% 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 322 full-time undergraduates at Institute of Technology, and 322 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 86% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,189 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Institute of Technology is $25,300.

#6

Pioneer Pacific College

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

There are 575 full-time undergraduates at Pioneer Pacific College, and 892 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

Approximately 76% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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

There are 3,638 full-time undergraduates at Lane Community College, and 9,029 students altogether. 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%.

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

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

There are 245 undergraduates at Linfield OCE, of which 22 are full-time, and there are 269 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Linfield OCE has a 2.5% 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 Linfield OCE is $47,300.

#9

Mt. Hood Community College

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

There are 2,882 full-time undergraduates at MHCC, and 8,612 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 20% of students at MHCC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,000 during the early-career years.

#10

Chemeketa Community College

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

There are 10,151 students at Chemeketa Community College in total, 4,659 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

22% of Chemeketa Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Chemeketa Community College is $25,800.

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

The total student population at Central Oregon Community College is 4,872, which includes 2,302 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 40% of students at COCC take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

Students who graduate from COCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#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 5,559, which includes 2,571 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 446 full-time undergraduates at Concorde Career College - Portland, and 446 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.

Approximately 84% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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

There are 409 students at Oregon Coast Community College in total, 206 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Approximately 30% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

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

#15

George Fox University

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

The total student population at George Fox University is 3,941, of which 2,671 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,485 are full-time. It takes the average GFU undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 82%. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

70% of GFU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,212 a year. GFU has a 2.3% 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 GFU is $36,200.

#15

Portland Community College

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

There are 10,724 full-time undergraduates at Portland Community College, and 27,046 students altogether. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Portland Community College is $28,800.

#15

Rogue Community College

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

The total student population at Rogue Community College is 4,842, which includes 1,808 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 12% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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 2,703 students at Umpqua Community College in total, 1,043 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 24% of students at Umpqua Community College take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,900 during the early-career years.

#19

Columbia Gorge Community College

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

There are 321 full-time undergraduates at Columbia Gorge Community College, and 803 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Approximately 5% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,500 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

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

There are 2,157 students at SWOCC in total, 949 are 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 average amount of student loans 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

The total student population at Clackamas Community College is 6,064, which includes 2,368 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Approximately 60% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Clackamas Community College is $27,900.

#22

Bushnell University

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

There are 800 students at Bushnell University in total, 593 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 417 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

About 69% of students who apply get accepted. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

Roughly 77% of students at Bushnell University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,513 a year. Bushnell University has a 5.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national 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 1,866 students at Treasure Valley Community College in total, 807 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

49% of Treasure Valley Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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%.

Students who graduate from Treasure Valley Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#23

Blue Mountain Community College

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

There are 1,681 students at BMCC in total, 853 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 12% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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

There are 334 full-time undergraduates at Clatsop Community College, and 815 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Roughly 10% of students at Clatsop Community College take out loans to pay for college. 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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