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Oregon Healthcare Colleges

50 Colleges
8,947 Yearly Graduations
$56,601 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$25,281 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Oregon ranked #34 in the nation for healthcare degrees handed out in 2019. Around 8,947 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $14,150 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $19,011 a year.

About 49% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,320 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

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

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

The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $80,000 during the early-career years.

#2

Oregon State University

Corvallis, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
624 Yearly Degrees
$11,715 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Oregon State University is 31,719, of which 26,247 students are undergraduates and of those, 18,554 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Oregon State is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 79%. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

Approximately 52% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,242 a year. Oregon State has a 3.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Oregon State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#3

Pacific University

Forest Grove, Oregon
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
537 Yearly Degrees
$46,402 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Pacific University is 3,832, of which 1,864 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,759 are full-time. It takes the average Pacific undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 84%. Of the accepted students, 44% are men and 56% are women.

95% of Pacific students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,513 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Pacific is $33,400.

#4

Portland Community College

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

There are 27,650 students at Portland Community College in total, 10,372 are 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 average amount of student loans 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.

#5

Portland State University

Portland, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
432 Yearly Degrees
$7,872 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Portland State University is 25,321, of which 20,320 students are undergraduates and of those, 13,949 are full-time. For undergraduates at Portland State University, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 62% are women.

Roughly 45% of students at Portland State University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,142 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Portland State University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
410 Yearly Degrees

There are 404 students at Concorde Career College - Portland in total, 404 are full-time undergraduates. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,700 during the early-career years.

#7

Rogue Community College

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

There are 1,757 full-time undergraduates at Rogue Community College, and 4,634 students altogether. 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.

#8

Oregon Institute of Technology

Klamath Falls, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
353 Yearly Degrees
$10,485 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,313 students at OIT in total, 5,172 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,370 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at OIT is 4.7 years.

About 61% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 57% are men and 43% are women.

Approximately 54% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,011 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $54,400 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
351 Yearly Degrees
$11,280 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 715 students at American College of Healthcare Sciences in total, 472 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 72 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

About 79% of students who apply get accepted. Around 10% of accepted students are men, and 90% are women.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

#10

Pioneer Pacific College

Wilsonville, Oregon
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
315 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.

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.

#11

University of Western States

Portland, Oregon
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
296 Yearly Degrees

The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 3.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

#12

Lane Community College

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

There are 3,407 full-time undergraduates at Lane Community College, and 8,861 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

25% of Lane Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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.

#13

Mt. Hood Community College

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

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

20% of MHCC students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

Students who graduate from MHCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

Chemeketa Community College

Salem, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
247 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 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%.

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.

#15

Institute of Technology

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

The total student population at Institute of Technology is 339, which includes 339 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 average amount of student loans is $6,189 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

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

#16

Linn-Benton Community College

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

There are 5,533 students at LBCC in total, 2,579 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 56% of students at LBCC take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,800 during the early-career years.

#17

University of Portland

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

The total student population at University of Portland is 4,254, of which 3,798 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,743 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

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

50% of University of Portland students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,313 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.6% which is much lower than the average 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
210 Yearly Degrees
$10,487 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at National University of Natural Medicine is 520, of which 35 students are undergraduates and of those, 35 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 2 to 1.

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

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

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

The total student population at Central Oregon Community College is 4,818, which includes 2,187 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 40% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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.

#21

Carrington College, Portland

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

The total student population at Carrington College, Portland is 215, which includes 215 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 41 to 1.

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. Around 6% of accepted students are men, and 94% are women.

36% of Carrington College, Portland students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,731 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,600 during the early-career years.

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

There are 2,053 students at SWOCC in total, 901 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 33% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
163 Yearly Degrees

The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

East West College of the Healing Arts has a 6.2% 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 $18,900 during the early-career years.

#24

Sumner College

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

The total student population at Sumner College is 329, which includes 329 full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at Sumner College is 96%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

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 typical student loan amount is $10,941 a year. Sumner College has a 7.7% 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 Sumner College is $29,500.

#25

George Fox University

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

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

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

70% of GFU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,212 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from GFU is $36,200.

Other Oregon Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 University of Oregon 111
27 Umpqua Community College 109
28 Linfield University - Online and Continuing Education 94
29 Lewis & Clark College 92
30 Western Oregon University 67
31 Clackamas Community College 65
32 Oregon College of Oriental Medicine 63
33 Oregon Coast Community College 53
34 Western Seminary 43
35 Klamath Community College 38
36 Columbia Gorge Community College 34
37 Treasure Valley Community College 29
37 Clatsop Community College 29
39 Blue Mountain Community College 26
40 Southern Oregon University 22
41 Sage School of Massage & Esthetics 20
41 Warner Pacific College Adult Degree Program 20
43 Bushnell University 18
44 Corban University 16
45 Warner Pacific College 8
45 Birthingway College of Midwifery 8
47 Eastern Oregon University 6
47 Tillamook Bay Community College 6
49 Linfield University - McMinnville Campus 4
50 Pacific Bible College 1

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