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Nursing Schools in Oregon

1,749 Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Nursing is the 1st most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Oregon

Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,050
Associate’s Degree 563
Master’s Degree 77
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 40
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 40
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 40
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 18
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

In Oregon, a nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Nursing Majors in OR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of nursing majors in Oregon is as follows:

  • Asian: 5.8%
  • Black or African American: 1.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.3%
  • White: 72.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.5%
  • Other Races: 10.4%
Nursing Majors in OR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Oregon

There are 43,820 people in the state and 3,609,760 people in the nation working in nursing jobs.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. OR

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Oregon

Nursing grads earn an average of $108,950 in the state and $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 23 colleges in Oregon that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

489 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,017 Total Students

9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $80,000 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.80%.

216 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
4,254 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $53,800 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate is 0.60% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 55%.

180 Degrees in Major Awarded
337 Total Students

12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.50%. In their early career, Linfield Nursing grads earn an average salary of $47,300.

94 Degrees in Major Awarded
238 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 8 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.50%.

83 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,861 Total Students

A typical student attending Lane Community College will pay a net price of $6,009. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. 43% of the teachers are full time.

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,463 Total Students

34% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,229. Of all the students who attend this school, 72% get financial aid.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,533 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $9,228. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,800 a year. 29% of the teachers are full time.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
27,650 Total Students

A typical student attending Portland Community College will pay a net price of $8,505. 64% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,800 a year.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
4,063 Total Students

In their early career, GFU grads earn an average salary of $36,200. The full-time teacher rate is 35%. The average student takes 4.13 years to complete their degree at GFU.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,818 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,400 a year. A typical student attending COCC will pay a net price of $10,289. 76% of students get financical aid.

Nursing Careers in OR

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title OR Job Growth OR Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 35% $110,770
Nursing Instructors and Professors 32% $69,310
Nurse Anesthetists 26% $184,300
Nurse Midwives 25% $109,740
Medical and Health Services Managers 22% $105,690
Registered Nurses 17% $91,220

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in OR
Allied Health Services 1,038
Allied Health Professions 901
Public Health 694
Health/Medical Admin Services 630
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 487
Dental Support Services 453
Alternative Medicine & Systems 377
Mental & Social Health Services 345

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