Colleges and Universities in Oregon

Ranking Institution name Tuition Control Acceptance Rate
1
Eugene, Oregon
$27.653 Public 73%
2
Corvallis, Oregon
$23.514 Public 79%
3
Portland, Oregon
$22.863 Public 61%
4
Portland, Oregon
$8.056 Public 0%
5
Salem, Oregon
$11.610 Public 0%
6
Eugene, Oregon
$8.456 Public 0%
7
Gresham, Oregon
$10.002 Public 0%
8
Monmouth, Oregon
$21.759 Public 88%
9
Ashland, Oregon
$19.900 Public 73%
10
Portland, Oregon
$38.670 Private Non-Profit 67%
11
Oregon City, Oregon
$11.558 Public 0%
12
Bend, Oregon
$8.541 Public 0%
13
Albany, Oregon
$8.757 Public 0%
14
La Grande, Oregon
$16.755 Public 67%
15
Grants Pass, Oregon
$4.545 Public 0%
16
Klamath Falls, Oregon
$22.188 Public 71%
17
Portland, Oregon
$41.928 Private Non-Profit 63%
18
Salem, Oregon
$42.305 Private Non-Profit 58%
19
Newberg, Oregon
$31.120 Private Non-Profit 75%
20
Forest Grove, Oregon
$37.024 Private Non-Profit 86%
21
McMinnville, Oregon
$36.310 Private Non-Profit 92%
22
Portland, Oregon
$46.010 Private Non-Profit 36%
23
Pendleton, Oregon
$11.390 Public 0%
24
Roseburg, Oregon
$8.514 Public 0%
25
Ontario, Oregon
$5.760 Public 0%
26
Portland, Oregon
$27.492 Private Non-Profit 56%
27
Coos Bay, Oregon
$5.184 Public 0%
28
Portland, Oregon
$17.416 Private For-Profit 88%
29
Tigard, Oregon
$11.320 Private For-Profit 0%
30
Portland, Oregon
$10.560 Private Non-Profit 0%
31
Portland, Oregon
$0 Private For-Profit 100%
32
Salem, Oregon
$28.980 Private Non-Profit 39%
33
Wilsonville, Oregon
$14.097 Private For-Profit 0%
34
Portland, Oregon
$13.050 Private For-Profit 0%
35
Portland, Oregon
$13.620 Private For-Profit 90%
36
Portland, Oregon
$19.770 Private Non-Profit 53%
37
Portland, Oregon
$18.048 Private For-Profit 83%
38
Portland, Oregon
$0 Private For-Profit 100%
39
Portland, Oregon
$21.850 Private Non-Profit 54%
40
The Dalles, Oregon
$3.636 Public 0%
41
Astoria, Oregon
$8.406 Public 0%
42
Portland, Oregon
$32.417 Private Non-Profit 65%
43
Portland, Oregon
$0 Private Non-Profit 0%
44
Klamath Falls, Oregon
$6.261 Public 0%
45
Eugene, Oregon
$24.930 Private Non-Profit 70%
46
Tigard, Oregon
$16.241 Private For-Profit 83%
47
Beaverton, Oregon
$11.847 Private For-Profit 0%
48
Salem, Oregon
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
49
Portland, Oregon
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
50
Portland, Oregon
$0 0%

Education in Oregon

As of June 2014, 26.98 of Oregon’s population aged over 25 had some college degree, compared to 21.29 for the entire United States. Two-year college graduates constituted 8.15, four-year graduates – 18.49 and Master graduates – 7.41 of the Oregon population.

Education of Oregon

As of June 2014, the Oregon’s average income per capita is 26702, compared to the average of 28051 for the United States, while the median household income is 50036. The unemployed people available workforce constituted 6.9 of the state’s population, while the job growth expected over the next decade is 34.5. The indicators of sales and income taxes were 0 and 9 respectively.

Cost of living in Oregon

If we take the average indicator for the entire United States as 100, the overall cost of living in the state of Oregon makes 116, with the cost of food being 99.4 and expenses for health care services such as stay in a hospital room, doctor’s and dentist’s appointments – 116. The state’s average indicator for the cost of housing, comprising mortgage, rent and taxes is 136. The index of Oregon’s charges for utilities services, such as heating, cooling, natural gas and electricity makes 97. The average transportation costs make 114, while other miscellaneous expenses, such as clothing, repairs, and entertainment constitute 104 points.

Air pollution and health in Oregon

Oregon’s index of air quality is 86 on a scale from 0 to 100 points (higher is better) according to EPA reports taking into account the days of ozone alert and volume of such pollutants as lead, carbon monoxide, sulfur and others. State’s weather quality is graded at 59 points out of 100 on the basis of such indices as toxic discharges, sediments, turbidity and pollutants. The index of Superfund sites is 87 compared to 71 for the entire country. In 2014, the number of physicians per 100,000 persons is 272 and the health cost index is higher compared to the average US index.

Climate in Oregon

Oregon’s annual rainfall is 41.3 inches, compared to 36.5 for the entire US. In winter the state gets the annual snowfall of 16.5, while the United States in general get 25. There are 133 days with measurable precipitation, and 175 sunny days per annum. In July, the average high temperature is 81 degrees Fahrenheit, and in January the average lowest is 30.2 degrees. The comfort index on the scale from 0 to 100 (higher is better) makes 69 and is based on the combination of summer temperature and effect humidity on the population.


Data provided by U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences nces.ed.gov