Colleges and Universities in Oregon

Oregon Colleges and Universities

Colleges and Universities in Oregon

The colleges and universities in Oregon could be the first step in your journey to a fab new career. There's Oregon's state university system, of course, and also educational opportunities through its dozen-plus private colleges and universities. You'll find programs that allow you to study areas such as health, science, technology and much, much more.

Growing you career in Oregon

Logging has played a significant role in Oregon's economy, as well as agriculture and tourism, but the future looks decidedly high-tech. Greater Portland Inc., a private-sector economic development initiative, lists computer software, design, environmental services and renewable energy as key industries that are attracting both businesses and job seekers to Oregon.

At universities in Oregon, you can find degree programs for both traditional and cutting edge industries in the state. Make no mistake; your choice of majors can have a significant impact on the amount of money you'll make after graduation. There are already many fast-growing occupations in the state that require a college degree that could be right for you. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean earned wages for some of the state's fast-growing occupations were:

  1. Audiologists: $74,070
  2. Chiropractors: $54,090
  3. Marriage and family therapists: $57,100
  4. Recreational therapists (38 percent job growth predicted between 2008 and 2018): $48,420
  5. Survey researchers: $61,050

If you're not convinced about attending one of the colleges and universities in Oregon to help you build a career in the state, take a hint from Nike - one of the Fortune 500 companies based in Oregon - and just do it!

See also: Oregon Vocational Schools and Career Training

Other Colleges & Universities in Oregon

Blue Mountain Community College
Pendleton, Oregon
Cascade College
Portland, Oregon
Central Oregon Community College
Bend, Oregon
Chemeketa Community College
Salem, Oregon
Clackamas Community College
Oregon City, OR
Clatsop Community College
Astoria, Oregon
College of Legal Arts
Portland, Oregon
Columbia Gorge Community College
The Dalles, Oregon
Concordia University
Portland, Oregon
Corban College
Salem, Oregon (formerly Western Baptist College)
Eastern Oregon University
La Grande, OR
Eugene Bible College
Eugene, Oregon
George Fox University
Newburg, Oregon
Klamath Community College
Klamath Falls, Oregon
Lane Community College
Eugene, Oregon
Lewis & Clark College
Portland, Oregon
Linfield College
McMinnville, Oregon
Linfield College - Portland Campus
Portland, Oregon
Linn-Benton Community College
Albany, Oregon
Marylhurst University
Marylhurst, Oregon
Mount Angel Seminary
St. Benedict, Oregon
Mt Hood Community College
Gresham, Oregon
Multnomah Bible College and Biblical Seminary
Portland, Oregon
Northwest Christian University
Eugene, Oregon
Oregon Coast Community College
Newport, Oregon
Oregon College of Art and Craft
Portland, OR
Oregon Institute of Technology
Klamath Falls, Portland, OR; Fort Lewis, WA
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR
Pacific Northwest College of Art
Portland, Oregon
Pacific University
Forest Grove, Oregon
Portland Community College
Portland, Newburg, Beaverton, Oregon
Portland State University
Portland, Oregon
Reed College
Portland, Oregon
Rogue Community College
Grants Pass, Medford, Oregon
Salem Bible College
Salem, Oregon
Southern Oregon University
Ashland, OR
Southwestern Oregon Community College
Coos Bay, Oregon
Tillamook Bay Community College
Tillamook, Bay City, Oregon
Treasure Valley Community College
Ontario, Oregon
Umpqua Community College
Roseburg, Oregon
University of Oregon
Eugene, OR
University of Portland
Portland, Oregon
Western Oregon University
Monmouth, Oregon
Willamette University
Salem, Oregon
Gutenberg College
Eugene, Oregon
Oregon Graduate Institute of Science and Technology
Oregon Health and Science University
Tokyo International University of America
Western Culinary Institute
Portland, Oregon. Culinary arts, patisserie and baking, hospitality and restaurant management.
Western Seminary
Portland, Oregon; also campuses in CA
Western States Chiropractic College