# Oregon Colleges

Oregon ranked #27 in the nation for degrees handed out in 2019. Around 58,375 students received some type of diploma that year. Oregon colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $16,645 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $20,797 per year.

An estimated 57% of college students in Oregon take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,396 per year.

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There are 18,829 full-time undergraduates at Oregon State, and 30,896 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Oregon State is 4.6 years.

About 79% of students who apply get accepted. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

Roughly 52% of students at Oregon State take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,242 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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.

There are 26,693 students at Portland State University in total, 13,990 of which are full-time undergraduates. 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 typical student loan amount is $6,142 a year. Portland State University has a 6.7% 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 $34,500 during the early-career years.

There are 22,887 students at UO in total, 17,801 of which are full-time undergraduates. UO has a freshman retention rate of 86%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 83% of students who apply get accepted. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

40% of UO students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,496 a year. UO has a 4.1% 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 UO is $35,600.

The total student population at Portland Community College is 28,005, of which 11,542 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Approximately 20% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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.

The total student population at Mt Hood Community College is 8,680, of which 3,129 students are full-time undergraduates. 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.

The total student population at Lane Community College is 7,637, of which 3,482 students are full-time undergraduates. 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%.

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

There are 4,722 full-time undergraduates at Chemeketa Community College, and 10,279 students altogether. 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 typical student loan amount 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.

The total student population at Western Oregon University is 5,336, of which 4,065 students are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Western Oregon State College undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 81%. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

Roughly 75% of students at Western Oregon State College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,924 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Western Oregon State College is $31,300.

The total student population at Pacific University is 3,893, of which 1,818 students are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Pacific, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

95% of Pacific students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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.

There are 3,640 full-time undergraduates at Southern Oregon University, and 6,191 students altogether. It takes the average Southern Oregon University undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

About 78% of students who apply get accepted. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

Roughly 53% of students at Southern Oregon University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,138 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Southern Oregon University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 4,396 students at University of Portland in total, 3,792 of which are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at University of Portland is 4.1 years.

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.

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. The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

The total student population at George Fox University is 4,076, of which 2,494 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Roughly 70% of students at GFU take out loans to pay for college. 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.

There are 1,809 full-time undergraduates at Rogue Community College, and 4,610 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 12% of students at Rogue Community College take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Rogue Community College is $22,200.

There are 217 full-time undergraduates at OHSU, and 2,895 students altogether. 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%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from OHSU is $80,000.

The total student population at Clackamas Community College is 6,326, of which 2,669 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

60% of Clackamas Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,900 during the early-career years.

There are 5,205 students at COCC in total, 2,377 of which are 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from COCC is $25,400.

The total student population at Umpqua Community College is 1,909, of which 800 students 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 typical student loan amount 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%.

Students who graduate from Umpqua Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Lewis & Clark College is 3,339, of which 2,067 students are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Lewis and Clark College, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 71%. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

Roughly 79% of students at Lewis and Clark College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,343 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Lewis and Clark College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 5,830 students at LBCC in total, 2,730 of which 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from LBCC is $26,800.

The total student population at Southwestern Oregon Community College is 2,099, of which 1,250 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

33% of Southwestern Oregon Community College 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,400 during the early-career years.

There are 5,486 students at OIT in total, 2,284 of which are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at OIT, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

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

Roughly 54% of students at OIT take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,011 a year. OIT has a 3.1% 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 $54,400 during the early-career years.

There are 1,668 full-time undergraduates at EOU, and 3,016 students altogether. It takes the average EOU undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

Around 98% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

57% of EOU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,096 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from EOU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,498 students at Willamette in total, 1,901 of which are full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at Willamette is 86%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Around 89% of students who apply get accepted. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

Approximately 52% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,210 a year. Willamette has a 1.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Willamette with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 1,036 students at Pioneer Pacific College in total, 647 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

76% of Pioneer Pacific College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,900 during the early-career years.

There are 1,683 students at Klamath Community College in total, 577 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 40% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,279 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Klamath Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $21,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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