Oregon’s Best Colleges
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Site Ranks Top 38 Schools by Degree Offerings, Employment Services and Career Metrics
SAN FRANCISCO (PR WEB) April 04, 2017 – LearnHowToBecome.org, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has released its list of Oregon's best colleges and universities for 2017. Of the 22 four-year schools that made the list, Willamette University, Linfield College, University of Portland, Pacific University and Lewis & Clark College scored highest. Of the 16 two-year schools that were also included, Southwestern Oregon Community College, Clackamas Community College, Columbia Gorge Community College, Chemeketa Community College and Mt. Hood Community College were the top five schools. A full list of the 38 schools is included below.
“The job market in Oregon is rallying, with unemployment recently dropping to a record low,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of LearnHowToBecome.org. “The schools on our list have proven they provide the education and employment resources that translate into measurable student success after graduation.”
To be included on Oregon's “Best Colleges” list, schools must be regionally accredited, not-for-profit institutions. Each college is also scored on additional metrics such as career and academic resources, annual alumni earnings 10 years after entering college, financial aid opportunities, student/teacher ratios, and graduation rates.
Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the LearnHowToBecome.org “Best Colleges in Oregon” list, visit https://www.learnhowtobecome.org/college/oregon/The Best Four-Year Colleges in Oregon for 2017 include:
- Concordia University-Portland
- Corban University
- Eastern Oregon University
- George Fox University
- Lewis & Clark College
- Linfield College-McMinnville Campus
- Marylhurst University
- Multnomah University
- Northwest Christian University
- Oregon Health & Science University
- Oregon Institute of Technology
- Oregon State University
- Pacific Northwest College of Art
- Pacific University
- Portland State University
- Reed College
- Southern Oregon University
- University of Oregon
- University of Portland
- Warner Pacific College
- Western Oregon University
- Willamette University
- Blue Mountain Community College
- Central Oregon Community College
- Chemeketa Community College
- Clackamas Community College
- Clatsop Community College
- Columbia Gorge Community College
- Klamath Community College
- Lane Community College
- Linn-Benton Community College
- Mt Hood Community College
- Portland Community College
- Rogue Community College
- Southwestern Oregon Community College
- Tillamook Bay Community College
- Treasure Valley Community College
- Umpqua Community College
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