Whether you're looking to enjoy a quiet, rural educational experience, or experience the excitement of city life, you may want to begin your college search in Oregon. There are 51 colleges in Oregon, 26 public and 24 private, offering a wide range of programs and majors. Oregon has both small schools (defined as less than 2000 students) and "very large" ones (10,000 or more students) and everything in between, including community colleges, in urban and rural environments.
Oregon State University is located in Corvallis and offers over 200 degrees in fields ranging from microbiology and nuclear engineering to zoology and oceanography. In 2008, the OSU campus was designated a historic district by the National Register of Historic Places, the only college in Oregon to receive such a distinction.
The University of Oregon is located in Eugene and houses approximately 19,100 full-time students. Many undergraduate students pursue degrees in Business and Social Sciences. The film, National Lampoon's Animal House was filmed on Oregon University's campus, and notable alumni include Phil Knight, co-founder and chairman of Nike, Inc.
Southern Oregon University, located in Ashland, is a medium sized Oregon university, housing about 5,000 students. If you're a fan of Shakespeare, Ashland is the place to be, as it hosts the annual Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Notable alumni include actor Ty Burrell, of Modern Family, who graduated from SOU in 1993.
If you are looking for a small, liberal arts experience, Reed College in Portland may be the Oregon college for you. Reed combines a small college community of about 1,500 students with the big-city feel of Portland. James Russell, the inventor of the compact disc, graduated from this Oregon college in 1953.
Cappex has tons of resources for students considering a college in Oregon, including plenty of ways to help you find and apply for scholarships. Begin by browsing the complete list of colleges and universities below.
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|Birthingway College of Midwifery||No scholarships|
|Blue Mountain Community College||No scholarships|
|Central Oregon Community College||No scholarships|
|Chemeketa Community College||No scholarships|
|Clackamas Community College||No scholarships|
|Clatsop Community College||No scholarships|
|Columbia Gorge Community College||No scholarships|
|Concordia University-Portland||1 scholarships|
|Corban University||27 scholarships|
|Eastern Oregon University||18 scholarships|
|George Fox University||5 scholarships|
|Gutenberg College||No scholarships|
|Klamath Community College||No scholarships|
|Lane Community College||No scholarships|
|Lewis & Clark College||24 scholarships|
|Linfield College-Adult Degree Program||No scholarships|
|Linfield College-McMinnville Campus||233 scholarships|
|Linfield College-Nursing & Health Sciences||2 scholarships|
|Linn-Benton Community College||No scholarships|
|Marylhurst University||45 scholarships|
|Mount Angel Seminary||No scholarships|
|Mt Hood Community College||No scholarships|
|Multnomah University||4 scholarships|
|National College of Natural Medicine||No scholarships|
|New Hope Christian College||5 scholarships|
|Northwest Christian University||8 scholarships|
|Oregon Coast Community College||No scholarships|
|Oregon College of Art and Craft||3 scholarships|
|Oregon College of Oriental Medicine||No scholarships|
|Oregon Health & Science University||8 scholarships|
|Oregon State University||42 scholarships|
|Oregon State University-Cascades Campus||6 scholarships|
|Oregon Tech||8 scholarships|
|Pacific Northwest College of Art||5 scholarships|
|Pacific University-Oregon||57 scholarships|
|Portland Community College||3 scholarships|
|Portland State University||229 scholarships|
|Reed College||No scholarships|
|Rogue Community College||No scholarships|
|Southern Oregon University||161 scholarships|
|Southwestern Oregon Community College||No scholarships|
|Tillamook Bay Community College||No scholarships|
|Treasure Valley Community College||No scholarships|
|Umpqua Community College||No scholarships|
|University of Oregon||506 scholarships|
|University of Portland||4 scholarships|
|University of Western States||No scholarships|
|Warner Pacific College||17 scholarships|
|Western Oregon University||12 scholarships|
|Western Seminary||No scholarships|
|Willamette University||18 scholarships|