Oregon Graduate Programs & Schools

If you’re looking to prepare for a career, you may want to look at graduate schools in Oregon. Oregon is home for various public corporations, including Nike, Columbia Sportswear, Northwest Natural Gas, Harry and David and more. The state is home to seven public universities, three regional universities and 17 community colleges.

Oregon has a population of 3,970,239 at the 2014 estimate, which is a 3.6% change from 2010. 29.7% of residents have a Bachelor’s degree or higher, and the annual median household income is $50,229. Oregon is one of only three states of the connecting states to have a coastline on the Pacific Ocean. Oregon is home to a unique and diverse array of wildlife, and about 46% of the state is covered in forest.i

Popular Graduate Programs in Oregon

School

Program

Degrees

Concordia University Portland

Educational Leadership

Ed.D.

University of Western States

Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine

M.S.

University of Western States

Sports and Psychology

M.A.

Eastern Oregon University

Business Administration

M.B.A., D.B.A.

University of Oregon

Physics

M.A., M.S., Ph.D.

Major tourist attractions include Mount Hood, Bonneville Dam, Mount Hood, Crater Lake National Park, Oregon Caves National Monument, Hells Canyon, Newberry Volcanic National Monument, and more. The 10 largest cities in the state include Portland, Eugene, Salem, Gresham, Hillsboro, Beaverton, Bend, Medford, Springfield and Corvallis. The state is also known for its agriculture, forestry and fisheries. ii

Discover Top Oregon Cities for a Graduate Program

PopulationMedian Household IncomeMedian Gross Rent% of person having a bachelor’s degree or higher
Portlandiii583,776$52,657$91543.8%
Clackamasiv375,992$64,352$98331.8%
Eugenev156,185$42,167$85439.0%
Salemvi154,637$45,971$78126.6%

If Oregon is calling your name, browse through the many graduate schools and programs below.

i quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/41000.html, ii En.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oregon, iii census.gov/quickfacts/table/EDU635213/4159000,00, iv census.gov/quickfacts/table/POP010210/41005,00, v census.gov/quickfacts/table/POP010210/4123850,00, vi census.gov/quickfacts/table/POP010210/4164900,00

  • Some of the nation’s most affordable tuition rates, from a private, nonprofit, NEASC accredited university
  • Qualified students with 2.5 GPA and up may receive up to $20K in grants & scholarships
  • Multiple term start dates throughout the year. 24/7 online classroom access
  • Accredited online university.
  • Capella University offers graduate programs designed to take you to the forefront of your profession.
  • Competency-based curriculum delivers both foundation knowledge and real-world skills, so that what you’re learning in your courses is immediately applicable to your career goals.
  • Eastern Oregon University

  • Purdue University Global

  • Northcentral University

  • Western Oregon University

  • George Fox Evangelical Seminary

  • University of Portland

  • Southern Oregon University

  • Reed College

  • Oregon Executive Mba

  • Concordia University - Oregon

  • Eastern Oregon University

  • Western Seminary