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53 Colleges
6,515 Yearly Graduations
$48,212 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$25,406 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2021, 6,515 students received a trade school degree from a college in Oregon, making it rank #35 in terms of graduations. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Oregon is $12,053 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $16,609 a year.

About 54% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,352 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Portland Community College

Portland, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
711 Yearly Degrees
$4,810 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Portland Community College is 22,904, which includes 8,886 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Roughly 20% of students at Portland Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,300 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.5% 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 $33,146.

#2

Mt. Hood Community College

Gresham, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
442 Yearly Degrees
$5,013 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,405 full-time undergraduates at MHCC, and 6,812 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 20% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,640 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from MHCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,057 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#3

Oregon Institute of Technology

Klamath Falls, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
441 Yearly Degrees
$11,732 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,323 students at OIT in total, 5,184 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,391 are full-time. For undergraduates at OIT, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

Around 91% of students who apply get accepted. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Approximately 48% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,037 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from OIT is $61,389.

#4

Lane Community College

Eugene, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
398 Yearly Degrees
$5,333 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,702 students at Lane Community College in total, 3,151 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 19% of students at Lane Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,099 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,336 during the early-career years.

#5

Rogue Community College

Grants Pass, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
359 Yearly Degrees
$5,184 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,625 full-time undergraduates at Rogue Community College, and 3,765 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

14% of Rogue Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,511 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.3% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,842 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
320 Yearly Degrees
$5,675 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,153 full-time undergraduates at LBCC, and 4,956 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 52% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,294 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from LBCC is $32,010.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
302 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Concorde Career College - Portland is 466, which includes 466 full-time undergraduates. Concorde Career College - Portland has a freshman retention rate of 88%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Around 96% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 15% are men and 85% are women.

Roughly 72% of students at Concorde Career College - Portland take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,638 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.3% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,399 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
285 Yearly Degrees
$5,850 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Chemeketa Community College is 8,328, which includes 3,727 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

21% of Chemeketa Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,506 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.1% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Chemeketa Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,803 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
275 Yearly Degrees
$6,111 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,832 full-time undergraduates at COCC, and 4,304 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 33% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,555 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.8% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from COCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,172 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#10

Institute of Technology

Salem, Oregon
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
260 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Institute of Technology is 389, which includes 389 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

74% of Institute of Technology students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,186 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Institute of Technology is $31,101.

#11

Portland State University

Portland, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
219 Yearly Degrees
$9,807 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 23,640 students at Portland State University in total, 18,656 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 12,752 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Portland State University is 4.7 years.

Around 98% of students who apply get accepted. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

Roughly 35% of students at Portland State University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,059 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,719 during the early-career years.

#12

Sumner College

Portland, Oregon
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
211 Yearly Degrees

There are 464 full-time undergraduates at Sumner College, and 464 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 78%. Of the accepted students, 17% are men and 83% are women.

Approximately 67% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $12,199 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Sumner College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $43,005 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Carrington College, Portland

Portland, Oregon
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
188 Yearly Degrees

There are 330 students at Carrington College, Portland in total, 330 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 110 to 1.

86% of Carrington College, Portland students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,086 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.3% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,152 during the early-career years.

#14

Clackamas Community College

Oregon City, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
171 Yearly Degrees
$5,625 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,965 full-time undergraduates at Clackamas Community College, and 5,555 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

61% of Clackamas Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,101 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.8% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,524 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
145 Yearly Degrees
$6,483 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,537 students at SWOCC in total, 809 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

31% of SWOCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,217 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.1% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,730 during the early-career years.

#16

Klamath Community College

Klamath Falls, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
140 Yearly Degrees
$4,497 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,492 students at Klamath Community College in total, 535 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 35% of students at Klamath Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,873 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Klamath Community College is $26,198.

#17

Aveda Institute - Portland

Portland, Oregon
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
134 Yearly Degrees

There are 150 full-time undergraduates at Aveda Institute - Portland, and 287 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at Aveda Institute - Portland is 93%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Approximately 77% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,478 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,270 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
117 Yearly Degrees

There are 137 students at NWC Eugene in total, 137 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 59% of students at NWC Eugene take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,883 a year. NWC Eugene has a 5.7% 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 $22,212 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
108 Yearly Degrees

The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 3.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from East West College of the Healing Arts with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,713 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
106 Yearly Degrees
$5,311 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,470 students at Treasure Valley Community College in total, 759 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

46% of Treasure Valley Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,415 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,148 during the early-career years.

#21

Umpqua Community College

Roseburg, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
102 Yearly Degrees
$5,282 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 784 full-time undergraduates at Umpqua Community College, and 2,140 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 24% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,366 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.5% 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 $27,467 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
87 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Northwest College School of Beauty - Medford is 69, which includes 69 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Roughly 78% of students at NWC Medford take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,854 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,212 during the early-career years.

#23

Phagans School of Hair Design

Happy Valley, Oregon
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
85 Yearly Degrees

There are 154 full-time undergraduates at Phagans School of Hair Design, and 154 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 65% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,840 a year. Phagans School of Hair Design has a 7.6% 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 $19,281 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
74 Yearly Degrees

There are 97 full-time undergraduates at Phagans Central Oregon Beauty College, and 97 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

72% of Phagans Central Oregon Beauty College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,739 a year. Phagans Central Oregon Beauty College has a 3.7% 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 $19,121 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
63 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Northwest College School of Beauty - Tualatin is 45, which includes 45 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Approximately 60% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,028 a year. NWC Tualatin has a 5.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from NWC Tualatin with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,212 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other Oregon Trade Schools

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 American College of Healthcare Sciences 62
27 Pacific University 52
28 Summit Salon Academy - Portland 49
29 Phagans School of Beauty 45
29 Beau Monde Academy of Cosmetology 45
31 Northwest College School of Beauty - Beaverton 44
32 College of Hair Design Careers 40
33 Phagans Beauty College 39
34 College of Cosmetology 37
35 Johnny Matthew’s Hairdressing Training School 36
36 Northwest College School of Beauty - Clackamas 34
37 Tillamook Bay Community College 31
38 Phagans Grants Pass College of Beauty 29
39 Phagans Medford Beauty School 27
40 Columbia Gorge Community College 25
40 Sage School of Massage & Esthetics 25
42 Blue Mountain Community College 23
43 George Fox University 22
44 Warner Pacific College Adult Degree Program 20
45 Oregon Coast Community College 17
45 Northwest College School of Beauty - Hillsboro 17
47 Warner Pacific University 14
48 Clatsop Community College 10
48 Oregon Health & Science University 10
50 Eastern Oregon University 7
51 Linfield University - McMinnville Campus 6
51 Christian Culinary Academy 6
53 University of Portland 0

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