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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. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $12,053 per year to get their degree at a college in Oregon, while out of state students will pay an average of $16,609 per year.

An estimated 54% of college students in Oregon take out loans, with the average 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

There are 8,886 full-time undergraduates at Portland Community College, and 22,904 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

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

Students who graduate from Portland Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,146 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

Mt. Hood Community College

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

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

20% of MHCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MHCC is $32,057.

#3

Oregon Institute of Technology

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

The total student population at Oregon Institute of Technology is 5,323, of which 5,184 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,391 are full-time. For undergraduates at OIT, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

Around 95% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

48% of OIT students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,037 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $61,389 during the early-career years.

#4

Lane Community College

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

The total student population at Lane Community College is 7,702, which includes 3,151 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

19% of Lane Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Lane Community College is $28,336.

#5

Rogue Community College

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

There are 3,765 students at Rogue Community College in total, 1,625 are full-time undergraduates. 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 typical student loan amount is $5,511 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.3% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Rogue Community College is $28,842.

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

The total student population at Linn-Benton Community College is 4,956, which includes 2,153 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

52% of LBCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,294 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.0% is close 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

There are 466 students at Concorde Career College - Portland in total, 466 are full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at Concorde Career College - Portland is 88%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted. Around 13% of accepted students are men, and 87% 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. The student loan default rate of 9.3% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Concorde Career College - Portland is $35,399.

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

There are 8,328 students at Chemeketa Community College in total, 3,727 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 21% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,506 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.1% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,803 during the early-career years.

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

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

33% of COCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,555 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.8% is close 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 student loan default rate of 8.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,101 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Portland State University

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

There are 18,656 undergraduates at Portland State University, of which 12,752 are full-time, and there are 23,640 students altogether. It takes the average Portland State University undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

Around 95% of students who apply get accepted. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

Approximately 35% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,059 a year. Portland State University has a 4.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Portland State University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $42,719 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#12

Sumner College

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

There are 464 students at Sumner College in total, 464 are full-time undergraduates. 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 63%. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

67% of Sumner College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $12,199 a year. Sumner College has a 5.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

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

The total student population at Carrington College, Portland is 330, which includes 330 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 110 to 1.

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

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Carrington College, Portland is $31,152.

#14

Clackamas Community College

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

The total student population at Clackamas Community College is 5,555, which includes 1,965 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 61% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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 809 full-time undergraduates at SWOCC, and 1,537 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Approximately 31% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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

The total student population at Klamath Community College is 1,492, which includes 535 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

35% of Klamath Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,198 during the early-career years.

#17

Aveda Institute - Portland

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

There are 287 students at Aveda Institute - Portland in total, 150 are full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at Aveda Institute - Portland. The freshman retention rate is 93%.

Approximately 77% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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 typical student loan amount is $6,883 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.

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 typical student loan amount 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 2,140 students at Umpqua Community College in total, 784 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 24% of students at Umpqua Community College take out loans to pay for college. 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

There are 69 students at NWC Medford in total, 69 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

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

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

#23

Phagans School of Hair Design

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

There are 154 students at Phagans School of Hair Design in total, 154 are full-time undergraduates. 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 typical student loan amount 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%.

Students who graduate from Phagans School of Hair Design with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $19,281 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
74 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Phagans Central Oregon Beauty College is 97, which includes 97 full-time undergraduates. 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 typical student loan amount 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Phagans Central Oregon Beauty College is $19,121.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
63 Yearly Degrees

There are 45 full-time undergraduates at NWC Tualatin, and 45 students altogether. 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 typical student loan amount is $6,028 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.7% which is much lower than the average 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 Beau Monde Academy of Cosmetology 45
29 Phagans School of Beauty 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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