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58 Colleges
7,875 Yearly Graduations
$49,073 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$25,644 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Oregon ranked #36 in the nation for trade school degrees handed out in 2019. Around 7,875 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $12,268 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $16,066 a year.

About 54% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,411 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Portland Community College

Portland, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
1,262 Yearly Degrees
$4,558 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,372 full-time undergraduates at Portland Community College, and 27,650 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Approximately 20% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,518 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.2% 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 $28,800.

#2

Mt. Hood Community College

Gresham, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
498 Yearly Degrees
$5,159 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,745 full-time undergraduates at MHCC, and 7,463 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

20% of MHCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,672 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from MHCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#3

Rogue Community College

Grants Pass, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
491 Yearly Degrees
$4,716 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Rogue Community College is 4,634, which includes 1,757 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

12% of Rogue Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,259 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Rogue Community College is $22,200.

#4

Oregon Institute of Technology

Klamath Falls, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
438 Yearly Degrees
$10,485 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,172 undergraduates at OIT, of which 2,370 are full-time, and there are 5,313 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at OIT is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 61%. Of the accepted students, 57% are men and 43% are women.

54% of OIT students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,011 a year. OIT has a 3.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from OIT with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $54,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#5

Lane Community College

Eugene, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
419 Yearly Degrees
$4,956 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,861 students at Lane Community College in total, 3,407 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

25% of Lane Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,425 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Lane Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

Pioneer Pacific College

Wilsonville, Oregon
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
414 Yearly Degrees
$14,597 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Pioneer Pacific College is 740, which includes 429 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

76% of Pioneer Pacific College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,639 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Pioneer Pacific College is $26,900.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
410 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Concorde Career College - Portland is 404, which includes 404 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 33 to 1.

Around 94% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 13% are men and 87% are women.

Approximately 84% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,604 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Concorde Career College - Portland is $28,700.

Public Public vs. Private
359 Yearly Degrees
$5,175 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,301 full-time undergraduates at Chemeketa Community College, and 9,347 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

22% of Chemeketa Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,696 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,800 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
351 Yearly Degrees
$5,105 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,579 full-time undergraduates at LBCC, and 5,533 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 56% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,803 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from LBCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
322 Yearly Degrees
$5,841 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,818 students at COCC in total, 2,187 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 40% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,630 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,400 during the early-career years.

#11

Clackamas Community College

Oregon City, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
264 Yearly Degrees
$5,079 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,270 students at Clackamas Community College in total, 2,358 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Approximately 60% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,675 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Clackamas Community College is $27,900.

#12

Institute of Technology

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

The total student population at Institute of Technology is 339, which includes 339 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

86% of Institute of Technology students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,189 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
234 Yearly Degrees
$6,161 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,053 students at SWOCC in total, 901 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 33% of students at SWOCC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,672 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,400 during the early-career years.

#14

Carrington College, Portland

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

There are 215 students at Carrington College, Portland in total, 215 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 41 to 1.

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. Around 6% of accepted students are men, and 94% are women.

Approximately 36% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,731 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,600 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
163 Yearly Degrees

The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $18,900 during the early-career years.

#16

Umpqua Community College

Roseburg, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
132 Yearly Degrees
$5,101 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Umpqua Community College is 2,458, which includes 932 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 24% of students at Umpqua Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,322 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.4% 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 $24,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
129 Yearly Degrees
$5,245 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Treasure Valley Community College is 1,721, which includes 873 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 49% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,340 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,700 during the early-career years.

#18

Sumner College

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

There are 329 full-time undergraduates at Sumner College, and 329 students altogether. Sumner College has a freshman retention rate of 96%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 76%. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

86% of Sumner College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $10,941 a year. Sumner College has a 7.7% 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 $29,500 during the early-career years.

#19

Klamath Community College

Klamath Falls, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
119 Yearly Degrees
$4,425 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,715 students at Klamath Community College in total, 615 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 40% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,279 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Klamath Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $21,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
115 Yearly Degrees

There are 164 students at NWC Eugene in total, 164 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 33% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,233 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from NWC Eugene is $18,200.

#21

Phagans School of Hair Design

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

There are 167 students at Phagans School of Hair Design in total, 167 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 82% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,755 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $14,600 during the early-career years.

#22

Aveda Institute - Portland

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

The total student population at Aveda Institute - Portland is 236, which includes 130 full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at Aveda Institute - Portland. The freshman retention rate is 90%.

Roughly 75% of students at Aveda Institute - Portland take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,128 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#23

Clatsop Community College

Astoria, Oregon
Public Public vs. Private
81 Yearly Degrees
$4,230 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Clatsop Community College is 786, which includes 372 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Approximately 10% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,073 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Clatsop Community College is $24,300.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
78 Yearly Degrees

There are 120 students at NWC Medford in total, 120 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

85% of NWC Medford students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,124 a year. NWC Medford has a 8.6% 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 NWC Medford is $18,200.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
63 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Beau Monde Academy of Cosmetology is 115, which includes 115 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

63% of Beau Monde Academy of Cosmetology students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,241 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Beau Monde Academy of Cosmetology is $17,300.

Other Oregon Trade Schools

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Paul Mitchell the School Portland 62
26 Phagans Central Oregon Beauty College 62
28 Pacific University 59
29 Northwest College School of Beauty - Clackamas 48
30 American College of Healthcare Sciences 46
31 Northwest College School of Beauty - Beaverton 36
32 Portland State University 35
33 Summit Salon Academy - Portland 32
33 College of Hair Design Careers 32
35 Columbia Gorge Community College 31
36 Sage School of Massage & Esthetics 28
36 Blue Mountain Community College 28
36 College of Cosmetology 28
36 Johnny Matthew’s Hairdressing Training School 28
40 Phagans Beauty College 27
40 Phagans Grants Pass College of Beauty 27
42 Northwest College School of Beauty - Tualatin 25
43 Tillamook Bay Community College 24
43 Phagans Medford Beauty School 24
45 Phagans School of Beauty 23
46 Warner Pacific College Adult Degree Program 20
47 Oregon Coast Community College 19
48 Corban University 16
49 George Fox University 15
50 Northwest College School of Beauty - Hillsboro 13
51 Warner Pacific College 8
52 Eastern Oregon University 6
53 Linfield University - McMinnville Campus 4
53 Oregon Health & Science University 4
55 Birthingway College of Midwifery 2
56 Pacific Bible College 1
57 University of Portland 0
57 Christian Culinary Academy 0

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