There are many colleges or universities in Oregon and it’s difficult to choose one. Therefore, I compiled a list of the 5 top colleges or universities to help you make your choice.
University of Oregon (UO)
UO is located in Eugene, Oregon, United States. It is a public organization which was founded in 1876. It is the third-oldest public college or university. The campus is spread over a total area of 295 acres with 60 important buildings. It has a quarter-based academic calendar. Its 2011-2012 in-state tuition fees are $8,789 and out-of-state tuition fees are $27,653. This colleges or universities is especially good for students who are interest in arts as there are many events for them such as Oregon Bach Festival and Cinema Pacific Film Festival. Its Ducks sports team is also very famous in Eugene.
Oregon State University (OSU)
OSU is located in Corvallis, Oregon, United States. It’s also a public institution which was founded in 1868. Its campus-size is 577 acres and it also has a quarter-based academic calendar. Its 2011-2012 in-state tuition fees are $7,518 and out-of-state tuition fees are $21,294. In a study of colleges or universities, OSU has been rated as the safest colleges or universities.
It also has more than 300 student organizations which are more than any college or university in Oregon. It also provides 200 academic programs for undergraduates and 80 master’s program for graduates.
Portland State University (PSU)
PSU is located in downtown Portland, Oregon, United States. This public institution was founded in 1946. It is the only colleges or universities that is situated in a major metropolitan city. The total campus area is 49 acres.
Its 2011-2012 in-state tuition fees are $7,764 and out-of-state tuition fees are $22,983. PSU is part of the Oregon University System (OUS). It has been called “College with a Conscience” by the Princeton Review. Its MBA was also ranked in the top 100. There are many notable alumni in PSU such as Carolyn Davidson who is the designer of the Nike logo.
Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU)
OHSU’s main campus is in Portland while a smaller campus is in Hillsboro. It was founded in 1887 as a public institution. It is spread over an area of 120 acres. Its 2011-2012 in-state tuition fees are $18,996 and out-of-state tuition fees are $30,606. It also has two hospitals in its Portland campus. It’s the only health and research university in Oregon. OHSU is ranked among the top medical schools in the United States. Its graduate nursing program is also ranked 7th in the country.
Lewis and Clark College
The Lewis and Clark College is located in Portland, Oregon. It is a private colleges or universities which was founded in 1867. Its total campus-size is 137 acres. Its tuition fees for 2011-2012 are $38,500. There are three schools in this colleges or universities, College of Arts and Sciences, the Law School, and the Graduate School of Education and Counseling.
The student body of the College of Arts and Sciences represent more than 50 countries of the world. It is ranked among the top liberal colleges or universities and also as the 2nd most beautiful college or university.