- List of colleges and universities in Oregon
This is a list of colleges and universities in the U.S. state of Oregon. Seven public universities make up the Oregon University System, and seventeen community colleges are operated by locally elected boards. There are also numerous private degree-granting institutions.
The oldest college is Willamette University, which was established 1842, and is the oldest university in the Western United States. The oldest community college is Southwestern Oregon Community College which was established in 1959. The college has about 14,500 students which have access to the over 150 acres (61 ha) of campus.
School Main location Control Type Enrollment (2005) Founded American College of Healthcare Sciences Portland Private
Health professions school 1,032 1978 Art Institute of Portland Portland Private
School of art 1,534 1963 Birthingway College of Midwifery Portland Private Health professions school 56 1993 Blue Mountain Community College Pendleton Public Associates college 2,216 1962 Central Oregon Community College Bend Public Associates college 4,048 1962 Chemeketa Community College Salem Public Associates college 9,228 1970 Clackamas Community College Oregon City Public Associates college 6,902 1961 Clatsop Community College Astoria Public Associates college 1,610 1958 Columbia Gorge Community College The Dalles Public Associates college 831 1989 Concordia University Portland Private
Masters university 1,404 1905 Corban University Salem Private
Baccalaureate college 754 1935 Eastern Oregon University La Grande Public Masters university 3338 1929 George Fox University Newberg Private
Research university 3,382 1891 Gutenberg College Eugene Private
Religious school 48 1994 Klamath Community College Klamath Falls Public Associates college 1,619 1996 Lane Community College Eugene Public Associates college 9,110 1964 Lewis & Clark College Portland Private Liberal arts college 3,259 1867 Linfield College McMinnville Private
Liberal arts college 2,606 1858 Linn-Benton Community College Albany Public Associates college 5,391 1967 Marylhurst University Marylhurst Private
Masters university 1,245 1893 Mount Angel Seminary St. Benedict Private
Religious school 177 1887 Mount Hood Community College Gresham Public Associates college 7,817 1965 Multnomah University Portland Private
Religious school 763 1936 National College of Natural Medicine Portland Private Health professions school 475 1956 New Hope Christian College Eugene Private
Religious school 192 1925 Northwest Christian University Eugene Private
(Disciples of Christ)
Baccalaureate college 459 1895 Oregon Coast Community College Newport Public Associates college 627 1987 Oregon College of Art & Craft Portland Private School of art 143 1907 Oregon College of Oriental Medicine Portland Private Health professions school 258 1983 Oregon Health and Science University Portland Public Medical school 2,553 1974 Oregon Institute of Technology Klamath Falls Public Baccalaureate college 3,372 1947 Oregon State University Corvallis Public Research university 19,590 1858 Pacific Northwest College of Art Portland Private School of art 303 1909 Pacific University Forest Grove Private Research university 2,521 1849 Pioneer Pacific College Wilsonville Private
Associates college 1,015 1981 Portland Community College Portland Public Associates college 24,505 1961 Portland State University Portland Public Research university 23,444 1946 Reed College Portland Private Liberal arts college 1,341 1911 Rogue Community College Grants Pass Public Associates college 4,211 1970 Southern Oregon University Ashland Public Masters university 5,154 1926 Southwestern Oregon Community College Coos Bay Public Associates college 2,114 1961 Tillamook Bay Community College Tillamook Public Associates college 243 1981 Treasure Valley Community College Ontario Public Associates college 1,961 1962 Umpqua Community College Roseburg Public Associates college 1,147 1964 University of Oregon Eugene Public Research university 20,296 1876 University of Portland Portland Private
Masters university 3,343 1901 University of Western States Portland Private Health professions school 405 1904 Warner Pacific College Portland Private
(Church of God)
Baccalaureate college 512 1937 Western Culinary Institute Portland Private
Associates college 1,285 1983 Western Oregon University Monmouth Public Masters university 4,768 1856 Western Seminary Portland Private
Religious school 625 1927 Willamette University Salem Private Liberal arts college 2,663 1842
Several schools based in other states offer degree programs at locations in Oregon:
- The for-profit schools Apollo College, DeVry University, Everest College, Heald College, ITT Technical Institute, and Sanford-Brown College have campuses in Portland, and University of Phoenix has a campus in Tigard.
- Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Florida offers aviation programs at the Portland Community College campus and Portland International Airport.
- Emporia State University in Kansas offers a Master of Library Science program on the Portland State University campus.
- University of the Pacific in California offers a Master of Arts in Intercultural Relations at the Intercultural Communication Institute in Portland.
- Walla Walla University's School of Nursing in Washington has a campus in Portland, where its junior and senior classes are taught.
School Location(s) Founded Closed Notes/Refs Albany College Albany 1867 1942 Became Lewis & Clark College Ashland College & Normal School Ashland 1869 Underwent name changes to Southern Oregon College (SOC) to Southern Oregon State College (SOSC) and finally to Southern Oregon University (SOU) in 1997. Baker Business College Baker 1891 1976  Baker City Normal & Business College Baker 1887 1905 Baker College Baker 1969 1970 Formerly Magic Valley Christian College, which moved to Baker from Albion, Idaho in 1969. Bassist College Portland 1998 Now owned by Art Institutes International. Bethel College Bethel 1855 1862 Merged with Monmouth University to form, in turn, Christian College in 1865, Oregon State Normal School in 1882, Oregon Normal School in 1911, and Oregon College of Education in 1939, which is Western Oregon University today. Blue Mountain University La Grande 1873 1885  Cascade Christian College Portland 1918 1969 Cascade College Portland 1956 2009 School was operated by Oklahoma Christian University as a branch campus from 1994 to 2009. The school was formerly Columbia Christian College from 1956 to 1993. Colegio Cesar Chavez Mount Angel 1973 1983 First Chicano college in U.S. College of Philomath Philomath 1889 1912  Columbia Christian College Portland 1947 1993 Columbia College Eugene 1855 1860  Columbia College of Business Clackamas 1999 Coquille College 1890 1905 Corvallis College Corvallis 1859 1885 Acquired by state. Dallas College Dallas 1900 1914 Eastern Oregon College La Grande 1892 1898 Became Eastern Oregon University Jefferson Institute Jefferson 1846 Judson Baptist College The Dalles 1956 1985 Records at Southwestern College Liberal University Silverton 1896 1903 Mineral Springs College Sodaville 1892 1908 Mount Angel College St. Benedict 1887 1973 Multnomah College Portland 1897 1969 Absorbed into the University of Portland. Oregon College of Art Ashland Oregon Denturist College Milwaukie 1993 Oregon Law School Salem and Portland 1902 1922 Not to be confused with the University of Oregon School of Law. Oregon School of Design Portland 1992 Pacific College of Art & Design Medford Philomath College Philomath 1867 1927 Portland University Portland 1891 1900 Was a Methodist school with ties to Willamette University. Campus and buildings sold to the Catholic Church and became the campus for the University of Portland. Saint Francis College 1885 1905 Saint Joseph College 1844 1849 Saint Michael's College Portland 1871 1928 Sublimity College Sublimity 1857 1860 Whitney Business College Baker 1887 1891 
- Lists of Oregon related lists
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- National Center for Education Statistics. "Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System". http://nces.ed.gov/ipedspas/. Retrieved September 5, 2007.
- U.S. News & World Report. "America's Best Colleges 2008". http://www.usnews.com/usnews/edu/college/tools/search.php. Retrieved September 5, 2007.
- ^ "Southwestern Oregon Community College". BrainTrack. http://www.braintrack.com/college/u/southwestern-oregon-community-college. Retrieved 2009-04-07.
- ^ School types are based on the categorization used by US News, which is a simplification of the 2005 Carnegie Classification. For schools not categorized by US News, the Carnegie Classification is used directly.
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- ^ Peterson's (2007). Peterson's Colleges in the West 2008. Peterson's. p. 125. ISBN 9780768924206. http://books.google.com/books?id=hJa0fyxoztkC.
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- ^ Central Oregon Community College. "COCC at a Glance". http://visitors.cocc.edu/About/Glance/default.aspx. Retrieved September 26, 2007.
- ^ Gutenberg College is not yet categorized by the Carnegie Classification, but its affiliation with the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools suggests it will be categorized as a faith-related institution.
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- ^ Gutenberg College. "Gutenberg's History". http://www.gutenberg.edu/about_gutenberg/history.php. Retrieved September 24, 2007.
- ^ "Community Colleges: Individual Listings". Oregon Blue Book. http://bluebook.state.or.us/education/commcolleges/commcolleges01.htm. Retrieved 26 June 2011.
- ^ The enrollment count for Linfield College includes 528 in the Adult Degree Program and 422 at the Portland campus, which are listed as separate schools in IPEDS.
- ^ Mount Angel Abbey & Seminary. "History and Facilities". Archived from the original on June 23, 2007. http://web.archive.org/web/20070623105900/http://www.mtangel.edu/seminary/history.htm. Retrieved September 24, 2007.
- ^ Multnomah Bible College and Biblical Seminary. "Multnomah's History and Future". http://www.multnomah.edu/About/PagesInstitutionalInfo/History.asp. Retrieved September 24, 2007.
- ^ National College of Natural Medicine. "A Brief History of NCNM". http://www.ncnm.edu/about/ncnm_history.php. Retrieved September 24, 2007. [dead link]
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- ^ Oregon College of Oriental Medicine. "About Us". http://www.ocom.edu/index.php?id=612. Retrieved September 24, 2007.
- ^ Oregon Health and Science University. "OHSU: An historical chronology". http://www.ohsu.edu/about/history.html. Retrieved September 24, 2007.
- ^ The enrollment count for Oregon State University includes 437 at the Cascades Campus in Bend, which is listed as a separate school in IPEDS.
- ^ Pioneer Pacific College. "History". Archived from the original on January 13, 2008. http://web.archive.org/web/20080113062659/http://pioneerpacificcollege.com/History.htm. Retrieved September 24, 2007.
- ^ Southwestern Oregon Community College. "Southwestern's History". Archived from the original on August 6, 2007. http://web.archive.org/web/20070806221705/http://www.socc.edu/about/history.html. Retrieved September 24, 2007.
- ^ Umpqua Community College. "About UCC". Archived from the original on June 26, 2007. http://web.archive.org/web/20070626024833/http://www.umpqua.edu/Visitor/AboutUCC.htm. Retrieved September 24, 2007.
- ^ Western States Chiropractic College. "About Western States Chiropractic College". Archived from the original on August 27, 2007. http://web.archive.org/web/20070827061835/http://www.wschiro.edu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=14&Itemid=29. Retrieved September 24, 2007.
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