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Universities in Oregon

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Established in 1842, Willamette University is the oldest university of Western United States. The Oregon University System (OUS) has seven public universities. The Oregon University System (OUS) has seven public universities.…

Established in 1842, Willamette University is the oldest university of Western United States. The Oregon University System (OUS) has seven public universities.

The Oregon University System (OUS) has seven public universities. Seventeen community colleges are operated by a locally elected body. Willamette University is the oldest university of Western United States. It was established in 1842. The oldest community college is Southwestern Oregon Community College, which was established in 1959.

Other Universities in the Oregon are:

  • Columbia Gorge Community College
  • Portland State University
  • The University of Oregon
  • Oregon Health and Science University
  • Pacific University
  • Corban University
  • Northwest Christian University
  • National College of Natural Medicine

The University of Oregon

The University of Oregon (UO) is a public, co-educational research university in Eugene, Oregon. It is the second-oldest public university. Founded in 1876, it is one of the sixty members of the Association of American Universities. The university of Oregon has eight schools and colleges: six professional schools and colleges, an Arts and Sciences College and an Honors College. The campus is spread over 295 acres of land and enrolls approximately 23,000 students every year.

Willamette University

The Willamette University is the oldest university in the Western United States. It is a private institution located in Salem, Oregon. It comprises undergraduate College of Liberal Arts and post-graduate schools of business, law and education. It was founded as the Oregon Institute by Jason Lee in 1842. In 1852, the name of the university was changed to Wallamet university, followed by the current spelling in 1870. The campus is spread across 69 acres of land and approximately 2,500 students enroll every year. The university is a member of the Annapolis Group of colleges.

Portland State University

The Portland State University is a public university located in Portland. It has Oregon’s largest enrollment, and was founded in 1946. It is a part of Oregon University System, and is the only university in Oregon located in a major metropolitan city. It enrolls 29,818 students every year. The university was ranked among the Best 376 Colleges by Princeton Review. The university offers more than 50oo degrees, including 3,532 bachelor degrees, 1625 master degrees and 50 doctoral degrees.

Columbia Gorge Community College

The Columbia Gorge Community College is a public college in The Dalles, on the Columbia River in the Columbia River Gorge. It was started in 1977 as the Wasco Area Education Service District. The designation of the college was changed from service district to community college in 1989. The college offers credit instructions, certificates, and degrees.

Best Colleges and Universities in Oregon, USA

Name Address
Abdill Career College Inc 843 E Main St # 203 Medford OR 97504 USA
Albany Linn-Benton Community College-Main Campus 6500 Pacific Blvd SW Albany OR 97321 USA
Blue Mountain Community Clg 2411 NW Carden Ave Pendleton OR 97801 USA
Central Oregon Community College 2600 NW College Way Bend OR 97701 USA
Chemeketa Community College: Salem Campus 4000 Lancaster Dr NE Salem OR 97309 USA
Clackamas Community College 19600 Molalla Ave Oregon City OR 97045 USA
Clatsop Community College 6540 Liberty Ln Astoria OR 97103 USA
Columbia Gorge Community College 400 E Scenic Dr The Dalles OR 97031 USA
Corban University 5000 Deer Park Dr SE Salem OR 97317 USA
DeVry University 9755 SW Barnes Rd #150 Portland OR 97225 USA
Eastern Oregon University 7732 Southeast Harmony Road, Portland, OR, United States
George Fox University- Portland Center near Tigard 12753 Southwest 68th Avenue, Portland, OR, United States
Heald College 6035 NE 78th Ct Portland OR 97218 USA
Institute of Technology 4707 Silverton Rd NE Salem OR 97305 USA
ITT Technical Institute 9500 NE Cascades Pkwy Portland OR 97220 USA
Klamath Community College 7390 S 6th St Klamath Falls OR 97601 USA
Lane Community College 4000 E 30th Ave Eugene OR 97405 USA
Le Cordon Bleu Clg-Clnry Arts 600 SW 10th Ave Portland OR 97205 USA
Linfield College 900 SE Baker St McMinnville OR 97128 USA
Marylhurst University 17600 Pacific Highway, Marylhurst, OR, United States
Mt Hood Community College 26000 SE Stark St Gresham OR 97030 USA
Northwest Christian University 828 E 11th Ave Eugene OR 97401 USA
Oregon Culinary Institute 1701 SW Jefferson St Portland OR 97201 USA
Oregon Health & Science University 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd Portland OR 97239 USA
Oregon Institute of Technology 27500 Southwest Parkway Avenue, Wilsonville, OR, United States


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