Architecture in Oregon

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Schools Offering Architecture Programs in Oregon


Around 0.4% of Oregon's graduates graduate from architecture degree programs every year. Thus, Oregon's 4 architecture schools put out approximately 301 architects each year.

Top Schools

University of Oregon, which was ranked 61st nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Oregon that has a architecture program. It is located in Eugene. 222 students graduated with a degree in architecture from University of Oregon in 2010. University of Oregon charged in-state students $8,190 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Oregon with a architecture program is Portland State University, which is located in Portland. In 2010, it was ranked 73rd nationwide. In 2010, 83 students graduated from Portland State University architecture program. Tuition at Portland State University was $7,130 per year.

Portland Community College, which was ranked 73rd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Oregon that has a architecture program. It is located in Portland. In 2010, Portland Community College graduated 0 students from its architecture programs. Portland Community College charged in-state students $3,016 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Architecture schools in Oregon, charge students an average tuition of $5,526 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $8,190 per year, or as little as $3,016 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Oregon architecture schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Oregon - located in Eugene, students are charged $8,190 per year
  2. Portland State University - located in Portland, students are charged $7,130 per year
  3. Mt Hood Community College - located in Gresham, students are charged $3,769 per year

The architecture schools in Oregon that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Portland Community College - located in Portland, students are charged $3,016 per year
  2. Mt Hood Community College - located in Gresham, students are charged $3,769 per year
  3. Portland State University - located in Portland, students are charged $7,130 per year

An architecture degree from an Oregon school... what next?

Most people who graduate from architecture school in Oregon go on to work as an architect. 1,520 architects were working in Oregon in 2010. The largest populations of Oregon architects are working in the following counties:

  1. Clackamas County - 1,350 architects
  2. Marion County - 60 architects
  3. Deschutes County - 50 architects

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 2,260 architects will be working in Oregon state. This would require the number of architects to grow by 14%.

Salary

On average, an architect earns a salary of $70,630 per year in Oregon state. In 2010, however, some Oregon architects earned as little as less than $37,690 per year or as much as more than $127,490 per year. An architect in the following Oregon counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Marion County - $82,420 per year
  2. Deschutes County - $75,860 per year
  3. Clackamas County - $70,100 per year

On average, architects earns the least in the following Oregon counties:

  1. Lane County - $62,540 per year
  2. Clackamas County - $70,100 per year
  3. Deschutes County - $75,860 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Oregon statistics regarding a career in architecture and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as civil engineering or design.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Architecture in Oregon
  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture in Oregon
  • Master's Degree in Architecture in Oregon
  • Certificate in Architecture in Oregon

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Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,767 miles from location Portland Community College Portland OR 13.6889 n/a 30,161
7,763 miles from location Portland State University Portland OR 27.0639 52% 27,901
7,822 miles from location University of Oregon Eugene OR 38.7849 33% 22,335
7,750 miles from location Mt Hood Community College Gresham OR 12.9715 n/a 8,897
 

Curious what studying Architecture gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Oregon

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval + 1,520 $70,630 15.2%
2
Architectural and Civil Drafters + 1,170 $46,530 -15.2%
3
Landscape Architects + 320 $62,910 -15.8%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are architecture related jobs in Oregon