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So you're from Bend, OR?

Fortunately for you, Bend, OR offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Bend College and University Demographics

Bend's 3 colleges and universities offer a total of 44 degree and certificate programs for you to choose from, in fields ranging from cosmetology and related personal grooming arts, other to drafting and design technology/technician, general to aesthetician/esthetician and skin care specialist.

Phagans Central Oregon Beauty College is the top-ranked school in Bend. It was ranked 66th in the nation in 2010. Phagans Central Oregon Beauty College has a student population of approximately 122. Beauty is the most popular course of study at Phagans Central Oregon Beauty College.

Tuition

On average, colleges and universities in Bend schools charge students $1,322 per year in tuition fees. The Bend school charging the highest tuition rates is Central Oregon Community College, which charges students $2,643 per year. The lowest tuition rate in Bend is at Central Oregon Community College, which charges students $2,643 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2008, $8,556,498 of the total $8,688,341 in financial aid received by Bend students was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships. The school giving the most institutional grants and scholarships in Bend was Central Oregon Community College, which gave students $4,771,786 in institutional financial aid.

Bend Student Demographics

Approximately 3% of Oregon students were enrolled in Bend colleges in 2010. That is 6,383 students. Central Oregon Community College, with 6,261 students, had the highest number of students in Bend, while Phagans Central Oregon Beauty College, with only 122 students, had the lowest number.

Graduation and Retention Rates

The retention rate for Bend colleges and universities, which is the percent of students who return to college after their first year, is about 78%. The graduation rate for Bend schools is approximately 50%. Graduation rates, however, can vary from college to college. Phagans Central Oregon Beauty College has a graduation rate of 86%, while Central Oregon Community College has a graduation rate of 13%.

Diversity

The ratio of female to male students enrolled in Bend schools is 56 to 44. The ratio of Bend students who are 24 years old or younger to those who are over 24 years old is 0 to 100. In 2009, 19 in 100 college students in Bend identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority. The Bend school with the highest percentage of minority students was Central Oregon Community College, with 19% of students identifying themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background.

Bend Faculty Demographics

In 2010, Bend colleges and universities employed a total of 1,356 faculty. The ratio of female to male faculty was [Female Faculty Ratio] to [Male Faculty Ratio] for Bend schools. And 34% of faculty were from ethnically diverse backgrounds.

In 2009, the average faculty to student ratio was 1 to 7 for colleges and universities in Bend. Multnomah University had 1 faculty for every 1 student. This was the highest faculty to student ratio for schools in Bend.

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We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Bend, OR to help you find the right study subject
that fits your interest!

Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 2,960 $26,960 $25,000 18.4%
2
Registered Nurses 1,350 $75,810 $67,720
3
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1,030 $34,110 $35,340 -26.4%
4
Office Clerks, General 1,030 $30,560 $28,240 -23.1%
5
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 1,010 $29,740 $32,000 74.1%
6
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 790 $44,260 $50,770 16.2%
7
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 760 $38,750 $39,890 43.4%
8
Medical Secretaries 750 $31,850 $31,820 167.9%
9
Cooks, Restaurant 720 $25,190 $23,260 26.3%
10
General and Operations Managers 670 $89,990 $113,100 -16.3%
11
Carpenters 560 $38,220 $43,890 30.2%
12
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 550 $50,880 $54,880
13
Construction Laborers 440 $36,740 $33,590 -38.0%
14
Medical Assistants 350 $33,440 $29,760 75.0%
15
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 340 $27,220 $25,140 -12.8%
16
Accountants and Auditors 300 $64,560 $68,960 -28.6%
17
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 300 $38,490 $35,920 87.5%
18
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 290 $53,130 $50,360
19
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 290 $45,630 $54,330
20
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 280 $46,700 $45,860 -33.3%
21
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 280 $24,010 $29,200 55.6%
22
Home Health Aides 280 $22,370 $21,760 -15.2%
23
Billing and Posting Clerks 280 $33,710 $33,270 64.7%
24
Dental Assistants 260 $37,370 $34,140
25
Forest and Conservation Technicians 260 $38,090 $36,860
26
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 240 $43,210 $38,200
27
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 240 $53,970 $95,130
28
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 230 $59,120 $62,260
29
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 210 $45,860 $62,400
30
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 210 $60,220 $55,620 16.7%
31
Construction Managers 190 $80,860 $94,240 -5.0%
32
Physical Therapists 190 $71,160 $77,990 72.7%
33
Loan Officers 180 $69,040 $65,900 -30.8%
34
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 170 $25,780 $24,180 54.5%
35
Coaches and Scouts 170 $43,610 $35,950
36
Social and Human Service Assistants 170 $29,670 $30,100 41.7%
37
Security Guards 160 $25,230 $26,870 -5.9%
38
Sales Managers 150 $73,100 $114,110 50.0%
39
Cooks, Short Order 140 $22,190 $21,030
40
Cost Estimators 140 $59,130 $62,060
41
Pharmacy Technicians 140 $33,370 $29,330 7.7%
42
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 130 $44,650 $43,850 225.0%
43
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 130 $29,540 $31,030
44
Civil Engineers 130 $71,820 $82,280 -38.1%
45
Clergy 120 $45,700 $48,290 -25.0%
46
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 120 $33,310 $31,790 -42.9%
47
Legal Secretaries 120 $38,720 $43,270 -47.8%
48
Advertising Sales Agents 120 $51,110 $55,020 200.0%
49
Electricians 120 $58,510 $51,810
50
Medical and Health Services Managers 110 $77,670 $93,670