BSN in Oregon

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Oregon

Around 1.7% of Oregon's graduates graduate from nursing degree programs every year. That means an estimated 1,397 nurses graduate from Oregon's 21 BSN schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Portland, which is located in Portland, is the top-ranked school in Oregon that has a BSN program. It received a ranking of 67th in the country in 2010. 225 students graduated with a degree in BSN from University of Portland in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Portland was $33,538 per year.

The second-ranked school in Oregon that has a BSN program is George Fox University. George Fox University, which was ranked 69th in the country in 2010, is located in Newberg. 31 students graduated with degree in BSN from George Fox University in 2010. George Fox University charged in-state students $27,970 in tuition fees per year.

ITT Technical Institute-Portland, which is located in Portland, is the third-ranked school in Oregon that has a BSN program. It received a ranking of 72nd in the country in 2010. Students at ITT Technical Institute-Portland paid $18,048 per year in tuition fees.


Bsn schools in Oregon, charge students an average tuition of $7,207 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $33,538 per year, or as little as $2,643 per year. The Oregon BSN schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Portland - located in Portland, students are charged $33,538 per year
  2. George Fox University - located in Newberg, students are charged $27,970 per year
  3. Concordia University - located in Portland, students are charged $24,114 per year

The following Oregon BSN schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Central Oregon Community College - located in Bend, students are charged $2,643 per year
  2. Clatsop Community College - located in Astoria, students are charged $2,952 per year
  3. Rogue Community College - located in Grants Pass, students are charged $2,994 per year

A BSN degree from an Oregon school... what next?

The following counties have the largest number of Oregon nurses:

  1. Clackamas County - 19,610 nurses
  2. Lane County - 2,760 nurses
  3. Marion County - 2,600 nurses

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 37,430 nurses will be working in Oregon state. This would require the number of nurses to grow by 22%.


nurses in Oregon earn $75,350 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. Nurse in Oregon had varying salaries from $45,000 to $100,450 per year in 2010. The following counties in Oregon have the highest average salaries for nurses:

  1. Clackamas County - $78,180 per year
  2. Deschutes County - $75,810 per year
  3. Jackson County - $74,990 per year

Nurses in the following counties in Oregon make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Linn County - $59,030 per year
  2. Baker County - $67,070 per year
  3. Douglas County - $69,490 per year

On average, the highest paid nurses in Oregon were:

  1. Registered Nurse - $75,350 per year

The nurses with lowest average salaries in Oregon were:

  1. Registered Nurse - $75,350 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Oregon statistics regarding a career in nursing. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as LPN or RN.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing in Oregon
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in Oregon
  • Doctoral Degree in Nursing in Oregon
  • Certificate in Nursing in Oregon

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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
7,822 miles from location Lane Community College Eugene OR 9.16106 n/a 12,691
7,791 miles from location Chemeketa Community College Salem OR 10.9513 n/a 12,217
7,750 miles from location Mt Hood Community College Gresham OR 12.9715 n/a 8,897
7,763 miles from location Clackamas Community College Oregon City OR 13.6089 n/a 8,145
7,808 miles from location Linn-Benton Community College Albany OR 9.74119 n/a 6,512
7,743 miles from location Central Oregon Community College Bend OR 12.4455 n/a 6,261
7,883 miles from location Rogue Community College Grants Pass OR 9.24822 n/a 5,441
7,763 miles from location University of Portland Portland OR 33.2823 16% 3,706
7,781 miles from location George Fox University Newberg OR 30.8006 39% 3,388
7,859 miles from location Umpqua Community College Roseburg OR 9.14624 n/a 3,209
7,793 miles from location Clatsop Community College Astoria OR 8.95869 n/a 2,836
7,542 miles from location Treasure Valley Community College Ontario OR 12.3871 n/a 2,618
7,763 miles from location Oregon Health & Science University Portland OR 1.93187 n/a 2,583
7,895 miles from location Southwestern Oregon Community College Coos Bay OR 11.4399 n/a 2,206
7,759 miles from location Concordia University Portland OR 21.3662 31% 1,901
7,695 miles from location Columbia Gorge Community College The Dalles OR 11.3829 n/a 1,156
7,756 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Portland Portland OR 27.5272 100% 816
7,849 miles from location Oregon Coast Community College South Beach OR 8.30319 n/a 653
7,795 miles from location Linfield College-Adult Degree Program Mcminnville OR 1.14221 n/a 503
7,763 miles from location Linfield College-Nursing & Health Sciences Portland OR 24.4104 n/a 351

Curious what studying BSN 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)
Registered Nurses + 31,950 $75,350 14.2%

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