Business Administration in Oregon

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Schools Offering Business Administration Programs in Oregon

Each year, roughly 4.1% of Oregon students graduate with degrees in business administration. Thus, Oregon's 36 business administration schools put out approximately 3,310 general managers each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Oregon that has a business administration program is Willamette University. Willamette University, which was ranked 28th in the country in 2010, is located in Salem. In 2010, Willamette University graduated 117 students from its business administration program. Tuition at Willamette University was $37,361 per year.

The second-ranked school in Oregon that has a business administration program is Corban University. Corban University, which was ranked 39th in the country in 2010, is located in Salem. 69 students graduated with degree in business administration from Corban University in 2010. Students at Corban University paid $24,380 per year in tuition fees.

Northwest Christian University, which is located in Eugene, is the third-ranked school in Oregon that has a business administration program. It received a ranking of 47th in the country in 2010. 90 students graduated with degree in business administration from Northwest Christian University in 2010. Students at Northwest Christian University paid $22,900 per year in tuition fees.


If you choose to attend a Oregon business administration school, average tuition will be $10,870 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,643 per year to $37,361 per year. The Oregon business administration schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Willamette University - located in Salem, students are charged $37,361 per year
  2. University of Portland - located in Portland, students are charged $33,538 per year
  3. Pacific University - located in Forest Grove, students are charged $31,702 per year

The following Oregon business administration schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Central Oregon Community College - located in Bend, students are charged $2,643 per year
  2. Klamath Community College - located in Klamath Falls, students are charged $2,895 per year
  3. Clatsop Community College - located in Astoria, students are charged $2,952 per year

A business administration degree from an Oregon school... what next?

The highest percentage of business administration graduates in Oregon pursue careers as a general manager. 19,560 general managers were working in Oregon in 2010. The largest populations of Oregon general managers are working in the following counties:

  1. Clackamas County - 12,530 general managers
  2. Marion County - 1,730 general managers
  3. Lane County - 1,670 general managers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of general managers is expected to grow by 8% by 2018. There are projected to be 22,100 general managers working in the Oregon then.


On average, general managers earn $102,420 per year. In 2010, however, some Oregon general managers earned as little as less than $39,450 per year or as much as more than $165,840 per year. On average a general manager earns the most in the following Oregon counties:

  1. Clackamas County - $111,730 per year
  2. Benton County - $100,720 per year
  3. Marion County - $96,380 per year

On average, general managers earns the least in the following Oregon counties:

  1. Douglas County - $79,740 per year
  2. Baker County - $80,660 per year
  3. Clatsop County - $83,700 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in business administration in Oregon and to compare salaries with various related fields such as project management or administrative assisting, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Business Administration in Oregon
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration in Oregon
  • Master's Degree in Business Administration in Oregon
  • Doctoral Degree in Business Administration in Oregon
  • Certificate in Business Administration 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
7,763 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
7,817 miles from location Oregon State University Corvallis OR 35.6035 44% 21,950
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
7,857 miles from location Southern Oregon University Ashland OR 21.8939 50% 5,104
7,562 miles from location Eastern Oregon University La Grande OR 49.0512 52% 3,957
7,812 miles from location Oregon Institute of Technology Klamath Falls OR 24.9874 56% 3,915
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
7,781 miles from location Pacific University Forest Grove OR 27.563 26% 3,198
7,795 miles from location Willamette University Salem OR 72.0804 16% 2,838
7,793 miles from location Clatsop Community College Astoria OR 8.95869 n/a 2,836
7,586 miles from location Blue Mountain Community College Pendleton OR 8.95666 n/a 2,720
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
7,765 miles from location Marylhurst University Marylhurst OR 10.6716 n/a 1,902
7,759 miles from location Concordia University Portland OR 21.3662 31% 1,901
7,759 miles from location Warner Pacific College Portland OR 50.9308 41% 1,332
7,810 miles from location Klamath Community College Klamath Falls OR 6.56401 n/a 1,208
7,695 miles from location Columbia Gorge Community College The Dalles OR 11.3829 n/a 1,156
7,768 miles from location University of Phoenix-Oregon Campus Portland OR 10.5117 n/a 1,136
7,793 miles from location Corban University Salem OR 61.0819 42% 1,103
7,756 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Portland Portland OR 27.5272 100% 816
7,757 miles from location Heald College-LLC-Portland Portland OR 4.92089 n/a 733
7,823 miles from location Northwest Christian University Eugene OR 52.8337 14% 557
7,815 miles from location Tillamook Bay Community College Tillamook OR 14.9462 n/a 310
7,767 miles from location DeVry University-Oregon Portland OR 10.0914 86% 218

Curious what studying Business Administration 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)
General and Operations Managers + 19,560 $102,420 3.4%
Administrative Services Managers + 2,140 $72,250 19.6%

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