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So you're from Eugene, OR?

Fortunately for you, Eugene, 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!


 

Eugene College and University Demographics

There are a total of 260 degree and certificate programs offered at Eugene's 4 colleges and universities. You can choose to study in fields ranging from interior architecture to ceramic arts and ceramics to drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general.

The top-ranked school in Eugene is Northwest Christian University, with a student population of 557. In 2010, Northwest Christian University was ranked 47th in the nation. Approximately 39% of students studying at Northwest Christian University choose to study Business, making it the most popular course of study at the school.

Tuition

On average, colleges and universities in Eugene schools charge students $11,735 per year in tuition fees. To see the variation in tuition rates at different colleges in Eugene, compare the tuition at Northwest Christian University, which charges students $22,900 per year, to the tuition at Lane Community College, which charges students $3,418 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2008, students at Eugene colleges received an estimated $71,835,489 in financial aid. Of this aid, $69,054,296 was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships. The school giving the most institutional grants and scholarships in Eugene was University of Oregon, which gave students $25,974,137 in institutional financial aid.

Eugene Student Demographics

Eugene schools had an enrollment of 35,690 students in 2010. This is 15% of the total number of Oregon college students. With 22,335 students, University of Oregon had the highest total student enrollment in Eugene. On the other hand, with only 107 students, New Hope Christian College had the lowest enrollment in the city.

Graduation and Retention Rates

Approximately 69% of students who enroll as first year students at Eugene schools return to complete their second year. The graduation rate for Eugene schools is approximately 40%. University of Oregon has the highest graduation rate in Eugene, with 70% of students graduating. Lane Community College has the lowest rate, with 7% graduating.

Diversity

Eugene schools have a student population that is approximately 52% female. The ratio of Eugene students who are 24 years old or younger to those who are over 24 years old is 68 to 100. In 2009, 35 in 100 college students in Eugene identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority. Lane Community College, with 43% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background, had the highest percentage of ethnically diverse students in Eugene.

Eugene Faculty Demographics

As of 2010, there were a total of 751 faculty employed by Eugene colleges and universities. The ratio of female to male faculty was [Female Faculty Ratio] to [Male Faculty Ratio] for Eugene schools. And 15% of faculty were from ethnically diverse backgrounds.

The average faculty to student ratio for Eugene schools was 1 to 61 in 2009. Multnomah University had faculty to student ratio of 1 to 1, which was the highest for all schools in Eugene.

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Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 5,450 $25,240 $25,000 6.9%
2
Office Clerks, General 2,800 $29,340 $28,240 -28.8%
3
Registered Nurses 2,760 $73,930 $67,720
4
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 2,510 $33,570 $35,340 1.6%
5
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 2,130 $31,030 $32,000 62.6%
6
General and Operations Managers 1,670 $91,300 $113,100 5.7%
7
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 1,290 $25,850 $25,140 -7.2%
8
Medical Secretaries 1,290 $31,820 $31,820 174.5%
9
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 1,290 $52,970 $54,330 -4.4%
10
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 1,190 $44,360 $50,770 -12.5%
11
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 1,120 $39,120 $39,890 -18.2%
12
Accountants and Auditors 910 $59,210 $68,960 0.0%
13
Cooks, Restaurant 890 $25,800 $23,260 -11.0%
14
Security Guards 790 $25,210 $26,870 41.1%
15
Carpenters 740 $43,710 $43,890 -48.6%
16
Home Health Aides 730 $22,140 $21,760 -35.4%
17
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 680 $51,700 $54,880 21.4%
18
Construction Laborers 680 $32,030 $33,590 1.5%
19
Social and Human Service Assistants 660 $26,680 $30,100 57.1%
20
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 660 $25,470 $29,200 46.7%
21
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 630 $43,260 $45,860 -48.4%
22
Electricians 590 $59,110 $51,810 -34.4%
23
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 570 $23,560 $24,180 26.7%
24
Medical Assistants 560 $32,950 $29,760 9.8%
25
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 540 $38,040 $38,200 1.9%
26
Software Developers, Applications 530 $74,370 $90,410
27
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 500 $34,440 $35,920 47.1%
28
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 490 $57,340 $55,620 40.0%
29
Pharmacy Technicians 460 $32,250 $29,330 109.1%
30
Lawyers 450 $111,190 $129,440 25.0%
31
Managers, All Other 440 $85,480 $102,160 12.8%
32
Billing and Posting Clerks 430 $34,890 $33,270 -2.3%
33
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 420 $202,770 $180,870
34
Legal Secretaries 420 $35,210 $43,270 61.5%
35
Coaches and Scouts 420 $36,550 $35,950
36
Clergy 390 $52,430 $48,290
37
Financial Managers 370 $97,700 $116,970 48.0%
38
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 350 $42,290 $42,250 -14.6%
39
Dental Hygienists 350 $74,670 $68,680 20.7%
40
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 340 $43,510 $41,360 -12.8%
41
Cooks, Fast Food 340 $19,550 $18,540 -68.8%
42
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 330 $61,010 $62,260 -31.3%
43
Dental Assistants 320 $37,640 $34,140 0.0%
44
Mental Health Counselors 310 $50,750 $41,360 342.9%
45
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 300 $36,660 $43,850 25.0%
46
Social Science Research Assistants 280 $39,940 $40,090 300.0%
47
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 280 $72,610 $95,130
48
Management Analysts 270 $75,730 $87,260 107.7%
49
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 270 $53,780 $50,360 28.6%
50
Sales Managers 270 $87,560 $114,110 35.0%