Nurse Practitioner in Oregon

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Schools Offering Nurse Practitioning Programs in Oregon


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Oregon students graduate with degrees in nurse practitioning. Thus, Oregon's 3 nurse practitioner schools put out approximately 47 nurse practitioners each year.

Top Schools

University of Portland, which was ranked 67th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Oregon that has a nurse practitioner program. It is located in Portland. 1 students graduated with a degree in nurse practitioner from University of Portland in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Portland was $33,538 per year.

The second-ranked school in Oregon with a nurse practitioner program is Mt Hood Community College, which is located in Gresham. In 2010, it was ranked 87th nationwide. Tuition at Mt Hood Community College was $3,769 per year.

Oregon Health & Science University, which was ranked 87th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Oregon that has a nurse practitioner program. It is located in Portland. 48 students graduated with degree in nurse practitioner from Oregon Health & Science University in 2010. The tuition rate at Oregon Health & Science University was $0 per year.

Cost

Nurse practitioner schools in Oregon, charge students an average tuition of $12,436 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $33,538 per year, or as little as $3,769 per year. In 2010, the nurse practitioner schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Oregon were:

  1. University of Portland - located in Portland, students are charged $33,538 per year
  2. Mt Hood Community College - located in Gresham, students are charged $3,769 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Oregon nurse practitioner schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Mt Hood Community College - located in Gresham, students are charged $3,769 per year
  2. University of Portland - located in Portland, students are charged $33,538 per year

A nurse practitioner degree from an Oregon school... what next?

Most people who graduate from nurse practitioner school in Oregon go on to work as a nurse practitioner. In 2010, there were 410 nurse practitioners working in Oregon. The largest populations of Oregon nurse practitioners are working in the following counties:

  1. Clackamas County - 300 nurse practitioners
  2. Deschutes County - 40 nurse practitioners

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of nurse practitioners in Oregon will grow by 20%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 550 nurse practitioners working in Oregon.

Salary

On average, a nurse practitioner earns a salary of $61,430 per year in Oregon state. However, Oregon nurse practitioners earned anywhere in the range from as less than $31,400 per year to more than $92,550 per year in 2010. On average a nurse practitioner earns the most in the following Oregon counties:

  1. Clackamas County - $65,730 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Oregon statistics regarding a career in nurse practitioning and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as nurse anesthetist or MSN.

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

  • Master's Degree in Nurse Practitioning in Oregon

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,750 miles from location Mt Hood Community College Gresham OR 12.9715 n/a 8,897
7,763 miles from location University of Portland Portland OR 33.2823 16% 3,706
7,763 miles from location Oregon Health & Science University Portland OR 1.93187 n/a 2,583
 

Curious what studying Nurse Practitioner gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 410 $61,430
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are nurse practitioner related jobs in Oregon