Psychology in Oregon

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Schools Offering Psychology Programs in Oregon


Each year, approximately 1.8% of Oregon graduates receive degrees in psychology. In other words, every year an estimated 1,416 psychology professionals graduate from Oregon's 21 psychology schools.

Top Schools

Reed College, which was ranked 24th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Oregon that has a psychology program. It is located in Portland. 34 students graduated with a degree in psychology from Reed College in 2010. The tuition rate at Reed College was $41,200 per year.

The second-ranked school in Oregon that has a psychology program is Lewis & Clark College. Lewis & Clark College, which was ranked 27th in the country in 2010, is located in Portland. In 2010, 75 students graduated from Lewis & Clark College psychology program. Students at Lewis & Clark College paid $36,632 per year in tuition fees.

Willamette University, which was ranked 27th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Oregon that has a psychology program. It is located in Salem. In 2010, 28 students graduated from Willamette University psychology program. Willamette University charged in-state students $37,361 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Oregon's psychology schools ranges from $41,200 per year to $4,095 per year. But, the average tuition is $19,588 per year. In 2010, the psychology schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Oregon were:

  1. Reed College - located in Portland, students are charged $41,200 per year
  2. Willamette University - located in Salem, students are charged $37,361 per year
  3. Lewis & Clark College - located in Portland, students are charged $36,632 per year

The psychology schools in Oregon that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Treasure Valley Community College - located in Ontario, students are charged $4,095 per year
  2. Eastern Oregon University - located in La Grande, students are charged $6,639 per year
  3. Southern Oregon University - located in Ashland, students are charged $6,729 per year

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

The following counties have the largest number of Oregon psychology professionals:

  1. Clackamas County - 930 psychology professionals
  2. Lane County - 290 psychology professionals
  3. Marion County - 110 psychology professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of psychology professionals in the state of Oregon will grow to 1,500. This would require a 15% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, psychology professionals earn $80,065 per year. However, this number is only an average. Psychology professional in Oregon had varying salaries from $18,510 to $161,780 per year in 2010. The following counties in Oregon have the highest average salaries for psychology professionals:

  1. Clatsop County - $80,840 per year
  2. Lane County - $78,390 per year
  3. Clackamas County - $78,010 per year

On average, psychology professionals earn the least in the following Oregon counties:

  1. Deschutes County - $50,910 per year
  2. Jackson County - $58,480 per year
  3. Marion County - $63,740 per year

On average, the highest paid psychology professionals in Oregon were:

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $92,390 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $67,740 per year

On average, the lowest paid psychology professionals in Oregon were:

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $92,390 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $67,740 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Associate's Degree in Psychology in Oregon
  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology in Oregon
  • Master's Degree in Psychology in Oregon
  • Doctoral Degree in Psychology in Oregon

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
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
7,806 miles from location Western Oregon University Monmouth OR 25.0224 50% 5,649
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
7,764 miles from location Lewis & Clark College Portland OR 73.1463 14% 3,523
7,781 miles from location George Fox University Newberg OR 30.8006 39% 3,388
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
7,542 miles from location Treasure Valley Community College Ontario OR 12.3871 n/a 2,618
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
7,795 miles from location Linfield College Mcminnville OR 66.061 31% 1,678
7,761 miles from location Reed College Portland OR 76.3498 29% 1,481
7,759 miles from location Warner Pacific College Portland OR 50.9308 41% 1,332
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
7,823 miles from location Northwest Christian University Eugene OR 52.8337 14% 557
 

Curious what studying Psychology 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)
1
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists + 1,220 $67,740 29.8%
2
Psychologists, All Other + 250 $92,390 66.7%
 

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