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Nursing Schools in Oregon

118 Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Nursing is the 26th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Oregon

Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 77
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 40
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 40
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 40
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

In Oregon, a nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Nursing Majors in OR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of nursing majors in Oregon is as follows:

  • Asian: 5.9%
  • Black or African American: 3.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.5%
  • White: 72.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.7%
  • Other Races: 8.5%
Nursing Majors in OR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Oregon

There are 43,820 people in the state and 3,609,760 people in the nation working in nursing jobs.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. OR

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Oregon

Nursing grads earn an average of $108,950 in the state and $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Oregon that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

110 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,017 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 0.80% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 61%. In their early career, OHSU grads earn an average salary of $80,000.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
4,254 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $33,959. Graduates earn an average $53,800 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 55%.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
805 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.11 years. The full-time teacher rate is 97%. This private institution charges an average net price of $19,916.

Nursing Careers in OR

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title OR Job Growth OR Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 35% $110,770
Nursing Instructors and Professors 32% $69,310
Nurse Anesthetists 26% $184,300
Nurse Midwives 25% $109,740
Medical and Health Services Managers 22% $105,690
Registered Nurses 17% $91,220

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in OR
Mental & Social Health Services 218
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 206
Alternative Medicine & Systems 198
Public Health 194
Dietetics & Nutrition Services 192
Chiropractic 154
Rehabilitation Professions 151
Allied Health Professions 151

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