Oregon contains seven schools that offer CAD programs. ITT Technical Institute-Portland, the highest-ranking CAD school in OR, has a total student population of 816 and is the 2441st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 CAD schools in Oregon, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Portland comes out as the most expensive ($22,549/yr), with Clackamas Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,722/yr.
CAD students from Oregon schools who go on to become drafters, architects, computer aided designers, project architects, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 18,290 people working as drafters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $48,210. Also, Architectural and civil drafters make on average $47,710 per year and there are about 105,320 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Oregon alone, there are 1,690 employed architectural and civil drafters earning an average yearly salary of $43,360. Drafters in this state earn $43,050/yr and there are 220 employed.
Also, within the CAD schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from CAD, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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