Oregon contains two schools that offer clinical research programs. Oregon Institute of Technology, the highest-ranking clinical research school in OR, has a total student population of 3,915 and is the 3016th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 clinical research schools in Oregon, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oregon Institute of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($10,856/yr), with Portland Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,829/yr.
Clinical Research students from Oregon schools who go on to become clinical researchers, clinical laboratory researchers, institutional research directors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 152,420 people working as medical and clinical laboratory technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $37,860. Also, Medical records and health information technicians make on average $33,880 per year and there are about 170,580 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Oregon alone, there are 2,770 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average yearly salary of $34,970. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this state earn $39,510/yr and there are 980 employed.
Also, within the clinical research schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from clinical research, 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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