Oregon contains fifteen schools that offer electronics programs. University of Portland, the highest-ranking electronics school in OR, has a total student population of 3,706 and is the 1386th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 15 electronics schools in Oregon, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Portland comes out as the most expensive ($26,906/yr), with Clackamas Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,722/yr.
Electronics students from Oregon schools who go on to become electronic workers, electricians, electronic technologists, electronics engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 193,570 people working as electrical and electronic equipment assemblers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $30,690. Also, Electrical and electronic engineering technicians make on average $55,410 per year and there are about 154,050 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Oregon alone, there are 2,920 employed electrical and electronic engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $55,240. Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers in this state earn $32,220/yr and there are 8,320 employed.
Also, within the electronics schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from electronics, 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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