Oregon contains 45 schools that offer healthcare programs. Lewis & Clark College, the highest-ranking healthcare school in OR, has a total student population of 3,523 and is the 127th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 45 healthcare schools in Oregon, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lewis & Clark College comes out as the most expensive ($28,753/yr), with Clackamas Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,722/yr.
Healthcare students from Oregon schools who go on to become healthcare managers, physicians, doctors, health care administrators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,520 people working as healthcare practitioners and technical workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,110. Also, Mental health counselors make on average $41,710 per year and there are about 106,920 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Oregon alone, there are 1,740 employed mental health counselors earning an average yearly salary of $49,490. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this state earn $57,040/yr and there are 720 employed.
Also, within the healthcare schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from healthcare, 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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