Oregon contains two schools that offer home inspection programs. Portland Community College, the highest-ranking home inspection school in OR, has a total student population of 30,161 and is the 5050th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 home inspection schools in Oregon, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Portland Community College comes out as the most expensive ($6,829/yr), with Chemeketa Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,817/yr.
Home Inspection students from Oregon schools who go on to become home inspectors, real estate inspectors, housing quality standard inspectors, housing inspectors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 90,730 people working as construction and building inspectors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $53,550. Also, Fire inspectors and investigators make on average $56,310 per year and there are about 12,180 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Oregon alone, there are 180 employed fire inspectors and investigators earning an average yearly salary of $71,220. Construction and building inspectors in this state earn $58,170/yr and there are 1,340 employed.
Also, within the home inspection schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from home inspection, 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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