Portland, OR (population: 573,530) has two investment schools within its city limits. University of Portland, the highest ranked school in the city with an investment program, has a total student population of 3,706. It is the 1386th highest ranked school in the USA and the 16th highest in the state of Oregon (#1 is Reed College).
Investment students from Portland schools who go on to become investment managers, investment bankers, finance analysts, financial planners, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Personal financial advisors make on average $94,180 per year and there are about 149,460 of them employed in the US today.
Portland lies in Clackamas county, which is one of the 16 counties in Oregon. Overall, the Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton-WA area has 993,470 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $22.15/hr average worker wage, and a $46,080 average annual salary.
Of the 2 investment schools in Portland, only 1 has 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) for investment students, with Portland State University as the lowest, reported at only $11,824/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Portland|
|Oregon City||OR||-||1||13.6089||75||12.9 miles|
|The Dalles||OR||-||1||11.3829||21||71.8 miles|