Oregon contains 48 schools that offer medicine and health programs. Reed College, the highest-ranking medicine and health school in OR, has a total student population of 1,481 and is the 100th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 48 medicine and health 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.
Medicine and Health students from Oregon schools who go on to become medicine and health professionals, office administrators, massage therapists, trainers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Oregon alone, there are 30,730 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $73,300. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $95,910/yr and there are 3,030 employed.
Also, within the medicine and health schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from medicine and health, 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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