Oregon contains two schools that offer nursing assistant programs. Everest College-Portland, the highest-ranking nursing assistant school in OR, has a total student population of 737 and is the 4443rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 nursing assistant schools in Oregon, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest College-Portland comes out as the most expensive ($18,272/yr), with Klamath Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,446/yr.
Nursing Assistant students from Oregon schools who go on to become nursing assistants, medical assistants, medical office assistants, physician assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,438,010 people working as nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $24,980. Also, Physical therapist aides make on average $24,990 per year and there are about 44,160 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Oregon alone, there are 630 employed physical therapist aides earning an average yearly salary of $25,090. Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants in this state earn $26,800/yr and there are 12,450 employed.
Also, within the nursing assistant schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from nursing assistant, 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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