Oregon contains five schools that offer nursing education programs. Linfield College-Portland Campus, the highest-ranking nursing education school in OR, has a total student population of 351 and is the 3140th highest ranked school in America.
Nursing Education students from Oregon schools who go on to become nursing educators, doctors, nurse administrators, nurse educators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 49,140 people working as nursing instructors and teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,240. 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. Nursing instructors and teachers in this state earn $73,810/yr and there are 480 employed.
Also, within the nursing education schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from nursing education, 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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