Oregon contains three schools that offer public health programs. Portland State University, the highest-ranking public health school in OR, has a total student population of 27,901 and is the 2547th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 public health schools in Oregon, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Western Oregon University comes out as the most expensive ($12,524/yr), with Portland State University as the lowest recorded at only $11,824/yr.
Public Health students from Oregon schools who go on to become public health educators, public health officials, social workers, public health workers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 63,320 people working as health educators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $49,060. Also, Health specialties teachers make on average $103,340 per year and there are about 133,070 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Oregon alone, there are 1,890 employed health specialties teachers earning an average yearly salary of $97,140. Health educators in this state earn $49,420/yr and there are 1,060 employed.
Also, within the public health schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from public 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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