2019 Best Online Colleges in Oregon

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Ranked for their low tuition and high alumni salaries, these schools represent the best value online schools in Oregon. Top-ranked with an annual tuition of $13,365, Oregon State University offers programs such as a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, Business Administration, Economics, and History, and has a median salary of $93,000. Eastern Oregon University is ranked #7 and has the most affordable tuition at $10,800, offering online degrees in Economics, History, Communications, Emergency Medical Services, and more.

Alumni salaries were provided by PayScale. View our methodology for more details or learn more about SR Education Group. To see all online schools in Oregon, view our comprehensive list.

Rank School Annual Tuition Median Salary
#1 #1 Oregon State University Annual Tuition $13,365 Median Salary $93,000
#2 #2 Oregon Institute of Technology Annual Tuition $11,025 Median Salary $91,800
#3 #3 Pacific University Annual Tuition $18,720 Median Salary $86,100
#4 #4 Oregon Health & Science University Annual Tuition $20,655 Median Salary $83,500
#5 #5 Portland State University Annual Tuition $13,230 Median Salary $77,400
#6 #6 Northwest Christian University Annual Tuition $14,725 Median Salary $62,700
#7 #7 Eastern Oregon University Annual Tuition $10,800 Median Salary $59,700
#8 #8 Corban University Annual Tuition $12,600 Median Salary $57,200
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2019 Online Colleges in Oregon Ranking Details

For each school, we conducted manual research to provide prospective students with more details about the schools' online programs. Explore online degrees offered and accreditation information below.

  • Annual Tuition: $13,365
  • Median Salary: $93,000
  • Accreditation: NWCCU
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Corvallis
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Oregon State University currently offers 24 online degree programs in a variety of majors such as environmental economics and policy, environmental sciences, fisheries and wildlife sciences, women, gender, and sexuality studies, and geography and geospatial science. Students in their online Bachelor of Science in Fisheries & Wildlife Sciences program must complete 180 credits from courses such as Principles of Animal Nutrition, Environmental Physiology of Fishes, Coastal Ecology and Resource Management, and Antarctic Science and Conservation. Distance learners have access to resources including free online tutoring and career guidance, counseling, and library services.

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  • Annual Tuition: $11,025
  • Median Salary: $91,800
  • Accreditation: NWCCU
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Klamath Falls
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Oregon Institute of Technology offers quite a few online bachelor's degrees in majors like applied psychology, information technology, operations management, and health informatics. They also offer two online associate degrees in clinical sleep health and polysomnographic technology. Their online master's degrees include a Master of Science in Allied Health with three degree tracks: administrative, respiratory therapy, and dental hygiene, and a Master of Science in Engineering with a number of specializations, including embedded systems engineering and interconnected devices, automation, robotics & control, optical engineering, and power systems engineering.

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  • Annual Tuition: $18,720
  • Median Salary: $86,100
  • Accreditation: NWCCU
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Forest Grove
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Pacific University in Forest Grove offers a Bachelor of Health Science in Healthcare Management degree entirely online. This degree takes about 11 months to complete and requires 40 credits in order for students to graduate. Students in this program can take courses such as Healthcare Operations Management and Quality Improvement, Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management in Healthcare Organizations, and Statistical Analysis and Decision Making. Pacific University also offers an online continuing education program in optometry, which allows busy students to reach their academic goals while balancing their other commitments.

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  • Annual Tuition: $20,655
  • Median Salary: $83,500
  • Accreditation: NWCCU
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Portland
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Oregon Health & Science University offers online nursing degrees for distance learners interested in furthering their education and reaching new career goals. Their Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program allows students to take courses such as Focus on Specialty Nursing Topics through Guided Discovery, Nursing Leadership in Health Care Delivery Systems, Population Health Practice, Epidemiology, and many others. Online students who are looking to obtain a degree in a shorter period of time should check the OHSU website for degree-specific information.

  • Annual Tuition: $13,230
  • Median Salary: $77,400
  • Accreditation: NWCCU
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Portland
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Portland State University offers nine online undergraduate degrees in a variety of fields including arts and letters, criminology and criminal justice, international studies, urban and public affairs, liberal studies, and human resource management. They also offer eight graduate degrees including programs in curriculum and instruction, early intervention special education, global supply chain management, taxation, and social work. Their online master's in global supply chain management requires students to complete 52 credits in order to graduate and generally takes students 21 months to complete.

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Online Master's Degrees (14)

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  • Annual Tuition: $14,725
  • Median Salary: $62,700
  • Accreditation: NWCCU
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Eugene
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Northwest Christian University's adult degree program offers working adults the ability to earn their degree online while balancing other commitments. Students can receive degrees from their business & management, arts & sciences, nursing, and education programs. Their business administration program allows students to choose from four concentrations: accounting, general business, management, and marketing. Students in this degree program can take courses such as Legal and Ethical Issues in Business & Management, Global Business Management, Managerial Finance, and Business Strategy and Policy, among others.

  • Annual Tuition: $10,800
  • Median Salary: $59,700
  • Accreditation: NWCCU
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: La Grande
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Eastern Oregon University offers online degrees in a number of majors, including politics & economics, physical activity and health, emergency medical services administration, English/writing, and fire services administration (FSA). They also offer online minors in areas such as health studies, history, interdisciplinary writing & rhetoric, Native American studies, and more. Online courses at EOU cost, on average, $2,880 per 12-credit-hour term. There are a number of scholarships available to students, such as the Transfer & Student Success Award which provides students with up to $2,000 towards their education.

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  • Annual Tuition: $12,600
  • Median Salary: $57,200
  • Accreditation: NWCCU
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Salem
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Corban University is a Christian institution that offers five online degrees for distance learners. These degrees are in accounting, marketing, leadership and management, psychology: family studies, and psychology: pre-clinical/counseling.  In order to qualify for matriculation into one of their online degree programs, high school students should have a 2.7 GPA and transfer students should have a 2.0 GPA. Prospective students must submit a faith statement that discusses their personal relationship to Christianity. In addition, they must submit a Christian character reference, which is a letter from a leader of their current congregation that discusses their abilities as a student and a Christian.

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Comprehensive List of Accredited Online Schools in Oregon (26)

The 27 schools in Oregon offering online degrees include community colleges, public universities, and private for-profit colleges. At the undergraduate level, schools such as Portland State University, Oregon State University, and Eastern Oregon University offer a wide variety of fully online bachelor's degrees from which to choose. At the graduate level, Western Oregon University offers multiple education master's programs and Oregon Institute of Technology has four master's of science in engineering programs. The majority of these schools are located in or near the city of Portland.

At a Glance:

  • Nine schools on this list offer tuitions under $15,000 per year.
  • Recent high school graduates can receive funding from the Oregon Promise program to cover most tuition costs at any Oregon community college.
  • The average cost of attendance for higher education in the state is $10,848 after institutional and public aid are considered.

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