In Oregon an estimated 36 students graduate from occupational therapy schools every year. If you too are interested in studying occupational therapy, Oregon has 1 occupational therapy schools from which you can choose. Tuition at Oregon's occupational therapy schools is approximately $29,966 per year for a degree in occupational therapy.
The largest occupational therapy school in Oregon, by student population is Pacific University. It is located in Forest Grove. In 2009, a reported 36 students graduated with a occupational therapy degree from Pacific University. This was 100% of the total occupational therapy graduates in Oregon for that year. If you decide to attend Pacific University, you can expect to pay approximately $29,966 per year to earn your degree in occupational therapy.
A majority of those with a degree in occupational therapy choose to become occupational therapists. If after graduation, you are planning on sticking around the state, you should keep in mind that the job outlook for occupational therapy graduates in Oregon is good. An estimated 940 occupational therapists are in Oregon state. The government expects, by 2018, for this number to increase by 21%, or to 1,140 occupational therapists.
In Oregon, as an occupational therapist, you can expect to earn a salary of anywhere from less than $49,120 per year to more than $87,966 per year. Occupational Therapists in Oregon earn a median yearly salary of $72,530.