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Nursing Schools in Portland, Oregon

Nursing Schools in Portland, OR

There are 6 nursing schools in Portland, Oregon. Portland has a general population of 529,121 and an overall student population of 80,848. Approximately 39,422 of Portland's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.

The largest nursing school in Portland, by student population, is Oregon Health & Science University. In 2010, Oregon Health & Science University graduated approximately 298 students with credentials in nursing.

A total of 912 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Portland in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,350 per year in tuition costs.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,215 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Portland. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,315 per year, on average, for room and board at Portland-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $22,985.

Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in Portland

After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Portland, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 30,660 nurses in Oregon, 19,610 were working in the greater Portland area. Portland's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Portland is $78,430 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Nursing Degree in Portland
  • Associates Degree in Nursing
  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing
  • Nursing Classes
  • Nursing Courses
  • Nursing Training

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  1. 1Portland Community CollegePortland Community College

    Address:
    12000 SW 49th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97219-7132

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate

  2. 2University of PortlandUniversity of Portland

    Address:
    5000 N Willamette Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97203-5798

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  3. 3Oregon Health & Science UniversityOregon Health & Science University

    Address:
    3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, Oregon 97239-3098

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  4. 4Concordia UniversityConcordia University

    Address:
    2811 NE Holman Street, Portland, Oregon 97211-6099

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  5. 5Concorde Career CollegeConcorde Career College

    Address:
    1425 NE Irving Street, Bldg 300, Portland, Oregon 97232-4203

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  6. 6Linfield College-Nursing & Health SciencesLinfield College-Nursing & Health Sciences

    Address:
    2255 NW Northrup St, Portland, Oregon 97210-2932

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree

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