Sunday, February 19, 2012

Planning to go to Oregon in College?

Currently there are more than a hundred universities, colleges, technical institutions and community colleges found in the state of Oregon. University of Oregon in Eugene and Oregon State University in Corvallis are both ranked as the best colleges in the Western part of the state. As a matter of fact, University of Oregon made through the list of one of the best colleges, according to US News & World’s Report. The largest academic institution of the state is the University of Portland which is affiliated together with the Holy Cross’ Congregation. It primarily offers studies in Liberal Arts.

If you’re planning to pursue a career in the field of medicine, Oregon Health & Science University offers undergraduate as well as doctorate degrees in dentistry, medicine and nursing.

Based on the record of Campus Explorer, the top 10 Universities and Colleges for 4-Year Degree Courses in Oregon are: (1) Portland University, (2) University of Oregon, (3) Oregon State University in Corvallis, (4) Western Oregon University, (5) Southern Oregon University, (6) Eastern Oregon University, (7) Oregon Institute of Technology in Klamath Falls, (8) University of Portland, (8) Lewis & Clark College, (9) Lewis & Clark College and (10) George Fox University.

If you’re not into 4-Year Courses and rather plan to take Certificate Programs and Diploma, Campus Explorer listed the top 5 Community Colleges: (1) Portland Community College in Sylvania, (2) Lane Community College, (3) Chemeketa Community College, (4) Mt Hood Community College in Gresham and (5) Clackamas Community College.

It is important that you must really think of what course to take in college because if you do not, you will waste your time and opportunities that will come your way. Think of courses that would lead to the career path you choose.

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