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University of Oregon, OSU and a Quick Reference to Oregon Colleges

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Colleges in Oregon

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Are you thinking about attending college in Oregon?  As in most states, there are many options to choose from including public and private schools.  Here is an alphabetical list of colleges in Oregon.  Click on each link for more information about each school and location. 

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Blue Mountain Community College

Pendleton, Oregon

Central Oregon Community College

Bend, Oregon

Chemeketa Community College

Salem, Oregon

Clackamas Community College

Oregon City, Oregon

Clatsop Community College

Astoria, Oregon

Columbia Gorge Community College

The Dalles, Oregon

Concordia University Portland

Portland, Oregon

Corban University

Salem, Oregon

DeVry University Oregon

Portland, Oregon

Eastern Oregon University

La Grande, Oregon

George Fox University

Newberg, Oregon

Klamath Community College

Klamath Falls, Oregon

Lane Community College

Eugene, Oregon

Lewis & Clark College

Portland, Oregon

Linfield College McMinnville Campus

McMinnville, Oregon

Linn Benton Community College

Albany, Oregon

Marylhurst University

Marylhurst, Oregon

Mount Angel Seminary

Saint Benedict, Oregon

Mt Hood Community College

Gresham, Oregon

Multnomah University

Portland, Oregon

New Hope Christian College

Eugene, Oregon

Northwest Christian University

Eugene, Oregon

Oregon Coast Community College

Newport, Oregon

Oregon College of Art and Craft

Portland, Oregon

Oregon Institute of Technology

Klamath Falls, Oregon

Oregon State University

Corvallis, Oregon

Pacific Northwest College of Art

Portland, Oregon

Pacific University

Forest Grove, Oregon

Pioneer Pacific College

Wilsonville, Oregon

Portland Community College

Portland, Oregon

Portland State University

Portland, Oregon

Reed College

Portland, Oregon

Warner Pacific College

Portland, Oregon

Western Oregon University

Monmouth, Oregon

Willamette University

Salem, Oregon


Oregon’s two largest and most commonly known schools are the University of Oregon and Oregon State University. 

University of Oregon in Eugene Oregon. The home of The Ducks, birth place of Nike on famous Hayward Field and where Tennessee Titan quarter back, Marcus Mariota played college football. Eugene Oregon is small college city located 100 miles south of Portland and about 65 miles from the Oregon coast. If you are looking for a classic, small town, big university experience, “U of O” is a good option to consider.

Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon is home of the OSU Beavers. Studies here are focused toward the technical and scientific degrees - Engineering, Agriculture, Mathematics yet they still offer non-technical studies and degrees as well. Corvallis is a quaint little town about 75 miles south of Portland, 25 miles north of Eugene, and 65 miles east from the Coast. Tucked in the heart of the Willamette Valley, you are a short distance to wine country, rivers, mountains and a very Oregon outdoor lifestyle. The Oregon State Beavers has one of the best college baseball teams in the country winning the college World Series 3 times in the past 10 years. Many alumni have moved on to Major League Baseball. 

Portland State University is in the heart of Portland Oregon. This urban campus is in Portland’s Southwest district spread out amongst the office buildings, bars, and restaurants of downtown. It has the largest population of students in the Oregon University system and offer all the typical majors a university has to offer.

There is also a plethora of community colleges in Oregon.  Portland Community College is by far the largest with the most students enrolled.  PCC has campuses all around the Portland metroplex and offers a wide range of programs and degrees. 

So there you have it, a list and locations of Oregon public 4 year universities and colleges. There are more options at the community level and private school level, but this will give you an overview of Oregon continued and higher education options. Please consider Oregon as your home base for continued education. 


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