Oregon Technical Schools

A technical school can help prepare students for a career in dozens of different industries. Technical careers opportunities are plentiful in technical electronics and computer technology industries, accounting, office, and new media technologies, and maintenance technologies. Technical school graduates work as science technicians, pharmacy technicians, veterinary medical technicians and paramedics, engineering technicians, sound engineering technicians and more. Most technical schools offer a wide variety of degree options, so finding a technical school should be easy. The trick is to find an accredited technical school with a high placement rate. Fortunately, several Oregon technical schools fit the bill.

Oregon technical schools offer certificates, associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and advanced degrees in technical related fields. Oregon’s top technical schools include Oregon Institute of Technology (est. 1947) and Heald College (est. 1863). Overall, the state of Oregon has 26 public and 34 private institutions with nearly 200,000 students enrolled. Thousands of students attend technical school with 4,300 students enrolled in Oregon’s top technical schools alone. According to the latest figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau, undergraduate technical school enrollment is 266,000+ students across the nation.

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Facts and Figures for Oregon Technical Schools

Average Tuition Costs On-Campus

The average cost for tuition and fees at public Oregon technical schools is $5,939 per academic year. The average cost for tuition and fees at private Oregon technical schools is $23,952 per academic year.

Average Tuition Costs Online

The tuition costs for online Oregon technical schools start at around $200 per credit hour. For graduate school, tuition starts at around $300 per credit hour. You will be required to pay the same tuition and fees as on-campus programs, but you will save a significant amount of money by eliminating room & board expenses as well as transportation costs. The average room and board costs for public Oregon colleges is $7,930 per academic year.

Noted On-Campus Oregon Technical Schools and Enrollment

Oregon Institute of Technology (avg. enrollment, 3,300 students)
Heald College (avg. enrollment, 1,000 students)

Noted Online Technical Schools Available in Oregon  

Oregon Institute of Technology
Heald College
DeVry University-Portland, OR
ITT Technical Institute-Portland, OR

Accredited Oregon Technical Schools

Oregon Institute of Technology
Heald College

Sources
Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2007, 126th Ed.
Princeton Review
National Center for Education and Statistics
The U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Department of Education

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