Online Colleges in Oregon (OR) Ranked by Cost

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Colleges in Oregon with online programs have an average tuition of $14,094 per year. In recent years, the average tuition has increased. This change in tuition was about 17.9%. The yearly average tuition at these online Oregon colleges in 2007 was $11,956.

The following graph shows the range of tuition at online schools in Oregon offering programs from least to most affordable:

Tuition Level Number of Schools
Cheapest 4
Low cost 4
Average cost 4
Most expensive 5

A yearly tuition of over $23,900 is charged by the costliest schools that offer online programs. But, annual tuition in the range of $2,736 to $3,330 is charged by the cheapest schools. The least costly accredited online schools are located in Coos Bay, Oregon City, Pendleton, and Portland.

  • Master of Science in Education in English Speakers of Other Languages
  • Master of Arts in Ministry Leadership
  • Master of Arts in Teaching – Secondary
  • Master of Arts in Teaching in Elementary Education – Reading
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences – Sociology
  • Master of Business Administration in Organizational Behavior
  • Master of Divinity
  • Bachelor of Science in Vascular Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Communications – Communication and Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Business – Accounting

In 2011, an estimated 17% of graduates from online colleges across Oregon earned credentials from these cheap programs. Therefore, of the 62,131 graduates from across Oregon, 10,642 are from the most inexpensive colleges. Between 2006 and 2011, the percentage of graduates from the lowest cost online schools has increased, while the number of graduates has also increased by 2,742 graduates per year.

Tuition ranging from $5,199 to $6,135 each year is charged by other somewhat more expensive schools. Of the 17 online colleges and universities that offer programs in Oregon, 4 charge students tuition in this range.

A reported 28,346 students earned their degrees and certificates from these affordable online programs in 2011. This is 46% of the state’s graduates. The number of graduates from these schools was only 23,603 students, just 5 years earlier, in 2006. Therefore, from these cheap online colleges and universities, the number of students graduating has increased by 20%.

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1. Portland Community College Portland, Oregon $2,736 $7,344
2. Blue Mountain Community College Pendleton, Oregon $3,003 $9,009
3. Southwestern Oregon Community College Coos Bay, Oregon $3,285 $3,285
4. Clackamas Community College Oregon City, Oregon $3,330 $9,855
5. Southern Oregon University Ashland, Oregon $5,199 $18,753
6. Oregon State University Corvallis, Oregon $5,760 $19,080
7. Oregon Institute of Technology Klamath Falls, Oregon $5,850 $18,990
8. Western Oregon University Monmouth, Oregon $6,135 $17,550
9. University of Phoenix Tigard, Oregon $10,320 $10,320
10. Oregon Health & Science University Portland, Oregon $10,404 $19,692
11. Marylhurst University Marylhurst, Oregon $17,730 $17,730
12. Northwest Christian University Eugene, Oregon $22,900 $22,900
13. Concordia University Portland, Oregon $23,900 $23,900
14. Corban University Salem, Oregon $23,950 $23,950
15. George Fox University Newberg, Oregon $27,640 $27,640
16. Linfield College-Nursing & Health Sciences Portland, Oregon $30,300 $30,300
17. Willamette University Salem, Oregon $37,150 $37,150

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