In a city where being weird is “cool” and new things are encouraged, you’re sure to discover the real you. Portland has over 35 postsecondary school options, which will prepare you for everything from becoming a neuroscientist to a philosopher.* IT and computer students have a gold mine in Portland with 1,200 technology companies right in town. Kinesiology, business, and research & design students will also have plenty of opportunities for internships and careers with big outdoor enterprises headquartered here, such as Adidas, Nike, Columbia, and DaKine. And with nearly 250 other company headquarters,* you’ll have plenty of chances to dust off your interview suit.
Portland is a foodie paradise with over 60 microbreweries (the most in the world), great restaurants, and over 600 food carts.* On weekends, visit the farmer’s market at the Waterfront or enjoy a Portland ritual, brunch, which isn’t complete without another brew the city loves- coffee. Portland has more than great food, though. The professional sports teams include the Timberwolves and MLS team, the Timbers. You can rock climb, windsurf, or hike in the Columbia River Gorge-all with beautiful views. Or maybe biking and running are your thing with 70 miles of trails in Forest Park.* With one of the best park systems in America, you can stop and literally smell the roses in the Rose Garden at Washington Park or visit Mt. Tabor for the best views of the city.* With a big music scene, great performing arts, and festivals year-round, new things are happening all the time. So come, and get in on the action before it goes out of style.Click Here to See the Best Colleges in the US*National Center for Education Statistics *Wikipedia, “Portland”, “Companies in Portland” *travelportland.com
George Fox University offers 101 degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a outlying town. In 2020, 1,245 students graduated with students earning 756 Bachelor's degrees, 348 Master's degrees, 128 Doctoral degrees, and 13 Certificates.
American College of Healthcare Sciences offers 22 degree programs. It's a very small, private for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2020, 234 students graduated with students earning 101 Master's degrees, 99 Certificates, 29 Associate's degrees, and 5 Bachelor's degrees.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Reed College Portland, OR||8 : 1||1,385|
|University of Portland Portland, OR||14 : 1||3,999|
|Linfield University-McMinnville Campus McMinnville, OR||10 : 1||1,392|
|Lewis & Clark College Portland, OR||15 : 1||3,157|
|Pacific University Forest Grove, OR||14 : 1||3,808|