As a child, you were more excited for science fair than recess. Now as an adult, when you watch The Big Bang Theory, you actually know what they’re talking about. Science is your thing, and you’re hoping that passion can take your career to the next level.
The number of science related jobs is increasing faster than the national average,* but so is the attention. Interests in the sciences has seen a 19% increase from female students and an 11% increase from male students*. Careers in the science field also have the largest salary range of any field, spanning from $33,000-$104,000*, leaving much to consider when choosing your path.
You’ve got the smarts and the know-how, and you’re on the right path. How it works, what it’s made of, and how can I fix it are common thoughts that run through your mind. Turn those thoughts into money with a career in science.*Bureau of Labor Statistics
Portland State University offers 31 Mathematics and Science degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 706 Mathematics and Science students graduated with students earning 565 Bachelor's degrees, 124 Master's degrees, 11 Doctoral degrees, and 6 Certificates.
Oregon Health & Science University offers 23 Mathematics and Science degree programs. It's a small, public, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 78 Mathematics and Science students graduated with students earning 40 Master's degrees, 21 Doctoral degrees, and 17 Certificates.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Portland State University Portland, OR||33 : 1||25,321|
|Oregon Health & Science University Portland, OR||9 : 1||3,017|
|Lewis & Clark College Portland, OR||15 : 1||3,223|
|University of Portland Portland, OR||15 : 1||4,254|
|Linfield College-McMinnville Campus McMinnville, OR||11 : 1||1,414|
|Pacific University Forest Grove, OR||13 : 1||3,832|
|Reed College Portland, OR||8 : 1||1,471|
|George Fox University Newberg, OR||20 : 1||4,063|
|Portland Community College Portland, OR||69 : 1||27,650|
|Mt Hood Community College Gresham, OR||48 : 1||7,463|
|Clark College Vancouver, WA||50 : 1||9,233|
|Concordia University-Portland Portland, OR||77 : 1||5,669|
|Clackamas Community College Oregon City, OR||47 : 1||6,270|
|Warner Pacific University Portland, OR||15 : 1||407|
|University of Western States Portland, OR||30 : 1||1,097|
|Multnomah University Portland, OR||24 : 1||635|