2022 Best Computer Science Schools in Oregon

4 Colleges in Oregon
1,115 CompSci Degrees Awarded
$75,433 Avg Early-Career Salary
Ranked #19 in popularity, computer science is one of the most sought-after degree programs in the nation. This means there are lots of options to choose from when you decide to get your degree.

College Factual reviewed 4 schools in Oregon to determine which ones were the best for degree seekers in the field of computer science. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 1,115 degrees in computer science during the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Choosing a Great Computer Science School

Best Computer Science Schools in Oregon The compsci program you select can have a big impact on your future. That's why we developed our collection of Best Schools for Computer Science rankings. We derive our Best Overall Computer Science School rankings by rolling up our degree-level rankings after weighting them by the number of degrees awarded at each school.

You may want to choose one of the degree levels below to find the schools of most interest to you.

Computer Science Rankings by Degree Level

Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Computer Science Schools in Oregon list, to help you choose the best school for you. If you'd like to restrict your choices to just one part of the country, you can filter this list by location.

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If you want to learn more about how we derive our rankings, see College Factual's Methodology.

Best Schools for Computer Science in Oregon

Although we recommend filtering by degree level first, you can view the list below to see which schools give the educational experience for the compsci degree levels they offer.

Top Oregon Schools in CompSci

#1

University of Portland

Portland, OR
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
$24,000 Median Student Debt

Every student who is interested in computer science needs to take a look at University of Portland. Located in the city of Portland, University of Portland is a private not-for-profit university with a small student population. A Best Schools rank of #303 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means University of Portland is a great university overall.

There were approximately 29 computer science students who graduated with this degree at University of Portland in the most recent data year. Those computer science students who get their degree from University of Portland receive $3,167 more than the typical compsci graduate.

More information about a degree in computer science from University of Portland

#2

Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
762 CompSci Degrees Awarded

It is hard to beat Oregon State University if you wish to pursue a degree in computer science. Oregon State is a fairly large public university located in the city of Corvallis. A Best Schools rank of #436 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Oregon State is a great university overall.

There were about 762 computer science students who graduated with this degree at Oregon State in the most recent data year. Students who receive their degree from the compsci program make an average of $69,600 in the first couple years of their career.

More information about a degree in computer science from Oregon State University

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
259 CompSci Degrees Awarded

Portland State University is one of the best schools in the country for getting a degree in computer science. Portland State University is a fairly large public university located in the city of Portland. This university ranks 13th out of 36 schools for overall quality in the state of Oregon.

There were about 259 computer science students who graduated with this degree at Portland State University in the most recent data year. Those computer science students who get their degree from Portland State University receive $2,667 more than the standard compsci grad.

More information about a degree in computer science from Portland State University

Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
11th Most Popular In OR

It is difficult to beat Lane Community College if you wish to pursue a degree in computer science. Located in the rural area of Eugene, Lane Community College is a public college with a medium-sized student population. This college ranks 16th out of 36 colleges for overall quality in the state of Oregon.

There were approximately 8 computer science students who graduated with this degree at Lane Community College in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a degree in computer science from Lane Community College

Best Computer Science Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Computer Science Colleges in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
California 316 10,692
Washington 293 1,144
Nevada 190 119
Hawaii 162 121
Alaska 120 10

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Computer Science is one of 10 different types of Computer & Information Sciences programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 344
Information Technology 128
Computer Programming 87
Computer Software & Applications 45
Information Science 29
Computer Systems Networking 9
Computer Systems Analysis 1

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Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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More about our data sources and methodologies.

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