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2021 Best Value Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service in Oregon

3 Colleges
349 Bachelor's Degrees
$33,439 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Public Administration & Social Service School for You

Best Value Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service in OregonPublic Administration & Social Service is the #22 most popular major in Oregon with 349 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 1.0% of all the public administration and social service bachelor's degrees in the country.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service in Oregon ranking looked at 3 colleges that offer a bachelor's in public administration and social service. Note that the phrase 'best value' does not mean the absolute lowest-priced. Instead, we are looking at those public administration and social service schools that offer a high quality educational experience at a price lower than expected.

Average cost figures start with estimating tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses. We then subtract the average amount of financial aid that a student receives. You can use this as a gauge to estimate how much you may need to pay out of pocket to cover costs when financial aid isn't enough. Keep in mind that the net cost for you may be higher or lower, depending on your income and other factors.

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2021 Best Value Public Administration & Social Service Schools in Oregon

The following schools top our list of the Best Public Administration & Social Service Colleges for the Money.

Best Value Public Administration & Social Service Schools in Oregon

#1

University of Oregon

Eugene, OR

University of Oregon earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. UO is a very large public school located in the medium-sized city of Eugene. UO not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service in Oregon list.

The average student at UO graduates in less than 4.3 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $40,486. This means that the average student pays around $174,495 to get a bachelor’s degree from UO. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Our rankings recognize Portland State University as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Portland State University is a fairly large public school located in the city of Portland. Portland State University also made our Best Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service in Oregon list, coming in at #2.

It takes about 4.7 years for the average student at Portland State University to complete their degree, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $29,948. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Portland State University is $141,654. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Our rankings recognize Concordia University - Portland as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Concordia University - Portland is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the city of Portland. Concordia University - Portland also took the #3 spot in our Best Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service in Oregon rankings.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Concordia University - Portland is 4.4 years, and it costs about $29,883 per year to attend the school. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Concordia University - Portland is $130,589. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Best Public Administration & Social Service Colleges in the Far Western US Region

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State Degrees Awarded
California 2,750
Washington 509
Hawaii 223
Alaska 68
Nevada 186

Public Administration & Social Service Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Social Work 158
Human Services 111
Public Administration 43
Community Organization & Advocacy 37

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Majors Similar to Public Administration & Social Service

Related Major Annual Graduates
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 648
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 394

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 3 schools only.

  • 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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to University of the Fraser Valley.

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