Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students
- Oregon -

Adults returning to college and other "non-traditional" students comprise the majority of all degree-seekers in the USA. College Factual’s Oregon Ranking of the Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students was designed to specifically address the unique concerns of students who fall outside the "norm" of first-time, full-time degree seekers under the age of 24.

Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students - Oregon -

Oregon State University tops our Oregon list of the Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students. Oregon State charges tuition and fees of $29,457 ($10,797 for Oregon residents) . The college has an acceptance rate of 77.5%. The average 2016 SAT score for those admitted is 1,190. The average salary for recent graduates is $72,000.

The total ranking includes 12 colleges. Within the complete list tuition and fees ranges from $19,682 to $43,556 (in-state from $8,362 to $43,556). Acceptance rates range from 63.8% to 100.0%, estimated average 2016 SAT scores range from 1,020 to 1,190 and average salaries of graduates range from $60,000 to $72,000.

RankUniversity/CollegeLocationTuition & Fees
1Oregon State UniversityCorvallis, Oregon$10,797 / $29,457
2Oregon Institute of TechnologyKlamath Falls, Oregon$9,982 / $28,367
3George Fox UniversityNewberg, Oregon$35,016
4Portland State UniversityPortland, Oregon$8,783 / $26,130
5Northwest Christian UniversityEugene, Oregon$28,680
6Marylhurst UniversityMarylhurst, Oregon$20,835
7Eastern Oregon UniversityLa Grande, Oregon$8,362 / $19,682
8University of OregonEugene, Oregon$11,931 / $34,611
9Pacific UniversityForest Grove, Oregon$43,556
10Southern Oregon UniversityAshland, Oregon$9,287 / $24,630
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Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students Methodology Overview

A non-traditional student could be a working adult going back to school, a parent, or another student who needs to take part-time classes due to other responsibilities. Our rankings for non-traditional students were developed based on the premise that these students are looking for flexible learning options, as well as high-quality outcomes for graduates. Thus our rankings emphasize colleges that offer the ability to take online courses and other factors that are important to older students. Within the mix, you’ll find traditional schools that offer online programs, as well as accredited online colleges that provide the best outcomes for students. Read our full Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students Methodology for more information.

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