Education in Oregon
There are 503 high schools in the state of Oregon with 375 of them being public schools and the remaining 128 being private. Oregon ranks 28th in the country in high school student enrollment, but it ranks 48th in the country in student to teacher ratio. Oregon’s high school graduation rate falls below the national average at 68 percent, while its dropout rate is in line with the national average at 3.4 percent.
Advanced Degrees in Oregon
Oregon has a long list of higher education options for its residents that includes such known colleges and universities as Concordia University, Eastern Oregon University, Marylhurst University and Oregon State University. It is estimated that 25.9 percent of Oregon residents have some form of college degree with the most popular courses of study in Oregon colleges being:
– Nuclear Engineering
– Health Sciences