Best Oregon Colleges

Ranking top Colleges and Universities in Oregon for 2022

There are 45 colleges and universities in Oregon enrolling 202,281 students. Explore the list of top colleges in Oregon below to begin your college search. The CollegeSimply rankings are objective and data-driven in order to help you find good matches for you. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page. Whether you're searching for a good public, private or community college, this guide to universities in Oregon offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

 Oregon is home to nationally ranked institutions like University of Portland, Lewis & Clark College, Linfield University and University of Oregon. The highest ranked college in Oregon is University of Portland and the top rated public state college is University of Oregon.

Local college options can be explored in Portland, Eugene and Salem or other cities.


45 results

List of the Best Oregon Colleges

University of Portland
P
Portland, OR
University of Portland

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Colleges in Oregon

  • 3,999enrollment
  • $37,317net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1320SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Lewis & Clark College
L
Portland, OR
Lewis & Clark College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Oregon

  • 3,157enrollment
  • $37,478net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1198-1380SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.85Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Linfield University
L
McMinnville, OR
Linfield University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Oregon

  • 1,392enrollment
  • $28,517net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1210SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.64Avg Weighted GPA

University of Oregon
O
Eugene, OR
University of Oregon

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#4 Best Colleges in Oregon

  • 21,752enrollment
  • $17,646net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1290SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA

George Fox University
G
Newberg, OR
George Fox University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Colleges in Oregon

  • 4,106enrollment
  • $29,589net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1230SAT range
  • 19-28ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

Oregon State University
O
Corvallis, OR
Oregon State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Colleges in Oregon

  • 32,312enrollment
  • $21,444net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1310SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA

Pacific University
P
Forest Grove, OR
Pacific University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Colleges in Oregon

  • 3,808enrollment
  • $32,006net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1230SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

Oregon Institute of Technology
O
Klamath Falls, OR
 
Oregon Institute of Technology

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Colleges in Oregon

  • 5,323enrollment
  • $16,702net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • 990-1200SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA

Western Oregon University
W
Monmouth, OR
Western Oregon University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#9 Best Colleges in Oregon

  • 4,554enrollment
  • $14,400net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 945-1200SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

Portland State University
P
Portland, OR
Portland State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Colleges in Oregon

  • 23,640enrollment
  • $12,195net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1190SAT range
  • 17-24ACT range
  • 3.47Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Corban University
C
Salem, OR
 
Corban University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Colleges in Oregon

  • 1,160enrollment
  • $21,365net price
  • 48%acceptance rate
  • 975-1185SAT range
  • 17-24ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Southern Oregon University
S
Ashland, OR
Southern Oregon University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Colleges in Oregon

  • 5,140enrollment
  • $10,806net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 980-1200SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.34Avg GPA

Blue Mountain Community College
B
Pendleton, OR
 
Blue Mountain Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,292enrollment
  • $11,805net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Central Oregon Community College
C
Bend, OR
 
Central Oregon Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,304enrollment
  • $11,232net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Chemeketa Community College
C
Salem, OR
Chemeketa Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,328enrollment
  • $6,640net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Clackamas Community College
C
Oregon City, OR
 
Clackamas Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,555enrollment
  • $4,782net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 24

Clatsop Community College
C
Astoria, OR
 
Clatsop Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 754enrollment
  • $10,276net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Concordia University Portland
C
Portland, OR
 
Concordia University Portland

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,342enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.24Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1