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Schools in Portland include:

High Schools

Middle/High Schools

Junior High Schools

Elementary Schools


Higher Education

Liberal Arts Colleges


School Main location Control Type[1] Enrollment (2005) Founded
Art Institute of Portland Portland Private
(for-profit)
School of art 1,534 1963[2]
American College of Healthcare Sciences Portland Private
(for-profit)
School of Holistic Health Professions 1,032 1978[3]
Birthingway College of Midwifery Portland Private Health professions school 56 1993[4]
Blue Mountain Community College Pendleton Public Associates college 2,216 1962[5]
Central Oregon Community College Bend Public Associates college 4,048 1962[6]
Chemeketa Community College Salem Public Associates college 9,228 1970[5]
Clackamas Community College Oregon City Public Associates college 6,902 1961[5]
Clatsop Community College Astoria Public Associates college 1,610 1958[5]
Columbia Gorge Community College The Dalles Public Associates college 831 1989[5]
Concordia University Portland Private
(Lutheran)
Masters university 1,404 1905
Corban College Salem Private
(Baptist)
Baccalaureate college 754 1935
Eastern Oregon University La Grande Public Masters university 3338 1929
New Hope Christian College Eugene Private
(Pentecostal)
Religious school 192 1925
George Fox University Newberg Private
(Quaker)
Research university 3,382 1891
Gutenberg College Eugene Private
(Protestant)
Religious school[7] 48[8] 1994[9]
Klamath Community College Klamath Falls Public Associates college 899 1996[5]
Lane Community College Eugene Public Associates college 9,110 1964[5]
Lewis & Clark College Portland Private Liberal arts college 3,259 1867
Linfield College McMinnville Private
(Baptist)
Liberal arts college 2,606[10] 1858
Linn-Benton Community College Albany Public Associates college 5,391 1967[5]
Marylhurst University Marylhurst Private
(Catholic)
Masters university 1,245 1893
Mount Angel Seminary St. Benedict Private
(Catholic)
Religious school 177 1887[11]
Mount Hood Community College Gresham Public Associates college 7,817 1965[5]
Multnomah University Portland Private
(Protestant)
Religious school 763 1936[12]
National College of Natural Medicine Portland Private Health professions school 475 1956[13]
Northwest Christian University Eugene Private
(Disciples of Christ)
Baccalaureate college 459 1895[14]
Oregon Coast Community College Newport Public Associates college 627 1987[5]
Oregon College of Art & Craft Portland Private School of art 143 1907[15]
Oregon College of Oriental Medicine Portland Private Health professions school 258 1983[16]
Oregon Health and Science University Portland Public Medical school 2,553 1974[17]
Oregon Institute of Technology Klamath Falls Public Baccalaureate college 3,372 1947
Oregon State University Corvallis Public Research university 19,590[18] 1858
Pacific Northwest College of Art Portland Private School of art 303 1909
Pacific University Forest Grove Private
Research university; Liberal Arts 2,521 1849
Pioneer Pacific College Wilsonville Private
(for-profit)
Associates college 1,015 1981[19]
Portland Community College Portland Public Associates college 24,505 1961[5]
Portland State University Portland Public Research university 23,444 1946
Reed College Portland Private Liberal arts college 1,341 1911
Rogue Community College Grants Pass Public Associates college 4,211 1970[5]
Southern Oregon University Ashland Public Masters university 5,154 1926
Southwestern Oregon Community College Coos Bay Public Associates college 2,114 1961[20]
Tillamook Bay Community College Tillamook Public Associates college 243 1981[5]
Treasure Valley Community College Ontario Public Associates college 1,961 1962[5]
Umpqua Community College Roseburg Public Associates college 1,147 1964[21]
University of Oregon Eugene Public Research university 20,296 1876
University of Portland Portland Private
(Catholic)
Masters university 3,343 1901
Warner Pacific College Portland Private
(Church of God)
Baccalaureate college 512 1937[22]
Western Culinary Institute Portland Private
(for-profit)
Associates college 1,285 1983[23]
Western Oregon University Monmouth Public Masters university 4,768 1856
Western Seminary Portland Private
(Christian)
Religious school 625 1927[24]
Western States Chiropractic College Portland Private Health professions school 405 1904[25]
Willamette University Salem Private Liberal arts college 2,663 1842

References

  1. School types are based on the categorization used by US News, which is a simplification of the 2005 Carnegie Classification. For schools not categorized by US News, the Carnegie Classification is used directly.
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  3. ACHS.edu. "History of ACHS". http://www.achs.edu. Retrieved June 24, 2008. 
  4. Birthingway College of Midwifery. "History and Culture of Birthingway". http://birthingway.org/history_culture.html. Retrieved September 24, 2007. 
  5. 5.00 5.01 5.02 5.03 5.04 5.05 5.06 5.07 5.08 5.09 5.10 5.11 5.12 5.13 Oregon School Boards Association. "Covering Education: A Reporter's Guide to Education in Oregon". http://www.osba.org/covered/colleges/establsh.htm. Retrieved September 28, 2007. 
  6. Central Oregon Community College. "COCC at a Glance". http://visitors.cocc.edu/About/Glance/default.aspx. Retrieved September 26, 2007. 
  7. Gutenberg College is not yet categorized by the Carnegie Classification, but its affiliation with the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools suggests it will be categorized as a faith-related institution.
  8. Gutenberg College. "Facts". http://www.gutenberg.edu/about_gutenberg/facts.php. Retrieved September 24, 2007. 
  9. Gutenberg College. "Gutenberg's History". http://www.gutenberg.edu/about_gutenberg/history.php. Retrieved September 24, 2007. 
  10. The enrollment count for Linfield College includes 528 in the Adult Degree Program and 422 at the Portland campus, which are listed as separate schools in IPEDS.
  11. Mount Angel Abbey & Seminary. "History and Facilities". http://www.mtangel.edu/seminary/history.htm. Retrieved September 24, 2007. 
  12. Multnomah Bible College and Biblical Seminary. "Multnomah's History and Future". http://www.multnomah.edu/About/PagesInstitutionalInfo/History.asp. Retrieved September 24, 2007. 
  13. National College of Natural Medicine. "A Brief History of NCNM". http://www.ncnm.edu/about/ncnm_history.php. Retrieved September 24, 2007. 
  14. "College Profile". Northwest Christian University. http://www.northwestchristian.edu/about/profile/. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  15. Oregon College of Art & Craft. "History". http://www.ocac.edu/index.asp?id=30. Retrieved September 24, 2007. 
  16. Oregon College of Oriental Medicine. "About Us". http://www.ocom.edu/index.php?id=612. Retrieved September 24, 2007. 
  17. Oregon Health and Science University. "OHSU: An historical chronology". http://www.ohsu.edu/about/history.html. Retrieved September 24, 2007. 
  18. The enrollment count for Oregon State University includes 437 at the Cascades Campus in Bend, which is listed as a separate school in IPEDS.
  19. Pioneer Pacific College. "History". http://www.pioneerpacificcollege.com/History.htm. Retrieved September 24, 2007. 
  20. Southwestern Oregon Community College. "Southwestern's History". http://www.socc.edu/about/history.html. Retrieved September 24, 2007. 
  21. Umpqua Community College. "About UCC". http://www.umpqua.edu/Visitor/AboutUCC.htm. Retrieved September 24, 2007. 
  22. "History of Warner Pacific College". Warner Pacific College. http://www.warnerpacific.edu/subjecthtml.aspx?sctn_id=11&menu_id=16&coll_id=18&rnav_id=980&id=5679&ekmensel=c580fa7b_16_0_5679_3. Retrieved 09-04-07. 
  23. Western Culinary Institute. "Our History & Reputation". http://www.wci.edu/our_history.asp. Retrieved September 24, 2007. 
  24. Western Seminary. "The History of Western Seminary". http://www.westernseminary.edu/AboutWS/history.htm. Retrieved September 24, 2007. 
  25. Western States Chiropractic College. "About Western States Chiropractic College". http://www.wschiro.edu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=14&Itemid=29. Retrieved September 24, 2007.