EDsmart.org, a nationally recognized publisher of college resources and rankings, has released the 2019-2020 edition of the Best Colleges & Universities in Oregon.
Draper, UT -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/01/2019 -- EDsmart's ranking of the best colleges & universities in Oregon is the most comprehensive and well-rounded to date. The ranking includes only fully accredited schools. Rankings are based primarily on affordability, while also considering factors such as graduation and retention rates and post-graduation salaries according to NCES College Navigator reporting and post-graduation salaries according to College Scorecard.
"It is important to recognize the colleges and universities that go above and beyond," said Tyson Stevens, managing editor of EDsmart. "Our goal is to highlight these schools and their commitment to higher education."
"The Best Colleges in Oregon rankings allow students to compare accredited programs and find those that best fit their education interests and career goals," said EDsmart's spokesperson. "Beyond providing affordable education, a college is not successful if it does not graduate its students, which is why EDsmart rankings place a high value on outcomes, including graduation, retention rates, and post-graduation salaries."
The EDsmart 2020 ranking for the Best Colleges & Universities in Oregon ranks the University of Oregon #1 as the best college in Oregon with Portland State University and Oregon Institute of Technology following.
The complete alphabetical rankings are as follows:
Blue Mountain Community College
Central Oregon Community College
Chemeketa Community College
Clackamas Community College
Clatsop Community College
Columbia Gorge Community College
Eastern Oregon University
Klamath Community College
Lane Community College
Linn-Benton Community College
Mt Hood Community College
New Hope Christian College-Eugene
Northwest Christian University
Oregon Coast Community College
Oregon Institute of Technology
Oregon State University-Cascades Campus
Portland Community College
Portland State University
Rogue Community College
Southern Oregon University
Southwestern Oregon Community College
Tillamook Bay Community College
Treasure Valley Community College
Umpqua Community College
University of Oregon
Warner Pacific University Professional and Graduate Studies
Western Oregon University
University response to EDsmart rankings has been very positive. Sharing the rankings on their websites and via social media has helped schools attract new students and excite existing students and alumni.
The rankings and data were produced for EDsmart, a leading higher education research organization. All evaluated data was gathered from IPEDs, U.S. Department of Higher Education, school websites, and other reputable sources.
The rankings have been published at https://www.edsmart.org/best-colleges-oregon/
EDsmart reviews publicly available data to produce independent ranking assessments of various educational programs, in addition to student guides and resources. The site is regularly updated by a committed team of writers and researchers, who produce college rankings and resources that will help prospective and current college students get into, pay for, and thrive at the college of their choice.
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