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Nursing Schools and Colleges in Oregon

Known for its agriculture and wine production, Oregon is truly a beautiful place to experience quality urban as well as rural lifestyle. Located in the Pacific Northwest region, it offers amazing options to explore scenic valleys, volcanoes, local wineries, rocky mountains, majestic waterfalls, etc. Located in the south is California. On its north is Washington and Idaho in the east. The overall climate is mild yet the weather can get extremely hot and cold, depending on the influence of the Pacific Ocean.


Officially nicknamed as the Beaver State, it is the 9th largest in the United States. Portland is the largest city, whereas, Salem is the state capital. People in Oregon enjoy a quality living in an inexpensive way.


When we look at the option of doing a nursing program here we have several universities and colleges across the state, presently there is large shortage of nurses in Oregon and by 2020 the shortage is expected to rise to 46.4%. This shows that in the currently and in the future Oregon could be a fruitful choice for a nursing career.


The Oregon Board of Nursing deals with all the license verification and licensure applications. For further details regarding the ethics and behavior of nurses the Board should be contacted in an instance.


  • Registered Nurses: 30,960

  • LPN / LVN Employment: 2,760

  • Hourly Wage: $37.12

  • Hourly Wage: $22.46

  • Yearly Wage: $77,220

  • Yearly Wage: $46,720