Nursing Schools in Oregon

The state of Oregon is home to 31 nursing schools. This year (2018) we evaluated 27 schools and our ranking system identified the following nursing schools as the best in Oregon.

NursingExplorer ranking system is statistical. We use the following factors when evaluating schools: NCLEX pass rates, programmatic and institutional accreditations. Learn more about our nursing schools ranking system here.

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Complete List of Nursing Schools in Oregon

Listed below are all nursing schools in Oregon. Please use the sort feature to view which schools have top RN and LPN programs along with their corresponding average NCLEX pass rates. Click on each school's name to view more detail about the school.

There are a total of 31 nursing schools in the state of Oregon. And according to our database 1 schools have been closed permanently.

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Clatsop Community College

Astoria, OR
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate2978.3%
NCLEX PN Passrate83.3%
Cost per annum$8,533

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

Clackamas Community College

Oregon City, OR
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate97.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$5,478

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Central Oregon Community College

Bend, OR
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate96.8%
NCLEX PN Passrate95.2%
Cost per annum$9,677

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

Lane Community College

Eugene, OR
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate96.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate89.3%
Cost per annum$8,099

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Chemeketa Community College

Salem, OR
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate95.8%
NCLEX PN Passrate99.1%
Cost per annum$5,750

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Linn-Benton Community College

Albany, OR
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate95.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$10,432

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Oregon Health & Science University

Portland, OR
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate95.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Oregon Health & Science University is a public institution. The campus is in Portland, Oregon. It was established in 1887 as the University of Oregon Medical Department. In 1974, it became an independent institution and took its current name in 2001. The university maintains several ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Accelerated BSN

Blue Mountain Community College

Pendleton, OR
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate94.7%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$10,107

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Portland Community College

Portland, OR
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate94.7%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$7,082

Programs offered

  • ADN

Rogue Community College

Grants Pass, OR
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate94.3%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$8,764

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

Eastern Oregon University

La Grande, OR
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate93.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$14,973

Programs offered

  • BSN

Concordia University-Portland

Portland, OR
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate92.9%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$22,518

Programs offered

  • BSN

Oregon Institute of Technology

Klamath Falls, OR
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate92.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$16,425

Programs offered

  • BSN

Oregon Coast Community College

Newport, OR
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate92.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate100.0%
Cost per annum$7,920

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Southwestern Oregon Community College

Coos Bay, OR
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate89.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$9,657

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Mt Hood Community College

Gresham, OR
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate89.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate85.9%
Cost per annum$6,481

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Columbia Gorge Community College

The Dalles, OR
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate87.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate95.8%
Cost per annum$9,213

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Sumner College

Portland, OR
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate86.9%
NCLEX PN Passrate83.0%
Cost per annum$16,321

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Linfield College-School of Nursing

Portland, OR
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate84.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Linfield College-School of Nursing is a private institution in Portland, Oregon. It is part of Linfield College, which operates three campuses in the state. Linfield College was established in 1858 as a Christian school and received its current name in 1922. It is named after a Baptist minister ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Accelerated BSN

Treasure Valley Community College

Ontario, OR
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate83.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$11,974

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Umpqua Community College

Roseburg, OR
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate83.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate91.1%
Cost per annum$7,958

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

George Fox University

Newberg, OR
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate82.8%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$27,935

Programs offered

  • BSN

University of Portland

Portland, OR
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate81.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$31,736

Programs offered

  • BSN

Klamath Community College

Klamath Falls, OR
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate67.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$6,837

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN

Institute of Technology

Salem, OR
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate88.1%
Cost per annum$24,405

Programs offered

  • LPN

Pioneer Pacific College

Wilsonville, OR
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate83.7%
Cost per annum$21,323

Programs offered

  • LPN

Concorde Career College-Portland

Portland, OR
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate81.9%
Cost per annum$22,354

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

Carrington College-Portland

Portland, OR
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$18,825

Programs offered

Southern Oregon University

Ashland, OR
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$8,939

Programs offered

  • BSN

Pioneer Pacific College - Eugene

Springfield, OR
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Valley Medical College

Salem, OR
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Closed Nursing Schools/Campuses

The following instructions are closed permanently.

ITT Technical Institute-Portland (Closed in 2016)
ADN

Oregon's NCLEX-RN pass rate Vs. National Average


Oregon's NCLEX-PN pass rate Vs. National Average