Oregon Psychology Schools and Programs

Oregon is located on the Pacific coast, situated inbetween Washtingon to the north and California to the south. It currently has nearly 600,000 residents with a metro population of over 2.2 million. The largest city in the state is Portland, which many outsiders commonly mistake for the state's capital city. The state capital of Oregon is Salem, the state's third most populated city.

Oregon is well known for its beautiful Pacific coastline and diverse landscapes. It's home to the volcanoes of the Cascade Mountain Range, dense lush everygreen forests, several waterfalls (including Multnomah Falls), as well as high deserts in the east and decidous forests in the lower elevations. Oregon is home to four of the most prominent mountain peaks in the nation including, Mount Hood. Oregon is truly a masterpiece of nature.

With a GDP of $170 billion, Oregon is the 26th wealthiest state in the nation. The state's per capita personal income, as of 2010, was about $45,000. Oregon has a strong and growing economy and is a great place to work or study if you're a psychologist. The mean annual wage of psychologists in Oregon is between $68,000 and $92,000 a year (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2010 data). This is slightly higher than the mean annual wage for psychologists nation wide.

To practice psychology in Oregon you'll need a doctorate in psychology from an accredited program. There are just over 20 schools in Oregon that offer accredited psychology programs. These schools offer a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees in psychology. Below you'll find a comprehensive directory of prominent schools in Oregon, including Eastern Oregon University, George Fox University, Oregon State University and Pacific University that offer reputable programs in clinical psychology, counseling psychology, child psychology, developmental and several other psychology disciplines.

Concordia University-Portland – Portland, OR
Corban University – Salem, OR
Eastern Oregon University – La Grande, OR
George Fox University – Newberg, OR
Lewis & Clark College – Portland, OR
Linfield College – McMinnville, OR
Marylhurst University – Marylhurst, OR
Northwest Christian University – Eugene, OR
Oregon Institute of Technology – Klamath Falls, OR
Oregon State University – Corvallis, OR
Pacific University – Forest Grove, OR
Portland State University – Portland, OR
Reed College – Portland, OR
Southern Oregon University – Ashland, OR
Treasure Valley Community College – Ontario, OR
University of Oregon – Eugene, OR
University of Portland – Portland, OR
Warner Pacific College – Portland, OR
Western Oregon University – Monmouth, OR
Willamette University – Salem, OR

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