Oregon Out of State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Oregon by Out of State Tuition for 2023

Cheapest Colleges in Oregon by Out of State Tuition

If you're looking for an affordable university in Oregon but aren't a state resident, these are the least expensive out of state colleges to consider. Additionally, if you are a foreign citizen and cannot qualify for in-state tuition, these are the cheapest universities in Oregon for international students.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published out of state tuition. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published out of state tuition with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in Oregon list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

The most affordable four year colleges in Oregon are listed by one year's out of state tuition list price for the 2021/2022 school year.

What is the cheapest college in Oregon? Leading the colleges list is University of Western States in Portland with an out of state tuition of $8,710.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2021/2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 academic year.

Oregon's Cheapest Colleges by Out of State Tuition
College Out of State Tuition Rating Value
#21 University of Oregon

Eugene, Public Not For Profit

$38,017 61 48
#22 Pacific Northwest College of Art

Portland, Private Not For Profit

$41,768 NA NA
#23 Willamette University

Salem, Private Not For Profit

$43,500 NA NA
#24 Linfield University

McMinnville, Private Not For Profit

$45,340 70 80
#25 Pacific University

Forest Grove, Private Not For Profit

$48,928 59 45
#26 University of Portland

Portland, Private Not For Profit

$49,424 77 69
#27 Lewis & Clark College

Portland, Private Not For Profit

$56,970 71 58
#28 Reed College

Portland, Private Not For Profit

$62,420 NA NA