UofO 101st, OSU 138th in U.S. News rankings

Portland Business Journal
By Erik Siemers

The University of Oregon tied for 101st while Oregon State University tied for 138th on the latest U.S. News Media Group’s rankings of national colleges.

The annual rankings, published this week, ranked schools in several categories, including national universities, liberal arts schools, regional colleges, and regional universities.

Eugene-based UofO (enrollment: 23,342) was among 10 schools tied for 101st among national unviersities while Corvallis-based OSU (enrollment: 23,761) shared the 138th spot with seven others.

The ranking for Portland State University, which is also categorized as a national university, was not published.

Among liberal arts colleges, Reed Collge in Portland, of which enrollment figures weren’t listed, ranked 57th, while Linfield Collge in McMinnville (enrollment: 1,729) ranked No. 121.

Corban University in Salem (enrollment: 1,123) ranked fifth among regional colleges in the west, while Warner Pacific College in Portland (enrollment: 1,536) came in 26th.

And the University of Portland (enrollment: 3,936) ranks ninth among regional universities in the western region, with Forest Grove’s Pacific University (enrollment: 3,363) ranked 22nd, Southern Oregon University in Ashland (enrollment: 6,521) ranked 71st, Western Oregon University in Monmouth (enrollment: 6,233) at 83rd, and Concordia University in Portland (enrollment: 2,114) ranked 88th.

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