Best Graduate Schools in Oregon by Salary Potential

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Nicknamed the "Beaver State," Oregon is a home to a handful of graduate schools on Payscale's College Salary Report. If you are looking for an MBA, JD or traditional master's degree program in Oregon with high salary potential, this data can help you make a smart decision. We want to ensure that you're not simply finding a fit academically, but also a program that helps you to consider a smart decision for your financial future.

Phil Knight is just one of the famous alumni to graduate from an Oregon colleges. Other notables include: Esera Tuaolo (NFL), stem-cell pioneer Ann Kiessling, actor Mark Dacascos, and actress/painter Ariana Richards (of Prancer and Jurassic Park fame).

The rivalry between Oregon State University and the University of Oregon is called the Civil War. And while the OSU vs. UO rivalry generally applies to sports and school spirit in general, when you pit the Ducks and Beavers against each other in terms of earning potential, the OSU Beavers win by almost $10,000 per year.

Top Employers in Oregon

The largest employers in Oregon are Nike Inc, Hewlett-Packard, Intel Corp, as well as several hospitals and universities.

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