Eugene, OR Colleges

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Eugene

Eugene (pron.: /ju??d?i?n/) is a major city of the Pacific Northwest located in the state of Oregon. It is the second-largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the county seat of Lane County. It is located at the south end of the Willamette Valley, near the confluence of the McKenzie and Willamette rivers, about 50 miles (80 km) east of the Oregon Coast.

As of the 2010 U.S. Census, Eugene has a population of 156,185, and Lane County (co-located with the Eugene-Springfield Metropolitan Statistical Area) (MSA) has a population of 351,715. While Eugene has long been the second-largest city in Oregon, it was briefly surpassed by Salem between 2005 and 2007. The Eugene-Springfield, Oregon MSA is the 144th largest metropolitan statistical area of the U.S., and the third-largest in the state, behind the Portland Metropolitan Area and the Salem Metropolitan Area. Its population was estimated by the Portland Research Center to be 158,335 in 2012.

Eugene is home to the University of Oregon. The city is also noted for its natural beauty, recreational opportunities (especially bicycling, running/jogging, rafting, kayaking), focus on the arts, activist political leanings, and residents with "alternative" lifestyles. Eugene's slogan is "A Great City for the Arts and Outdoors" It is also referred to as the "Emerald City", and as "Track Town, USA" The Nike corporation had its beginnings in Eugene.

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Schools in and around Eugene, OR

Name
Northwest Christian University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $23,600 average out-state tuition; $23,600 average in-state tuition
University of Oregon
Four or more years; Public; $26,415 average out-state tuition; $7,551 average in-state tuition
Northwest College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private not for profit
New Hope Christian College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $12,000 average out-state tuition; $12,000 average in-state tuition
Springfield College of Beauty
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
Lane Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $7,704 average out-state tuition; $3,024 average in-state tuition
Phagans Beauty College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit

Eugene, OR Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Oregon Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Scholarship $2,000 December 31, 2016
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016