Forest Grove, OR Colleges

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Forest Grove

Forest Grove is a city in Washington County, Oregon, United States, 25 miles (40 km) west of Portland. Originally a small farm town, it is now primarily a bedroom suburb of Portland. Settled in the 1840s, the town was platted in 1850 and then incorporated in 1872 and was the first city in Washington County. The population was 21,083 at the 2010 census, an increase of 19.1% from the 2000 census (17,708).

Located in the Tualatin Valley, Oregon routes 8, and 47 pass through Forest Grove with 47 and 8 signed as the Tualatin Valley Highway south and east of the main part of the city, respectively, Oregon Route 8 signed as Gales Creek Road west of the city, and Oregon Route 47 signed as the Nehalem Highway north of the city. Pacific University has been the most distinctive aspect of the town throughout its history. Old College Hall on campus is listed on the National Register of Historic Places along with nine other structures in the city. Local employers include the university as well as Tuality Forest Grove Hospital and Viasystems.

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Schools in and around Forest Grove, OR

Name
Pacific University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $32,850 average out-state tuition; $32,850 average in-state tuition
Northwest College of Hair Design
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
Anthem College-Portland
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Northwest College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management-Oregon
Four or more years; Private for profit; $0 average out-state tuition; $0 average in-state tuition
DeVry University-Oregon
Four or more years; Private for profit; $15,294 average out-state tuition; $15,294 average in-state tuition
George Fox University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $29,050 average out-state tuition; $29,050 average in-state tuition

Forest Grove, OR Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
NATAS Northwest Scholarship $2,500 February 15, 2017
Robert E. Thunen Memorial Scholarship $2,500 April 01, 2017
Oregon Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Scholarship $2,000 December 31, 2016
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017