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Most Favored Oregon Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the most favored (higher yield) schools in Oregon. The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is the percent of students who choose to enroll after having been offered admission. Higher yield means that more admitted students are finally enrolled into the school.
Eastern Oregon University, has the highest yield rate of 37.84% for academic year 2019-2020 in Oregon. Northwest Christian University is positioned second with 36.22% yield and Southern Oregon University follows them with 33%. Next table shows the schools that have high yield rates with admission statistics and acceptance rates. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the lowest yield rates in Oregon.
Most Favored Oregon Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate (2020)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1Eastern Oregon University
Public, 4 or more yearsLa Grande, OR
37.84% 890 872 330 97.98%
2Northwest Christian University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsEugene, OR
36.22% 474 312 113 65.82%
3Southern Oregon University
Public, 4 or more yearsAshland, OR
32.91% 2,514 1,966 647 78.20%
4Western Oregon University
Public, 4 or more yearsMonmouth, OR
30.39% 3,069 2,596 789 84.59%
5Corban University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSalem, OR
27.95% 866 737 206 85.10%
6Oregon State University
Public, 4 or more yearsCorvallis, OR
26.34% 15,786 12,996 3,423 82.33%
7Portland State University
Public, 4 or more yearsPortland, OR
25.47% 6,861 6,573 1,674 95.80%
8George Fox University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNewberg, OR
24.31% 3,010 2,480 603 82.39%
9Linfield College-McMinnville Campus
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMcMinnville, OR
23.50% 2,390 1,953 459 81.72%
10University of Oregon
Public, 4 or more yearsEugene, OR
20.33% 27,209 22,256 4,525 81.80%