Prospective students and families in Oregon can choose from a variety of postsecondary education options to earn degrees, certificates and training to build their futures and achieve their career goals. Oregon’s higher education system enrolls hundreds of thousands of students in seven public universities, 17 community colleges, the Oregon Health & Science University, over 50 private colleges and universities and many private career and trade schools.
Higher Education Coordinating Commission
Ben Cannon, Executive Director
Address: 255 Capitol St. NE, Salem 97310-0203
For information about the HECC’s duties and responsibilities, see HECC entry
in the Executive section.