Distance Education Opportunities in Oregon
In-state Institutions and Programs
learners find the flexibility of online or distance education works best to
meet their goals.
Many of Oregon’s seven
public universities and 17 community colleges are leaders in distance education offerings.
In addition, many of the state’s authorized private degree-granting
Oregon institutions also offer approved distance education coursework and
Students and families are encouraged to explore the websites of Oregon
public and authorized private institutions to learn more about program options.
Out-of-state Institutions and Programs
In addition, the Higher Education Coordinating Commission authorizes out
of state programs and institutions to offer distance education in Oregon by one
of two means:
- SARA is an
agreement among member states, districts, and territories that establishes
comparable national standards for interstate offering of postsecondary distance
education courses and programs. In-state institutions are authorized to offer
distance education by SARA.