Oregon LPN to RN/BSN Programs

The west coast state of Oregon places a huge emphasis on improved patient outcomes, leading many LPNs to consider going back to school to become an RN. The state offers numerous LPN to RN bridge programs to serve this very purpose. RNs are able to work more autonomously, have their choice of specialization areas, and have substantially higher salaries. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that RNs in Oregon earn an average of $36,840 more per year than LPNs in the state do.

List of 2018 LPN to RN or LPN to BSN Programs in OR

Below is the 2018 best comprehensive list of LPN to RN programs in Oregon. Some of these programs may be listed as "RN", however that may mean ADN or BSN degree, please visit the school's website for program details.

ProgramWebsite
LPN to RN/BSN Online
Online Program - Achieve offers a fast-track program that combines the effectiveness of real classroom learning with the speed of credit-by- examination.
NOTE: MUST BE A LPN/LVN TO APPLY
Central Oregon Community College
LPN to RN
2600 N.W. College Way
Bend, OR
(541) 383-7700
Chemeketa Community College
LPN to RN
4000 Lancaster Dr NE
Salem, OR
(503) 399-5058
Lane Community College
LPN to RN
4000 East 30th Ave.
Eugene, OR
(541) 463-3000
Linn?Benton Community College
LPN to ADN
6500 Pacific Blvd SW
Albany, OR
(541) 917-4999
Mt. Hood Community College
LPN to RN
26000 SE Stark Street
Gresham, OR
(503) 491-6422
Rogue Community College
LPN to RN
3345 Redwood Hwy
Grants Pass, OR
(541) 956-7500
Southwestern Oregon Community College
LPN to ADN
1988 Newmark Ave
Coos Bay, OR
(541) 888-2525
Walla Walla University
LPN to BSN
10355 SE Market St,
Portland, OR
(503) 251-6115 x17304

Oregon LPN vs RN Salary Comparison By Area

The table below compares the annual salary of a licensed practical nurse (LPN) to a registered nurse (RN), along with the percent increase that can be expected. The data was organized by the BLS for LPNs and RNs in Oregon.

City/AreaAvg LPN SalaryAvg RN Salary% Diff
Portland, Vancouver, Hillsboro - OR$50,800$85,17067.7%
Salem - OR$47,130$81,19072.3%
Eugene - OR$46,660$80,97073.5%
Medford - OR$49,970$80,50061.1%
Bend, Redmond - OR$44,540$86,83094.9%
Corvallis - OR$49,580$82,09065.6%
Grants Pass - OR$46,350$75,99063.9%
Albany - OR$46,680$77,22065.4%

Table data taken from BLS https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes291141.htm & https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes292061.htm