The Oregon pharmacy schools were built for those who own a bachelor degree and want to pursue a four-year advanced degree of Doctor of Pharmacy (or PharmD) in Oregon. Please note that PCAT which stands for Pharmacy College Admissions Test is required for applicants for admissions to pharmacy schools, while Doctor of Pharmacy is a must for those who want to consider working as a pharmacist in Oregon.
This page lists all Oregon pharmacy colleges that are accredited by the ACPE – Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Included are complete contact information and website addresses of all Pharmacy schools, colleges, and universities within the state of Oregon.
|Rank||Pharmacy University||Pharmacy Department|
|1||Oregon State University
College of Pharmacy
Address: 203 Pharmacy Building, Corvallis, OR 97331-3507
Phone: (541) 737-3424
E-mail: [email protected]
|College of Pharmacy|
School of Pharmacy
Address: 222 S.E. Eighth Avenue, Hillsboro, OR 97123
Phone: (503) 352-7225
E-mail: [email protected]
|School of Pharmacy|
Oregon (eng. Oregon) is a mountainous state in the northwestern United States, one of the so-called Pacific states. Population 3.641 million (28th among states; 2005 data). The capital is Salem, the largest city is Portland. Other major cities are Eugene, Gresham, Beaverton, Medford, Corvallis, Springfield, Astoria.
The official nickname is Beaver State.
According to itypetravel, Oregon covers an area of 255.026 thousand km² (ninth largest among the states). It borders the state of Washington to the north, Idaho to the east, and Nevada and California to the south. In the west, its territory is washed by the waters of the Pacific Ocean.
In the western part, the Coast Range stretches parallel to the Pacific coast, in the southwest are the Klamath Mountains (the name, like a number of other local toponyms, which gave the name to one of Intel’s products) and the Cascade Mountains. To the northeast are the Blue Mountains. The central regions of the state are occupied by lowlands. The main rivers are the Willamette, Snake, Deschutes.
Oregon is home to many lakes, including the country’s deepest lake, Crater Lake. The climate in the western part of the state is mild and rainy, while in the interior it is continental.
Oregon is rich in minerals such as gold, silver, zinc, chromium, and nickel. Developed industries such as woodworking industry, agriculture, information technology sector.
In 2005, the population of Oregon was 3,641,056, up 1.4% from the previous year and up 6.4% or 219,620 from the corresponding figure in 2000. Population growth compared to 2000 is provided by natural growth (75.196 people) and immigration to the state (150.084 people, of which 72.263 are foreigners)
In 2004, 309,700 foreigners lived in Oregon, which is 8.7% of the state’s population and about 90,000 illegal immigrants (2.5% of the state’s population)
The racial composition of the population is
3.1% Mixed races.
Most of Oregon’s counties are populated primarily by citizens of British origin, as well as Germans in the northwest of the state. A large number of Mexicans live in Malur and Jefferson counties.
6.5% of the population of Oregon are children under the age of 5, 24.7% are under the age of 18, and 12.8% of the population are over 65 years of age. Women make up about 50.4% of the state’s population.
Religious composition of the population
Christians – 75%
Protestants – 55%
Catholics – 15%
Other religions – 1%
Non-believers – 24%
Although most people in the state identify themselves as Christians, Oregon has the lowest church attendance nationwide. For example, in some states, about 80% of the population attends churches, while in Oregon their number is 12%. Nearly one in four people in the state consider themselves non-believers.
The state capital is Salem and the state’s largest city is Portland. Eugene, home to the University of Oregon, is the state’s third most populated city, ahead of Salem.
In ancient times, the Indian tribes of Bannock, Chinook, Klamath, Modoc [Modoc], Nez Perce (from the French Nez Perce – pierced nose) lived on the territory of Oregon.
In 1788, James Cook surveyed the coast of the province, looking for a northwestern passage here.
In 1792, Boston captain Robert Gray passed along the lower reaches of the Columbia River. It was he who named the river after his ship. In 1805-1806 the Lewis and Clark expedition explored the mouth of the Columbia River and founded Fort Clatsop there.
In 1811, the American Fur Company founded the city of Astoria. Soon the Hudson’s Bay Company began to operate here. A massive influx of settlers into Oregon began in the 1830s. The first Europeans who appeared in the region in the 18th century were met by local Indians friendly, but then they began to actively resist attempts to resettle them on reservations, and active hostilities were going on in the province.
In 1846, the Oregon conflict between Great Britain and the USA was settled, as a result, the border of the future Oregon Territory (it was established in 1848) passed along the 49th parallel. In 1857, the Oregon constitution was adopted, which, with a number of amendments, is still in effect. On February 14, 1859, Oregon was admitted to the Union, becoming the 33rd state.
Oregon is the only US state to have a double-sided flag. The state seal is depicted on one side, and the beaver, the state animal, is depicted on the reverse side.
Oregon is home to the smallest park in the world: Mill Ends Park in Portland.
There is no sales tax in Oregon
Oregon is one of two US states (the other being New Jersey) that bans self-service gas stations.
The American version of The Ring 2 was filmed in Oregon.