Oregon Universities See More Graduates

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon’s public universities had a record number of graduates last year. Bachelor’s degrees increased at all of Oregon’s seven public universities for the 2011 to 2012 school year.

Eastern Oregon and Western Oregon led the pack; Western Oregon University’s rate was at 21% and Eastern Oregon University was 15%. Graduation at Oregon State rose 13% and University of Oregon went up 12%.

Southern Oregon University’s degrees grew at the slowest rate at 2%.