Begin Your Career at Sumner College

For over 40 years Sumner College has been preparing students for professional success by providing quality education and hands on experience necessary to obtain secure and rewarding employment in respected career fields. Our goal is to prepare future professional leaders of tomorrow in the field of nursing.  

Mission Statement

Sumner College strives to provide quality education and instruction to all students.  We feel it is our responsibility to provide our graduates with the knowledge, skills, and ability needed to become competitive and successful in their chosen field. We are dedicated to promoting intellectual growth and development for all of our students in a safe and secure learning environment. 

Sumner College is privately owned and has two campuses serving the Portland metro area. Our newest Parkway Campus (formerly the Barbur Blvd. campus) is located a few minutes off I-5 and Carman Drive in Portland. This campus offers an academic program in Practical Nursing.

Parkway Campus


Cascade Station Campus

Academic Excellence

The nursing programs at Sumner College are institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education, and authorized by the Office of Degree Authorization (ODA). The college is approved by the Oregon State Board of Nursing and the National Court Reporters Association to ensure the highest standards for academic excellence. The Court Reporting Program is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). 



Academic Programs

Associate Degree in Nursing
Practical Nursing
Medical Assisting Program

Campus Locations

Parkway Campus
Cascade Station Campus

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