Portland Community College

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Portland Community College is located in Portland, Oregon. Also known as PCC, the school specializes in lifelong learning education, offering non-credit courses to residents of all ages in the Portland region.

Continuing education courses are available in five general areas, including language and culture, creative arts, recreation and wellness, home and garden, and work and life balance. All in all, PCC offers over 4,000 non-credit courses. Ever year more than 30,000 students enroll in the lifelong learning program.

General Information

Admission Office

Box 19000

Portland, OR 97280-0990

(503) 977-4519

Fax: (503) 977-4740

Contact: Veronica Garcia

Dean of Enrollment Services
Main Address

PO Box 19000

Portland, OR 97280-0990

(503) 244-6111


Total undergrads: 26,436

Degree-seeking undergrads: 26,436


Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Enrollment in certain programs or courses may require prerequisite course work or permission by a department representative.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Landscaping A,C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art A
Film Production/Cinematography C
Interior Design A,C
Multimedia C
Music – General Performance A,C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A
E-Commerce C
Entrepreneurial Studies C
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C
Office Management A
Real Estate A

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric C

Communications Technologies

Communications Technologies – General C
Desktop Publishing C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications C
Web/Multimedia Management C

Construction Trades

Building Construction Inspection A,C


Early Childhood Education A,C

Engineering Technologies

Civil Engineering/Technology A,C
Computer Systems A
Construction/Building Technologies A,C
Drafting and Design Technology A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Manufacturing Technologies A,C

English Language & Literature

Technical/Business Writing C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C

Foreign Language & Literature

Sign Language Interpretation A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dental Assistance C
Dental Hygiene A
Dental Laboratory Technology A,C
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Medical Administrative Assistance C
Medical Assistance C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Administration A
Substance Abuse Counseling A,C
Veterinarian Assistance A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Library Science

Library Assistance C

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Aircraft Mechanics A,C
Aircraft Powerplant Technology A,C
Auto Body Repair A,C
Automotive Technology A,C
Diesel Mechanics A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Gerontology A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness A
Sport/Fitness Administration C

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Related Services C

Precision Production Trades

Welding Technology C

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A,C

Transportation & Materials Moving

Airline – Commercial Pilot/Flight Crew C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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