Portland Community College

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School Overview

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

www.pcc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 26,436

Degree-seeking undergrads: 26,436

Setting

Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

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

Education

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.

Portland Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(971) 722-6111
Website:www.pcc.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www.pcc.edu/admissions/
Address:12000 SW 49th Avenue, Portland, OR 97219-7132
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:28,494
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:17,854 (63% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$3,802
Out-of-state Tuition:$8,446
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:53%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,485

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Portland Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Portland Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences11
Architecture and Related Services1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences12
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services156
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services63
Construction Trades54
Education22
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields107
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics21
Health Professions and Related Programs1111
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service53
Legal Professions and Studies11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Library Science1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians106
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies21
Personal and Culinary Services1
Precision Production32
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Social Sciences1
Transportation and Materials Moving1
Visual and Performing Arts55
Grand total8761

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Portland Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services13
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Health Professions and Related Programs2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Grand total18

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Portland Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$3,802
Out-of-state$8,446
Books and supplies$1,689

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid82353%
Grant or scholarship aid65442%$5,485
Student loan aid38625%$5,056

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid11,83941%$4,664
Federal student loans9,95334%$6,176

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Portland Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Portland Community College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Portland Community College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment28,494
Undergraduate enrollment28,494
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Portland Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
    • Dental Laboratory Technology (DT)
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

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