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Portland Community College Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 18,787 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 1,151 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

53% Women
47% Men


Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $27,273)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $27,273)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Basketball 15 15 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 1.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 7.4%
Black/non-Hispanic 5.4%
Hispanic 6.9%
Non-resident alien 2.4%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 14.9%
Two or more races 0.7%
White/non-Hispanic 60.9%
Percent of students with disability 5%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • No On-Campus Housing
  • No Meal Plan

Clubs & Organizations

We do not have information for clubs or organizations at Portland Community College

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 0
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 4
Reviews Dorm Life


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • jessica from vancouver, wa
  • Apr-19-2016 I am a current student here

    i've only eaten on cascade's campus and the set up was pretty decent. you have your typical cafeteria food and some nice cultural food.

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  • 4
  • Nazaneen from Beaverton, OR
  • Aug-25-2015 I am a current student here

    The food and dining is decent for community college. There's enough places to sit around and eat. I believe the cafeteria closes at around 5-6pm though. So if you're taking late classes it kind of sucks... The food is pretty normal like pizza, burgers, chips, drinks, salads, desserts, and etc.

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  • 2
  • Theo from Portland, OR
  • Feb-27-2015 I am a current student here

    Pretty typical college food. Not amazing, not terrible, but still overpriced. They also don't have microwaves on campus at Sylvania, so don't expect to bring much food other than sandwiches. Most eat-out options are hard to get to and from between class.

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  • 4
  • Riley from Portland, OR
  • Dec-01-2014 I am a current student here

    The food is pretty good, it's really just like a little cafeteria on the campus. Since it is a small school, there isn't really many places to eat at. There are a couple of pizza shops in the neighborhood though.

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  • 5
  • Francisco from cornelius, OR
  • Oct-15-2014 I am a current student here

    5 stars for their peanut sauce that goes with the salad rolls. It is the best I have ever had. I have been to countless restaurants and none even come close it is such a random thing for them to be proficient in, but somehow they are. Sadly the woman who makes it seems to be busy every time I go to ask about the recipe.

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  • 3
  • Safia from Tigard, OR
  • Jun-18-2014 I am a current student here

    There is a variety of food offered and there are some hidden gems, if you know where to look. They also have a selection of easy on-the-go options that can be handy when you have a few minutes between classes or on your way to catch the bus.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Sarah from Beaverton, OR
  • Jan-27-2013 I am a current student here

    I haven't heard anything about Greek life, but that's not to say it doesn't exist at PCC. I would be surprised if it didn't because they usually have everything you can imagine available in the way of school support/activities.

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  • Cherie from Tualatin, OR
  • Dec-26-2012 I am a current student here

    Portland has a Greek sector which offers many activities but as far as on campus unsure as to the extent that there is involvement.

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