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Portland Community College

Portland Community College

Portland, OR, USA
2.92 Average Rating

Portland Community College is a 2-year higher education institution in Portland, Oregon. It is the largest community college in the state and operates 4 campuses around the Portland metro area. The university offers professional certificates, associate degrees, and focus awards for their programs. Favored majors among students are liberal arts and humanities, computer programming, and web page and digital design.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
2 Year
Campus Setting
Major city
0
100
100%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 23, 2019
Spring Regular Decision March 4, 2019
Other November 26, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
91%
Out-Of-State Students
4%

Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
At least 2, but less than 4 academic years
Total Number of Students
27,046
Total Number of Undergrads
27,046
Academic Calendar

Quarter

See your fit
Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
19:1
US National: 21:1

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$8,505
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$4,558
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$9,418
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1692

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
35%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,705
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
35%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,599
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$2,241

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
20%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$4,518
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$9,121
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$163

Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
46%
54%
Student Organizations
180
Size of Town
Major city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
Yes

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Panthers
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes

After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Portland
Seattle
San Francisco
Los Angeles
Phoenix
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$41,200

What Students Are Saying

2.92 Average Rating
Portland Community College is an amazing school! From the professors to the administration I have furthered my education with confidence and guidance. I am almost done with my AAOT degree and on to nursing school. Thanks PCC I give you an A+.
Charmain from Vancouver, WA
PCC offers a diverse and welcoming community.
PCC has excellent course selections!
PCC campuses are beautiful and the shuttle is a terrific resource for students!
Meagan from Eugene, OR
Child that once was bullied!
Wow, flying higher then Funky Chicken.
Whom Am I ? Eagle
Walker from Newberg, OR
PCC is a great place for students to develop. Between the various campuses, there is a wide variety of programs of study, including skilled trades. A high level of instructional quality is expected from professors at PCC, and typical instructors are helpful to students.
Kyle from Portland, OR
This institution is packed wit excellent educators and a strong curriculum. I've always felt like my tuition money was well spent at Portland Community College and I recommend them to everyone that is ready to get going for college.
Angie from Portland, OR
portland community college has wonderful atmosphere, free shuttles to all campus locations and teachers who care about education.
Melissa from Portland, OR

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