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College Profile: Portland Community College

 
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Portland Community College (or PCC) is Oregon's largest community college, located in Portland. It serves over one million residents in the five county area of Multnomah, Washington, Yamhill, Clackamas, and Columbia. PCC enrolls over 83,000 (55% female, 45% male) students annually in this 1500 square mile (3,900 km²) area in northwest Oregon. The college was founded in 1961 as an adult education program for the local public school system. Voters approved the establishment of an independent district for the college in 1968. There are three main campuses, which are larger facilities offering two-year degrees and a range of typical student services: Sylvania, opened in the Far Southwest neighborhood of Portland in 1968 and serves over 26,000 students annually
Rock Creek, a 256 acre (1 km²) suburban campus opened in 1976, near Hillsboro. It also is home to the Washington County Museum.
Cascade, an urban campus opened in 1971, and located in the heart of North Portland
Southeast Center, in the former home of the local U.S. Corps of Engineers headquarters There are several centers throughout the metropolitan area, which are smaller facilities offering more limited or specialized programs: Central Portland Workforce Training Center, located near OMSI
Portland Metropolitan Workforce Training Center
Washington County Workforce Training Center, also known as the Capital Center
Hillsboro Education Center, on the MAX Light Rail line PCC is a member of the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges, with its men's and women's basketball teams competing against those from the community colleges of Chemeketa, Clackamas, Mount Hood, Lane, Linn-Benton, Southwestern Oregon, and Umpqua.
 
12000 SW 49th Avenue
Portland, OR
97219-7132
971-722-6111 (general)
503-977-4934 (financial aid)
503-977-4519 (admissions)
 
 
 

 

General Information
Other Names
Type Public, 2-year
Control Public
Size 20,000 and above
Campus Setting City: Large
Calendar System Quarter
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
Yes On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Portland Community College Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy Yes
Admission test scores Not applicable
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Not applicable

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
Local|federal&chds=400,6000&chxr=0,400,6000
 
Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
39,402 Student Body SizeNo On-Campus Housing
0 Fall Applicants0 Total Dormitory Capacity
0 Fall Admissions

Geography
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Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
Yes Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
Yes Associate's degreeYes Two but less than 4 years certificate
No Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
No Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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