Central Oregon Community College

2600 NW College Way
Bend, OR 97701
Tel: (541)383-7500
10,565 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Central Oregon Community College serves 10,565 students (21% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 33%.
Central Oregon Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Deschutes County, OR.
The nearest community college is Oregon State University-Cascades Campus (0.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 335 teachers has grown by 86% over five years.
College Central Oregon Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 335 staff
61 staff
Central Oregon Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 10,565 has grown by 105% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 109% over five years.
Total Enrollment 10,565 students 1,296 students
Central Oregon Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
21:1
Central Oregon Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,175 students
814 students
Central Oregon Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 8,390 students
1,040 students
Central Oregon Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Central Oregon Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
Central Oregon Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
5%
Central Oregon Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
8%
21%
Central Oregon Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
1%
15%
Central Oregon Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
76%
51%
Central Oregon Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
% Unknown races
10%
3%
Central Oregon Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Central Oregon Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.42 0.68
Central Oregon Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,329 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,541 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,329 $5,660
Central Oregon Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,541 $10,250
Central Oregon Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 102 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 75%
89%
Central Oregon Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Oregon public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,998 per year for in-state students and $7,980 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,575 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Oregon community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.53, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Oregon is Everest College-Portland. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.