Clatsop Community College

1651 Lexington Avenue
Astoria, OR 97103
Tel: (503)325-0910
857 students
Public institution
The mission of Clatsop Community College is to provide high quality learning opportunities for individuals in Clatsop County and beyond, and to lead in meeting the changing needs of our community.
School Highlights
Clatsop Community College serves 857 students (43% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Clatsop Community College is the only community colleges within Clatsop County, OR.
The nearest community college is Lower Columbia College (42.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
College Clatsop Community College (OR) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 53 staff 87 staff

Student Body

The student population of 857 has declined by 50% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has declined by 27% over five years.
Total Enrollment 857 students 1,343 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 16:1 29:1
# Full-Time Students 372 students 844 students
# Part-Time Students 485 students 1,227 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
2%
% Asian
1%
4%
% Hispanic
14%
9%
% Black
1%
2%
% White
76%
70%
% Two or more races
3%
3%
% Unknown races
4%
10%
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. 0.40 0.49

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,104 is more than the state average of $4,050. The in-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,848 is less than the state average of $8,362. The out-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,104 $4,050
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,848 $8,362
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 90% 81%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Clatsop Community College is a public, two-year institution serving northwest Oregon and southwest Washington since 1958. It has grown to an enrollment of over 7,000 students. Instruction and training in liberal arts and sciences, professional technical fields, continuing education, developmental education, and general education are offered. Located at the mouth of the Columbia River in historic Astoria, the College enjoys the mild climate that has helped make the Oregon coast famous for its lush, green beauty and rugged, undeveloped shoreline. Its high-quality, low-cost education serves a district that covers all of Clatsop County and part of Columbia County in Oregon, and Pacific and Wahkiakum Counties in Washington. In addition to the main campus facilities, the College has a performing arts center and waterfront Marine and Integrated Manufacturing Technology training facilities. The South County Center in Seaside serves south Clatsop County including the cities of Seaside, Gearhart, and Cannon Beach. Other communities which the College serves include Warrenton, Knappa, Clatskanie, Rainier, and Westport, as well as Long Beach, Ilwaco, Seaview, and Naselle in Washington. The degree offered by Clatsop Community College includes Associate of Arts - Oregon Transfer Degree, Associate of Science - Oregon Transfer Degree in Business, Associate of General Studies, Associate of Applied Science Degrees. The college also offers Applied Science Certificate Programs. Clatsop Community College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

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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 0.49, which is lower than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Oregon is Chemeketa Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.