Columbia Gorge Community College

Tel: (541)506-6000
952 students
Public institution
Columbia Gorge Community College (CGCC) has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). Candidacy is not accreditation nor does it ensure eventual accreditation. Candidate for Accreditation is a status of affiliation with the Commission which indicates that the institution has achieved initial recognition and is progressing toward accreditation. CGCC, until separate accreditation, if granted, delivers college credit instruction, certificates and degrees through its contract with Portland Community College (PCC) which is accredited through the NWCCU. Credits, certificates and degrees earned at CGCC appear on PCC transcripts and are transferable to four-year institutions, subject to the specific policies of those institutions. Columbia Gorge Community College contracts with Portland Community College for many instructional, financial aid, and student records services.
School Highlights:
Columbia Gorge Community College serves 952 students (42% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 18%.
Columbia Gorge Community College is the only community colleges within Wasco County, OR.

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Columbia Gorge Community College 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

Student Body

The student population of 952 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment
952 students
1,275 students
Columbia Gorge Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
401 students
829 students
Columbia Gorge Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 551 students
1,020 students
Columbia Gorge Community College sch enrollment Columbia Gorge Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan 1%
% Asian 1%
Columbia Gorge Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian - 1%
% Hispanic 9%
Columbia Gorge Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black 1%
Columbia Gorge Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White 89%
Columbia Gorge Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races - 2%
Columbia Gorge Community College sch ethnicity Columbia Gorge Community College sta ethnicity
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. 0.20 0.45
Columbia Gorge Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,636 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 29% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,532 is less than the state average of $10,075. The out-state tuition has grown by 203% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,636 $5,940
Columbia Gorge Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,532 $10,075
Columbia Gorge Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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