Central Oregon Community College

2600 NW College Way
Bend, OR 97701-0000
Tel: (541)383-7500
School Highlights
  • Central Oregon Community College serves 10,565 students (21% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • 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 50% over five years.
Central Oregon Community College(OR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty335 staff105 staff
Central Oregon Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 10,565 has grown by 50% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 31:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has grown by 86% over five years.
Total Enrollment10,565 students2,071 students
Central Oregon Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio32:128:1
Central Oregon Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students2,175 students844 students
Central Oregon Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students8,390 students1,227 students
Central Oregon Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Central Oregon Community College Enrollment Breakdown OR All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
102140
Central Oregon Community College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
Central Oregon Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
1%
4%
Central Oregon Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
8%
10%
Central Oregon Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
1%
2%
Central Oregon Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
76%
68%
Central Oregon Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Central Oregon Community College More (2014-2016)
% Unknown races
10%
11%
Central Oregon Community College Ethnicity Breakdown OR All Ethnic Groups 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.0.410.51
Central Oregon Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
19%
19%
Central Oregon Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,700$32,200
Central Oregon Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,329 is less than the state average of $5,266. The in-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,541 is less than the state average of $8,611. The out-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,329$5,266
Central Oregon Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$8,541$8,611
Central Oregon Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid75%81%
Central Oregon Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$17,667$15,375
Central Oregon Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$8,450$6,156
Central Oregon Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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  • College Location Mi. Students
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    5033995000
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    The Dalles OR  97058
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Did You Know?
For Oregon public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,266 per year for in-state students and $8,611 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,361 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 0.51, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Oregon is Chemeketa Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.