• Mission of the college is to serve the people of the college district with high quality education and training opportunities that are accessible to all students, adaptable to changing needs, and accountable to the community we serve.

School Highlights

Clackamas Community College serves 6,270 students (38% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 6,270 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,133
  • Out-state tuition: $11,918
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 28%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 559 teachers has grown by 127% over five years.
Clackamas Community College
(OR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
559 staff
221 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Clackamas Community College has declined by 14% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 33:1 over five years.
The Clackamas Community College diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,270 students
1,721 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
23:1
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# Full-Time Students
2,358 students
873 students
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# Part-Time Students
3,912 students
848 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
297 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
3%
6%
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% Hispanic
12%
14%
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% Black
2%
3%
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% White
72%
56%
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% Hawaiian
n/a
1%
% Two or more races
5%
5%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
5%
13%
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Diversity Score
0.46
0.64
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College Completion Rate
13%
21%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$36,000
$32,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,133 is less than the state average of $4,676. The in-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $11,918 is more than the state average of $7,715. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$4,133
$4,676
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$11,918
$7,715
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
81%
83%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$10,282
$13,207
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Clackamas Community College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in OR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,500
$6,334
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
84%
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • The CCC District covers all of Clackamas County except Lake Oswego, Sandy, Damascus and Boring school districts. Programs offered by Clackamas Community College includes Professional/Technical: CCC offers one-year Certificate of Completion and two-year Associate of Science Degree programs in 30 professional/technical career areas and General Studies; College Transfer: CCC offers the two-year Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Degree; Literacy/Basic Skills: CCC offers individualized instruction in basic academic and study skills, including Adult High School Diploma, GED, ESL, Alternative Schools, Life & Career Options and Young Parent Opportunity Program; Community Education and Business Training. Clackamas Community College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and is approved as a veterans training institution by the Veterans Administration.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 6,270 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,133
  • Out-state tuition: $11,918
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 28%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For Oregon public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,676 per year for in-state students and $7,715 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,004 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Oregon community colleges have a diversity score of 0.64, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Oregon is Carrington College-Portland. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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