Clackamas Community College

  • 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 7,302 students (39% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
  • Clackamas Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Clackamas County, OR.
  • The nearest community college to Clackamas Community College is Pioneer Pacific College (9.4 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 219 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
Clackamas Community College(OR) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty219 staff105 staff
Clackamas Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Clackamas Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Clackamas Community College diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 85% over five years.
Total Enrollment7,302 students2,071 students
Clackamas Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio33:128:1
Clackamas Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students2,818 students844 students
Clackamas Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students4,484 students1,227 students
Clackamas Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
Clackamas Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Clackamas Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Clackamas Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Clackamas Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Clackamas Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Clackamas Community College More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Diversity Score0.440.53
Clackamas Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Clackamas Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,000$32,200
Clackamas Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,133 is less than the state average of $5,223. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $11,918 is more than the state average of $8,497. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,133$5,223
Clackamas Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$11,918$8,497
Clackamas Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid72%82%
Clackamas Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$14,000$15,375
Clackamas Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,834$6,156
Clackamas Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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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Did You Know?
For Oregon public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,223 per year for in-state students and $8,497 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 score of 0.53, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Oregon is Chemeketa Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.