Clatsop Community College

  • 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 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
  • Clatsop Community College is the only community colleges within Clatsop County, OR.
  • The nearest community college to Clatsop Community College is Lower Columbia College (42.5 miles away).

Top Placements

Clatsop Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Oregon for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Clatsop Community College(OR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty53 staff105 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Clatsop Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Clatsop Community College diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment857 students2,071 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:128:1
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# Full-Time Students372 students844 students
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# Part-Time Students485 students1,227 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
4%
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% Hispanic
14%
10%
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% Black
1%
2%
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% White
76%
66%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Unknown races
4%
13%
Diversity Score0.400.53
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College Completion Rate
20%
19%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,000$32,200
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,014 is less than the state average of $5,223. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,578 is less than the state average of $8,497. The out-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,014$5,223
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,578$8,497
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid90%81%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,000$15,375
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,882$6,156
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Source: 2016 (or 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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