Largest Oregon Community Colleges

  • The average community college in Oregon has approximately 5,302 students (2018-19).
  • The community colleges with the largest student enrollments are listed below (where sufficient data available).
  • The largest community college in Oregon is Portland Community College with 30,929 students.

Largest Oregon Community Colleges (2018-19)

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A recent study reveals that job applicants with a credential or associate’s degree from a community college have slightly better chances of getting a job interview than students who attend a for-profit college or university. Since community colleges are much more budget friendly than for-profit institutions and have much better job placement results, community colleges are a much better option for employment-minded students.
After City College of San Francisco loses its accreditation, other community colleges in the state are facing warnings, sanctions and possible loss of accreditation as well.