Oregon Coast Community College

Tel: (541)265-2283
  • At Oregon Coast Community College (OCCC), one can complete the first two years of a bachelor's degree, earn an associate degree, take courses to get a job, prepare to start a small business, get a GED, learn English as a second language, or take courses for personal enrichment. Students may explore career ideas, retrain or update skills, pursue personal interests, or broaden horizons, attending either full or part-time. Oregon Coast offers credit and non-credit courses at its campuses in Lincoln City, Newport, and Waldport.
School Highlights
  • Oregon Coast Community College serves 489 students (43% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the state community college average of 33:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
  • Oregon Coast Community College is the only community colleges within Lincoln County, OR.
  • The nearest community college is Linn-Benton Community College (45.70 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 56% over five years.
Oregon Coast Community College (OR) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 25 staff 105 staff
Oregon Coast Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 489 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has declined by 26% over five years.
Total Enrollment 489 students 2,071 students
Oregon Coast Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 33:1
Oregon Coast Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 208 students 844 students
Oregon Coast Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 281 students 1,227 students
Oregon Coast Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Oregon Coast Community College Enrollment Breakdown OR All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
Oregon Coast Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
1%
3%
Oregon Coast Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
5%
12%
Oregon Coast Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
1%
2%
Oregon Coast Community College Black (2008-2016)
% White
88%
65%
Oregon Coast Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
Oregon Coast Community College More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
2%
13%
Oregon Coast 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. 0.22 0.54
Oregon Coast Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
15%
19%
Oregon Coast Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $31,000 $32,200
Oregon Coast Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,816 is less than the state average of $5,280. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,959 is less than the state average of $8,625. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,816 $5,280
Oregon Coast Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,959 $8,625
Oregon Coast Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 71% 81%
Oregon Coast Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $11,000 $15,375
Oregon Coast Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2008-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $5,883 $6,156
Oregon Coast Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2008-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • At Oregon Coast Community College (OCCC), one can complete the first two years of a bachelor's degree, earn an associate degree, take courses to get a job, prepare to start a small business, get a GED, learn English as a second language, or take courses for personal enrichment. Students may explore career ideas, retrain or update skills, pursue personal interests, or broaden horizons, attending either full or part-time. Oregon Coast offers credit and non-credit courses at its campuses in Lincoln City, Newport, and Waldport.

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Did You Know?
For Oregon public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,280 per year for in-state students and $8,625 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 0.54, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Oregon is Chemeketa Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.