Oregon Coast Community College

  • 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 409 students (50% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 46%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Oregon Coast Community College(OR) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty25 staff108 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Oregon Coast Community College has declined by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 32:1 over five years.
The Oregon Coast Community College diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has grown by 139% over five years.
Total Enrollment409 students2,061 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:144:1
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# Full-Time Students206 students853 students
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# Part-Time Students203 students1,208 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
15%
13%
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% Black
1%
4%
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% White
66%
54%
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% Two or more races
6%
4%
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% Non Resident races
6%
1%
% Unknown races
2%
17%
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Diversity Score0.530.66
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College Completion Rate
30%
20%
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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 $3,816 is less than the state average of $4,676. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,959 is more than the state average of $7,715. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,816$4,676
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,959$7,715
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%82%
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Median Debt for Graduates$15,700$13,425
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,779$6,406
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Source: 2019 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Oregon Coast Community College is Linn-Benton Community College (45.8 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 10,347 students | 45.80 Mi6500 Pacific Blvd SW
    Albany OR  97321
    (541) 917-4811
    45.8010,347
  • 10,151 students | 59.20 Mi4000 Lancaster Dr NE
    Salem OR  97305
    (503) 399-5000
    59.2010,151
  • 445 students | 62.00 Mi4301 Third St.
    Tillamook OR  97141
    (503) 842-8222
    62.00445
  • 9,029 students | 63.40 Mi4000 E 30th Ave
    Eugene OR  97405
    (541) 463-3000
    63.409,029
  • 2,157 students | 82.40 Mi1988 Newmark Ave
    Coos Bay OR  97420
    (541) 888-2525
    82.402,157
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Did You Know?
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 $13,361 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Oregon community colleges have a diversity score of 0.66, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Oregon is Concorde Career College-Portland. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.