• 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 452 students (44% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 452 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,816
  • Out-state tuition: $7,959
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 35%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 67 teachers has grown by 318% over five years.
Oregon Coast Community College
(OR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
67 staff
221 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Oregon Coast Community College has declined by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The Oregon Coast Community College diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
452 students
2,025 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
23:1
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# Full-Time Students
197 students
873 students
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# Part-Time Students
255 students
1,152 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
299 students
299 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
197 students
873 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
118 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
255 students
1,526 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
167 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
297 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
1%
6%
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% Hispanic
21%
14%
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% Black
1%
3%
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% White
65%
56%
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% Hawaiian
n/a
1%
% Two or more races
7%
5%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
2%
13%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in OR.
Diversity Score
0.53
0.64
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
0.39%
2.3%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$31,000
$32,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,816 is less than the state average of $4,694. The in-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,959 is more than the state average of $7,748. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$3,816
$4,694
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$7,959
$7,748
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
91%
83%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$13,405
$12,875
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,875
$6,334
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
84%
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Oregon Coast Community College cost?

Oregon Coast Community College's tuition is approximately $3,816 for In-State students and $7,959 for Out-State students.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 452 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,816
  • Out-state tuition: $7,959
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 35%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For Oregon public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,694 per year for in-state students and $7,748 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Oregon community colleges have a diversity score of 0.64, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Oregon is Concorde Career College-Portland. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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