Top Deschutes County Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 2 top community colleges in Deschutes County, Oregon, serving 11,545 students.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), and the student:teacher ratio is 32:1.

Top Deschutes County Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • 2600 NW College Way
    Bend OR  97701
    (541)383-7500

    10,565 students
  • 2600 NW College Way Cascades Hall
    Bend OR  97701
    (541)322-3100

    980 students
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