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Clatsop Community College

Astoria, OR 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate81%
Acceptance Rate81%

About Clatsop Community College

Clatsop Community College Overview

Clatsop Community College is a public country school in a small town setting in Astoria, Oregon. Clatsop Community College was founded in 1958 and enrolls around 1,071 students per year year, which includes 1,071 undergraduate students.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Clatsop Community College!

Love music or performing?

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Clatsop Community College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Clatsop Community College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Clatsop Community College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Clatsop Community College on the Student Life page.

2022 Clatsop Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Quarter
Overall Acceptance Rate 81%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $3,780
Out-of-State $7,560

Is Clatsop Community College a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better idea of what Clatsop Community College offers and if the college might be a good fit for you.

Clatsop Community College Acceptance Rate 2022

It is not competitive to get into Clatsop Community College. The university admitted 81% of all applicants in 2019. Out of 340 applications received in 2022, 277 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Clatsop Community College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It guages how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 51% of students who start at Clatsop Community College return for their second year of college. Clatsop Community College's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 21%. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Clatsop Community College Grads

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 60% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent Clatsop Community College grads is $36,000 a year. Average starting salaries vary by discipline, but the average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year.

Clatsop Community College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

For more information about Clatsop Community College's endowment, check with the school directly. For each full-time student, Clatsop Community College spends about $2,839 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Clatsop Community College

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Clatsop Community College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Clatsop Community College.

Based on this information, how does Clatsop Community College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Clatsop Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Clatsop Community College Located?

Clatsop Community College is located in the small town setting of Astoria, Oregon.

If you would like to see Clatsop Community College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. 101, U.S. 30 to Astoria, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Portland International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Clatsop Community College and Astoria are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1651 Lexington Avenue Astoria, OR 97103

Campus Setting: Small Town

Clatsop Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Clatsop Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Clatsop Community College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Clatsop Community College ACT Scores

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Clatsop Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$4,230

In State

$8,010

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$3,780
$7,560
Fees
$450
$450
Housing
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Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Clatsop Community College is like? There are approximately 1,071 students enrolled at Clatsop Community College. 42% percent of students attend school full-time, 80% percent are from OR and 20% percent of students are from other states.

42%

Full Time

58%

Part Time

80%

In State

20%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,071

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

81%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,230

Out-of-State

$8,010

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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