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Columbia Gorge Community College

The Dalles, OR 2-Year Public
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About Columbia Gorge Community College

Columbia Gorge Community College Overview

Columbia Gorge Community College is a public, state school in a small town setting in The Dalles, Oregon. Columbia Gorge Community College was founded in 1977 and enrolls 1,245 undergrads and no graduate students.

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2022 Columbia Gorge Community College Facts At-A-Glance
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Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $4,032
Out-of-State $8,748

Is Columbia Gorge Community College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can all provide a sense of how competitive a university is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer view of what Columbia Gorge Community College offers and if it might be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Columbia Gorge Community College

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

About 49% of students who start at Columbia Gorge Community College come back the next year. Around 19% of students who started at Columbia Gorge Community College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes for Columbia Gorge Community College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Columbia Gorge Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Columbia Gorge Community College

Cost 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 Columbia Gorge 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 early. 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 Columbia Gorge Community College.

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

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Where is Columbia Gorge Community College Located?

Columbia Gorge Community College is located in the small town setting of The Dalles, Oregon.

If you would like to see Columbia Gorge Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take I-84 to The Dalles, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Portland International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Columbia Gorge Community College and The Dalles are like without leaving home.

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College Info

400 East Scenic Drive The Dalles, OR 97058

Campus Setting: Small Town

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Columbia Gorge Community College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Columbia Gorge Community College is like? There are approximately 1,245 students enrolled at Columbia Gorge Community College. 44% percent of students attend school full-time.


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