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Portland Community College

Portland, OR 2-Year Public
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About Portland Community College

Portland Community College Overview

Portland Community College is a public, state school in the urban setting of Portland, Oregon. Portland Community College was founded in 1961 and enrolls 20,000 undergrads and no graduate students.

Student Involvement at Portland Community College

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Portland Community College's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Portland 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 Portland Community College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

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

2022 Portland Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Quarter
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $2,952
Out-of-State $6,192

Is Portland Community College a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a clearer look at what Portland Community College offers and if the college seems like a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Portland 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.

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 Outlook Portland Community College Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

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

Tuition and Financial Aid at Portland Community College

Tuition 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 Portland 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 aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. 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 don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

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

Based on this information, how does Portland Community College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Portland Community College a good school for you?

If Portland Community College seems like a school you want to apply to, click the heart button to save it to your college list.


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Where is Portland Community College?

Portland Community College is located in the city of Portland, Oregon.

If you would like to see Portland Community College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 84/5 to Portland, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Portland International.

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

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College Info

PO Box 19000 Portland, OR 97280-0990

Campus Setting: Urban

Portland Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

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

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

Portland Community College ACT Scores

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Portland Community College SAT Scores

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Portland Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$4,810

In State

$9,670

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$4,428
$9,288
Fees
$382
$382
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Unknown

Full Time

Unknown

Part Time

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

20,000

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,810

Out-of-State

$9,670

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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