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Colleges / Portland Community College

Portland Community College

Portland, OR 2-Year Public

Portland Community College Admissions

Portland Community College is not competitive to get into.

If you are applying to Portland Community College, the application fee costs $50.

Portland Community College Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Portland Community College's admissions stats.

Portland Community College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Portland Community College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Portland Community College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Applying Early to Portland Community College?

Portland Community College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Discover a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Is Portland Community College Hard To Get Into?

Getting into Portland Community College is not competitive. Portland Community College has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2022, Portland Community College **accepted .

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Portland Community College, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.

Transferring to Portland Community College

For more information on transferring to Portland Community College, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to Portland Community College

Portland Community College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Portland Community College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you stand out. Curious about the factors that are considered by Portland Community College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Make sure to check with Portland Community College for more information on admission factors.

Portland Community College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Portland Community College, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Portland Community College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Other Requirements Placement process, orientation
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Portland Community College?

Portland Community College has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Portland Community College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Portland Community College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Portland Community College?

❌ Students who are admitted to Portland Community College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Portland Community College accept transfer credits?

✅ Portland Community College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Does Portland Community College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Portland Community College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Portland Community College?

✅ Portland Community College is not test optional.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Portland Community College?

❌ Portland Community College does not offer early decision.

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Portland Community College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission



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 SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Portland Community College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

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

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