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Clackamas Community College

19600 Molalla Ave, Oregon City, OR

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Clackamas Community College, located in Oregon City, Oregon, was founded in 1966 to an initial enrollment of 693 students. The school originally offered courses through Gladstone High School, but was provided a new campus when groundbreaking took place for facilities in 1968. Today the school operates three campuses in widened service area, enrolling over 25,000 students annually. The school is dedicated to providing a quality education for its residents and students, and as such constantly reviews programs and services to ensure they meet the needs of current and future students.

Academics

Clackamas Community College offers a variety of programs, each designed to allow students the choice of which best suits his or her future plans and goals. Career training and technical programs provide education in a high demand field. Students are given the means to develop the skills and abilities necessary to enter the workforce as qualified professionals in their chosen area of study and will receive education and training through classroom and practical courses. Practical courses in particular are important, as they provide a supervised setting within which students perfect methods and techniques required necessary to perform one's duties in a given field.  These programs take between one and two years to complete and result in a certificate or degree that demonstrates competency in the chosen field, which is useful when seeking entry level employment.

Academic transfer programs allow students to complete the first two years of a four year education at CCC, followed by applying to transfer to a four year institution in order to complete the final two years and earn a bachelor's degree. Transfer is made easier for students seeking admission to a public Oregon College or University, though transfer is possible to private and out of state institutions. Students seeking transfer should meet with a counselor to discuss program enrollment and curriculum, particularly for school's requiring specific course loads to be considered for admission.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid

Clackamas Community College is a public, two year, open enrollment institution that allows any individual that desires to admission to the school to enroll through the completion and submission of the application for admission and payment of all associated fees. Students must also supply test scores and transcripts if available, and may be required to take a placement exam prior to registration. Participation in new student orientation and an appointment with a counselor to discuss goals and program enrollment are also encouraged.

Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships. Students requiring financial assistance must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the information from which is used by the school to determine the extent of the applicant's financial needs and their aid program eligibility when constructing a financial aid packet. Financial aid must be reapplied for prior to the start of each academic year.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $5,200. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • State Residents: $3,900-$4,700
    • Out-of-State: $12,000-$13,880
  • Charges per unit:
    • State Residents: $87-$100 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $260-$310 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid73%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships73%$3,393
Receiving Student Loans48%$5,009
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Clackamas Community College may provide student services like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Student employment
  • Day care

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for this school compared to community colleges in Oregon, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.

 Clackamas Community CollegeClackamas CountyOregon
Graduation Rate12.5%-19.1%
Transfer-out Rate32.8%-20.4%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
    • Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2005)
    • Find all the other nursing programs in Oregon
  • Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program
    • Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2005)
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Clackamas Community College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Physical Sciences

Precision Production

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Visual and Performing Arts

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
73%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
19:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
16

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$6,914