N/A

Acceptance Rate

$5,705

Avg.Financial Aid

003213

FAFSA Code

About Portland Community College (PCC)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

2 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

27,046

Website

www.pcc.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

NWCCU

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

No

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

12000 SW 49th Avenue

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 9717226111
Fax:
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Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a college and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the college has a ranking. The ranking of a college is an important parameter by which a prospective student can decide whether they wish to take admission or not. Generally, the ranking of a college is considered a great way to gauge its performance on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. The rankings by two well-known publications, US News and Forbes, are considered trustworthy by applicants and academic experts. However, it is to be noted that Portland Community College does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

FALSE

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

N/A

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

FALSE

High School GPA

N/A

Accept Common App

FALSE

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. A non-refundable fee, along with the application form, is required to be deposited by the students, in order to complete the process. To improve one’s chances of securing admission, a person must score high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT. But, at Portland Community College, the average SAT or ACT scores of students getting admission is not available. It can be inferred that this is not an important admission criterion. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 12000 SW 49th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97219-7132. They can also call them at (971) 722-6111.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$7,910

Average Annual Cost

$3,996

Books And Supplies

$1,689

Other Fees

$344

Before applying to PCC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $24,652 per year. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Associate degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

19:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

63%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

45%

Academic Calendar

Quarter

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

47%

Male Professors

53%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

2,375 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

349 Graduates

Precision Metal Working

268 Graduates

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

233 Graduates

Computer Programming

187 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

162 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

128 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

122 Graduates

Business Operations Support and Ass...

115 Graduates

Legal Support Services

86 Graduates

Industrial Production Technologies/...

85 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

81 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

80 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

77 Graduates

Gerontology

77 Graduates

Dental Support Services and Allied...

71 Graduates

Ventilation and Refrigeration Maint...

66 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

62 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

58 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

52 Graduates

Drafting/Design Engineering Technol...

49 Graduates

Biotechnology

42 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

41 Graduates

Mental and Social Health Services a...

41 Graduates

Construction Trades, General

32 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

32 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

29 Graduates

Electrical and Power Transmission I...

28 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

26 Graduates

Building/Construction Finishing, Ma...

21 Graduates

Library and Archives Assisting

20 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

19 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

18 Graduates

Ophthalmic and Optometric Support S...

17 Graduates

Applied Horticulture and Horticultu...

16 Graduates

Construction Engineering Technologi...

16 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering Related Tech...

16 Graduates

Zoology/Animal Biology

16 Graduates

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

14 Graduates

Fire Protection

14 Graduates

Marketing

13 Graduates

American Sign Language

10 Graduates

Homeland Security

10 Graduates

Intercultural/Multicultural and Div...

10 Graduates

Graphic Communications

9 Graduates

Real Estate

9 Graduates

Air Transportation

8 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

8 Graduates

Teaching Assistants/Aides

8 Graduates

Civil Engineering Technologies/Tech...

5 Graduates

General Sales, Merchandising and Re...

5 Graduates

Culinary Arts and Related Services

4 Graduates

Data Entry/Microcomputer Applicatio...

3 Graduates

Music

3 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

1 Graduates

Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintena...

1 Graduates

Medical Illustration and Informatic...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

27,046

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

36%

Full-time

40%

Part-time

60%

Students Gender

Male

46%

US National: 44%

Female

54%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

56% White

8% Unknown

5% Black

12% Hispanic

7% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

8% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

3%

Out Of State

93%

In State

4%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$62,510 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The institution does not provide on-campus housing facilities for students.

On Campus Housing Available

No

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Panthers

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

34

Total Female Athletes

22

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Soccer

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Soccer

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The students at PCC have an incredible breadth to learn and turn into change-makers. Since the campus life of students assumes a fundamental part in their development and improvement, students at PCC are encouraged to invest their energy in learning and developing themselves. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The college has enrolled around 46% male and 54% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$28,800/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$36,100/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$9,000

$32,691

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$93 - 339

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

57%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,705

Students Receiving Federal Grants

44%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,599

Students Receiving State Aid

47%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,567

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$6,966

$30K - $48K

$6,437

$48K - $75K

$3,545

$75K - $110K

$1,827

> $110K

$379

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at PCC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The students at Portland Community College also receive a federal grant amount of around $4,469 on average. The state aid offered to the students at PCC stands at $2,946.

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