Avg. Federal Grant


Avg. Federal Loan


Total Aid Awarded

Portland Community College (PCC) Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.


Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.


Financial Aid Official Website


As many as 66% of the students at PCC get some sort of financial aid, and the total amount of assistance/loans provided is more than $36,828,272 in a year. One can visit PCC's financial aid page at http://www.pcc.edu/resources/tuition-fees/financial-aid/ for more information. Notably, a total of 41% of the applicants to Portland Community College receive the Federal Grant every year. In comparison, 60% of the students get the Student Grant, and 41% of the applicants receive the Pell Grant. And, for the Pell Grant awardees, the average aid amount is $3,705. The annual family income of the applicants is also considered for determining the total financial assistance that they will be eligible for. Apart from financial grants and scholarships, candidates can also avail of monetary benefits like student loans to fund their education. However, student loans attract a certain rate of interest at which the funds are borrowed. Candidates are also required to repay these loans within a given period. At PCC, an estimated number of 18% of the applicants choose to go for student loans.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000


$30,001 - $48,000


$48,001 - $75,000


$75,001 - $110,000


Over $110,000


Student Loans for Portland Community College (PCC)

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.


Students Taking Out Loans


Loan Default Rate


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