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Located in Bend, Oregon, Central Oregon Community College is a public institution. Bend is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

Where Is Central Oregon Community College?


Contact details for COCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2600 Nw College Way, Bend, OR 97703
Phone: 541-383-7500

How Do I Get Into COCC?

You can apply to COCC online at:

Since Central Oregon Community College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Central Oregon Community College?

22% Take Out Loans
3.9% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At COCC, approximately 22% of students took out student loans averaging $4,928 a year. That adds up to $19,712 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at COCC is 3.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Central Oregon Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,727 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,735 undergraduate students at COCC, with 1,727 being full-time and 2,008 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 1,727 full-time undergraduates at COCC, 47% are male and 53% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Central Oregon Community College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 22
Black or African American 18
Hispanic or Latino 206
White 1,295
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 186

Online Learning at Central Oregon Community College

1,939 Took All Classes Online
3,195 Took At Least One Class Online
65.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 3,195 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at COCC has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of COCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Central Oregon Community College was 65.7%. This is the #326 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at COCC regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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