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

54 Undergraduate Degrees

Where Is Central Oregon Community College?

Location of 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:

As long as you submit the requested materials to Central Oregon Community College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Central Oregon Community College?

40% Take Out Loans
16.6% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At COCC, approximately 40% of students took out student loans averaging $5,630 a year. That adds up to $22,520 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at COCC is 16.6%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Central Oregon Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,187 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,818 undergraduate students at COCC, with 2,187 being full-time and 2,631 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  COCC

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,187 full-time undergraduates at COCC, 49% are male and 51% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  COCC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of COCC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 37
Black or African American 25
Hispanic or Latino 254
White 1,605
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 266

Online Learning at Central Oregon Community College

493 Took All Classes Online
1,617 Took At Least One Class Online
9.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,617 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 9.6%. This is the #902 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%.

Central Oregon Community College Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Registered Nursing 47 0 47
Other Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants 0 5 5
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 0 2 2
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 0
TOTAL 47 7 54


*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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