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Portland Community College is a public institution located in Portland, Oregon. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

Where Is Portland Community College?


Contact details for Portland Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 12000 Sw 49Th Avenue, Portland, OR 97219-7132
Phone: 971-722-6111

How Do I Get Into Portland Community College?

You can apply to Portland Community College online at:

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

Can I Afford Portland Community College?

19% 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 Portland Community College, approximately 19% of students took out student loans averaging $4,727 a year. That adds up to $18,908 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Portland Community College 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.

Portland Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

8,330 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 21,029 undergraduate students at Portland Community College, with 8,330 being full-time and 12,699 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 8,330 full-time undergraduates at Portland Community College, 44% are male and 56% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 653
Black or African American 418
Hispanic or Latino 1,727
White 4,324
International Students 96
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,112

Over 90 countries are represented at Portland Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, South Korea, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at Portland Community College

12,370 Took All Classes Online
17,093 Took At Least One Class Online
97.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 17,093 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


Online Growth Rankings of Portland Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Portland Community College was 97.6%. This is the #279 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Portland Community College 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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