Central Oregon Community College, also referred to as COCC, is a community college established in 1962. The main campus covers 201 acres in Bend, Oregon but classes are also offered on the 25 acre Redmond campus. COCC annually enrolls more than 7,000 credit students and over 9,000 non-credit students.
Central Oregon Community College offers a wide variety of academic programs. Students can choose from courses in accounting, addiction studies, art, aviation science, business administration, humanities, law, literature, science, music, nursing, education, engineering, and foreign languages, among others. Apart from the associate's degrees, the college also offers transfer certificates and continuing education classes.
COCC's athletics department fields sports teams in baseball, basketball, volleyball, running, soccer, golf, cycling, and table tennis. The teams are known as the Bobcats. Apart from this, there are also numerous student clubs and organizations in the college including the Campus Crusade for Christ, the Criminal Justice Club, the Forestry Club, the Oregon State Public Interest Research Group (OSPIRG), and the Latino Club.
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Central Oregon Community College
2600 NW College Way
Bend , OR 97701
General Phone: (541) 383-7500
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors [see all]|
|Liberal Arts||179||liberal arts and sciences|
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||79||EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse|
|Mechanics and Repair||43||automobile mechanics|
|Medical Support and Technology||33||dental assistant, medical assistant|
|Security and Law Enforcement||30||criminal justice and safety, juvenile corrections, fire-fighting|
|Therapy and Counseling||27||substance abuse counseling, massage therapy|
|Medical Administration||21||medical records tech, medical transcription|
|Engineering Technician||19||industrial tech, manufacturing tech, drafting|
|Business and Management||14||business management, retail|
|Computer Science and Engineering||8||computer and info science|
|Conservation and Resource Management||8||forest technology|
|Cooking and Culinary Arts||5||culinary arts|
|Family and Social Work||4||child care management|
|Transportation||4||commercial pilot and flight crew|
|Office and Administration||1||general office occupations|
Number of programs and degrees for Central Oregon Community College in 2008-2009:
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||117||18|
|Award of less than 1 academic year||48||5|
In 2007-2008, Central Oregon Community College had a total enrollment of 4,440 students (3,597 full-time equivalent).
Students By Class:
Students by Age:
Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
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Retention Rates (2007):
Central Oregon Community College offers campus housing for 102 of its 3,597 (full-time) students.
The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.
Expenses and Financial Aid:
|In-state tuition and fees||$ 3,219|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$ 6,459|
|Room and board||$ 7,326|
|Books and supplies||$ 1,050|
|Other expenses||$ 2,601|
Central Oregon Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 318800)
Central Oregon Community College has a tenure system for faculty.
Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):
|Full-Time Faculty Level||Men||Women|
|Non-tenured, but on tenure track||12||18|
|Non-tenured and not on tenure track||3||4|
Salaries for full-time faculty:
Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):
|Full-Time Faculty Level||Contract Length||Number Men||Avg Salary Men||Number Women||Avg Salary Women|
|Associate professor||academic year||17||$59,709||9||$59,509|
|Assistant professor||academic year||13||$46,778||20||$47,184|
|All faculty total||academic year||48||$58,342||47||$56,085|
*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.
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What Sets Central Oregon Community College Apart:
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Accepts some high school credits
Grants credits for AP courses
Offers distance learning
Student employment services
Remedial classes for students
Offers remedial adult education
Option to study abroad
Offers part-time study
Offers campus housing
Offers a board (meal) plan
Tenure system for quality teaching
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