Clatsop Community College

Clatsop Community College

Clatsop Community College, CCC, is a two-year, public college in Astoria, Oregon that has been serving southwest Washington and northwest Oregon since 1958. Students are offered applied science certificate programs in subjects including seamanship, medical assistance, retail management, and welding. Associate's degrees in arts, science, general studies, and applied science are also offered to students at the college. Online classes are offered as a part of CCC's distance education program.

At CCC, students who are eligible are given financial assistance in various forms. Opportunity Grants and CCC Success Grants are among the grants available. Students can also enroll in work study programs offered by the college. Some of the scholarships available are the Columbia Memorial Hospital Scholarship, the Emmett D. Towler Scholarships, the Judy Hogan for the Arts Scholarship, and the Returning Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship.

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Clatsop Community College
1653 Jerome Ave
Astoria , OR 97103
General Phone: (503) 325-0910

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Clatsop Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts63liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine16EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Security and Law Enforcement8criminal justice and safety, fire-fighting
Medical Support and Technology6medical assistant
Business and Management5business management, accounting, MIS
Engineering Technician4CAD and design
Office and Administration3office management, office data entry, general office occupations
Mechanics and Repair3automobile mechanics
Family and Social Work3child care provider
Production Trades3welding
Transportation1merchant marine officer, marine transportation
Medical Administration0medical office assistant
Computer Science and Engineering0computer networking
Construction Trades0construction

Number of programs and degrees for Clatsop Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree7714
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years3811

Clatsop Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Clatsop Community College had a total enrollment of 1,262 students (1,309 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 68%
Black 1%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 2%
American Indian 3%
Unknown 22%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 8%
18-19 19%
20-21 10%
22-24 12%
25-29 14%
30-34 8%
35-39 6%
40-49 10%
50-64 8%
65+ 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Clatsop Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 35 %
Part-Time 73 %

Clatsop Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Astoria, Oregon for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Oregon Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Clatsop Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,520
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,040
Books and supplies $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Clatsop Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 318900)

Clatsop Community College Faculty

Clatsop Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track76

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year0*1*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year20$50,02118$48,734
All faculty totalacademic year20$50,02118$48,734

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Clatsop Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Management Information Systems, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, General

Engineering Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
Office Management and Supervision

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Marine Science/Merchant Marine Officer
Marine Transportation, Other

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What Sets Clatsop Community College Apart:

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Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Top 19%Clatsop Community College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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