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Why CCC?

Higher Education = Higher Salary*

Advancing your earning potential by attending Clatsop Community College. Whether you are planning to attend part-time, interested in furthering your technical skills, or want to work towards a four year degree, Clatsop is a very affordable place to get started. Check out some of the reasons CCC students begin their education here.
 
  • The majority of jobs paying $20 or more require education beyond high school and experience. CCC can help you advance your earning potential while providing opportunities for gaining valuable work experience.

  • At Clatsop, the average class size is under 30, ensuring our students receive personal attention and don’t get lost in the crowd. Be a name, not a number!

  • CCC’s campus has undergone major renovations including Columbia Hall, a new 43,000 sq. ft. building housing our science and allied health departments, classrooms, student government, bookstore, and clatsop cafe.

  • Clatsop offers numerous professional and technical programs targeted at meeting the needs of the local economy. Programs range in length from three months certificates to two-year associate degrees.

  • Starting your bachelor’s degree at Clatsop Community College makes cents!

Compare the costs and see how much money you can save by starting your college education at Clatsop!

Clatsop
Community
College
Oregon
University
System**
Tuition & Fees
(45 Credit Per Year)
5,130
8,092
Books & Supplies
1,347
1,427
Room & Board
(Off Campus)
7,156
9,552
Personal Expenses
1,594
2,070
Transportation
1,817
1,050
Total Cost of Attendance for One Year
17,044
22,192
Projected Cost of Attendance Over Two Years
34,088
44,384
Projected Two Year Savings

Complete your transfer degree at CCC and save

$10,296

Live and eat at home with your parents? The potential savings jumps to

$24,608

*Johnson,C. (2012, February 29) 2011 Oregon Job Vacancy Survey Results, Oregon Employment Department, Oregon.  Available from http://www.qualityinfo.org/pubs/vacancy/sw.pdf Internet; accessed 10 October 2012.

**Oregon Student Assistance Commission,  2012-13 Standard Student Budgets for Oregon Postsecondary Institutions, July 2011, available from http://www.oregonstudentaid.gov/scholarship-doc/2012-13-Budgets.pdf  (34KB); Internet; accessed 03 October 2012.  Note: OUS cost of attendance figures adapted from 2012-2013 Standard Student Budgets figures for Oregon Postsecondary Institutions.  Data excludes OHSU and reflects average cost of attendance for Oregon University System institutions.  Budget based on 15 credits per quarter, 45 credits annually.