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Central Oregon Community College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Central Oregon Community College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you’ll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Central Oregon Community College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Central Oregon Community College was awarded 56 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health and medical administrative services.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked COCC as #2,030 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 36 colleges in Oregon, COCC is ranked at #26.

See all of the rankings for Central Oregon Community College.

Is It Hard to Get Into COCC?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Central Oregon Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

Learn more about Central Oregon Community College admissions.

Central Oregon Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Central Oregon Community College is about average at 16 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Central Oregon Community College is 44%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  44 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Central Oregon Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Central Oregon Community College this rate is 50%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  50 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Central Oregon Community College.

Central Oregon Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 4,304 undergraduates at COCC with 1,832 being full-time and 2,472 being part-time.

How Much Does Central Oregon Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of COCC is $10,504. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for COCC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$8,428 $9,668 $12,264 $13,365 $13,624

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of COCC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

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 33% of students took out student loans averaging $5,555 a year. That adds up to $22,220 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at COCC is 15.5%. 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.

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How Much Money Do COCC Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from COCC make around $32,300 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 19% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


See which majors at Central Oregon Community College make the most money.

Location of Central Oregon Community College

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

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Contact details for COCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2600 Nw College Way, Bend, OR 97703
Phone: 541-383-7500

Central Oregon Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Central Oregon Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at COCC

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 3,459 students took at least one online class at Central Oregon Community College. This is an increase from the 1,851 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 3,459 1,887
2018-2019 1,851 568
2017-2018 1,617 493
2016-2017 1,537 478
2015-2016 1,311 426

Learn more about online learning at Central Oregon Community College.

Notes and References


*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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