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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 know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Central Oregon Community College Ranked?

2021 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 6 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

COCC was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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 19 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

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 40%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  40 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 57%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  57 out of 100

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

Good Overall Diversity at COCC

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 4,818 undergraduates at COCC with 2,187 being full-time and 2,631 being part-time.

COCC Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for COCC is 68.97 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  68.97 out of 100
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How Much Does Central Oregon Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of COCC is $10,289. 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 +
$8,112 $9,115 $11,167 $13,531 $15,469

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 40% of students took out student loans averaging $5,630 a year. That adds up to $22,520 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at COCC is 16.6%. 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 2017-2018, 1,617 students took at least one online class at Central Oregon Community College. This is an increase from the 1,537 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,617 493
2016-2017 1,537 478
2015-2016 1,311 426
2014-2015 1,236 378
2013-2014 1,216 342

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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