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Columbia Gorge Community College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Columbia Gorge Community College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Columbia Gorge 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.

Columbia Gorge Community College was awarded 3 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Columbia Gorge Community College was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Columbia Gorge Community College?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into Columbia Gorge Community College, don't be. The school has a liberal open admissions policy, which means you only need to meet basic requirements in order to be admitted. Still, be sure to submit a complete application and provide any other requested materials.

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Columbia Gorge Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Columbia Gorge Community College is an impressive 11 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

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 Columbia Gorge Community College is 21%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  21 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Columbia Gorge 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 Columbia Gorge Community College this rate is 50%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  50 out of 100
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Below Average Overall Diversity at Columbia Gorge Community College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 803 undergraduates at Columbia Gorge Community College with 321 being full-time and 482 being part-time.

Columbia Gorge Community College Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for Columbia Gorge Community College is 37.77 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  37.77 out of 100
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How Much Does Columbia Gorge Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Columbia Gorge Community College is $8,015. 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 Columbia Gorge Community College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$7,308 $6,944 $9,618 $10,389 $12,448

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 Columbia Gorge Community College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Columbia Gorge Community College, approximately 5% of students took out student loans averaging $6,500 a year. That adds up to $26,000 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Columbia Gorge Community College is 9.0%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Columbia Gorge Community College Graduates Make?

Location of Columbia Gorge Community College

Columbia Gorge Community College is a public institution situated in The Dalles, Oregon. The charming, small-town atmosphere of The Dalles draws many to the area.

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Location of Columbia Gorge Community College

Contact details for Columbia Gorge Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 400 E Scenic Dr, The Dalles, OR 97058
Phone: 541-506-6011
Website: www.cgcc.edu

Columbia Gorge Community College Majors

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

Online Learning at Columbia Gorge Community College

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 514 students took at least one online class at Columbia Gorge Community College. This is the same number of students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 514 148
2016-2017 514 141
2015-2016 505 135
2014-2015 446 115
2013-2014 557 159

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

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