As the largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, PCC serves nearly 73,000 full-time and part-time students. We offer high-quality education and opportunities for our students, which in turn contributes to the vibrancy of Portland's economic community.
We aim to educate a skilled workforce, prepare students to successfully transfer to four-year schools, enrich the community through lifelong learning, build a greener workforce and shrink our carbon footprint, and be a sound financial steward of public dollars.
Rock Creek Campus
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Four comprehensive campuses, eight centers and dozens of independent locations throughout the community offer courses and provide student services. Online Learning gives students the ability to take classes off campus.
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Types of classes and programs
Credit courses that you can take individually or as part of a certificate, associates degree, or university transfer degree. Students can also combine their PCC enrollment with other institutions with the dual enrollment program.
Non-credit classes for fun and personal development. These classes are offered at PCC campuses and centers, at various locations around your neighborhood, and online.
Resources for international students looking to study at PCC, and for the PCC student interested in studying abroad.
Education for professionals, from front-line workers to CEO's CLIMB offers professional quality training and development services for small businesses, health professionals, and supervisors in organizations of all sizes.
Learn more about our accreditation and supporting processes.