Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon Portland Community College

Demographics

As the largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, PCC serves more than 60,000 full-time and part-time students. We fill a unique role, one that offers high-quality education and opportunities for our students, which in turn contributes to the vibrancy of Portland’s economic community.

Student enrollment 2019–20

  • Total student headcount: 60,037
  • Credit students: 42,938
  • Non-credit students: 17,099
  • Full-time equivalent (FTE): 22,320
Enrollment by program area

 Enrollment by program area chart

64%
Transfer
21%
Career Tech
12%
Pre-College
3%
Community Ed
Students by location

Students by location chart

64%
On campus only
19%
Both on campus and web
17%
Web only
Enrollment intensity

Enrollment intensity Chart

41%
Full-time credit students
59%
Part-time credit students
Gender, credit students

Gender, credit students Chart

53%
Female
43%
Male
4%
Unreported
Ethnic backgrounds

Ethnic backgrounds chart

54%
White
14%
Hispanic / Latino
10%
Unreported
8%
Asian
6%
Multi-racial
4%
Black / African American
2%
International
1%
Native American / Alaskan
1%
Pacific Islander
Gender, non-credit students

Gender, non-credit students Chart

50%
Female
41%
Male
9%
Unreported
Credentials awarded
  • Degrees: 3,462
  • Certificates: 1,441
Age
  • Credit students:
    • Less than 25 years: 56%
    • Average age: 27 years
  • Non-credit students:
    • Less than 25 years: 21%
    • Average age: 41 years
Pell Grant recipients

32% of credit students

Student transfers to universities

An estimated 5,000+ per year