Portland Community College Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Demographics

As the largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, PCC serves more than 67,000 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 2018–19

  • Total student headcount: 67,183
  • Credit students: 46,174
  • Non-credit students: 21,009
  • Full-time equivalent (FTE): 24,990.80

Enrollment by program area

 Enrollment by program area chart
62.48%
Transfer
23.97%
Career Tech
10.42%
Pre-College
3.13%
Community Ed

Students by location

Students by location chart
64.7%
On campus only
16.7%
Web only
18.6%
Both on campus and web

Enrollment intensity

Educational Fields Chart
40.3%
Full-time credit students
59.7%
Part-time credit students

Gender

Educational Fields Chart
55.88%
Female
42.53%
Male
1.59%
Unreported

Ethnic backgrounds

Ethnic backgrounds chart
54.74%
White
12.21%
Hispanic / Latino
10.53%
Unreported
8.03%
Asian
6.17%
Multi-racial
4.66%
Black / African American
2.4%
International
0.7%
Native American / Alaskan
0.56%
Pacific Islander

Credentials awarded

  • Degrees: 3,829
  • Certificates: 1,511

Age

  • Credit students
    • Less than 25 years: 54.22%
    • Average age: 28 years
  • Non-credit students
    • Less than 25 years: 21.89%
    • Average age: 40 years

Pell Grant recipients

35% of credit students

Student transfers to universities

An estimated 4,000+ per year