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Think PCC First

You're ready for college. You're dreams are big. But how do you start? #thinkPCCfirst.

Going to college is the investment in a lifetime…and choosing PCC could be the smartest choice you'll ever make.

If you're serious about finding your future, Portland Community College is ready to help you succeed. One of the top 20 community colleges in the country, PCC is a community unmatched in its breadth of opportunities. Here, you can follow your passion in endless ways, alongside a top-notch faculty totally focused on your success, and within one of the most diverse settings you'll find in the entire state. And, you can do it all without going into debt for the rest of your life. Whether you are beginning the first two years of your bachelor's or starting your career, PCC is the place to start. If you think you are ready to blaze a path to your future…think PCC first.

PCC is ready to help you...

Begin your university degree

Each year, 5,000 students transfer PCC credits to four-year colleges.


Learn about university transfer

Start your career

With classes in more than 80 subjects, earn the degree or certificate you need.

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Explore your options

Not sure exactly what path you want to take? PCC can help.

Come see us

Visit a PCC campus for a Preview Day for High School Students.

Need more help getting started? Contact us! We can guide you through the process of becoming a PCC student.