Columbia Gorge Community College: Review & Facts

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Columbia Gorge Community College is a small two-year, public school with 895 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1977 and is the only school located in The Dalles, Oregon.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
19
Fair
At Columbia Gorge Community College you can get your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

CGCC implements a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 19 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Electrical and Electronics, Medical Assistant, and Office and Clerical Services. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
54%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Columbia Gorge Community College is low at 54% (way below Oregon average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Columbia Gorge Community College is very low: 14%.

Student to faculty ratio at Columbia Gorge Community College is pretty good -- 13:1. Learn more details about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$8,700
Low
Average tuition prices are relatevely low - $8,100 per year. The additional fees at CGCC beyond tuition are around $600; this comes to a total of $8,700 per year.

Read the details about Columbia Gorge Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Columbia Gorge Community College will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Columbia Gorge Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (541) 506-6000 or check Columbia Gorge Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Columbia Gorge Community College provides a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Columbia Gorge Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at Columbia Gorge Community College.

Based on the college crime data, Columbia Gorge Community College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Columbia Gorge Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Columbia Gorge Community College, 400 E Scenic Dr, The Dalles, Oregon 97058, USA
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