Clatsop Community College
Astoria, OR 97103


Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Quarter
Total enrollment 900
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 11:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Clatsop Community College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

Clatsop Community College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $7,128 and in-state students paid $3,564.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $7,496
In State Tuition
National Average = $3,466
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 74% of Clatsop Community College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 50% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,420 (which is 1.2% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Clatsop Community College in 2016-2017, was 11, which is 12% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,111 (which is 34.1% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,368
Federal Loan
National Average = $4,557
Financial aid
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Clatsop Community College has enrolled a total of 900 students (374 students full-time and 526 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 900 students, 61 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 47% men and 53% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 42 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 70%

Hispanic: 13%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 10%

Two or more races: 2%

Black/African American: 2%

Asian: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Clatsop Community College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 39% 209
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 23% 124
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 5% 24
Transportation And Materials Moving 4% 22
Precision Production 3% 16
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 3% 15
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 2% 12
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 1% 4
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 1% 4
Construction Trades 1% 3

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Clatsop Community College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Clatsop Community College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $24,000. Last year, out of the total 334 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 271 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 427 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 307 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $24,000 $26,200
Employment Rate 81% 72%
Total Graduates 334 427

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Clatsop Community College.

Lower Columbia College
42.4 mile away
Mt Hood Community College
82.8 mile away
Bates Technical College
98.4 mile away
Pierce College-Puyallup
99.6 mile away