Oregon Community Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend community college in Oregon?   The average annual in-state two year college tuition in Oregon was $4,145 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of ($1,370) from the 2015-2016 average of $5,515 and represents a -24.84% annual decline. The list of Oregon community colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Community colleges, also known as junior colleges, provide an excellent money saving opportunity for those concerned with college costs. Many students are choosing to begin their education at community colleges for two years, taking advantage of their lower cost. Then after two years transferring to a full four year institution to pursue a full bachelors degree or higher. Most community colleges also have the benefit of open admission policies.  

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 17 community colleges and universities in Oregon, the most popular being Portland Community College with 10,724 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $3,996. Central Oregon Community College is the most expensive community school in Oregon with an in-state tuition of $4,986.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Oregon colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Oregon or cheap Oregon colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Oregon Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Blue Mountain Community College
Pendleton, 853 Students
$4,860 - -
Central Oregon Community College
Bend, 2,302 Students
$4,986 - -
Chemeketa Community College
Salem, 4,659 Students
$3,915 - -
Clackamas Community College
Oregon City, 2,368 Students
$4,500 - -
Clatsop Community College
Astoria, 334 Students
$3,672 - -
Columbia Gorge Community College
The Dalles, 321 Students
$3,672 - -
Klamath Community College
Klamath Falls, 554 Students
$3,708 - -
Lane Community College
Eugene, 3,638 Students
$4,104 - -
Linn Benton Community College
Albany, 2,571 Students
$4,582 - -
Mt Hood Community College
Gresham, 2,882 Students
$4,815 - -
Oregon Coast Community College
Newport, 206 Students
$3,870 - -
Portland Community College
Portland, 10,724 Students
$3,996 - -
Rogue Community College
Grants Pass, 1,808 Students
$3,852 - -
Southwestern Oregon Community College
Coos Bay, 949 Students
$4,208 - -
Tillamook Bay Community College
Tillamook, 138 Students
$3,492 - -
Treasure Valley Community College
Ontario, 807 Students
$4,455 - -
Umpqua Community College
Roseburg, 1,043 Students
$3,783 - -