Portland Community College

Location
Portland, OR
Student Size
22,904
College Type
Public University|Community College
Accceptance Rate
%
Average Cost Per Year
$8,883
Student To Faculty Ratio
20:1

About Our College

The college was founded in 1961 as an adult education program for the local public school system, operating out of the former Failing Elementary School[2] since 1959 and renamed Portland Community College in 1961.[3] Voters approved the establishment of an independent district for the college in 1968.[2] Amo DeBernardis (1913-2010),[4] former assistant superintendent of Portland Public Schools, was the founding president of the school, serving from 1961 to 1979.[2]

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