400 SE College Way, Newport, 97366


Oregon Coast Community College

400 SE College Way, Newport, 97366

Oregon Coast Community College Campus

About - Oregon Coast Community College

Student Population


Total Student Population (580)
Undergraduate Students (580)
Postgraduate Students ()

Gender:
Men (41.2068965517)
Women (58.7931034483)

Ethnicity & Diversity


white_total (75%)hispanic_total (11%)race_ethnicity_unkn_total (6%)american_indian_or_alaska_native_total (3%)two_or_more_races_total (3%)asian_total (1%)black_or_african_american_total (1%)native_hawaiian_or_other_pacific_islander_total (0%)nonresident_alien_total (0%)
Oregon Coast Community College Costs
Estimated academic year prices for full-time, first-time undergraduate students at Oregon Coast Community College
Tuition and Fees2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014
In-State$ 3,096$ 3,816$ 3,816$ 3,816
Out of State$ 6,444$ 7,956$ 7,956$ 7,956
Books and Supplies$ 1,600$ 1,308$ 1,308$ 1,308
On-Campus
Room and board----------------
Other Expenses----------------
Off Campus
Room and board$ 6,948$ 6,948$ 6,948$ 6,948
Other Expenses$ 3,312$ 3,312$ 3,312$ 3,312
Off Campus w/ family
Other Expenses$ 3,312$ 3,312$ 3,312$ 3,312
* Data provided by School of Education Sciences and the National Center for Education Statistics

Financial aid 2012-2013

Financial aid to full-time, first-time undergraduate students

Type of AidPercentage of students receiving aidAverage amount of aid they received
Federal Grants (scholarship/fellowship) 47% $ 3,545
State/Local grants (scholarship/fellowship) 6% $ 1,950
Institutional grants (scholarship/fellowship) 35% $ 3,750
Loans to students 24% $ 6,447


* Financial aid is available only to those who qualify

Oregon Coast Community College - Degree Programs

Degree Name Degree Description
Accounting Technology + Technician and Bookkeeping
Aquarium Science Students may earn a Certificate of Completion in Aquarium Science by successfully completing the required 51 credit hours with a grade of C or better in all courses. This option is only open to individuals who possess a bachelor's degree or higher in a life science area. Students are required to complete 132 hours of practicum and 400 hours of field internship.
Drafting and Design Technology + Technician, General
Education + Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments
General Studies
Hospitality Administration + Management, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences + Liberal Studies
Licensed Practical + Vocational Nurse Training (LPN, LVN, Cert, Dipl, AAS)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Practical Nursing A practical nurse is a member of a nursing or health care team and gives care to patients of all ages under the direction of registered nurses and/or licensed physicians and dentists. After successfully completing the required 50 credits of the first year of the Nursing program, students will be awarded a Certificate of Completion. Grades of C or better in all required courses are necessay to progress to the next term. Completion of this level qualifies students to apply to take the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX-PN) to become a licensed practical nurse (LPN).
Retail Management The Retail Management certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in sales and management. The program emphasizes skill development in interpersonal communication; business accounting; marketing; human resource management and supervision and focuses on professional growth, employment, and advancement opportunities. Employment for these positions is estimated to grow by over 17% between 2002 and 2012. As a statewide cooperative effort this program is also offered by other community colleges including: Chemeketa, Clackamas, Lane, Linn-Benton, and Portland.. Credits earned as part of the Retail Management Certificate may be applicable to the Associate of General Studies degree. The Retail Mangement program is not financial aid eligible, Individual courses have entry-level expectations for skill levels in reading, writing, and mathematics. The length of time to complete will depend on student skills in these areas. Interested students should contact an OCCC advising specialist at 541-574-7103 for more information. Certificate Outcomes Students completing the Retail Management certificate will:
  • Use communication skills with individuals and groups in retail settings.
  • Apply math and computer skills requisite with industry expectations.
  • Evaluate and select marketing and retailing strategies.
  • Apply basic accounting theory and practice to a service or retail setting.
  • Explain the impact, roles, skills, responsibilities and accountability of supervisors/managers in managing, leading and controlling human resources within an organization.
  • Degree Name Degree Description
    Art A bachelor's degree in art can prepare a student to work in school and community programs, museums, galleries, and related businesses, and to pursue research and creative projects. Oregon state colleges and universities offering Bachelor of Arts and/or Bachelor of Science degrees in art are Eastern Oregon University (EOU), Oregon State University (OSU), Portland State University (PSU), Southern Oregon University (SOU), University of Oregon (UO) and Western Oregon University (WOU). OSU has majors in art, art history, fine arts, graphic design and photography, and UO has majors in Art History, and Fine and Applied Arts. A five-year educational guide in art leading to the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree is also offered at OSU, SOU and UO.
    Business Administration A bachelor's degree in business administration can prepare a student for office and personnel administration, banking, insurance, retailing, sales, and merchandising. Calculus, probability and statistics, and other additional courses will be required after transfer. Oregon's state universities offering a Bachelor of Arts and/or Bachelor of Science degrees in business administration are Oregon State University, Portland State University, Southern Oregon University, University of Oregon and Western Oregon University. Eastern Oregon University offers a combined degree in business and economics. Many colleges have specific requirements for admission to their business administration programs. These include specified GPA, completion of specific courses, and deadlines for admission. Students are responsible for learning the departmental requirements of the colleges to which they plan to transfer. The following courses, taken as part of the AAOT, are suggested for students planning to transfer to study for a bachelor's degree in business. Please see page 16 and an advising specialist for more information about the Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Degree.
    English A bachelor's degree in English can prepare a student for further study in education and careers in journalism or communications. It also may be desirable as undergraduate preparation for law, government, social work, public service, business, and advertising. Oregon's state universities offering Bachelor of Arts and/or Bachelor of Science degrees in English are Eastern Oregon University, Oregon State University, Portland State University, Southern Oregon University, University of Oregon and Western Oregon University. Students are responsible for learning the departmental requirements of the colleges to which they plan to transfer. The following courses, taken as part of the AAOT, are suggested for students planning to transfer to study for a bachelor's degree in English. Please see page 16 and an advising specialist for more information about the Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Degree.
    Foreign Language A bachelor's degree in a foreign language can prepare a student for work in international business, the foreign service or for government service and to do translation (usually at entry levels), or to pursue further study to teach. Oregon's state universities offering Bachelor of Arts degrees in Foreign Languages are Oregon State University, Portland State University, Southern Oregon University, University of Oregon, and Western Oregon University. SOU offers a Bachelor of Arts in Language and Culture. Students are responsible for learning the departmental requirements of the colleges to which they plan to transfer. The following courses, taken as part of the AAOT, are suggested for students planning to transfer to study for a bachelor's degree in foreign language. Please see page 16 and an advising specialist for more information about the Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Degree.
    History A bachelor's degree in history can prepare a student for further study in history, education, careers in journalism, museums, or research. Many specialized careers require graduate work. Oregon's state universities offering Bachelor of Arts and/or Bachelor of Science degrees in History are Eastern Oregon University, Oregon State University, Portland State University, Southern Oregon University, University of Oregon, and Western Oregon University. Students are responsible for learning the departmental requirements of the colleges to which they plan to transfer. The following courses, taken as part of the AAOT, are suggested for students planning to transfer to study for a bachelor's degree in history. Please see page 16 and an advising specialist for more information about the Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Degree.
    Hotel, Restaurant, and Resort Management Southern Oregon University offers a bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Hotel, Restaurant, and Resort Management. The educational guide outlined below is designed to meet requirements at Southern Oregon University. Students are responsible for learning the departmental requirements of the colleges to which they plan to transfer. The following courses, taken as part of the AAOT, are suggested for students planning to transfer to study for a bachelor's degree in business administration with a concentration in hotel, restaurant, and resort management at Southern Oregon University. Please see page 16 and an advising specialist for more information about the Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Degree.
    International Studies A bachelor's degree in international studies can prepare the student for employment in international business or trade, or work for government agencies which deal with other countries. Students are responsible for learning the departmental requirements of the colleges to which they plan to transfer. The following courses, taken as part of the AAOT, are suggested for students planning to transfer to study for a bachelor's degree in international studies. Please see page 16 and an advising specialist for more information about the Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Degree.
    Liberal Studies A bachelor's degree in liberal studies can prepare a student for further study or employment that demands skills gained through study of the liberal arts. Most of Oregon's state universities offer Bachelor of Arts and/or Bachelor of Science degrees in General Studies. The major is listed as General Studies at Portland State University, Liberal Studies at Eastern Oregon University and Oregon State University, Humanities at University of Oregon, and Interdisciplinary Studies at Southern Oregon University and Western Oregon University. Students are responsible for learning the departmental requirements of the colleges to which they plan to transfer. The following courses, taken as part of the AAOT, are suggested for students planning to transfer to study for a bachelor's degree in liberal studies. Please see page 16 and an advising specialist for more information about the Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Degree.
    Nursing Oregon Health Sciences University offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Nursing at Eastern Oregon University, Oregon Institute of Technology, Southern Oregon University and at OHSU's School of Nursing in Portland. The curriculum is a two-year, upper division major. Admission to the nursing programs is highly competitive. Students must complete 91 credits of general education requirements before being admitted to the nursing major. A 2.5 GPA is required. Deadline for admission to the program is usually in February. It is important to check with OHSU in September for admission requirements and to obtain admissions materials early, as requirements may change.OHSU provides an opportunity for licensed practical nurses and registered nurses, including those completing OCCC's Licensed Practical Nurse and Registered Nurse program, to complete requirements for a baccalaureate degree. Contact OHSU for transfer requirements. Students are responsible for learning the departmental requirements of the colleges to which they plan to transfer. The educational guide outline below indicates courses required for admission to the nursing major and is designed to meet prerequisite requirements. Students should contact OHSU directly for current requirements. Students are responsible for obtaining departmental requirements and developing an appropriate transfer plan. Students should make early and frequent contact with the institution as changes may affect admission and transfer requirements.
    Political Science A bachelor's degree in political science can prepare a student for a career in government or further study to begin teaching, or further study in education and careers in journalism or communications. It also may be desirable as undergraduate preparation for law, government, social work, public service, business, and advertising. Oregon's state universities offering Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degrees in political science are Oregon State University, Portland State University, Southern Oregon University, University of Oregon, and Western Oregon University. Students are responsible for learning the departmental requirements of the colleges to which they plan to transfer. The following courses, taken as part of the AAOT, are suggested for students planning to transfer to study for a bachelor's degree in political science. Please see page 16 and an advising specialist for more information about the Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Degree.
    Psychology A bachelor's degree in psychology can prepare a student for a career in public administration, personnel, and social services. Graduate study is required for a career in counseling, college teaching, or research. Oregon's state universities offering Bachelor of Arts and/or Bachelor of Science degrees in psychology are Eastern Oregon University, Oregon State University, Portland State University, Southern Oregon University, University of Oregon and Western Oregon University. Students are responsible for learning the departmental requirements of the colleges to which they plan to transfer. The following courses, taken as part of the AAOT, are suggested for students planning to transfer to study for a bachelor's degree in psychology. Please see page 16 and an advising specialist for more information about the Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Degree.
    Sociology A bachelor's degree in sociology can prepare a student for an entry-level career in social work, personnel, or graduate study for a career in teaching and research. Oregon's state universities offering Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degrees in sociology are Oregon State University, Portland State University, Southern Oregon University, University of Oregon and Western Oregon University. Eastern Oregon University offers an anthropology/sociology degree with emphasis in sociology. Students are responsible for learning the departmental requirements of the colleges to which they plan to transfer. The educational guide outlined below is designed to meet requirements at these institutions. The following courses, taken as part of the AAOT, are suggested for students planning to transfer to study for a bachelor's degree in social science. Please see page 12 and an advising specialist for more information about the Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Degree.
    Speech A bachelor's degree in speech can prepare a student for work in a variety of careers working with the public or for further study. Oregon State University, Portland State University, and Western Oregon University offer Bachelor of Arts and/or Bachelor of Science degrees in speech or speech communications. Oregon State University offers an option in theater arts. Southern Oregon University offers a baccalaureate degree in communications with options in human communications, mass media studies, and journalism. Students are responsible for learning the departmental requirements of the colleges to which they plan to transfer. The following courses, taken as part of the AAOT, are suggested for students planning to transfer to study for a bachelor's degree in speech. Please see page 12 and an advising specialist for more information about the Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Degree.
    Degree Name Degree Description
    Business + Commerce, General
    Criminal Justice + Police Science
    Early Childhood Education Early Childhood Education courses may be helpful to those students who desire to work with young children as childcare aides, assistants, and teachers in preschools and kindergartens. Students may select individual courses to meet specific needs. Courses are applicable toward an Associate of Applied Science degree or a Certificate of Completion, with courses taken at Chemeketa Community College's Salem campus. Students must earn grades of C or better in all Early Childhood Education (ECE) or Human Development and Family (HDF) courses. In order to enroll in certain courses, students will be required to pass a criminal records check. A valid first-aid card is also required.
    Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology + Technician
    Emergency Medical Technology Emergency Medical Technology (EMT) courses train students to take the state certification tests for the EMT Basic and EMT Intermediate levels. The courses are accredited by the Oregon Department of Education and the Oregon State EMS Office. EMT Basic and EMT Intermediate courses are applicable to Chemeketa Community College and to other Oregon community colleges that offer the Associate of Applied Science program for the paramedic level. (Contact the paramedic program at Chemeketa at 503-399-5163 for more information about admission to Chemeketa's paramedic program.) Once appropriate certification is achieved, students work for emergency medical services, quick response units, or other emergency services such as fire protection.
    Emergency Medical Technology + Technician (EMT Paramedic) Emergency Medical Technology (EMT) courses train students to take the state certification tests for the EMT Basic and EMT Intermediate levels. The courses are accredited by the Oregon Department of Education and the Oregon State EMS Office. EMT Basic and EMT Intermediate courses are applicable to Chemeketa Community College and to other Oregon community colleges that offer the Associate of Applied Science program for the paramedic level. (Contact the paramedic program at Chemeketa at 503-399-5163 for more information about admission to Chemeketa's paramedic program.) Once appropriate certification is achieved, students work for emergency medical services, quick response units, or other emergency services such as fire protection.
    Fire Protection Technology The courses listed below may be taken by those working in the Fire Protection field who desire to upgrade their skills. The courses offered at Oregon Coast are transferable to Chemeketa's Fire Protection Technology program. The Associate of Applied Science degree at Chemeketa has two options: Fire Suppression and Fire Prevention. Admission to the program is limited.
    Fire Science + Fire-fighting
    Hospitality The following courses may be taken by those working in the hospitality management field who desire to upgrade their skills, or those who hope to gain skills for employment in hospitality and tourism. Courses are applicable to Chemeketa Community College's Hospitality Management program. Chemeketa Program Outcomes Students completing Chemeketa's AAS will:
  • Apply knowledge of the marketing function, including the interrelationships of the hospitality and tourism industries, and how it affects financial performance in the hospitality industry.
  • Apply professional market-appropriate guest service standards to deliver competitive guest experiences to diverse cultural groups.
  • Identify the various hospitality industry functions and their required procedural and legal techniques.
  • Discuss the importance of, and techniques for, maximizing hiring, training and development, and retention of hospitality employees.
  • Analyze an operation's financial statements, isolate potential problems, and identify appropriate corrective action to control and manage the critical revenue and cost centers.
  • Human Services The following courses may be taken by those working in the human services field who desire to upgrade or improve their skills, or those who hope to gain skills for employment in human services. Courses are applicable to the Human Services program at Chemeketa. Courses may be offered via distance education and at the Chemeketa campus. Chemeketa Program Outcomes Students completing the AAS at Chemeketa will:
  • Describe the nature of human systems: individual, group, organization, community and society, and their major interactions.
  • Describe the conditions which promote or limit optimal functioning and classes of deviations from desired functioning in the major human systems.
  • Identify and select interventions which promote growth and goal attainment.
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate interventions.
  • Select interventions which are congruent with the values of one's self, clients, the employing organization, and the human services profession.
  • Utilize process skills to plan and implement services. In addition to the AAS outcomes, students completing Addiction Studies AAS and Addiction Counselor Certification Preparation will:
  • Describe, identify, assess, and treat addictions. In addition to the AAS outcomes, students completing Social Services AAS will:
  • Adapt intervention and assessment skills to a variety of agency settings including, but not limited to: crisis counseling, employment services, children's protective services, public welfare, housing, mental health, correction, and advocacy.
  • Management Many courses applicable to Chemeketa's Associate of Applied Science degree are available at Oregon Coast. Students completing Chemeketa's AAS degree in Management may begin as a management trainee or other entry-level employee of a small business or large firm. Students may select individual courses to meet individual needs. Many of these courses may serve as transferable electives for some bachelor's degree programs. Students are urged to contact the desired college for the most accurate information regarding transferability requirements. Chemeketa Program Outcomes Students completing the AAS at Chemeketa will:
  • Explain how the functions of a business interact/impact with one another to fulfill the mission/purpose of a particular business.
  • Work as a team member using effective communication strategies including writing, listening, speaking, negotiating, and persuading skills.
  • Use technology to produce, research and interpret financial, marketing, and business reports.
  • Complete the accounting cycle for a small business and evaluate the results.
  • Identify the legal, ethical, and/or financial consequences of decisions to business situations.
  • Network Technology Computers, computer networks, and the Internet have changed the way people live, learn, and work. Network Technology courses prepare students to design, install, administer, and troubleshoot computer networks. Oregon Coast offers several courses applicable to Chemeketa's Associate of Applied Science Degree. Oregon Coast offers Cisco Certified Network Associate Certification (CCNA) training. Oregon Coast instructors have received specialized training from a certified Cisco Academy to teach CCNA level courses
    Nursing + Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
    Social Work
    Substance Abuse + Addiction Counseling
    *Data provided by School of Education Sciences and the National Center for Education Statistics

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