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The smart alternative to applying direct for a degree at Portland Community College and the easy way to find programs that match your eligibility and aspirations
Portland Community College (PCC) is an innovative two-year transfer college headquartered in Portland, a vibrant city in the US state of Oregon. It has four other campuses in Oregon called Cascade, Sylviana, Rock Creek, and Southeast.
PCC is the largest higher education institution in Oregon. It serves over 26,000 students each year, many of which go on to achieving great things in their careers thanks to the skills and knowledge they gain from the College.
The College offers a wide variety of dynamic courses at various levels. There are over 90 programs available across numerous disciplines including business, healthcare, engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, and so much more.
PCC is home to a host of excellent campus facilities. International students enrolled at the College have open access to a handy bookstore, extensive library, modern fitness centers, tutoring services, and fabulous study areas.
PCC has links with excellent institutions
Gain invaluable, individual support from talented academics
Portland is an exciting city with a lovely community spirit
The College’s student body is very multicultural
PCC's tuition is under $10,000 USD, making it affordable for many students
PCC is an amazing melting pot - international students from all over the world choose to study here each year, and its popularity is rising. Over 60 nationalities are currently represented at the College’s campus.
There are many extracurricular activities to get involved in at PCC. International students have the opportunity to make lots of friends thanks to the diverse range of clubs and events available at the College. In addition to studying, students can take advantage of what Portland is known for - being America's best food city! The diverse city offers many options for international cuisine and culture.
The Office of International Student Services is always on hand to help international students with anything they need. They’re dedicated to helping overseas students find their path to success, academically, personally, and professionally.
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Undergraduate tuition: US$9,290 per year
PCC offers some scholarships for current students, ranging from $500-$2500. The application process is once per year. It usually takes place in the Winter term and it applies for the following term(s). Part-time on-campus jobs and payment plans are available.
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Portland is a vibrant and safe city, with independent shops, a great selection of entertainment venues, friendly communities, and trendy neighborhoods - it’s the perfect place to live and study.
Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.USA student visa requirements