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COCC's Cohort Default Rate

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year. Please refer to the Department of Education’s Cohort Default Rate Guide for a more in-depth description of cohort default rates and how the rates are calculated.

COCC's Most Current Cohort Default Rates

Central Oregon Community College
2600 NW College Way
Bend Oregon  97703-5998

OPE ID: 003188
Type: Associate Degree
Control: Public
Programs: Both Federal Direct Loans & Federal Family Education Loans

  FY 2017 FY 2016 FY 2015
Default Rate 15.5% 16.6% 20.1%
Number in Default 227 301 456
Number in Repayment 1,456 1,808 2,266
Enrollment Figures  9,460 10,070 10,565
Percentage Calculation 15.3% 17.9% 21.4%

Enrollment: To provide context for the Cohort Default Rate (CDR) data we include enrollment data (student at any time during the year) and a corresponding percentage (borrowers entering repayment divided by that enrollment figure). While there is no direct relationship between the timing of when a borrower entered repayment (October 1 through September 30) and any particular enrollment year, for the purpose of these date, we have chosen to use the academic year ending on the June 30 prior to the beginning of the cohort year (e.g., FY 2016 CDR Year will use 2014-2015 enrollment).

updated October 2, 2020