Why Choose COCC?
You may know Central Oregon as an outdoor recreation paradise. But you can't bike, climb, ski, hike, run and paddle all the time.
That's why we're here. At COCC you can pursue a variety of
academic programs that can prepare you for a career or pursuing a degree at a four year university. You can live on campus in our new residence hall. All while leaving plenty of time for the mountain, the river and the trail.
Located in the heart of Central Oregon, COCC gives you the opportunity to pursue your goals where you love to play. Our career and technical programs are designed to launch your career immediately in more than 30 different fields, while our transfer programs allow you to build a foundation of coursework and transfer with a junior status to any Oregon public university, in addition to many private and out-of-state universities. Our relationship with OSU-Cascades means you can even get your Bachelor's or Master's degree right here in Central Oregon.
Our faculty are all experts in their field, with nearly 40% holding PhDs or equivalent degrees in their area of expertise.
COCC offers one of the most affordable quality educations in the state of Oregon.
Located in the heart of Central Oregon, COCC gives you the opportunity to pursue your goals where you love to play.
You can't study all the time. COCC has a campus life worthy of a University.
With a student-to-faculty ratio of just 24 to 1, you get the time, access and attention from your professors you need to succeed
Central Oregon Community College has campuses in Bend, Redmond, Madras and Prineville.
For information about how to apply, visit
Getting Started at COCC.