Columbia Gorge Community College
Columbia Gorge Community College (CGCC) is located in The Dalles, Oregon. CGCC was established back in 1979. The school offers several associate’s degrees and certificate opportunities for students to consider. It is well known for offering many technical education programs that can teach students the necessary skills that they need for lucrative career paths. There are also online classes that are perfect for busy adults who want to fit in their academic pursuits whenever possible. CGCC is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
The CGCC nursing program gives students the opportunity to pursue either practical nursing or associate’s degrees in nursing. The curriculum has been designed to teach students all of the necessary skills to succeed in their desired career paths. Currently, CGCC is undergoing changes to the curriculum in order to adhere to the standard of the Oregon Consortium of Nursing Education. The CGCC nursing program is approved by the Oregon State Board of Nursing and the Oregon State Board of Education. Upon successful graduation from either nursing track, students will be prepared to apply for the NCLEX licensure exam.
|Campus LocaleRemote Town|
|Number of Students791|
|Student to Faculty Ratio11:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities|
06/26/2013 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$99/credit|
|In State Students||$99/credit|
|Out of State Students||$225/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 76% of Columbia Gorge Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||12%||$515|
|State Grant & Scholarships||30%||$2,000|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||--||--|
|Federal Student Loans||8%||$3,283|
$7,970Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$7,622|
|$30,001 to $48,000$8,186|
|$48,001 to $75,000$9,222|
|$75,001 to $110,000$12,124|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Oregon state board of nursing.