Get to know UCC inside-out!
It will pay off big to learn who we are and what we do as an education hub in Douglas County, OR. Please dedicate some time to learn about our programs, faculty, scholarships, clubs, facilities, sports teams, and more. Ready? Go!
The Inside Scoop
Want to attend a university? We'll help get you there. We have transfer programs that allow you to save some money, build your study skills, and help you start as a junior in the Oregon university system or virtually any university you would like to attend. So you can start college as a UCC Riverhawk and finish as an OSU Beaver, SOU Raider, UO Duck, or whatever you like!
Looking for a career? UCC is your stepping stone to a career. We have career technical programs in the right industries that need workers: Automotive, Business Administration, Emergency Medical Technician, Engineering, Forestry, Fire Science, Welding, and more.
Additionally, for hands-on learners, we have apprenticeship programs that allow you to mix classroom and on-the-job training. Many of these jobs are high-wage jobs like electricians, millwrights, and industrial mechanic.
For those with limited time, we also have online programs that allow you to do ALL of your studies online. You may not need to travel to campus at all! That is convenient. Clearly, UCC has something to offer for almost any type of learner.
Our faculty is second to none. They are experts in their field and care about teaching. No doubt you care about learning. So, we are a winning combination! Take a look at just a small sampling of our distinguished faculty.
When you step onto the UCC campus, you get a sense of the beauty of Oregon. Plus, many of our teaching areas are equipped with state-of-the-art technology to make learning easier and more engaging. Just take a look.
We are serious about education. That means we work hard and we play even harder. Our campus has a lot of fun things to do. Here are a few of them.
Concerts & Plays
The Value Proposition
The value you receive at UCC is undeniable. If you compare the cost of university studies to UCC, we are the value leader. You can save 50 to 85% over many universities. Consider the factoids below.
Tuition and Fees
Students who attend their first two years at UCC prior to tranferring to a four-year school can save around $11,000 in educational costs.
Costs Breakdown per Credit
|Tuition Per Credit Hour||$97|
|Student Activity Fee||$3|
|Total Cost Per Credit||$120.50|
In 2016-17 the UCC Foundation awarded 243 scholarships to 182 students and raised $450,563 specifically for scholarships.
Through the UCC Foundation, 287 donors gave more than 1.17 million dollars.
The Foundation's 2017 Employee Giving Campaign was a huge success with 53% of faculty and staff participating. Employees of UCC raised more than $23,000 for UCC students and programs.
What our students say ...
"The quality of the professors, school, and overall education is great compared to the cost of attendance." - Tyler G.
"The UCC Community has become my extended family." - Jantyne B.
"At UCC I found true inspiration in the success stories of my peers." - Amanda B.
Ready to get started?
Important! Use school code 003222 in step 2.
- After applying you get ...
- Quick acceptance (2-3 business days)
- Student ID
- Next enrollment steps
- The FAFSA helps you get ...
- Government loans
- Work-study opportunities
- Placement tests help you ...
- Complete enrollment requirements
- Estimate your potential for success
- Find out which classes are right for you
Money for College
How can you pay for all this? Good question, right? There are hundreds of thousands (more like millions) of dollars available. It is possible to leave college without debt! (Yes. You read that correctly!) Devoting some time and effort to securing money for college can pay off BIG.
Enrollment Events & Open Houses
Visit the UCC campus for one of our enrollment events! Find out what UCC is all about. Talk to an academic advisor, apply to the College, get information on education programs, and learn about financial aid.