Cascade Campus leads growth once again
For the 19th consecutive term, Portland Community College has grown.
This spring term, the college grew by 3.9 percent in credit enrollment to a total of 9,644 full-time equivalent students or 3.5 percent in total headcount to 45,967 students.
The figures come from the college’s fourth week report on enrollment, the standard week for reporting enrollment to the state.
By campus, the Cascade Campus at 705 N. Killingsworth St. has experienced the biggest growth, a trend that continues a pattern from the past few years.
Cascade enrollment grew by 8.5 percent in overall headcount to a spring term total of 12,202 students and 5.4 percent in credit enrollment to a total of 2,089 FTE.
The Rock Creek Campus in northwest Portland saw headcount grow by 5.3 percent for a total of 13,378 students and the number of credit students rose by 3.3 percent or 2,461 FTE.
Sylvania Campus in southeast Portland, the biggest PCC campus, inched up by 3.2-percent in total student enrollment of 17,307 students and 2.7 percent in FTE.
The Southeast Center/Extended Learning Campus saw core credit enrollment increase by 2.1 percent (1,003 FTE).
PCC is the largest post-secondary institution in Oregon and 19th largest in the nation, serving approximately 92,537 full- and part-time students.