College seekers who want to get away to a smaller, two-year academic institution in a scenic area, should consider Umpqua Community College (UCC). The school is located in Roseburg, Oregon, overlooking the North Umpqua River.
Two-year degrees and certificates are offered in the following types of programs:
- Business Administration
- Fisheries and Wildlife Science
- Mechanical Engineering
- Practical Nursing
- Pre-Veterinary Medicine
Web-based courses are provided as well for students who are interested in the flexibility of online learning.
UCC even has special program offerings such as adult education, online high school classes, and four-year degree transfer programs in partnership with institutions such as Oregon State University (OSU).
There is a five-step process for admissions, listed online at the school’s website, which includes: filling out an application for admissions (there is a fee), taking a placement test, meeting with an academic advisor, registering for classes, and paying for tuition.
Financial aid is available to those who are eligible to assist with tuition costs and other educational expenses. Tuition is discounted for students who are residents of the state.
College life at UCC includes an art gallery, athletics, leadership opportunities, regular on-campus events, and more.
If you are thinking about starting off your post-secondary education at a two-year community college on the West Coast, Umpqua Community College might have exactly what you are looking for.
Quick Facts about Umpqua Community College
Small Town Setting
Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
On-Campus Housing Available
Parking Permit Required
UCC Ratings & Reviews
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Undergraduate vs. Graduate
Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students
- African American
- American Indian or Alaska native
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