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IPEDS ID: 234933
OPE ID: 00377300
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Clark College
1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, Washington 98663-3598
General information:  (360) 992-2000
Website:  www.clark.edu
Type:  2-year, Public
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Two but less than 4 years certificate
Campus setting:  City: Midsize
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  12,314 (all undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  17 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Urban-serving Single Campus
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
4%
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Army, Air Force)
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty by primary function, Fall 2012Full timePart time
Total faculty202487
Instructional202487
Research and public service00
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
Tuition and fees
In-state$3,008$3,559$3,650$3,6500.0%
Out-of-state$8,198$8,749$8,840$8,8400.0%
Books and supplies$972$972$999$1,0262.7%
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board$8,460$9,000$9,240$9,4922.7%
Other$3,216$2,928$3,009$3,0902.7%
Off Campus with Family
Other$3,018$2,802$2,880$2,9582.7%
Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
In-state
Off Campus$15,656$16,459$16,898$17,2582.1%
Off Campus with Family$6,998$7,333$7,529$7,6341.4%
Out-of-state
Off Campus$20,846$21,649$22,088$22,4481.6%
Off Campus with Family$12,188$12,523$12,719$12,8240.8%
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Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2012-2013
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid175768%————
Grant or scholarship aid63957%$3,492,448$5,465
Federal grants57551%$2,264,431$3,938
Pell grants57551%$2,253,754$3,920
Other federal grants202%$10,677$534
State/local government grant or scholarships45441%$1,091,288$2,404
Institutional grants or scholarships19918%$136,729$687
Student loan aid23521%$1,122,591$4,777
Federal student loans23321%$1,102,974$4,734
Other student loans(*)0%(*)(*)
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
  • (*) Number receiving aid and total and average amounts of aid received are withheld to preserve the privacy of individuals.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid15,33343%$27,594,136$5,174
Pell grants4,98340%$18,237,297$3,660
Federal student loans3,12225%$18,575,782$5,950
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2010-20112011-20122012-2013
Average net price$5,786$6,002$6,659
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2010-20112011-20122012-2013
$0 – $30,000$5,351$5,458$5,772
$30,001 – $48,000$6,547$6,603$7,086
$48,001 – $75,000$8,721$8,667$9,276
$75,001 – $110,000$10,953$11,327$12,070
$110,001 and more$11,243$11,599$12,289
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2012
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)12,314
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment2,749
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 51%
Part-time: 49%Student Gender:
Male: 43%
Female: 57%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 1%
Asian: 4%
Black or African American: 2%
Hispanic/Latino: 7%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 1%
White: 71%
Two or more races: 6%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 58%
25 and over: 42%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 96%
Out-of-state: 4%
Foreign countries: 0%
Unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2011.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 6%
Enrolled in some distance education: 15%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 78%
Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $20
  • This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students
Student retention:
Full-time students: 59%
Part-time students: 44%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2011 and Returned in Fall 2012
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 23 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2012.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 24%
Transfer-out rate: 17%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by gender
Overall graduation rate by gender:
Male: 20%
Female: 29%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 40%
Asian: 32%
Black or African American: 15%
Hispanic/Latino: 10%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 17%
White: 26%
Two or more races: 24%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 10%
Non-resident alien: 67%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Graduation Rates by Time to Completion

Graduation rates can be measured over different lengths of time. "Normal time" is the typical amount of time it takes full-time students to complete their program. For example, the "normal" amount of time for many associate's degree programs is 2 years. Not all students complete within the normal time, so graduation rates are measured by other lengths of time as well, including "150% of normal time" (e.g., 3 years for a 2-year program) and "200% of normal time," or twice as long as the normal time (e.g., 4 years for a 2-year program).

Graduation Rates for Students Who Began Their Program in Fall 2009 or Fall 2010, by Time to Completion
Graduation Rates for Students Who Began Their Program in Fall 2009 or Fall 2010, by Time to Completion
Within "Normal time" for the program: 15%
Within 150% of "Normal time" for the program: 25%
Within Twice as Long as "Normal time" for the program: 29%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2012-2013
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgram<1
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Certificate
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Certificate
Associate2
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Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General--1-
Landscaping and Groundskeeping-12-
Category total-13-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General--1-
Category total--1-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping-346-
Business Administration and Management, General-510-
Business/Commerce, General--64d-
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry1313-
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary--13-
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services72--
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General5d-13-
Receptionist2---
Retailing and Retail Operations--1-
Selling Skills and Sales Operations-16-
Small Business Administration/Management124--
Category total27d18166d-
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians, Other--1-
Category total--1-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications11223-
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General-22-
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster0-7-
Category total11432-
Construction Trades
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General-91-
Category total-91-
Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching39120-
Elementary Education and Teaching--3-
Mathematics Teacher Education--1-
Category total39124-
Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering--7-
Mechanical Engineering--10-
Category total--17-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD-0--
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician-17-
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology007-
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD-1--
Surveying Technology/Surveying--5-
Telecommunications Technology/Technician12-28-
Category total12247-
Health Professions and Related Programs
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist--25-
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance)28---
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician-19--
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary--31-
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder-38--
Medical Reception/Receptionist19---
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist-4--
Medical/Clinical Assistant-418-
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide143---
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant-4217-
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist00--
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer--18-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse--118-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling-32-
Category total190110229-
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary-01-
Legal Assistant/Paralegal-1014-
Category total-1015-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies--1,184d-
Category total--1,184d-
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician55670
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician--122
Category total556192
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management15-12-
Category total15-12-
Personal and Culinary Services
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef51070
Culinary Arts/Chef Training118292
Category total1692162
Physical Sciences
Physical Sciences--62-
Category total--62-
Precision Production
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist-0142
Welding Technology/Welder5-52
Category total50194
Visual and Performing Arts
Graphic Design-2--
Category total-2--
Grand total5231651,8488
2012-2013 Varsity Athletes
Other DivisionMenWomen
Baseball28
Basketball1116
Soccer2215
Softball16
Track and Field, Outdoor1912
Track and Field, X-Country65
Volleyball10
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities 12/1/1948 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Dental Hygiene (DH)5/14/1970 -  Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs6/1/1970 -  Accredited
2012 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201020112012
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations062
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible100
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary022
Motor vehicle theft8119
Arson001
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year20102009
Default rate19.5%16.3%
Number in default251153
Number in repayment1,287938
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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