Blue Mountain Community College: Narrative Description
BLUE MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE D-13
2411 Northwest Carden Ave.
PO Box 100 Pendleton, OR 97801-1000
Web Site: http://www.bluecc.edu/
State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1962. Setting: 170-acre rural campus. Endowment: $1.7 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $2698 per student. Total enrollment: 1,878. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 25:1. Full-time: 872 students, 63% women, 37% men. Part-time: 1,006 students, 59% women, 41% men. Students come from 9 states and territories, 6 other countries, 2% from out-of-state, 4% Native American, 6% Hispanic, 1% black, 0.5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 16% 25 or older. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs.
Open admission. Option: electronic application. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT ASSET and ACT COMPASS required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.
Costs Per Year:
State resident tuition: $2624 full-time, $58.30 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $5247 full-time, $116.60 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $107 full-time, $1.50 per credit hour part-time, $13 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.
Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group. Social organizations: 2 open to all. Most popular organizations: Multicultural Club, Campus Crusade for Christ. Major annual events: Yippie Yahoo Day (Spring Term), Casino Night. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. College housing not available. Blue Mountain Community College Library with 39,026 books, 2,644 microform titles, 271 serials, 1,879 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $314,649. 180 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.
Pendleton, pop. 16,000, is bordered by the Blue Mountains, the Columbia River, and rolling wheat fields with and agriculturally based economy. It is approximately 200 miles from Portland, OR, Spokane, WA, and Boise, ID. Community facilities include a public library, churches of major denominations, a hospital, shopping, and many services and civic organizations. Pendleton is known nationally for its annual event, The Pendleton Roundup. Other activities include a symphony, art shows, and many organized sports for children and adults. For the recreationist, the area offers a wide variety of seasonal sports, including skiing, fishing, hiking, and hunting.
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