Institutional Effectiveness



• OCCC’s Mission, Vision & Core Themes

• Oregon Coast Community College: Five Big Ideas Strategic Framework {Read}

• OCCC Potential New Programs {Read}

• OCCC Career & Technical Education (CTE) Program Selection Rubric {Read}

 • An 11-year view (2013 to 2024) of key planning and activities at OCCC can be found here.


Institutional Data

The Institutional Research office provides the documented measurement and evidence that OCCC is moving toward reaching its college mission and core themes. The office’s goal is to provide quality data to be used as support for college-wide evidence-based planning to achieve a quality education and experience for all students.

Key Data Reports

• Fast FactsA one-page “fast” look at College data. Updated annually.
Voluntary Framework of Accountability (VFA)   {View PDF}IPEDS: IPEDS, the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, reports data on student enrollment, graduation rates, cost of tuition, faculty and staff, and finances.  Annual reports can be read here: 2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017.
Achieving the Dream (ATD) – Institutional Capacity Assessment Tool (ICAT)
ICAT Results Summary    ICAT Response Distribution

AQS Building

Student Data

SENSE  [New-to-college students]
CCSSE [Continuing students]
ATD Student Progress Measures
Degrees & Certificates Awarded, 2002-2017


Oregon Coast Community College is actively pursuing independent accreditation through the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Currently, OCCC’s programs and services are accredited through an agreement with Portland Community College. Learn more about OCCC’s progress, here.

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