Serving Oregon students and communities
Oregon’s higher education system serves hundreds of thousands of students at its seven public universities, 17 public community colleges, workforce programs, private and independent colleges and universities, and private career and trade schools. The Higher Education Coordinating Commission (HECC) supports the students and communities served by these institutions through statewide statutory responsibilities. The HECC is a 14-member public commission, supported by the HECC agency. The agency includes the Offices of: Executive Director, Policy & Communication; Student Access & Completion; Community Colleges & Workforce Development; Operations; Private Postsecondary Education; University Coordination; and Research & Data. For more information, see About Us.