Research

Student Data

In an effort to support Oregon’s goals to significantly increase educational attainment, the  HECC collects and reports a variety of data on students and student progress at Oregon’s 17 community colleges and 7 public universities, as well as some private institutions. Data on Oregon students help identify progress toward higher education goals and inform policy and funding decisions about how best to serve students in meeting postsecondary goals.

The pages below include public institution data related to three student-level characteristics: enrollment, demographics, and completion (graduation.

Public University Student Data

​​Researchers and members of the public can also perform custom searches of a variety of Oregon Community College Data here. 


Featured Student Data  

Public Degree and Certificate Completion Over Time
 

Source data:

2014-15 Degree and Certificate Completions    

Oregon community and universities have steadily increased their awards of certificates and degrees to students over time. 

In February, 2016, the HECC released completion numbers for Oregon’s public postsecondary institutions in 2014-15, showing an increase in certificates and degrees granted from 43,791 in 2013-14 to 45,151 in 2014-15.  See details below:

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