In 2014, Umpqua Community College celebrates 50 years of providing life-changing education to the residents of Douglas County. This legacy has enriched the lives of generations, fulfilling the hopes entrusted by the community when the institution was founded. Today, UCC is an engaged, dynamic campus, where learners of all ages create new futures for themselves and their communities.
- Total unduplicated headcount – 16,516
- Full-time equivalent (FTE) – 4,460.45
- Headcount of credit students – 4,415
- Full-time – 1,473
- Part-time – 2,942
- Community Education – 14,830
- Danny Lang Teaching, Learning, and Event Center - With its spectacular views and elegant interiors, the Lang Center is the perfect setting for conferences, business meetings, weddings, and fundraising events. It is also home to the Southern Oregon Wine Institute, the first viticulture and enology program in Oregon outside the Willamette Valley.
- Ford Childhood Enrichment Center - This on-site childcare center provides a training lab for UCC students and a critical service for student-parents. Children range from six weeks to 12 years old.
- Fine and Performing Arts Centers - UCC boasts several venues, including the Jacoby Auditorium, Centerstage Theatre, and the Swanson Amphitheatre, for plays, live music, performances, and cultural events. In addition, the campus Art Gallery highlights emerging regional and national artists.
UCC is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, and the Oregon State Board of Education.
Our Board of Trustees
- Average Age – 27.5
- Female – 54 percent
- Male – 43 percent
- President’s List Honorees – 257 per term
Top Five Transfer Majors
- Arts and Letters
- Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic
- Criminal Justice
- Human Services / Psychology (tied)
Top Five Career and Technical Majors
- General Studies with Technical Minor
- Human Services
- Office Medical Assistant
- Computer Information Systems
Umpqua Community College serves its students by offering the lowest tuition in the state’s two-year college system.
- Athletics - UCC is a member of the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges and competes regionally in men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball.
- Music, Theatre, Arts - UCC’s performance opportunities for students and community musicians include a vocal jazz ensemble, chamber choir, chamber orchestra, and jazz band. For theater buffs, UCC produces a new play every fall, winter, and spring, and a musical theater festival every summer.
- Newspaper - The Mainstream is UCC’s hard-hitting, award-winning student newspaper. With both online and print versions, the newspaper features student journalism.
- Campus Clubs - Active clubs at UCC include Business and Entrepreneurship, Debate Club, Drama Club, Engineering Club, Nursing Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Skills USA, Veterans Club and others.