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Start your Adventure at UCC

Heading to a university? UCC can help!

Watch the "Transfer Education" video to get a quick idea of what it's all about.

Is your goal to go to a university?

UCC is a great place to start if your ultimate goal is to move on to a university to earn an advanced degree. UCC can save you a lot of money, enhance your study skills, and help you secure scholarships before you transfer. With two years of full-time study, you can earn an Associate degree from UCC and enter a university as a Junior, on your way to a 4-year degree (Bachelor's).

Advanced degrees (Bachelor's, Master's, and Ph.D.) can help you start your career at a higher level. If you feel like you have reached a plateau in your current job, an advanced degree can help you move further. Plus, advanced degrees are sometimes a requirement to get to the entry level in advanced or highly technical careers as in the case of a doctor, architect, and research scientist.

To be sure that an advanced degree is right for you, please meet with a career coach to discuss your education and career goals. Of course, feel free to learn about your options for a transfer degree on your own by exploring the information below.

Are you new to college and need some personalized help to understand Transfer Education?


Chelsea Hansen, Enrollment Advisor, 541-440-7743
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Dan Ruch, Enrollment and Transfer Advisor, 541-440-7743
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Marci Miller, Enrollment Advisor, 541-440-7743
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Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer


The AAOT degree is designed for students planning to transfer into a baccalaureate degree program in the Oregon University System enabling a student to enter as a junior.

Oregon Transfer Module


The OTM is an approved 45 credits of general education courses that are common among Oregon's colleges and universities. Courses are selected from an approved list of general education requirements.

Associate of Science


The AS degree is designed for students who plan to transfer and complete a Bachelor of Science degree at a four-year institution and allows them to focus on their major requirements.

Associate of General Studies


The AGS is a flexible degree option that enables a student to complete an associate degree that is tailored to the general education requirements of the transfer school.


Oregon State University

Did you know?

UCC works closely with Oregon State University (OSU) to provide the Degree Partnership Program - with many ONLINE options. Students dual-enroll at UCC and OSU, reap cost savings, and benefit from access to UCC and OSU scholarships and services. Learn more.


Transfer degrees are tailored to the following focus areas:


Alyssa Harter, Department Co-Chair, 541-440-4647      
Communication Studies: Journalism    
Music Studies: SOU Transfer    
Theatre Arts    
Toni Clough, Department Chair, 541-440-7790      
Business Administration: SOU Transfer - Online!    
April Myler, Department Chair, 541-440-7879      
Registered Nurse    
Dee Winn, Department Chair, 541-440-4680      
Computer Science: ASOT, AS-CS      
Surveying & Geomatics    
Renewable Materials Programs Overview      
Advanced Wood Manufacturing: OSU Transfer - New!    
Art & Design: OSU Transfer - New!    
Management & Marketing: OSU Transfer - New!    
Science & Engineering: OSU Transfer - New!    
Forestry Programs Overview      
Forest Engineering: OSU Transfer    
Forest Restoration & Fire: OSU Transfer    
Forest Management: OSU Transfer    
Forest Operations: OSU Transfer    
Natural Resources: OSU Transfer  
Crystal Sullivan, Department Chair, 541-440-4663      
Criminal Justice: SOU Transfer    
Early Childhood Development: SOU Transfer    
Human Services: SOU Transfer

Start College as a UCC River Hawk!

Start college as a River Hawk

Watch the "Transfer Education at UCC" video.

Finish college as a Duck, Beaver, or whatever you like!

When you start college at UCC, you can build your study skills to a university level because our faculty and student services staff will help you get there. Plus, you will spend less money because UCC costs less than universities. If you already live in the area, you'll save money by living close by. Finally, you can apply for UCC Foundation Scholarships (awards up to $4000) that are available twice a year. There are a lot of reasons to start your adventure at UCC! Check out these fast facts:

Tuition and Fees

Students who attend their first two years at UCC prior to transferring to a four-year school can save $11,000 or more in educational costs.

Costs Breakdown per Credit

Tuition Per Credit Hour $104
Athletic Fee $1
Technology Fee $7.50
Success Fee $3
Student Activity Fee $3
Legacy Fee $8
Instructional Fee $7
Total Cost Per Credit $133.50

Tuition Comparison

  tuition comparison

UCC Foundation

In 2016-17 the UCC Foundation awarded 243 scholarships to 182 students and raised $450,563 specifically for scholarships.

Through the UCC Foundation, 287 donors gave more than 1.17 million dollars.

The Foundation's 2017 Employee Giving Campaign was a huge success with 53% of faculty and staff participating. Employees of UCC raised more than $23,000 for UCC students and programs. 

Watch the "Transfer Education at UCC" video.

What our students say ...

"The quality of the professors, school, and overall education is great compared to the cost of attendance." - Tyler G.

"The UCC Community has become my extended family." - Jantyne B.

"At UCC I found true inspiration in the success stories of my peers." - Amanda B.

Ready to get started?

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Step 1

Welcome Center - Apply to UCC

Apply to UCC

  • After applying you get ...
  • Quick acceptance (2-3 business days)
  • Student ID
  • Next enrollment steps

Step 2

FAFSA - Free for All

Start the FAFSA

  • The FAFSA helps you get ...
  • Government loans
  • Scholarships
  • Work study opportunities

Step 3

Take placement tests

Complete Orientation

  • Orientation helps you ...
  • Identify student resources
  • Navigate the UCC website
  • Learn key College policies and more.

Next Steps

Contact the Admissions staff to walk you through your steps. They are here to help you! Call us at 541-440-7743.

Money for College

How can you pay for all this? Good question. Right? There are hundreds of thousands (more like millions) of dollars available. It is possible to leave college without debt! (Yes. You read that correctly!) Devoting some time and effort to securing money for college can pay off BIG.

Enrollment Events & Open Houses

Visit the UCC campus for one of our enrollment events! Find out what UCC is all about. Talk to an academic advisor, apply for College, get information on education programs, and learn about financial aid.

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