Study at Clark CollegeClark College is a community college that was originally known as the Vancouver Junior College. It was founded in 1933 as a private, 2-year, junior college. The main campus of the college sits on 101 acres of land in Vancouver's Central Park. Clark College offers a variety of associate's degrees, preparation for four-year university degrees and general adult education programs. In addition, it is well known for its programs in dental hygiene, nursing, and industrial arts like welding and auto maintenance. The figures for the full and part-time Enrolment of students at this college exceeds 10, 000. Clark College's sports club is called the Penguin Athletic Club. There are separate men's and women's teams for volleyball, soccer and cross-country. The men's soccer team has been the winner of a NWAACC championship.
Profile of Clark CollegeThe campus of Clark is in Vancouver, WA, which is a medium-sized city. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Clark include, at the school's highest level, the Associate's degree.
The school is known for its programs in liberal arts and production trades.
Its open admissions system makes Clark an attractive choice for many applicants.
The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.
In 2007, Clark had 9, 705 students enrolled (6, 169 full-time equivalent). Clark Programs and Degrees
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors |
|Liberal Arts||571||liberal arts and sciences|
|Business and Management||140||business, accounting technology, human resources, business management, sales, retail|
|Medical Support and Technology||135||phlebotomy, medical assistant, pharmacy tech, medical coding, dental hygienist|
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||118||registered nursing, EMT paramedic, EMT ambulance attendant|
|Production Trades||107||welding, machinist|
|office and Administration||55||data entry, general office occupations, executive secretary, office data entry, receptionist|
|Engineering Technician||43||electronics tech, telecommunications tech, manufacturing tech, construction engineering tech, CAD and design|
|Education and Teaching||27||early childhood Education|
|Medical administration||23||medical secretary, medical receptionist, medical records tech, medical transcription|
|Computer Science and Engineering||22||computer networking, web design, computer programming, database administration|
|Mechanics and Repair||15||diesel mechanics, automobile mechanics|
|Landscaping and Horticulture||10||landscaping, plant nursery, applied horticulture|
|Media||10||audiovisual tech, desktop publishing and imaging|
|Cooking and Culinary Arts||9||chef training, pastry|
|Therapy and Counselling||8||substance abuse Counselling|
|Nutrition and Exercise Therapy||6||sports and fitness management|
|Construction Trades||2||power transmission|
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