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Study at Clark College

Clark 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.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in liberal arts and production trades.

Clark Selectivity

Its open admissions system makes Clark an attractive choice for many applicants.

Faculty
The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, Clark had 9, 705 students enrolled (6, 169 full-time equivalent). Clark Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts571liberal arts and sciences
Business and Management140business, accounting technology, human resources, business management, sales, retail
Medical Support and Technology135phlebotomy, medical assistant, pharmacy tech, medical coding, dental hygienist
Nursing and Emergency Medicine118registered nursing, EMT paramedic, EMT ambulance attendant
Production Trades107welding, machinist
office and Administration55data entry, general office occupations, executive secretary, office data entry, receptionist
Engineering Technician43electronics tech, telecommunications tech, manufacturing tech, construction engineering tech, CAD and design
Science27physical sciences
Education and Teaching27early childhood Education
Medical administration23medical secretary, medical receptionist, medical records tech, medical transcription
Computer Science and Engineering22computer networking, web design, computer programming, database administration
Law19legal assistant
Mechanics and Repair15diesel mechanics, automobile mechanics
Landscaping and Horticulture10landscaping, plant nursery, applied horticulture
Media10audiovisual tech, desktop publishing and imaging
Cooking and Culinary Arts9chef training, pastry
Therapy and Counselling8substance abuse Counselling
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy6sports and fitness management
Construction Trades2power transmission
Contact: Clark

Clark College

1933 Fort Vancouver Way

Vancouver, WA 98663-3598

General Phone: (360) 992-2000

http://www.clark.edu

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