Clark College Profile

Clark College is a community college providing two-year transfer degree studies, technical training and basic skills classes for as many as 16,000 full-time and part-time students each quarter.

Based on year-end full-time equivalent (FTE) enrollment in for-credit classes, Clark was the largest single-campus community college in Washington state during the 2011-2012 academic year. 

A majority of the Washington students attending Clark reside in the collegeís service district which includes Clark, Skamania and west Klickitat counties.

Founded in 1933, Clark College received its first accreditation in 1937 and has been accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities since 1948.

Clark's main campus is located on 101 acres in Vancouverís historic Central Park just east of the Interstate 5 freeway and north of the Columbia River and the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site.

Classes are also offered at Clark College at Columbia Tech Center in eastern Clark County and Clark College at Washington State University Vancouver in Salmon Creek.