Clark College is the largest single-campus provider of for-credit classes in Washington's community and technical college system. Clark welcomes more than 14,000 students of all ages and backgrounds pursuing their educational or career paths each quarter. Students can earn high school diplomas, GEDs, certificates and degrees in a variety of programs including nursing, dental hygiene, health informatics and mechatronics to name a few. Also, Clark's Running Start program is the largest in the state with more than 1,800 high school students earning college credit for little or no cost.

Founded in 1933 as a private, two-year, junior college, Clark College received its first accreditation in 1937 and has been accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities since 1948. It was incorporated into the statewide community college system in 1967.

Clark College's main campus sits on the beautiful 101-acre Vancouver Central Park in the heart of Vancouver, in southwest Washington. The college also offers classes on the campus of Washington State University, Vancouver and at a satellite campus in east Vancouver at the Columbia Tech Center. Corporate and Continuing Education classes are offered in the heart of downtown Vancouver at the Columbia Bank Building. The college is currently planning for a new satellite campus in north Clark County and a brand new STEM building at its main campus to serve the increased demand for training in science, technology, engineering and math. Clark College has collaborated on partnerships with many regional colleges, universities, and technical institutions, allowing students to apply credits earned at Clark toward their bachelor's degree. Learn more about Clark's College and University Partnerships.

Employment at Clark

Clark College is located in the heart of the Pacific Northwest in Vancouver, Washington, just twelve miles from the Portland International Airport. The campus is a beautiful, park-like setting dotted with trees and sculpture. Established in 1933, Clark College has long been a highly respected institution of learning that draws talented educators and professionals from around the region and beyond.
Career Services

Career Services provides the resources and strategies for making positive career choices including choosing a college major and developing career plans, and creating job search materials, finding internships and full-time jobs, and making successful career transitions.

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The Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) offers a variety of resources and professional development opportunities designed to support Clark College's mission, vision and strategic goals. We contribute to the success of faculty, staff and students by promoting a learning-centered community that cultivates and supports teaching and service excellence in a collaborative environment.

Environmental Health and Safety

Environmental Health and Safety handles items such as hazardous materials, safety trainings, ergonomic consultations, campus audits, recycling resources, and accident reporting. EHS assists the college in complying with OSHA, Department of Ecology, and other regulatory agency requirements.

News and Media

The department provides connections to regional stakeholders, community members and the media by providing information about Clark College and recognizing and celebrating the work of faculty, staff, administrators and students at Clark College.