OCC Description

Ocean County College offers residents of Toms River, New Jersey, a personalized two-year education that emphasizes small-group learning.

Ocean County College academics include a variety of career-oriented majors, such as:

  • Accounting
  • Alcohol and Drug Counseling
  • Business
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education
  • Health and Human Performance
  • Nursing

The school also awards degrees in the arts and humanities, with programs in:

  • Dance
  • English
  • Film Studies
  • Graphic Design
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Theatre

Ocean County College prides itself on small classes, which foster an intimate learning environment. Learning takes place primarily through small group projects and discussions.

Students may also benefit from the intimate one-on-one experience of the school’s many qualified tutors.

The school also offers an intimate and supportive experience by sponsoring various student support groups.

Ocean County College’s college life activities include academic, cultural, performing arts and recreational clubs.

In addition to an application, applicants must supply transcripts or GED scores and take a placement exam for admissions.

Ocean County College participates in federal financial aid programs, which help students to pay tuition fees through loans and grants. Select students may also receive a tuition waiver for up to five semesters from the New Jersey Student Tuition Assistance program.

Quick Facts about Ocean County College, Toms River

Region

Mid-Atlantic

Setting

Large Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)

Nickname

OCC

Website

www.ocean.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$4,080

Out-of-State Tuition

$3,024

Retention Rate

67%

Enrollment

9,842

Year Established

1964

OCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 4

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100% of students gave Ocean County College, Toms River 4 stars overall.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating:
4

Detailed Ratings

I like the flexible class hours, what i dont like is when professors cancels class and doesnt inform or email students, also the campus website is very helpful specially the ocean crusiser and the cruiser alerts on alrrts about current changes in he school

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OCC Students

Total Students
9,842

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
0%
Part-Time
100%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
7%
African American
4%
Caucasian
77%
Asian
2%
Unknown and Other
11%

International Students

International
2%
Domestic
98%

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