OC Description

Washington State residents seeking a two-year, public postsecondary institution can get discounts on tuition rates at Olympic College (OC).

Just outside of Seattle, OC provides its students with many opportunities for adventure and recreation on and off campus. College life offers athletic teams, a fitness center, music programs and student-run clubs and organizations.

OC has been running for over 50 years, and it has multiple campuses in Kitsap and Mason Counties for added accessibility to educational programs.

OC awards certificate and associate’s degrees in a wide selection of career preparatory programs:

  • Accounting
  • Animation Gaming Production
  • Automotive Technology
  • Construction Management
  • Culinary Arts
  • Engineering
  • Human Services
  • Nursing

Financial aid is there for those who need it and meet the eligibility requirements. In-state residents can obtain lower tuition rates and fees.

To be considered for admissions at OC, applicants must be at least 18 years old and possess a high school diploma or GED. These requirements do not apply to the Running Start program for qualifying high school juniors and seniors who want to take college-level courses at no cost.

After students have completed their OC training, the school has career services available to graduates to assist them with job searching and preparation.

Quick Facts about Olympic College

Region

Northwest

Setting

Large Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Ranger

Website

www.olympic.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$3,726

Out-of-State Tuition

$3,535

Enrollment

7,152

Year Established

1946

OC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 4.5

5 star
  1 review
4 star
  2 reviews
3 star
 
2 star
 
1 star
 

67% of students gave Olympic College 4 stars overall.

Student at This School - Grad Year 1997

Overall Rating:
4

Detailed Ratings

I love it

Student at This School - Grad Year 2016

Overall Rating:
4

Detailed Ratings

I am still very new at this school, but one of the things that I wanted was a school that held evening and online classes. OC has a science lab classes in the evenings and a fairly good amount of online classes.

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OC Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
7,152
Freshman Class
3,776
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
7,152

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
0%
Part-Time
100%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
5%
African American
3%
Caucasian
68%
American Indian or Alaska native
1%
Asian
6%
Unknown and Other
18%

International Students

International
1%
Domestic
99%

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