Illinois Eastern Community Colleges, Olney Central (OCC)

305 North West, Olney, IL 62450

OCC Description

Olney Central College (OCC) is a part of the Illinois Eastern Community College system. OCC serves those who want to start at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year university later, desire the equivalent to a high school diploma, need to advance in their current career or would like to secure employment in a certain field.

Academics at OCC are focused on making sure students learn quickly and get as much time with their instructors as possible; that is why classes are smaller and more intensive. Courses are available onsite and certain programs are provided entirely online.

Associate's degree and certificate programs offered at OCC include:

  • Administration of Justice
  • Auto Service Technology
  • Crime Scene Technician (CSI)
  • Medical Transcription
  • Paraprofessional Educator
  • Welding and Cutting

There are even programs designed specifically for students who plan on transferring to a four-year institution:

  • Athletic Training
  • Computer Science
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Engineering Science
  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Veterinary
  • Psychology

Beyond academics, college life at OCC gives students ways to take part in athletics, leadership roles and more.

Those interested in applying for admissions to OCC should be at least 18 years old. Financial aid is administered to those who meet the criteria and need help with tuition payments. Tuition rates may be discounted for residents living in certain counties of Illinois or Indiana.

Quick Facts about Illinois Eastern Community Colleges, Olney Central

Region

Midwest

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Knight

Website

www.iecc.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$8,361

Out-of-State Tuition

$8,581

Retention Rate

60%

Enrollment

1,486

Year Established

1962

OCC Students

Total Students
1,486

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
0%
Part-Time
100%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
1%
African American
2%
Caucasian
96%
Asian
1%
Unknown and Other
1%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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