OCCC Description

The Oregon Coast Community College in South Beach, Oregon, offers programs for owners of small businesses, specialized career training and an associate’s degree for transfer to a four-year university.

Student life at Oregon Coast is both educationally and personally fulfilling. Many students have created and joined groups like the Phi Theta Kappa honor society, Associated Student Government, Psychology Club and more. You can also submit to the Waves Student Literary Journal.

The school specializes in training programs that are in high demand in Oregon, like the associate’s degree in Aquarium Science. Other regional academics are in medical and trade fields like Nursing and Retail Management.

For students who own a small business, the college has a Small Business Management program designed to help owners expand their already-established business. Components of the program include daylong seminars, personal coaching and specialized classes.

Other academics include associate’s degrees in a number of fields, including art, English, history, health and physical education.

Admissions are open, allowing any interested applicant who is at least 16 years of age the opportunity to attend.

Tuition is set lower for Oregon residents. Students who complete a FAFSA will be considered to receive financial aid through the form of institutional, state and federal grants and student loans.

Quick Facts about Oregon Coast Community College

Region

Northwest

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)

Nickname

OCCC

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$3,816

Out-of-State Tuition

$7,956

Retention Rate

50%

Enrollment

524

Year Established

1987

OCCC Students

Total Students
524

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
30%
Part-Time
70%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
4%
African American
1%
Caucasian
75%
American Indian or Alaska native
3%
Asian
3%
Unknown and Other
13%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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