Orange County Community College

6,754 students
Public institution
School Highlights
Orange County Community College serves 6,754 students (48% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Orange County Community College is the only community colleges within Orange County, NY.
The nearest community college is SUNY Sullivan (26.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 251 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Orange County Community College (NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Private, for profit
Total Faculty 251 staff 73 staff
Orange County Community College Total Faculty (2007-2015)

Student Body

The student population of 6,754 has declined by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,754 students 1,467 students
Orange County Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2015)
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 27:1
Orange County Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2015)
# Full-Time Students 3,223 students 957 students
Orange County Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
# Part-Time Students 3,531 students 378 students
Orange County Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2015)
Orange County Community College Enrollment Breakdown NY All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Orange County Community College Asian (2007-2015)
% Hispanic
Orange County Community College Hispanic (2007-2015)
% Black
Orange County Community College Black (2007-2015)
% White
Orange County Community College White (2007-2015)
% Two or more races
Orange County Community College More (2011-2015)
Orange County Community College Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.61 0.70
Orange County Community College Diversity Score (2007-2015)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $4,548 is more than the state average of $4,444. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,648 is more than the state average of $8,510. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,548 $4,444
Orange County Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,648 $8,510
Orange County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Golf, Soccer,
Softball, Volleyball,
Source: 2015 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Founded 1950, Orange County Community College is a two-year institution of higher education established by the authority of the State of New York and sponsored by the County of Orange. At SUNY Orange, you'll find an academic environment ideally suited for your personal and professional goals. SUNY Orange offers 44 academic programs in areas such as Business, The Health Professions, Liberal Arts, and Technology. Whether you are looking to develop your career skills or transfer to a four-year institution, we are confident that a SUNY Orange education can start you on the road to success. The Middletown campus is located in Middletown, midway between the Hudson and Delaware Rivers at the foot of the Catskill Mountains. The 37-acre former estate features 40,000 square feet of classrooms, laboratories, lecture halls, offices, a swimming pool, gymnasium, library and learning resource center. SUNY Orange offers three two-year associate degree programs. The AA and AS degree are for students interested in transferring to four-year institutions. The AAS degree is designed to prepare students for work in a number of career fields. One-year certificates are also available. The college is accredited by Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Did You Know?
For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,444 per year for in-state students and $8,510 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,085 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 69%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

New York community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.70, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in New York is St Paul's School of Nursing-Queens. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.