Orange County Community College

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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 25:1 is lower than the community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is -3461% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 1%.
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 12% over five years.
College Orange County Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 251 staff
61 staff
Orange County Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 6,754 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of -10.00 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has declined by 2183% over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,754 students 1,296 students
Orange County Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1
21:1
Orange County Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 3,223 students
814 students
Orange County Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 3,531 students
1,040 students
Orange County Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Orange County Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
17%
1%
% Asian
190%
5%
Orange County Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
1771%
21%
Orange County Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
717%
15%
Orange County Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
3561%
51%
Orange County Community College White (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
6%
-
% Two or more races
171%
3%
Orange County Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
4%
3%
Orange County Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Orange County Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average 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. -10.00 0.68
Orange County Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,128 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,300 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,128 $5,660
Orange County Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,300 $10,250
Orange County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 70%
89%
Orange County Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Golf, Soccer,
Softball, Volleyball,
Source: 2005 (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 $6,301 per year for in-state students and $10,103 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,953 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 65%. 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 0.60, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in New York is SBI Campus-An Affiliate of Sanford-Brown. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.