Orange County Community College

Tel: (845)344-6222
6,716 students
Public institution

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Orange County Community College is a community resource which provides access to quality education and enrichment to all those who wish to learn. The college enables students to broaden their horizons, promotes economic, cultural, and community development, and reaches out to the underserved.
School Highlights:
Orange County Community College serves 6,716 students (51% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Orange County Community College is the only community colleges within Orange County, NY.
The nearest community college is Sullivan County Community College (26.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Orange County Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 6,716 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,716 students
1,287 students
Orange County Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
3,439 students
832 students
Orange County Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 3,277 students
1,021 students
Orange County Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Orange County Community College sch enrollment Orange County Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1% 1%
% Asian
3%
2%
Orange County Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
16%
7%
Orange County Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
8%
12%
Orange County Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
71%
66%
Orange County Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Orange County Community College More (2010-2012)
Orange County Community College sch ethnicity Orange County Community College sta ethnicity
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. 0.46 0.45
Orange County Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,548 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,648 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,548 $5,890
Orange County Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,648 $10,050
Orange County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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