Orange County Community College

Tel: (845)344-6222
6,162 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 6,162 students (54% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% 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 251 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Orange County Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 251 staff
59 staff
Orange County Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 6,162 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,162 students
1,282 students
Orange County Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1
22:1
Orange County Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
3,322 students
810 students
Orange County Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,840 students
1,017 students
Orange County Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Orange County Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
3%
2%
Orange County Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
23%
7%
Orange County Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
10%
12%
Orange County Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
57%
57%
Orange County Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
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. 0.46 0.53
Orange County Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,002 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,402 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,002 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,402 $10,294
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 70%
89%
Orange County Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (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 $4,816 per year for in-state students and $9,223 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,998 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 64%. 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 0.62, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in New York is Bramson ORT College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.