Ocean County College
- Ocean County College, an innovative academic leader, provides affordable, student-centered, high quality educational experiences that prepare and empower diverse learners to contribute to and succeed in global societies. OCC invests in and fosters academic, economic, and cultural excellence and ensures financial strength by generating new revenue streams, engaging in national and international university and corporate partnerships, and cultivating a technologically progressive and entrepreneurial spirit.
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- Completion Rates Highest completion rates
- The teacher population of 250 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
|Ocean County College||(NJ) Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges||Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges|
|Institution Level||Less than 2 yrs||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Total Faculty||250 staff||234 staff|
|Total Enrollment||8,377 students||7,040 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||34:1||34:1|
|# Full-Time Students||4,605 students||3,412 students|
|# Part-Time Students||3,772 students||3,628 students|
|% Two or more races|
|% Non Resident races|
|% Unknown races|
|College Completion Rate|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$37,000||$36,100|
|Total Sports Offered||10 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,|
Cross Country, Golf,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||5 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Honor Societies, Recreation Clubs, Student Government Association, Support Groups
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- For more than 40 years, Ocean County College, a public two-year community college sponsored by Ocean County and the State of New Jersey, has provided area residents with the opportunity to benefit from higher education. Ocean County College is located in Toms River, the county seat of Ocean.
- Ocean offers its students a plethora of degree and certificate programs, allowing them to pursue their education with both credit and non-credit classes. Many of our programs are designed to facilitate easy transfer to four-year universities for our students. We offer honors options, career development, courses for licenses, business education training, as well as continuing and professional education programs. Students can find these offerings available during the day, evening, weekend, at off-campus locations, and online. Through our various clubs and organizations, as well as our Student Leadership Development Program, students are able to pursue both personal and professional enrichment.
- The college is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges & Schools and National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.
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- The nearest community college to Ocean County College is Brookdale Community College (22.2 miles away).
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