Orange County Community College

  • SUNY Orange, with campuses in Middletown and Newburgh, offers programs of study leading to several transfer and career degrees. The College is a memberof the Hudson Valley Educational Cosortium, which provides studens with additional degree program sin the areas of innovative technology.

School Highlights

Orange County Community College serves 5,812 students (43% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the state community college average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 251 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Orange County Community College(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High TraditionalAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty251 staff88 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Orange County Community College has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Orange County Community College diversity score of 0.66 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment5,812 students1,492 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:125:1
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# Full-Time Students2,485 students823 students
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# Part-Time Students3,327 students669 students
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% Asian
3%
7%
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% Hispanic
25%
23%
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% Black
13%
19%
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% White
47%
41%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
3%
2%
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% Unknown races
9%
6%
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Diversity Score0.660.73
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College Completion Rate
22%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$37,000$35,200
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,376 is less than the state average of $5,858. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $10,752 is more than the state average of $10,539. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,376$5,858
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Out-State Tuition Fees$10,752$10,539
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Tuition NotesTo qualify for in-state tuition rates, students need to submit a certificate of residency, verifying that they are a New York State Resident.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid80%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$12,935
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Acceptance Rate90%75%

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Cross Country, Golf,
Soccer, Softball,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.22 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
All 4 Jesus Campus Fellowship, Apprentice Players, Architectural Club, Biology Club, BOA (Board of Activities), Bridges Club, Business Club, C.O.T.A, Chemistry Club, Criminal Justice Club, Future Teachers of America, Magic the Gathering Club, Med Lab Tech Society, Nursing Club, Outdoors Club, Parent's Club, PTA Club, Rad Tech Club, SADHA, SAGA (Sexuality and Gender Alliance), Student Senate, Student Veterans of America
Source: 2019 (or 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.

Profile last updated: 08/12/2021

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Did You Know?
For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,858 per year for in-state students and $10,539 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,365 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

New York community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is equal to the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in New York is Plaza College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.