Orange County Community College

School Highlights
  • Orange County Community College serves 6,754 students (48% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • Orange County Community College is the only community colleges within Orange County, NY.
  • The nearest community college to Orange County Community College is SUNY Sullivan (26.3 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 251 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Orange County Community College(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty251 staff81 staff
Orange County Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Orange County Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Orange County Community College diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 31% over five years.
Total Enrollment6,754 students1,701 students
Orange County Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio27:128:1
Orange County Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students3,223 students1,163 students
Orange County Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students3,531 students538 students
Orange County Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
% Asian
Orange County Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Orange County Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Orange County Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Orange County Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Orange County Community College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
Orange County Community College Non Resident (2008-2013)
Diversity Score0.610.69
Orange County Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Orange County Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$37,000$35,200
Orange County Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,776 is less than the state average of $5,512. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $9,522 is less than the state average of $10,202. The out-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,776$5,512
Orange County Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$9,522$10,202
Orange County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Tuition NotesTo qualify for in-st
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid67%91%
Orange County Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2013)
Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$13,006
Orange County Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,549
Orange County Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)


Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Cross Country, Golf,
Soccer, Softball,
Source: 2016 (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.

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Orange County Community College is SUNY Sullivan (26.3 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 1,558 students | 26.30 Mi112 College Road
    Loch Sheldrake NY  12759
  • 7,520 students | 27.60 Mi145 College Rd
    Suffern NY  10901
  • 710 students | 30.40 Mi10 South Franklin Turnpike
    Ramsey NJ  07446
  • 3,064 students | 30.80 MiOne College Hill Road
    Newton NJ  07860
  • 3,594 students | 32.40 Mi491 Cottekill Rd
    Stone Ridge NY  12484
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Did You Know?
For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,512 per year for in-state students and $10,202 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,236 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 67%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

New York community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in New York is St Paul's School of Nursing-Queens. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.