• 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 5,862 students (42% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 5,862 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,376
  • Out-state tuition: $10,752
  • Acceptance Rate: 90%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 23:1
  • Minority enrollment: 48%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Orange County Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size

School Overview

The teacher population of 251 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Orange County Community College
(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Private, non-profit
Total Faculty
251 staff
158 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Orange County Community College has declined by 11% 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 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
5,862 students
1,442 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
10:1
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# Full-Time Students
2,481 students
869 students
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# Part-Time Students
3,381 students
511 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Orange County Community College.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
365 students
428 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
2,481 students
869 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
25 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
3,381 students
642 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
42 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
408 students
% Asian
2%
8%
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% Hispanic
33%
23%
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% Black
10%
17%
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% White
52%
43%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
4%
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% Unknown races
n/a
3%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score
0.61
0.72
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
7.49%
4.29%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Orange County Community College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.55%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$37,000
$35,200
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Orange County Community College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of NY by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,376 is less than the state average of $5,507. 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 $10,195. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$5,376
$5,507
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$10,752
$10,195
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Orange County Community College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Tuition Notes
To 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 Aid
76%
93%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Orange County Community College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$12,000
$13,841
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Orange County Community College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
90%
72%
This chart display the percent admitted of Orange County Community College and the community college average percent admitted of NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
SAT Reading
n/a
475
SAT Math
n/a
505
SAT Writing
n/a
485
ACT Composite
n/a
22
ACT English
n/a
23
ACT Math
n/a
25

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports
Sports
Baseball, 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: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Orange County Community College cost?

Orange County Community College's tuition is approximately $5,376 for In-State students and $10,752 for Out-State students.

What is the acceptance rate of Orange County Community College?

The acceptance rate of Orange County Community College is 90%, which is higher than the state average of 72%.

What sports does Orange County Community College offer?

Orange County Community College offers 7 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball and Volleyball.

What is Orange County Community College's ranking?

Orange County Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in New York for: Largest student body.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 5,862 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,376
  • Out-state tuition: $10,752
  • Acceptance Rate: 90%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 23:1
  • Minority enrollment: 48%
  • Source: Verified school update

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