Onondaga Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality: Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Onondaga Community College is a large two-year, public school with 13,020 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1961 and is one of the 10 schools located in Syracuse, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
40
At Onondaga Community College you can receive your 1-year certificate or associate's degree.

Onondaga Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 40 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Management, Business, Social Work, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
53%
The student retention rate at Onondaga Community College is low at 53% (way below New York average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Onondaga Community College is very low - 20%. Around 23% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Onondaga Community College is a bit disappointing, 26:1. Read more details regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$8,700
Average tuition prices are relatevely low, about $8,100 per year. The additional fees at Onondaga Community College (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $600; which totals $8,700 per academic year.

Read the details about Onondaga Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at OCC is $40.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Onondaga Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (315) 498-2622 or check Onondaga Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,200
Onondaga Community College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Onondaga Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Onondaga Community College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 800 students, which offers a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable: roughly $6,200 per academic year.

Based on the college crime data, Onondaga Community College appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Onondaga Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Onondaga Community College, 4585 West Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse, New York 13215-4585, USA
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