Ocean County College: Review & Facts

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Ocean County College is a large two-year, public school with 8,665 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1969 and is one of the 3 schools located in Toms River, New Jersey.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
34
Fair
At Ocean County College you can get your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Ocean County College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 34 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Criminal Justice, Business, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
69%
Fair
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 usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Ocean County College student retention rate is relatively low at 69% (close to New Jersey average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
25 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Ocean County College is low - 37%. About 16% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Ocean County College is reasonable, 25:1. Read more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,800
Low
Average tuition pricing is low - about $6,800 a year. The additional fees at Ocean County College not covered by tuition are about $1,000; this totals $7,800 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college might accept your 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) for admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Ocean County College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (732) 255-0400 or check Ocean County College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Ocean County College provides a distance education program, 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 Ocean County 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.

ROTC
Available
No
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Ocean County College.

Based on the college crime information, Ocean County College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Ocean County College Location and Maps



Post Address: Ocean County College, College Drive, Toms River, New Jersey 08754-2001, USA
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