Olney Central College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - PoorSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Olney Central College is a small two-year, public school with 1,295 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1967 and is the only school located in Olney, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
28
Fair
At Olney Central College you can receive your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

OCC deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 28 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, General Studies, Industrial Technologies, Installation and Repair, and Medical Assistant. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
69%
Fair
It is worthwhile 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 normally a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Olney Central College is relatively low at 69% (close to Illinois average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Olney Central College is below average: 50%.

Student to faculty ratio at Olney Central College is pretty good -- 13:1. Learn more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$11,100
Medium
Average tuition charges are close to the nationwide median - about $10,600 per year. The additional fees at OCC not covered by tuition are approximately $500; this comes to a total of $11,100 per year.

Read the details about Olney Central 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
This school will consider accepting 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.

The undergraduate application fee at Olney Central College is $10.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Olney Central College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (618) 393-2982 or check Olney Central College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Olney Central College provides a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at OCC, 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
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at Olney Central College.

Based on the college crime information, Olney Central College seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Olney Central College Location and Maps



Post Address: Olney Central College, 305 N West Street, Olney, Illinois 62450, USA
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