Ocean County College

Ocean County College

Ocean County College is a coeducational college situated in Ocean County, New Jersey. It is a two-year, public community college with a main campus located in Toms River. More than 9,000 students attend OCC. Ocean County College offers undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs in various disciplines.

The athletics teams of Ocean County College are nicknamed the Vikings. Soccer, basketball, swimming, tennis, golf, baseball and softball are some of the sports offered at OCC.

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Ocean County College
College Drive
Toms River , NJ 08754-2001
General Phone: (732) 255-0326

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Ocean County College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts669sign language translation, liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Business and Management133business, business management, accounting
Nursing and Emergency Medicine127registered nursing
Security and Law Enforcement112criminal justice and police, fire protection tech
Media14broadcast journalism, communications tech courses
Computer Science and Engineering9computer and info science
Engineering Technician8civil engineering tech, construction engineering tech, CAD and design
Office and Administration8administrative assistant
Family and Social Work8child care management, social work
Law7legal assistant
Education and Teaching7teacher aide
Design2design and applied arts
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy1exercise science
Photography and Commercial Art1commercial art

Number of programs and degrees for Ocean County College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1,06316
Award of less than 1 academic year124
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years369

Ocean County College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Ocean County College had a total enrollment of 9,351 students (7,477 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 80%
Black 4%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 5%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 35%
20-21 22%
22-24 13%
25-29 9%
30-34 4%
35-39 4%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New Jersey100%

Ocean County College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 69 %
Part-Time 44 %

Ocean County College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Toms River, New Jersey for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New Jersey Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Ocean County College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,620
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,020
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Ocean County College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 262400)

Ocean County College Faculty

Ocean County College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1027

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year9$92,13215$78,108
Associate professoracademic year11$70,19621$61,477
Assistant professoracademic year14$54,20723$55,744
Instructoracademic year7$54,82115$43,538
All faculty totalacademic year41$66,92674$59,430

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Ocean County College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports61824

Ocean County College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Design and Applied Arts, Other

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management
Social Work

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation

Broadcast Journalism
Communications Technologies/Technicians & Support Services, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Kinesiology and Exercise Science

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician

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Ocean County College Highlights

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What Sets Ocean County College Apart:

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Top 17%Ocean County College % of full-time faculty on tenure track

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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