Ocean County College (OCC) is an accredited county college in Toms River approved by the New Jersey Commission on…More Higher Education. OCC is a public two-year college.
Degree programs include Associate in Arts (A.A.), Associate in Science (A.S.), and Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.). Certificate programs include Certificate of Proficiency and Certificate of Completion. For a list of all degree and certificate programs visit: http://catalog.ocean.edu/AllDegrees.aspx
The OCC Class of 2010 consisted of 1,431 associates degrees awarded. Approximately 80% of graduates transfer to four-year institution.
OCC has a Career Center, counselling services, dining services, and tutoring.
The college offers a variety of clubs in the following areas: academic, community activism/service, cultural awareness, honor societies, performance, recreation, support groups, and student media. For a list of clubs and activities visit: http://www.ocean.edu/studentlife/activities.htm
OCC's Viking Athletic Program includes: baseball, basketball, soccer, tennis, cross country, golf, softball, and swimming. For more information on the athletic program visit: http://www.ocean.edu/studentlife/athletics/index.htm. OCC also has an intramural athletic program that is open to all students.
The tuition for county residents is $94.00/semester hour. The tuition for out-of-county residents is $126.00/semester hour. Tuition is subject to change.
The school is a member of the following organizations: American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, American Council on Education, American Association for Paralegal Education, Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, New Jersey Association of Colleges and Universities, and New Jersey Council of County Colleges.
Students can also continue their education on the OCC campus by pursuing a bachelor's or master's degree through the OCC/Kean University Partnership. This partnership allows students to complete the upper division courses required for a Kean University undergraduate or graduate degree program. For a list of undergraduate and graduate majors through the OCC/Kean University Partnership visit: http://www.ocean.edu/academics/kean/index.htm
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