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Woman with hand raisedHow do I request information about Ocean County College?
Just simply email the recruitment address below or call the Office of Recruitment at 732.255.0400 ext. 2960 and we will be happy to send you information.

How do I apply to Ocean County College?
Applying to Ocean County College involves no cost and only requires filling out our application. You may download an application on line.

Where can I find the current semester schedule?
You may view semester schedules on our website via WebAdvisor.

I work full time, can I take courses in the evening?
Yes! Ocean County College is dedicated to serving the needs of all county residence by offering flexible schedules including Internet, home-study and weekend courses.

What is the cost of attending Ocean County College?
The cost is $122.00 per semester credit(for county residents) and most classes are 3 credits. For more information, check out our tuition & fees schedule.

Can I go to college if I am still in high school?
Yes! We have a Jump Start program for high school students. This program allows high school juniors and seniors to attend classes at OCC at a discounted tuition.

I haven't taken a college course before and it has been sometime since I have been in High School. Where should I begin?
After submitting an application form to the admissions office, Contact the Advising Office to discuss your educational goals and any specific questions about attending Ocean County College.
Will the classes I take at OCC transfer?
Yes!! Ocean County College has many transfer degree programs. 75% of our graduates have successfully transferred to 4-year institution like Rutgers, TCNJ, and Richard Stockton State.

I don't know if I can afford college -- what type of options do I have?
Ocean County College has many options including Financial Aid, OCC foundation scholarships, and a Tuition Payment Plan.

Do I need a high school diploma or GED to take classes at OCC? What about the SATS?
No, Ocean County College is an open enrollment college. If you are 18 years of age and older and have the ability to benefit from postsecondary education you may attend. Certain programs, such as the Nursing Program & Honors Program, have special requirements.

Where are you located?
Our main campus is located in Toms River; we also have 21 off-site locations around the county including our Southern Education Center in Manahawkin.