Ocean County College is a public two-year community college sponsored by Ocean County and the State of New Jersey.
Ocean County College prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, national origin, age, religion, veteran’s status, marital status or handicap. This institution complies with the provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Ocean County College is an accredited institution and a member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) www.msche.org. Ocean County College’s accreditation status is Accreditation Reaffirmed. The Commission’s most recent action on the institution’s accreditation status on June 26, 2014 was to reaffirm accreditation.
MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation(CHEA).
The Associate nursing program at Ocean County College located in Toms River, New Jersey is accredited by the:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326
The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate nursing program is Continuing Accreditation.
View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at: http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm
Fall 2019: 8,171 students
- OCC Class of 2019: 1,486 associates degrees awarded
- Alumni: 42,253 graduates
Our Main Campus, is located in Toms River, New Jersey. Full degree programs are also offered at the following locations:
Classes are also offered at over a dozen off-campus sites throughout Ocean County.
Ocean County College
P.O. Box 2001
Toms River, New Jersey 08754-2001
- 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
- New Jersey Council of County Colleges
Documents verifying licensing and accreditation of Ocean County College by the State of New Jersey and by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools* are available upon request in the Office of the President, Administration Building, second floor.
Degree, certificate, credit, noncredit, transfer, honors, career, licensing, business education training, continuing and professional education programs, day, evening, weekend, off-campus, online and distance learning courses are available.
- Associate in Arts (AA)
- Associate in Science (AS)
- Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
- Male: 44%
- Female: 56%
- Average Age: 23.1 years
- African American: 5.2%
- Hispanic/Latino: 15.2%
- White: 66.6%
- Asian: 2.3%
- Alaskan Native/American Indian 0.2%
- Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.1%
- Two or More Races: 3.1%
- Unknown: 5%
- Non-Resident Aliens: 2.5%
Source: Fall 2019 SURE Enrollment File
Beginning in Fall 2020, the tuition rate includes the college/student fee and technology fee.
County residents: $175.00/semester hour
E-Learning Courses – County residents: $175.00/semester hour
E-Learning Courses – Out-of-County residents: $193.00/semester hour
Out-of-County residents: $193.00/semester hour
Out-of-State or foreign residents: $270.00/semester hour
E-Learning Courses – Out-of-State residents: $270.00/semester hour
High School Students: $175.00/semester hour (after applying Trustee Discount of $70.00 totaling $105.00/semester hour)
Silver Edge Senior Citizens: $97.00/semester hour
Executive Officers of the College
Dr. Jon H. Larson
View President’s Welcome
Vice President of Finance and Administration
Dr. Joseph Konopka
Vice President of Academic Affairs
Dr. Gerald Racioppi
Vice President of Student Affairs
Dr. Eileen Garcia
Vice President of e-Learning and Learning Enterprises