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COLLEGE FACTS AND POLICIES

College Facts and Policies

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Middle States Commission on Higher EducationOcean County College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
(267-284-5000) www.msche.org.

The MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The MSCHE commended the College for the quality of its self-study report and reaffirmed the College’s accreditation in June 2014.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Rd., NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
www.acenursing.org

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. Programs are also offered at the following locations:

LocationPrograms Offered
Southern Education Center
195 Cedar Bridge Road
Manahawkin, NJ 08050
Directions
You can take coursework towards any OCC degree at the SEC. The  Liberal Arts (A.A.) degree or the General Studies A.S. degree (with concentrations in business, humanities, science, and social science) can be completed at the Southern Education Center.
Lacey Township High School
73 Haines St
Lanoka Harbor, NJ 08734
Liberal Arts (A.A.) degree
Lakewood High School
855 Somerset Avenue
Lakewood, NJ 08701
Liberal Arts (A.A.) degree
Manchester Township High School
101 S. Colonial Dr.
Manchester, NJ 08759
Liberal Arts (A.A.) degree
Point Pleasant Beach High School
299 Cooks Lane
Point Pleasant, NJ 08742
Liberal Arts (A.A.) degree
Pt. Pleasant Borough High School
808 Laura Herbert Drive
Point Pleasant, NJ 08742
Liberal Arts (A.A.) degree

Classes are also offered at over a dozen off-campus sites throughout Ocean County.

Ocean County College
College Drive
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)

Fall 2019

  • 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

Tuition

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 applied Trustee Discount of $70.00 totaling $105.00/semester hour)

Silver Edge Senior Citizens: $97.00/semester hour

Tuition Deposit (Nursing Students Only)
A $300.00 non-refundable tuition deposit is required of newly accepted nursing students.

Tuition Deposit (Nursing Students Only)

A $300.00 non-refundable tuition deposit is required of newly accepted nursing students.

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.

*Ocean County College is:

Middle States Commission on Higher EducationOcean County College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
(267-284-5000) www.msche.org.

The MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The MSCHE commended the College for the quality of its self-study report and reaffirmed the College’s accreditation in June 2014.

Register for Classes

Registering for classes at OCC is easy. We offer a variety of classes for both on-campus and online students.

Summer and Fall 2020 Registration

Course Schedule

Executive Officers of the College

Dr. Jon H. Larson
President
View President’s Welcome

Sara Winchester
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

President’s Report
Ocean County College is rapidly becoming one of the finest community colleges in the nation. Every day on our campus, the anticipation and excitement from faculty, staff, students, and the community is palpable.

“Ocean County College is rapidly becoming one of the finest community colleges in the nation. Every day on our campus, the anticipation and excitement from faculty, staff, students, and the community is palpable.”
~ Jon Larson, President

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