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OCC provides individual information about grant/loan eligibility on a one-on-one basis via appropriate mailings. Entrance and exit counseling instructions will be provided individually through the Department of Education loan website.

  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
  • Disability Services
  • Center for Student Success Offices
  • Why OCC is Right For You

Ocean County College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, MSCHE (, and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, ACEN (


The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a Federal law ( that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education.

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For a certificate program to be considered eligible for federal Title IV aid, the program must lead to “gainful employment in a recognized occupation.”

The U.S. Department of Education requires that institutions provide students with information regarding total costs for tuition and fees, graduation rates and debt-to-earnings ratios for gainful employment programs.

In compliance with federal Title IV regulations, Ocean County College has provided information on our certificate programs leading to gainful employment.



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