Tuition and fees are established by the college’s Board of Trustees and are subject to change at any time.
Tuition Rates for Full-Time and Part-Time Students
(Effective Fall 2018)
County residents: $150.50/semester hour
($119.00 tuition, $19.00 college/student fees, $12.50 technology fees)
E-Learning Courses – County residents: $150.50/semester hour plus E-learning fee ($119.00 tuition, $19.00 college/student fees, $12.50 technology fees)
E-Learning Courses – Out-of-County residents: $168.50/semester hour plus E-learning fee ($137.00 tuition, $19.00 college/student fees, $12.50 technology fees)
Out-of-County residents: $168.50/semester hour ($137.00 tuition, $19.00 college/student fees, $12.50 technology fees)
Out-of-State or foreign residents: $256.50/semester hour ($225.00 tuition, $19.00 college/student fees, $12.50 technology fees)
Jump Start/College Academy: $97.50/semester hour (after applied Trustee Discount) ($85.00/semester hour plus $12.50 technology fees)
Silver Edge: $72/semester hour ($59.50/semester hour plus $12.50 technology fees)
Tuition Deposit (Nursing Students Only)
A $300.00 non-refundable tuition deposit is required of newly accepted nursing students.
Full-time and part-time students pay a college/student fee of $19.00 per credit hour. The fee represents partial subsidy of the following services:
- College Budget
- Intercollegiate Athletics
- Student Life Office Administration Operations
- Health Service Office
- Transfer & Placement
- Financial Aid
- Student Life Fund
- Clubs & Organizations
- College Center Building Fund
In addition, full-time and part-time students pay a technology fee of $12.50 per credit hour.
Course or Material Fees
A course or material fee listed below will be required of all students enrolled in certain designated courses. Fee categories appear at the conclusion of applicable course descriptions. A special table of fees, not shown here, also exists for International Education Courses.
Effective Fall 2017 Course / Category Fees:
- $100.00 Online Courses
- $2,500.00 Nursing Only
In addition to the above, students may be required to purchase material for their own use in conjunction with certain courses as noted at the end of those course descriptions. These costs will be identified by the course instructor and will not be included on the student’s bill prepared by the college.
A $20.00 non-refundable registration fee is charged to all students for each registration term.
Tuition and Fees Payment
Tuition and fee payment arrangements should be made at the time of registration. Checks or money orders (made payable to Ocean County College), cash, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover are accepted. We do not charge any additional fees for credit card payments.
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