Transfer Services

Successful transfer from OCC requires planning.

The Academic Advising staff can help you:

  • Access information on two- and four-year colleges/universities
  • Plan your course of study to parallel the first two years at the four-year institution where you plan to transfer

Students interested in transferring should meet with an advisor early in their career with OCC. For more information, view a tutorial on how to use NJ Transfer.

OCC - FDU Scholars Program

Ocean County College and Fairleigh Dickinson University have established the OCC-FDU Scholars Program.

Students are eligible to receive at least a 40% reduction in tuition at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Metropolitan Campus in Teaneck or Florham Campus in Madison upon completion of the associate's degree. Members of Phi Theta Kappa will receive an $18,000 annual scholarship, the value of which is greater than the 40% tuition reduction.

Combination Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs are available to transfer students and the tuition reduction can be extended into the graduate year (unless a more favorable tuition is available for graduate study).

For more information, please view the attached fact sheet or contact *Anthony Mastropietro, Director, Community College Partnership Fairleigh Dickinson University at 201-692-7310.  If you would like to schedule a 20-minute appointment, please contact Mr. Mastropietro directly at mastro@fdu.edu

*Upcoming Event:

  • Anthony Mastropietro, Director, Community College Partnership at Fairleigh Dickinson University, will be available to meet individually with students to discuss the OCC-FDU Scholars program on Tuesday, November 7th from 10 AM to 4 PM.

KEAN - Instant Decision Days

Call 732-255-0356 for more information or visit them in Gateway (Building 101), Room 103. View a listing of Kean Ocean Undergraduate Programs.

Kean Ocean Partnership

Your college education should be worth a fortune. Not cost one! Earn credits toward your bachelor's or master's degree on the Ocean County College Campus with the Kean Ocean University Partnership. This unique partnership allows many students to have a pathway to a very affordable education. You can earn a baccalaureate degree in one of some 30 different programs for approximately $30,000 versus $30,000 per year at most universities. This ideal situation also provides the opportunity for students to stay close to home and complete their college education in one convenient location.

New Jersey - Transfer Law

New Jersey has a state-wide agreement to assist students with transfer from a community college to a 4-year public institution. Under the Lampitt Law, community college students who complete an AA or AS degree will receive half of the credits needed for graduation with a Bachelor’s degree. Careful planning is essential for a smooth and efficient transfer experience.

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