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 2016)
County residents: $143.50/semester hour
($112.00 tuition, $19.00 college/student fees, $12.50 technology fees)
Distance Education Courses - County residents: $143.50/semester hour plus E-learning fee ($112.00 tuition, $19.00 college/student fees, $12.50 technology fees)
Distance Education Courses - Out-of-County residents: $237.50/semester hour plus E-learning fee ($225.00 tuition, $12.50 technology fees)
Out-of-County residents: $166.50/semester hour ($135.00 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: (after applied Trustee Discount, excludes E-learning) $80.00/semester hour plus technology fee
Silver Edge: $55.00/semester hour plus technology fee
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 2015 Course / Category Fees:
- $100.00 Online Courses
- $2,200.00 Nursing Only
- $75.00 Online Language 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
All tuition and fees must be paid at the time of registration. Checks or money orders are acceptable when made payable to Ocean County College. A charge of $25.00 will be assessed for all checks issued to the college and not paid upon presentation to the bank. Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover are also accepted.
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