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C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    C+
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    C
  4. Safety
    A+
  5. Student Life
    B-
  6. Location
    B
Olney Central is a public college located in Olney, Illinois. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 522 undergraduate students. The Olney Central acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Licensed Practical Nurse Training (LPN). Graduating 74% of students, Olney Central alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $24,200.
About Olney Central College...
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division I
Athletic Conference
Address
305 N West Street
Olney, IL 62450
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
ACT Range
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
High School GPA

Cost

Net Price
$3,176/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$3,722/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
60%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.10 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.9 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.9 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
522Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
620
Undergrads Over 25
20%
Pell Grant
49%
Varsity Athletes
18%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$29,500/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
74%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
86%
National
83%

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I have not yet attended the college but just going through the registration process has been great. While going through making appointments, phone calls and signing up for classes, I have had a great experience with the staff. The staff have been very friendly and helpful throughout the process of enrollment. They have been flexible getting me in for appointments and phone calls .I am very greatful for how quickly and easily they were able to register me for college.
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Olney Central College is a small town community college that offers multiple different course options that prepare the students to either further their education or begin their careers. The professors are truly here to help and provide the assistance needed to see their students succeed. The students here are extremely diverse allowing anyone to feel comfortable in everyday classes.
OCC is a community college located in Olney, Il. It is a good school to start your college education, or it has certificate programs for technical jobs such as welding and automotive. It was rated the best community college in Illinois last year. It has baseball, softball, men and women's basketball, and also many clubs to join. The staff is helpful, and the cost isn't near as bad as a four year school.