B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    B-
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Safety
    B
  5. Student Life
    A-
  6. Location
    A-
Orange Coast College is ...
Public
Athletic Division
CCCAA
Athletic Conference
Address
2701 Fairview Road
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Admissions

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

Cost

Net Price
$10,486/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $8,986/ year
  • $30-48k
    $9,786/ year
  • $49-75k
    $11,560/ year
  • $76-110k
    $12,728/ year
  • $110k+
    $15,057/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
32:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.134 responses
34%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.125 responses
70%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.124 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
8,726Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
15%
Pell Grant
42%
Varsity Athletes
6%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
48%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
82%
National
83%

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My experience with Orange Coast College was one of the best experiences I have ever had in my life now that I look back to those years. This school took time for its students and the staff was always available to help. I now moved onto university and noticed a huge difference in the way students are treated compared to Orange Coast College. As a community college, there is much to experience with historic value. Modern art buildings, a beautiful modernized library with many opportunities, and not to mention, a Starbucks! Orange Coast college also offered amazing classes that helped me learn a little about what options I had to choose as a career if I was uncertain. Three years later and I still want to go back to the library to read, work in quiet peace, and to take more classes. Orange Coast College is what many think of a "Californian Orange County" typical community college. It is, and it is fun; anyone who attends will enjoy their school and learning opportunities at the college.
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The campus is large, and may seem hard to get around at first, but once you get the hang of it, it's got a lot to show you. The professors are very involved with the students and I have only had great experiences. The college is clean and full of students who are serious about their education. For those of you who may be nervous about starting college, once you attend here, you will find that it is a wonderful place that will continue to make you want to pursue your field instead of drop out. I got the best grades at this college than any other college i went to because the staff care!
As an international student, it has been a pretty good experience for me. OCC is very diverse, it is located in a very safe place and only 20 minutes away from the Beach. The professors, staff, students -- everyone is very friendly, helpful and are always there for you. I thought I would have difficulty with studying and being away from home but I was wrong. I do very well in my academics while having a good social life and enjoying the college!