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Orange Coast College
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  • 2 Year
  • COSTA MESA, CA

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Professors
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Safety
    grade A minus
  5. Student Life
    grade A+
  6. Location
    grade A+

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Orange Coast is an above-average public college located in Costa Mesa, California in the Los Angeles Area. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 7,833 undergraduate students. The Orange Coast acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Psychology. Graduating 44% of students, Orange Coast alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $27,000.

About

2701 FAIRVIEW ROAD
COSTA MESA, CA 92626
Athletic Division
CCCAA
Athletic Conference
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Orange Coast College Rankings

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Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$5,936 / 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
$5,255 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
54%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
28:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 134 responses
36%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 135 responses
69%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 134 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    14%
  • On Campus
    82%
  • Online
    3%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,833 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
12,209
Undergrads Over 25
16%
Pell Grant
32%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 5 responses
  • Outgoing
    80%
  • Stressed
    20%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
44%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
84%
National
83%

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