Ocean County College
Toms River, NJ 08754-2001

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 8,652
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Students with disability 6%
Student to faculty ratio 26:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Ocean County College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

Ocean County College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $6,750 and in-state students paid $4,050.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$9,868
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$4,050
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$6,750
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 55% of Ocean County College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 39% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,367 (which is 0% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Ocean County College in 2016-2017, was 241, which is 16% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,114 (which is 12.2% above the national average.)

$4,367
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$5,114
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
55%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Ocean County College has enrolled a total of 8,652 students (4,653 students full-time and 3,999 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 8,652 students, 328 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 44% men and 56% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 1,068 students for distance studies.

8,652
Total Enrollment
328
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 72%

Hispanic: 12%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%

Black/African American: 5%

Two or more races: 3%

Asian: 2%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Ocean County College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 49% 2,438 0
Health Professions And Related Programs 10% 494
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 7% 347 113
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 3% 145 45
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 1% 47 15
Communications Technologies/technicians And Support Services 1% 46
Engineering 1% 30 0
Education 1% 28 0
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 0% 24
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 0% 24

Graduation & Dropout Rates

35%
Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Ocean County College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

15%
Still enrolled
36%
Dropout rate
14%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$26,500
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Ocean County College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $26,500. Last year, out of the total 2,175 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,849 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,906 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,601 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $26,500 $33,200
Employment Rate 85% 84%
Total Graduates 2,175 1,906

Campus Location

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