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Orange Coast College

Costa Mesa, CA

At A Glance

Main Address

2701 Fairview Rd

Costa Mesa, CA 92626-5563

www.orangecoastcollege.edu

Admission Office

2701 Fairview Road

Box 5005

Costa Mesa, CA 92628-5005

(714) 432-5072

arinfo@mail.occ.cccd.edu

Contact : Efren Galvan

Director of Admissions, Records & Enrollment Technology

Type of School

Medium

Public

community college

2-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

College Board Code: 4584

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 20,579

In-State Tuition : $1,438.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $10,078.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Setting

Small City (50-250k)

Suburban

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : --

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Student-faculty ratio : 28 to 1

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate degrees

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Most Popular Majors

Associates
Liberal Arts : 19.0%
Business/Marketing : 17.0%
Communications/Journalism : 8.0%
Psychology : 8.0%
Health Professions : 6.0%
Interdisciplinary Studies : 6.0%
Social Sciences : 6.0%
Visual and Performing Arts : 5.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Ornamental Horticulture A C

Architecture & Related Programs
Architectural Technology/Technician A C

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General A
Ecology A

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting A C
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General A C
Business/Commerce, General A C
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry A C
Fashion Merchandising A C
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services A C
Hospitality Administration/Management, General C
Hospitality and Recreation Marketing Operations A C
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management C
International Business/Trade/Commerce A
Management Information Systems, General A C
Real Estate A C
Resort Management C
Retailing and Retail Operations C
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General A C
Selling Skills and Sales Operations A
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations A C

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Advertising A
Journalism A
Mass Communication/Media Studies A

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Graphics A C
Computer Programming/Programmer, General A C
Computer and Information Sciences, General A C
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General A C
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician C
Information Science/Studies A C
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager C
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design C
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster C

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance A C
Construction Trades, General A C
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General A C
Pipefitting/Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter A C

Education
Drama and Dance Teacher Education A
Early Childhood Education and Teaching A C
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching A C
Music Teacher Education A

Engineering
Engineering, General A

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Architectural Engineering Technologies/Technicians A C
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician A C
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General A C
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician A C
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/Technician A C
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD A C
Robotics Technology/Technician C

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General A
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing A
Rhetoric and Composition A

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Apparel and Textile Manufacture C
Apparel and Textiles, General A C
Child Care and Support Services Management A C
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General A
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General A C
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management A C

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
French Language and Literature A
German Language and Literature A
Italian Language and Literature A
Japanese Language and Literature A
Spanish Language and Literature A

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Athletic Training/Trainer A C
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist A C
Dental Assisting/Assistant A C
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician A
Dietetic Technician A
Electrocardiograph Technology/Technician C
Electroneurodiagnostic/Electroencephalographic Technology/Technologist A C
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician A C
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist A
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist C
Medical/Clinical Assistant A C
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer A
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist A
Speech-Language Pathology Assistant A

History
History, General A

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies A
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician C
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician A C
Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician A C
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair Technology/Technician, General A C
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician A C

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Natural Sciences A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management A C
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General A C

Personal & Culinary Services
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef A C
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General A C
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager A C

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Philosophy A
Religion/Religious Studies A

Physical Sciences
Astronomy A
Chemistry, General A
Geology/Earth Science, General A
Physics, General A

Precision Production
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist A C
Welding Technology/Welder C

Psychology
Psychology, General A

Social Sciences
Anthropology A
Economics, General A
Geography A
Political Science and Government, General A
Social Sciences, General A
Sociology A

Transportation & Materials Moving
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General A C
Airline Flight Attendant A C
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew A C

Visual & Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General A
Cinematography and Film/Video Production A
Commercial Photography A C
Commercial and Advertising Art A C
Dance, General A C
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General A
Fashion/Apparel Design A C
Film/Cinema/Media Studies A C
Fine/Studio Arts, General A
Illustration C
Interior Design A C
Jewelry Arts C
Music Management A C
Music Performance, General C
Music, General A
Photography A C
Stringed Instruments C

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

External Degree Program

Honors Program

Internships

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Computer Services

1473 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries, Student Center

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : plastination lab, sailing academy, multicultural center, art gallery,sailing center, planetarium

Geographic Location : 40 miles from Los Angeles.

Small City

Suburban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 20,579

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 14,383

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 24

Full time students average age : 22

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 5.0%

Black African American : 2.0%

Asian : 21.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 35.0%

White : 31.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 6.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Student Newspaper : Coast Report

Student Newspaper URL : www.coastreportonline.com

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Pirates

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Counseling And Wellness

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Career counseling

Economically disadvantaged students services

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

Health services

Minority students services

On-campus daycare

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Comprehensive services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Pre-admission summer program

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

Y

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

N

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Cheerleading

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Diving

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Football

Men's Intercollegiate

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Rowing (Crew)

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Swimming

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Tennis

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Track and Field

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Volleyball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Water Polo

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: Not reported

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

SAT score use policy

Information not supplied by college

Additional requirements for home-schooled students

Special requirements for home-schooled applicants:

(in addition to any polices listed)

Transcript/record of courses and grades

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Orange Coast College has an open enrollment process. Students who are going to enroll in the School of Allied Professions will need to review the admission requirements.

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : No

From the college: OCC grants course and unit credit for College Board Advanced Placement Exams on which a student has scored 3 or higher. Exam results and courses for which credit is granted will be posted on the student's transcript. These courses and units are not automatically transferable to four-year institutions. Students planning to transfer to a four-year school will be granted AP credit by the four-year school according to that school's policy.

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

3

Art A110

All

Art History

3

6

Art A100 & A101

All

Biology

3

4

Biol A100

All

Calculus AB

3

4

Math A180

All

Calculus BC

3

4

Math A180

All

5

8

Math A180 + A185

All

Chemistry

3

5

Chem A110

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

PSCI A185

All

English Language and Composition

3

3

English A100

All

English Literature and Composition

3

6

Engl A100/Area A1 & C1 (AA)/C2

All

Environmental Science

3

4

--

All

European History

3

6

Hist A180 & A185

All

French Language and Culture

3

5

Fren A185

All

German Language and Culture

3

5

Ger A185

All

Human Geography

3

3

--

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

5

--

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

5

--

All

Latin

3

3

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

Econ A175

All

Microeconomics

3

3

Econ A170

All

Music Theory

3

3

Mus A115

All

Physics 1

3

4

Phys A120

All

Physics 2

3

4

Phys A125

All

Physics B

3

4

Phys A110, & A111

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

4

Phys A125

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

4

Phys A120

All

Psychology

3

3

Psyc A100

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

5

Span A185

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

3

--

All

Statistics

3

3

Math A160

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

--

All

United States History

3

6

Hist A170 & A175

All

World History: Modern

3

6

Hist A161 & A162

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

3

American Literature

50

3

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

3

Biology

50

3

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

3

Chemistry

50

3

College Algebra

50

3

College Mathematics

50

6

English Literature

50

3

French I

50

3

French II

50

3

German I

50

3

German II

50

3

History of United States I

50

3

History of United States II

50

3

Human Growth and Development

50

3

Humanities

50

6

Information Systems and Computer Applications

50

3

Introduction to Educational Psychology

50

3

Introductory Business Law

50

3

Introductory Psychology

50

3

Introductory Sociology

50

3

Natural Science

50

6

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

3

Principles of Management

50

3

Principles of Marketing

50

3

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3

Social Sciences and History

50

6

Spanish I

50

3

Spanish II

50

3

Western Civilization I

50

3

Western Civilization II

50

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Tanisha Bradfield

Financial aid office phone : (714) 432-5508

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

State aid form

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $46.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): $346.00

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Work Study Programs

For part-time students

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$1,438.00

$1,438.00

$1,438.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$10,078.00

$10,078.00

$10,078.00

Room only:

--

$8,780.00

--

Books and supplies:

$1,080.00

$1,080.00

$1,080.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$2,609.00

$3,225.00

$3,996.00

Transportation expenses:

$324.00

$938.00

$1,278.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$5,451.00

$15,461.00

$7,792.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$14,091.00

$24,101.00

$16,432.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 1

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: --

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Admission Requirements (Recommended)

High School Transcript

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Re-entry advisor

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Transfer center

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $10,078.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $8,780.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $346.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for need based aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 61

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser