Why Study in Orange Coast College
Flexible Enrollment and Variety of Programs
Orange Coast College welcomes students from various academic backgrounds and competencies. Community College is a great option for students who need additional academic support to earn admission to their top choice University. OCC also offers short term degree programs for those interested in vocational and technical fields.
Students save more than 50% in tuition and fees by attending OCC then transferring to a 4-year university. On average the tuition alone at traditional universities can range from $25,000-$50,000 per year. Classes offered at OCC are equivalent in terms of quality of instruction and fulfilling the same degree requirements.
Attend School in Beautiful Southern California
Orange Coast College is located in the coastline of Orange County, one of the safest, most ethnically diverse, and desirable communities in Southern California. It is also home to Disneyland, famous beaches, and prestigious 4-year Universities.
Increase Your Chances for Acceptance to Top Universities
Orange Coast College (OCC) is a 2-year community college known for preparing students to gain transfer admissions to Universities and Liberal Arts Colleges across the US. OCC has one of the highest acceptance rates to the University of California, which includes UCLA and UC Berkeley and the California State University system.
02 Oct 2015
Lots of resources to help my academic performance, especially the free tutoring center!
30 Sep 2015
I graduated from OCC 3 years ago. The campus was great while most of my classes were very interesting. I ...
About Orange Coast College
Orange Coast College (OCC) is 2-year Community College fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), a regional accrediting organization in the US. It is one of the largest community colleges in the US enrolling 25,000 students each semester from more than 70 countries. OCC offers 130 academic and career programs, leading to Associate of Arts and Science Degrees, Certificates of Achievement, and Transfer pathways to 4-year universities/colleges.
Orange Coast College was recently named “Top Community College in Southern California” based on transfer rates and student retention. Our international students have been offered admission and scholarships to some of the most selective institutions across the US, including the Ivy League.
OCC Recycling Center Still Going Strong!
Center’s profits directly benefit student services and programs Orange Coast College became the first college campus in the nation with ...
OCC Hands Out $383,000 in Scholarships at Honors Night
Thursday, May 21, 2015, Orange Coast College awarded nearly $400,000 in scholarships to students on May 13 at the College’s ...
OCC Ranked Top Large Community College in Southern California
Thursday, May 07, 2015, Orange Coast College was ranked the top large community college in Southern California by edsmart.org, a ...
OCC Men’s Crew Claims Two National Titles
Thursday, May 28, 2015, On a sunny, breezy day on the 1996 Olympic Rowing Course in Gainesville, Georgia on Sunday, ...
OCC Speech and Debate Team Wins National Championships
Thursday, April 16, 2015, The Orange Coast College Speech, Debate and Readers’ Theater team won the Phi Rho Pi National ...