Orange Coast College

Costa Mesa, CA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 15,761
Graduate Enrollment: 0
Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional
Highest degree awarded: Associate
Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander institution
Hispanic focused instituion
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Medium City (100k-250k)
Two-year, very large // higher-part-time

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 0%

Male/Female: 51% / 49% (2017)

First generation college students: 50.5% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 5.8% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.7% (2017)

Test scores for admission:


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 61.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 40.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 27.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 19.5% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 30.1%
Black: 1.7%
Hispanic: 33.4%
Asian: 22.8%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.3%
2+ races: 5.1%
Non-resident alien: 5.3%
Unknown race: 1.1%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $12,400
In-State tuition: $1,198
Out-of-State tuition: $8,398

Estimated books and supplies: $643 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $14,724 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $2,979 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $17,253 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $2,979 (2022)

Average Family Income: $26,816 (2017)
Median Family Income: $17,828 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 20.7%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 1.5%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $9,500 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $101 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $3,320
$30k-48k $4,534
$48k-75k $6,865
$75k-110k $9,655
$110k+ $10,645

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 0%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 90.5% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $9,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $5,519 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $6,405 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $6,940 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 58.5% (2015)
@3 year 66.3% (2017)
@5 year 75.5% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 40.3% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 43.7% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $33,510 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $38,450 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Associate's Degree Psychology, General. 167 $29,286 ($2,441)
Associate's Degree Physics. 23
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services. 11
Associate's Degree Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Architectural Sciences and Technology. 20
Associate's Degree Architectural Sciences and Technology. 20
Associate's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 158 $39,902 ($3,325)
Associate's Degree Journalism. 5
Associate's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 19
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians. 31
Associate's Degree Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians. 8
Associate's Degree Graphic Communications. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer and Information Sciences, General. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Programming. 19
Associate's Degree Computer Programming. 18
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Science. 93
Associate's Degree Computer Science. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 19
Associate's Degree Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 76
Associate's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 70 $11,000 $59,671 ($4,973) $68,840 ($5,737)
Associate's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 5
Associate's Degree Health/Medical Preparatory Programs. 3
Associate's Degree Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 13
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 62
Associate's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 358 $42,637 ($3,553)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Accounting and Related Services. 92
Associate's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 12
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Hospitality Administration/Management. 6
Associate's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Real Estate. 25
Associate's Degree Real Estate. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations. 80
Associate's Degree General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations. 3
Associate's Degree Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations. 1
Associate's Degree History. 30
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Software and Media Applications. 29
Associate's Degree Computer Software and Media Applications. 9
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Culinary Arts and Related Services. 55
Associate's Degree Culinary Arts and Related Services. 23
Associate's Degree Engineering, General. 60 $51,347 ($4,279)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians. 44
Associate's Degree Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians. 5
Associate's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 5
Associate's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services. 15
Associate's Degree Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services. 13
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 41
Associate's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 19
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Apparel and Textiles. 13
Associate's Degree Apparel and Textiles. 10
Associate's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 34
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 1749 $42,508 ($3,542)
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 479 $6,955 $14,885 ($1,240) $36,798 ($3,067)
Associate's Degree Biology, General. 68
Associate's Degree Mathematics. 50
Associate's Degree Biological and Physical Sciences. 118
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 25
Associate's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 42
Associate's Degree Philosophy. 5
Associate's Degree Chemistry. 62
Associate's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 3
Associate's Degree Social Sciences, General. 1
Associate's Degree Anthropology. 9
Associate's Degree Economics. 25
Associate's Degree Geography and Cartography. 6
Associate's Degree Political Science and Government. 38
Associate's Degree Sociology. 38
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electrical and Power Transmission Installers. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection. 82
Associate's Degree Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection. 9
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electrical/Electronics Maintenance and Repair Technology. 6
Associate's Degree Electrical/Electronics Maintenance and Repair Technology. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 87
Associate's Degree Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 13
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Precision Metal Working. 96
Associate's Degree Precision Metal Working. 40
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Air Transportation. 24
Associate's Degree Air Transportation. 15
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Marine Transportation. 6
Associate's Degree Marine Transportation. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Visual and Performing Arts, General. 13
Associate's Degree Visual and Performing Arts, General. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Dance. 14
Associate's Degree Dance. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Design and Applied Arts. 36
Associate's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 20
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 1
Associate's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 14
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 32
Associate's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 17
Associate's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 59
Associate's Degree Music. 14
Associate's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 4
Associate's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 15
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 21
Associate's Degree Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 14


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $105,543
Full time faculty: 35%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 26.0

School's endowment start of year: $31,257,534 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $43,789,697 (2022)