Orange Coast College

2023 Tuition & Fees $8,762
Student Population 16,779
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $3,425
Graduation Rate 44 %
Students:Faculty 26 : 1

Academic Overview

Orange Coast College is a public, 2-4 years institute located in Costa Mesa, California. It is an Associate's - Public Rural-serving Small by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Associate's degree.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $1,202 for California residents and $8,762 for out-of-state students. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 16,779 students are enrolled.
The salary after graduation from Orange Coast College varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $43,900. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Orange Coast's tuition & fees is $1,202 for California residents and $8,762 for non-residents.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Orange Coast.
The average received amount of financial aid is $3,425 and 52% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 16,779 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1.
Graduation Rate for Orange Coast College is 44 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Orange Coast College is 11 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Orange Coast College is 72 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Orange Coast College is 16,779
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Orange Coast College is 26 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
26 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $3,425 at Orange Coast College.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Online Applicationhttps://www.opencccapply.net/uPortal/render.userLayoutRootNode.uP
Financial Aidwww.orangecoastcollege.edu/student_services/financial_aid/
Net Price Calculatormisweb.cccco.edu/npc/833/npcalc.htm
Veterans Tuitionwww.orangecoastcollege.edu/student_services/Veterans/Pages/default.aspx
Disability Servicewww.orangecoastcollege.edu/student_services/special_services/Pages/DisabledStudentsProgramsServices.aspx

Offered Degrees

Orange Coast offers 193 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less Than 1 Year Certificate450
1-2 Years Certificate450
2-4 Years Certificate20

Special Learning Opportunities

Orange Coast College offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate ,
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:800)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Orange Coast College has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges