Onondaga Community College Overview
Onondaga Community College is a public institution located in Syracuse, New York. Syracuse is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.
What Is Onondaga Community College Known For?
- The highest award offered at OCC is the associate's degree.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 29% of the faculty were full-time.
Onondaga Community College Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
OCC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#170||Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#283||Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at OCC.
Where Is Onondaga Community College?
Contact details for OCC are given below.
|Address:||4585 West Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse, NY 13215-4585|
How Do I Get Into OCC?
You can apply to OCC online at: www.sunyocc.edu/admissions.aspx
Can I Afford Onondaga Community College?
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At OCC, approximately 46% of students took out student loans averaging $4,479 a year. That adds up to $17,916 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at OCC is 17.5%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.
Onondaga Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 4,236 full-time undergraduates at OCC, 51% are male and 49% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Onondaga Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||773|
|Hispanic or Latino||400|
Over 25 countries are represented at OCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Canada, and United Kingdom.
Online Learning at Onondaga Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at OCC has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 21st most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of OCC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Onondaga Community College was -6.6%. This is the #2,520 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at OCC regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of OCC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Environmental Control Technology||25%|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||5%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at OCC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at OCC.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Natural Resources Conservation||#34|
|Natural Resources & Conservation||#49|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Onondaga Community College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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