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Orange Coast College Overview

Orange Coast College is a public institution situated in Costa Mesa, California. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Orange Coast College Known For?

8,375 Full-Time Undergraduates
$4,225 Avg Cost After Aid
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the at least 2, but less than 4 academic yrs is the highest one a student can attain at Orange Coast College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 33% of the faculty were full-time.

Orange Coast College Rankings

Orange Coast College was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that Orange Coast College has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for Orange Coast College

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Veterans 841
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 993
Best Colleges for Diversity 1,500

Where Is Orange Coast College?

Location of Orange Coast College

Contact details for Orange Coast College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Phone: 714-432-5072
Website: www.orangecoastcollege.edu/

How Do I Get Into Orange Coast College?

You can apply to Orange Coast College online at: https://www.opencccapply.net/uPortal/render.userLayoutRootNode.uP

Since Orange Coast College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Orange Coast College?

1% Take Out Loans
9.2% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Orange Coast College is $4,225. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Orange Coast College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$3,574 $4,112 $7,035 $9,587 $11,457

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

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 Orange Coast College, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $4,422 a year. That adds up to $17,688 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Orange Coast College is 9.2%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Orange Coast College Undergraduate Student Diversity

8,375 Full-Time Undergraduates
47% Women
59% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 22,156 undergraduate students at Orange Coast College, with 8,375 being full-time and 13,781 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Orange Coast College

Gender Diversity

Of the 8,375 full-time undergraduates at Orange Coast College, 53% are male and 47% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Orange Coast College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Orange Coast College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Orange Coast College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,899
Black or African American 139
Hispanic or Latino 2,501
White 2,299
International Students 1,133
Other Races/Ethnicities 404

Online Learning at Orange Coast College

663 Took All Classes Online
3,525 Took At Least One Class Online
-0.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,525 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Orange Coast College has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Orange Coast College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Orange Coast College was -0.9%. This is the #2,265 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Orange Coast College regardless of major.

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%.

Orange Coast College Majors

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 12 0 0 0
Air Transportation 15 0 0 0
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 6 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 70 0 0 0
Anthropology 9 0 0 0
Architectural Sciences & Technology 20 0 0 0
Audiovisual Communications 8 0 0 0
Biological & Physical Science 118 0 0 0
Building Management & Inspection 9 0 0 0
Business Administration & Management 358 0 0 0
Chemistry 62 0 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 5 0 0 0
Communication & Media Studies 158 0 0 0
Communication Sciences 15 0 0 0
Computer Programming 18 0 0 0
Computer Science 2 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 9 0 0 0
Culinary Arts 23 0 0 0
Dance 2 0 0 0
Dental Support Services 14 0 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 20 0 0 0
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 13 0 0 0
Drama & Theater Arts 14 0 0 0
Economics 25 0 0 0
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 2 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 5 0 0 0
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 17 0 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 59 0 0 0
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 13 0 0 0
General Biology 68 0 0 0
General Engineering 60 0 0 0
General English Literature 34 0 0 0
General Psychology 167 0 0 0
General Sales & Marketing 7 0 0 0
General Social Sciences 1 0 0 0
General Visual & Performing Arts 5 0 0 0
Geography & Cartography 6 0 0 0
Geological & Earth Sciences 3 0 0 0
Graphic Communications 1 0 0 0
Health & Physical Education 42 0 0 0
Health Sciences & Services 4 0 0 0
Health/Medical Prep Programs 3 0 0 0
History 30 0 0 0
Horticulture 6 0 0 0
Hospitality Management 2 0 0 0
Human Development & Family Studies 19 0 0 0
Journalism 5 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 479 0 0 0
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 5 0 0 0
Marine Transportation 3 0 0 0
Mathematics 50 0 0 0
Music 14 0 0 0
Philosophy 5 0 0 0
Physics 23 0 0 0
Political Science & Government 38 0 0 0
Precision Metal Working 40 0 0 0
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 19 0 0 0
Real Estate 1 0 0 0
Romance Languages 6 0 0 0
Sociology 38 0 0 0
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 1 0 0 0
Textile & Apparel Studies 10 0 0 0
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 13 0 0 0
Total 4,618 0 0 0

References

*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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