Orange County Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,544
3.13% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$7,918
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.84%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
4,976
40% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
21.5%
196 Graduates

About

Orange County Community College is a higher education institution located in Orange County, NY. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Orange County Community College were Humanistic Studies (146 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Sciences (107 degrees), and Registered Nursing (95 degrees).

In 2022, 712 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Orange County Community College. 67.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (370 degrees), 1.85 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (200 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Orange County Community College is $5,544, which is $−2,568 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Orange County Community College is $5,544, which is $−2,568 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,918.

In 2022, 44% of undergraduate students attending Orange County Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 20% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$5,544
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Orange County Community College was $5,544. The cost of tuition at Orange County Community College is $−2,568 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$7,918
2022 Value
27.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Orange County Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,918. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Orange County Community College grew by 27.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,632
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Orange County Community College was of $11,632 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 45.4% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

44%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
20%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

44% of undergraduate students at Orange County Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 10.2% with respect to 2021, when 49% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.84%
2019 Default Rate
45
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Orange County Community College was 4.84%, which represents 45 out of the 929 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Orange County Community College had a total enrollment of 4,976 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Orange County Community College is 1,991 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,985. This means that 40% of students enrolled at Orange County Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Orange County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 41.7% White, 23.3% Hispanic or Latino, 12.9% Black or African American, 3.34% Asian, 2.55% Two or More Races, 0.322% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.241% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Orange County Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (21%), followed by White Male (17.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (14.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

40%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Orange County Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,976 students. The full-time enrollment at Orange County Community College is 1,991 and the part-time enrollment is 2,985. This means that 40% of students enrolled at Orange County Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Orange County Community College was 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Orange County Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,075 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,161 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    643 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Orange County Community College is 41.7% White, 23.3% Hispanic or Latino, 12.9% Black or African American, 3.34% Asian, 2.55% Two or More Races, 0.322% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.241% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 772 students (15.5%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 252 more women than men received degrees from Orange County Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Orange County Community College is white (370 degrees awarded). There were 1.85 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (200 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Orange County Community College is Humanistic Studies (146 degrees awarded), followed by Liberal Arts & Sciences (107 degrees) and Registered Nursing (95 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Orange County Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (17 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (259 degrees), and Protective Services (37 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Orange County Community College are Software developers (544,186 people), Other managers (188,321 people), Social workers, all other (180,280 people), Police officers (142,738 people), and Computer occupations, all other (122,477 people).

The most specialized majors at Orange County Community College in 2022 are Communication Technologies (17 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (259 degrees), Protective Services (37 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (59 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (22 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Orange County Community College are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at Orange County Community College are Communication Technologies (17 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (259 degrees), Protective Services (37 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (59 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (22 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Orange County Community College are Computer Systems Design (588,509 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (362,047 people), Elementary & secondary schools (295,219 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (166,284 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (156,300 people).

The most specialized majors at Orange County Community College are Communication Technologies (17 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (259 degrees), Protective Services (37 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (59 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (22 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Orange County Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 146 degrees awarded
  2. 107 degrees awarded
  3. 95 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Orange County Community College was Humanistic Studies with 146 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

230
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
482
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 230 degrees were awarded to men at Orange County Community College, which is 0.477 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (482).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 47 degrees were awarded to men at Orange County Community College in Humanistic Studies, which is 0.475 times less than the 99 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 99 degrees were awarded to men at Orange County Community College in Humanistic Studies, which is 2.11 times more than the 47 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

12%
100% Completion Time
26%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 12% of students graduating from Orange County Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 26% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 32% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (28.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Orange County Community College is Male and Asian (28.6% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.08% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    370 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    200 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    72 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Orange County Community College is white (370 degrees awarded). There were 1.85 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (200 degrees).

3.09% of degree recipients (22 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    244 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    142 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    126 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Orange County Community College is white female (244 degrees awarded). There were 1.72 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (142 degrees).

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Operations

Orange County Community College employs 43 Professors, 31 Assistant professors and 24 Associate professors. Most academics at Orange County Community College are Female Professor (23), Male Professor (20), and Female Associate professor (18).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Orange County Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 61 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 39 employees, and Management with 37 employees.

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $336k - Federal
  2. $1.13M - State
  3. $3.5M - Local

As of 2022, Orange County Community College received $336k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.13M from state grants and contracts, and $3.5M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$35.5M
2022 Salaries
4.56%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Orange County Community College paid a median of $35.5M in salaries, a 4.56% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.9M
Instructional Salaries
114
Number of Employees

In 2022, Orange County Community College paid a total of $9.9M to 114 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
43 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
61 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Orange County Community College were Professor with 43 employees, Assistant professor with 31 employees, and Associate professor with 24 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Orange County Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 61 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 39 employees, and Management with 37 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Orange County Community College was Female Professor with 23 employees, Male Professor with 20 employees, and Female Associate professor with 18 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Orange County Community College.

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