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 Ocean County College

Ocean County College - Toms River, NJ

College Drive, Toms River, New Jersey 08754-2001

General information:(732)255-0400*2804
Awards offered:Associate's degree
Award of less than 1 academic year
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Campus setting:Suburb: Large
Campus housing:No
Student population:10,317( All undergraduate )
Student-to-faculty ratio:30 to 1
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Special Learning Opportunities
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for student's children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Suburban-serving Single Campus
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
More than 3%
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $3,098 $3,146 $3,146 0%
Out-of-state $5,834 $5,834 $6,050 -4%
Books and supplies $1,000 $1,600 $1,600 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus
Room and board $7,804 $10,197 $16,340 -60%
Other $5,768 $4,800 $4,800 0%
Off Campus with Family
Other $5,768 $4,800 $4,800 0%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
On Campus $4,098 $4,746 $4,746 0%
Off Campus $17,670 $19,743 $25,886 -24%
Off Campus with Family $9,866 $9,546 $9,546 0%
On Campus $6,834 $7,434 $7,650 0%
Off Campus $20,406 $22,431 $28,790 -21%
Off Campus with Family $12,602 $12,234 $12,450 0%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $3,024
In-state fees $890
Out-of-state tuition $5,160
Out-of-state fees $890
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 1,022 53% --
Grant or scholarship aid 788 41% $3,885,061 $4,930
Federal grants 655 34% $2,751,999 $4,202
Pell grants 655 34% $2,605,683 $3,978
Other federal grants 201 10% $146,316 $728
State/local government grant or scholarships 601 31% $1,094,227 $1,821
Institutional grants or scholarships 46 2% $38,835 $844
Student loan aid 572 30% $1,540,485 $2,693
Federal student loans 564 29% $1,497,267 $2,655
Other student loans 10 1% $43,218 $4,322
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 3,263 31% $14,115,078 $4,326
Pell grants 2,861 28% $10,258,964 $3,586
Federal student loans 2,842 27% $9,754,745 $3,432


Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price $7,138 $6,132 $6,914
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $6,033 $4,815 $5,491
$30,001 - $48,000 $7,136 $5,889 $6,259
$48,001 - $75,000 $10,344 $9,213 $9,256
$75,001 - $110,000 $11,561 $11,151 $11,398
$110,001 and more $11,643 $11,358 $11,756

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.


• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 10,317
Undergraduate enrollment 10,317
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 334
Graduate enrollment 0

•This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.

First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 55 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.


NJCAA Division IIIMenWomen
Baseball 23-
Basketball 1312
Golf 6-
Soccer 2321
Softball -14
Swimming 157
Tennis 87
Track and Field, X-Country 66


Middle States Commission on Higher Education07/01/1969 Accredited
Middle States Commission on Higher Education01/01/1969 Accredited


National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

12/01/1968 Accredited


Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations00 0
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession ------
Drug law violations ----
Liquor law violations ------
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 010
Burglary 170
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter ------
Negligent manslaughter ------
Sex offenses - Forcible ------
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) ------
Robbery ------
Aggravated assault ------
Burglary ------
Motor vehicle theft ------
Arson ------
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see


Default Rate19.9%
Number in default184
Number in repayment921

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00262400

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)


Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMAssociate's degree Award of less than 1 academic year Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General7-4
Business Administration and Management, General712-
Business/Commerce, General12--
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies--2
Category total9026
Communication Technologies Technicians and Support Services Colleges
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services, Other12--
Category total12--
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Broadcast Journalism13--
Category total13--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer and Information Sciences, General8--
Category total8--
Education Colleges
Teacher Assistant/Aide-71
Category total-71
Engineering Colleges
Engineering, General28--
Category total28--
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician1--
Category total1--
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Child Care and Support Services Management2--
Category total2--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation14-13
Category total14-13
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse126--
Category total126--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Police Science102--
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician3--
Category total105--
Legal Professions and Studies Colleges
Legal Assistant/Paralegal--14
Category total--14
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
General Studies472--
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies681--
Category total1153--
Natural Resources and Conservation Colleges
Environmental Science3--
Category total3--
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Human Services, General3--
Social Work8--
Category total11--
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Commercial and Advertising Art--3
Design and Applied Arts, Other-1-
Category total-13
Grand total15661037