Orange Coast College

Orange Coast College (OCC) is a community college located in Costa Mesa, California. It offers numerous associate's degree programs, certification programs, and lower-division courses designed to prepare students for transfer to a four-year institution. The college enrolls approximately 25,000 students, which makes it the third largest college in Orange County. OCC is part of the Coast Community College District, which also includes Golden West College and Coastline Community College.

OCC is dedicated to providing inexpensive vocational education in the skilled professions, trades, and licensed trades. The college also provides transferable and remedial courses, which can be transferred to a institution in the University of California system, the California State University system, or another institution. OCC is among the top transfer colleges in the United States. It is the top community college for transfer to campuses in the California State University system, and 5th in transfers to campuses in the University of California system. Out of over 5,000 community colleges in the country, OCC ranks 65th in awarding associate's degrees.

OCC is regionally accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Additionally, it has received special accreditation from the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education of the American Dietetic Association, and the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association.

OCC employs the latest online educational platform (Blackboard learn) to bring online classes and courses to its students. OCC students are able to complete many of their courses completely online as they work toward earning their degree.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (714) 432-5072
Address: 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa, California 92626
Institution Type: Public, 2-year
Size: Very Large ( 22,000+ undergrad )
Award Levels: Certificate, Associate
In-State Tuition $ 681
Out-of-State Tuition $ 4,632
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 35 to 1
Website Address:
Majors and Degrees
Majors/Degrees CERT AA/AS
Agriculture Operations and Sciences
Applied Horticulture Horticulture Operations
Architecture and Related Services
Architectural Technology
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management
Business Commerce
General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations
Hotel Motel Administration Management
International Business Trade Commerce
Real Estate
Retail Management
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations
Communication and Journalism
Mass Media Studies
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Communication Technologies and Support Services
Photographic and Film Video Technology Technicians
Recording Arts Technology Technician
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Graphics
Computer Programming - Programmer
Computer Science
Construction Trades
Building Construction Technology
Teacher Aide
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Drafting and Design Technology Technician
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology Technician
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting Cad Cadd
English Language and Literature Letters
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management
Child Care Provider Assistant
Child Care and Support Services Management
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies
Foodservice Systems Administration Management
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Foreign Languages and Literatures
Health Professions and Related Programs
Audiology Audiologist and Speech-language Pathology Pathologist
Cardiovascular Technology Technologist
Clinical Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Assisting Assistant
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
Electrocardiograph Technology Technician
Electroneurodiagnostic Electroencephalographic Technology Technologist
Health Services Allied Health Health Sciences
Medical Clinical Assistant
Radiologic Technology Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy Therapist
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians
Aircraft Powerplant Technology Technician
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology Technician
Computer Installation and Repair Technology Technician
Electrical Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education Fitness
Physical Fitness Technician
Personal Services and Culinary Arts
Cooking and Culinary Arts
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Precision Production
Machine Tool Technology Machinist
Welding Technology Welder
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Human Services
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government
Social Sciences
Transportation and Materials Moving
Airline Commercial Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Airline Flight Attendant
Aviation Airway Management and Operations
Marine Transportation
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