Orange Coast College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,104
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$6,499
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
12.9%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
18,125
35.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
42.1%
1,060 Graduates

About

Orange Coast College is a higher education institution located in Orange County, CA. In N/A, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Orange Coast College were N/A.

In 2020, 5,716 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Orange Coast College. 52.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 47.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,654 degrees), 1.04 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1593 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Orange Coast College is $1,104, which is $−6,876 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Orange Coast College is $1,104, which is $−6,876 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,499.

In 2020, 51% of undergraduate students attending Orange Coast College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 2% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,104
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Orange Coast College was $1,104. The cost of tuition at Orange Coast College is $−6,876 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$6,499
2020 Value
9.48%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Orange Coast College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,499. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Orange Coast College grew by 9.48%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,815
Room and Board
$1,917
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Orange Coast College was of $13,815 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,917. The cost of room and board increased by 0.261% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

51%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
2%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

51% of undergraduate students at Orange Coast College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 4.08% with respect to 2019, 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.
12.9%
2018 Default Rate
55
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Orange Coast College was 12.9%, which represents 55 out of the 425 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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Orange Coast College has a total enrollment of 18,125 students. The full-time enrollment at Orange Coast College is 6,488 students and the part-time enrollment is 11,637. This means that 35.8% of students enrolled at Orange Coast College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Orange Coast College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 33.8% Hispanic or Latino, 30% White, 22.1% Asian, 5.06% Two or More Races, 1.56% Black or African American, 0.331% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.265% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Orange Coast College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (17.8%), followed by White Male (14.5%) and White Female (13.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

35.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Orange Coast College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 18,125 students. The full-time enrollment at Orange Coast College is 6,488 and the part-time enrollment is 11,637. This means that 35.8% of students enrolled at Orange Coast College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%
2020 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 Coast College was 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Orange Coast College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    6,128
  2. White
    5,442
  3. Asian
    3,997

The enrolled student population at Orange Coast College is 33.8% Hispanic or Latino, 30% White, 22.1% Asian, 5.06% Two or More Races, 1.56% Black or African American, 0.331% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.265% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% 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, 247 students (1.36%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 302 more women than men received degrees from Orange Coast College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Orange Coast College is white (1,654 degrees awarded). There were 1.04 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1593 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Orange Coast College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Orange Coast College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (2,439 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (58 degrees), and Transportation (75 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Orange Coast College are Elementary & middle school teachers (164,062 people), Other managers (159,116 people), Architects, except landscape and naval (91,503 people), Marketing managers (66,378 people), and Customer service representatives (63,397 people).

The most specialized majors at Orange Coast College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (2,439 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (58 degrees), Transportation (75 degrees), Human Sciences (138 degrees), and Communications (242 degrees).

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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 Coast College are Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Skincare specialists, Other financial specialists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Orange Coast College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (2,439 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (58 degrees), Transportation (75 degrees), Human Sciences (138 degrees), and Communications (242 degrees).

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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 Coast College are Elementary & secondary schools (324,030 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (164,182 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (152,344 people), Computer Systems Design (104,169 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (95,855 people).

The most specialized majors at Orange Coast College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (2,439 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (58 degrees), Transportation (75 degrees), Human Sciences (138 degrees), and Communications (242 degrees).

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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 Coast College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Orange Coast College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

2,707
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
3,009
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 2,707 degrees were awarded to men at Orange Coast College, which is 0.9 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,009).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 1084 degrees were awarded to men at Orange Coast College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.8 times less than the 1355 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 1355 degrees were awarded to women at Orange Coast College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.25 times more than the 1084 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

14%
100% Completion Time
39%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 14% of students graduating from Orange Coast College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 39% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 48% 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 Female
Highest Graduation Rate (59.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Orange Coast College is Female and Asian (59.7% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 0.0943% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,654 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,593 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    1,551 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Orange Coast College is white (1,654 degrees awarded). There were 1.04 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1593 degrees).

0.297% of degree recipients (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    892 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    851 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    803 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Orange Coast College is hispanic or latino female (892 degrees awarded). There were 1.05 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (851 degrees).

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Orange Coast College has an endowment valued at nearly $31.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.49M (7.96%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Orange Coast College had a total salary expenditure of $214M. Orange Coast College employs 257 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Orange Coast College are Female Instructors (133), Male Instructors(124), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Orange Coast College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 133 employees, Service, with 82 employees, and Management with 57 employees.

Endowment

$31.3M
2020 Endowment
67.1%
growth from 2019

Orange Coast College has an endowment valued at about $31.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Orange Coast College grew 67.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $26.8M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $6.94M - Federal
  2. $25.5M - State
  3. $11.5M - Local

As of 2020, Orange Coast College received $6.94M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $25.5M from state grants and contracts, and $11.5M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$78M
2020 Salaries
3.52%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Orange Coast College paid a median of $78M in salaries, which represents 36.5% of their overall expenditure ($214M) and a 3.52% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.16% growth from 2018 and a 3.89% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$28M
Instructional Salaries
257
Number of Employees

In 2020, Orange Coast College paid a total of $28M to 257 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
257 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
133 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Orange Coast College were Instructor with 257 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Orange Coast College were Office and Administrative Support with 133 employees; Service with 82 employees; and Management with 57 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Orange Coast College was Female Instructor with 133 employees, and Male Instructor with 124 employees.

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

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