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Ocean County College Student Life

Ocean County College is on a 275-acre campus in a suburban setting in Toms River, New Jersey, not far from Philadelphia. There are many activities and organizations for Ocean County College students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Ocean County College does not have fraternities or sororities.

Ocean County College has a thriving Student Activities Board. In fact, more students participate in Student Activities Board than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Ocean County College include Student Government, OCC Vikings Cheerleaders, NJ STARS Club and Speech and Theater Club.

Ocean County College students' favorite campus events are Spring Dinner Dance, Welcome Back Picnic and Spring Day.

Ocean County College Housing

Ocean County College does not offer housing.

All Ocean County College students live off campus.

Ocean County College Athletics

At Ocean County College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Ocean County College:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Cross Country Running Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Basketball Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Soccer Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Tennis Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Safety at Ocean County College

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Ocean County College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Ocean County College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Ocean County College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.

Additionally, Ocean County College has security cameras in hallways and parking lots.

Plan a Visit to Ocean County College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Ocean County College, take Garden State Parkway to Toms River, NJ. If you need to fly, book your flight to Newark Liberty International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in New Jersey you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Ocean County College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Keep Reading About Ocean County College

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Ocean County College Students

51%

Women

49%

Men

53%

Full Time

47%

Part Time

99%

In State

1%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

74%

11%

5%

4%

2%

2%

1%

0.25%

0.20%

Undergraduate Students

8,663

Non-Resident / International Students

92

Ocean County College Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

8,663

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$5,055

Out-of-State

$7,695

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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