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Orange Coast College Student Life

Orange Coast College is on a 164-acre campus in a suburban setting in Costa Mesa, California, not far from Los Angeles. There are many activities and organizations for Orange Coast College students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Orange Coast College does not have fraternities or sororities.

Orange Coast College has a thriving Architecture Club. In fact, more students participate in Architecture Club than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Orange Coast College include Circle K, Doctors of Tomorrow, Speech, Theater, and Debate and Vietnamese Student Association.

Orange Coast College students' favorite campus traditions are Club Rush, ASOCC Angel Tree Gift Drive and Coast Days.

Does Orange Coast College offer student housing?

Orange Coast College offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus Orange Coast College does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.

Safety at Orange Coast 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.

Orange Coast College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Orange Coast College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Orange Coast College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.

Plan a Visit to Orange Coast 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 to Orange Coast College, take Interstate 405 to Costa Mesa, CA. If you need to fly, book your flight to John Wayne (Orange County) airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in California 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 Orange Coast College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Orange Coast College Students

51%

Women

49%

Men

36%

Full Time

64%

Part Time

97%

In State

3%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

34%

30%

20%

6%

5%

2%

2%

1%

0.25%

Undergraduate Students

18,174

Non-Resident / International Students

1,080

Orange Coast College Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 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

18,174

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$1,316

Out-of-State

$8,428

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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