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Orange County Community College Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Orange County Community College, the regular decision application deadline is August 18 and the application fee costs $30.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

Orange County Community College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Orange County Community College 2021 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not even considered

Applying Early to Orange County Community College?

Orange County Community College does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Orange County Community College?

It is not competitive to get into Orange County Community College. Orange County Community College has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2021, Orange County Community College **accepted .

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Orange County Community College, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores. Admissions to dental hygiene, engineering, occupational therapy, physical therapy, computer science programs is program moderately difficult.

Transfer student admissions is not competitive.

What Does Orange County Community College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you shine.

Orange County Community College 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Orange County Community College must submit the following items. Double check with Orange County Community College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Other Requirements Placement test
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Orange County Community College?

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

Orange County Community College doesn't consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Orange County Community College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Transferring to Orange County Community College

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Orange County Community College.

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 1.

Orange County Community College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Orange County Community College?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Orange County Community College.

Does Orange County Community College accept transfer credits?

Orange County Community College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Orange County Community College accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests

Do I have to submit test scores to Orange County Community College?

Orange County Community College is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

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Orange County Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 18

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Orange County Community College is Aug 18.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Orange County Community College is Aug 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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