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Orange Coast College Admissions

It is not competitive to get into Orange Coast College.

If you are thinking about applying to Orange Coast College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Orange Coast College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Orange Coast College's admissions stats.

Orange Coast College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Orange Coast College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Orange Coast College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Want to Apply Early to Orange Coast College?

Orange Coast College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Discover a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Orange Coast College Admissions

Transferring to Orange Coast College

It is not competitive to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Orange Coast College

Orange Coast College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Orange Coast College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you're strong. What does Orange Coast College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Make sure to check with Orange Coast College for more information on admission factors.

Orange Coast College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

Make sure to check in with Orange Coast College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Orange Coast College?

Orange Coast College has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Orange Coast 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.

More Information on Transferring to Orange Coast College

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Orange Coast College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Orange Coast College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Orange Coast College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Orange Coast College?

❌ Students who are admitted to Orange Coast College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Orange Coast College accept transfer credits?

✅ Orange Coast College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Orange Coast College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Do I have to submit test scores to Orange Coast College?

✅ Orange Coast College is not test optional.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Orange Coast College?

❌ Orange Coast College does not offer early decision.

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Orange Coast College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission



Orange Coast College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Orange Coast College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Orange Coast College is Continuous processing.

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

Orange Coast College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Orange Coast College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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