Ocean County College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,360

2.75% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$9,868

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

12.6%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

8,652

53.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

34.6%

626 Graduates

About

Ocean County College is a higher education institution located in Ocean County, NJ. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Ocean County College were .

In 2016, 1,662 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Ocean County College. 57.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,310 degrees), 8.73 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (150 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Ocean County College is $3,360, which is $-3,960 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Ocean County College is $3,360, which is $-3,960 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,868.

In 2016, 39% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 17% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,360

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Ocean County College was $3,360. The cost of tuition at Ocean County College is $-3,960 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$9,868

2016 Value

14%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Ocean County College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,868. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Ocean County College grew by 14%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$16,340

Room and Board

$2,150

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Ocean County College was of $16,340 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,150. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

39%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

17%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

39% of undergraduate students at Ocean County College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 18.2% with respect to 2015, when 33% 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.

12.6%

2015 Default Rate

174

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Ocean County College was 12.6%, which represents 174 out of the 1384 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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Admissions

Ocean County College received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 8,652 students enrolled at Ocean County College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Ocean County College has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Ocean County College was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Ocean County College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Ocean County College has a total enrollment of 8,652 students. The full-time enrollment at Ocean County College is 4,653 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,999. This means that 53.8% of students enrolled at Ocean County College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Ocean County College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71.9% White, 12% Hispanic or Latino, 4.62% Black or African American, 2.53% Two or More Races, 2.16% Asian, 0.22% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.15% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Ocean County College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (38.1%), followed by White Male (33.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.14%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

53.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Ocean County College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,652 students. The full-time enrollment at Ocean County College is 4,653 and the part-time enrollment is 3,999. This means that 53.8% of students enrolled at Ocean County College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%

2016 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 Ocean County College was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Ocean County College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    6,225

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,037

  3. Black or African American

    400

The enrolled student population at Ocean County College is 71.9% White, 12% Hispanic or Latino, 4.62% Black or African American, 2.53% Two or More Races, 2.16% Asian, 0.22% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.15% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 418 students (4.83%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 262 more women than men received degrees from Ocean County College. The majority of degree recipients at Ocean County College are white (1,310 degrees awarded). There were 8.73 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (150 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Ocean County College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,219 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (23 degrees), and Protective Services (117 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ocean County College are Registered nurses (1,252,841 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (172,799 people), Miscellaneous managers (159,489 people), Medical & health services managers (146,840 people), and Police officers (130,527 people).

The most specialized majors at Ocean County College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,219 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (23 degrees), Protective Services (117 degrees), Language & Linguistics (12 degrees), and Health (167 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ocean County College are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Real estate brokers & sales agents, Credit counselors & loan officers, Physicians & surgeons, and General & operations managers

The most specialized majors at Ocean County College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,219 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (23 degrees), Protective Services (117 degrees), Language & Linguistics (12 degrees), and Health (167 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 Ocean County College are Hospitals (1,453,362 people), Elementary & secondary schools (400,193 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (344,296 people), Outpatient care centers (208,399 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (203,868 people).

The most specialized majors at Ocean County College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,219 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (23 degrees), Protective Services (117 degrees), Language & Linguistics (12 degrees), and Health (167 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Ocean County College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Ocean County College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 700

  2. 962

In 2016, 700 degrees were awarded to men at Ocean County College, which is 0.728 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (962).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 322 degrees were awarded to men at Ocean County College in General Studies, which is 0.894 times less than the 360 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 360 degrees were awarded to women at Ocean County College in General Studies, which is 1.12 times more than the 322 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

14%

100% Completion Time

34%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 14% of students graduating from Ocean County College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 34% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 40% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (46.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Ocean County College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (46.2% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 3.99% of graduates (25 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,310 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    150 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    72 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Ocean County College is white (1,310 degrees awarded). There were 8.73 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (150 degrees).

2.65% of degree recipients (44 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    754 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    556 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    82 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Ocean County College is white female (754 degrees awarded). There were 1.36 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (556 degrees).

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Operations

Ocean County College has an endowment valued at nearly $7.97M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $134k (1.68%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Ocean County College had a total expenditure of $72.7M. Of that $72.7M, they spent $29.6M on salaries and $72.7M on benefits.

Ocean County College employs 45 Lecturers, 16 Assistant professors, and 14 Professors. Most academics at Ocean County College are Female Lecturers (25), Male Lecturers(20), and Female Assistant professors (11).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ocean County College are: Management, with 101 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 67 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 19 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$7.97M

2015 Endowment

0.879%

decline from 2014

Ocean County College has an endowment valued at about $7.97M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Ocean County College declined 0.879% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.85M 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-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.82M - Federal

  2. $328k - State

  3. $20.5k - Local

As of 2015, Ocean County College received $1.82M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $328k from state grants and contracts, and $20.5k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$29.6M

Salary Expenditure

$72.7M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Ocean County College had a total expenditure of $72.7M. Of that $72.7M, they spent $29.6M on salaries and $72.7M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Ocean County College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$29.6M

2015 Salaries

2.19%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Ocean County College paid a median of $29.6M in salaries, which represents 40.7% of their overall expenditure ($72.7M) and a 2.19% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.25% growth from 2013 and a 1.53% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.3M (44.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.6M

Instructional Salaries

97

Number of Employees

In 2015, Ocean County College paid a total of $6.6M to 97 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Lecturer

Most Common Instructor

45 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

101 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Ocean County College were Lecturer with 45 employees; Assistant professor with 16 employees; and Assistant professor with 14 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ocean County College were Management with 101 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 67 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 19 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Lecturer

  2. Male Lecturer

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Ocean County College was Female Lecturer with 25 employees, Male Lecturer with 20 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 11 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Ocean County College.

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