Olympic College

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School Overview

Olympic College is a two-year higher education institution located in Bremerton, Washington, USA, that serves the needs of surrounding rural and urban communities.

The college was established as Olympic Junior College in 1946, at which time tuition was an astounding $35 per quarter (or $75 per three quarters if paid in advance)and total annual enrollment was 575 students. The college later changed its name from Olympic Junior College to Olympic College.

Today Olympic College is situated on a 33-acre campus in Bremerton, Washington, and has two satellite campuses in Shelton and Poulsbo, Washington. The Shelton Campus is located roughly 29 miles from the college’s main campus, while the Poulsbo campus is 16 miles from the main campus. Together, the three campus server over 12,000 students each year (most students coming from Kitsap and Mason counties).

General Information

1600 Chester Ave, Bremerton, WA 98337-1699

General Information:(360) 792-6050
Website:www.olympic.edu
Institution Type:Public, 4-year or above
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
AA/AS degree
BA/BS degree
Campus setting:City: Small
On-campus housing:No
Student Population:11,342 (11,342 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:31 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $2,601 $2,678 $2,823 $3,006 +6.48%
Books and Supplies $900 $924 $972 $972 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $3,501 $3,602 $3,795 $3,978 +4.82%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 134 31%
Grant or scholarship aid 106 24% $503,446 $4,749
• Federal grants 83 19% $277,713 $3,346
• Pell grants 83 19% $273,308 $3,293
• Other federal grants 7 2% $4,405 $629
Local and state government scholarships or grants 84 19% $170,578 $2,031
Institutional scholarships or grants 35 8% $55,155 $1,576
Student loan financial aid 46 11% $188,521 $4,098
• Federal student loans 46 11% $188,521 $4,098
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 6 900 1182
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 51 138
Accounting Technology/technician and Bookkeeping 17 22
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General 9 27
Business Administration and Management, General 25 74
Customer Service Support/call Center/teleservice Operation 3
Retail Management 6
Selling Skills and Sales Operations 6
Communications Technologies/technicians and Support Services 15 3
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 15 3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 14 65
Computer and Information Systems Security/information Assurance 1
Computer Programming/programmer, General 1 33
Computer Support Specialist 22
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 13 9
Construction Trades, General
Plumbing Technology/plumber
Education 6 9
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 6 9
Educational/instructional Technology
Engineering Technology, General 48 508
Architectural Drafting and Architectural Cad/cadd 2
Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering Cad/cadd
Drafting and Design Technology/technician, General 1 89
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/technician 4 1
Industrial Technology/technician 43 408
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/technician 7
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting Cad/cadd 1
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 6 105 213
Licensed Practical/vocational Nurse Training 21
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/coder 12
Medical Reception/receptionist 23
Medical/clinical Assistant 5 17
Nursing Assistant/aide and Patient Care Assistant/aide 117
Phlebotomy Technician/phlebotomist 12
Physical Therapy Technician/assistant 15
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 6 79
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling 6 11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 5
Criminal Justice/police Science 4
Fire Science/fire-fighting 1
Fire Services Administration
Human Services, General 13
Youth Services/administration 13
Legal Studies, General 3 1
Legal Administrative Assistant/secretary 3 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 598
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 598
Mechanics and Repairers, General 12 48
Automobile/automotive Mechanics Technology/technician 4 48
Marine Maintenance/fitter and Ship Repair Technology/technician 8
Natural Resources and Conservation 2
Natural Resources/conservation, General 2
Personal and Culinary Services 8 47
Aesthetician/esthetician and Skin Care Specialist
Barbering/barber
Cosmetology, Barber/styling, and Nail Instructor
Cosmetology/cosmetologist, General 2
Culinary Arts/chef Training 6 46
Nail Technician/specialist and Manicurist 1
Physical Sciences 16
Physical Sciences 16
Precision Production Trades, General 19 134
Welding Technology/welder 19 134
Social Sciences 1
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 1
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Olympic College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(360) 792-6050
Website:www.olympic.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:https://www.public.ctc.edu/ApplicantWebClient/Applicant/ApplWelcome.aspx
Address:1600 Chester Ave, Bremerton, WA 98337-1699
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:6,527
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,983 (61% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$3,618
Out-of-state Tuition:$4,064
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:48%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$6,376

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Olympic College Programs

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services155
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services621
Construction Trades1
Education21
Engineering3
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields154
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Health Professions and Related Programs841
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Legal Professions and Studies11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians2
Personal and Culinary Services62
Physical Sciences1
Precision Production21
Social Sciences2
Grand total61292

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

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Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$3,618
Out-of-state$4,064
Books and supplies$828

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid18148%
Grant or scholarship aid14638%$6,376
Student loan aid328%$6,148

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,94127%$6,301
Federal student loans75911%$6,567

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Olympic College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Olympic College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Olympic College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment6,527
Undergraduate enrollment6,527
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Olympic College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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