Onondaga Community College

College Degree Finder

School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

4585 West Seneca Turnpike

Syracuse, NY 13215-4585

(315) 498-2000

Fax: (315) 498-2107

Contact: Katherine Perry

Director of Admissions
Main Address

4585 West Seneca Turnpike

Syracuse, NY 13215-4585

(315) 498-2622


Total undergrads: 10,712

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,779

Degree-seeking undergrads: 7,539


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Admission to some programs based on high school GPA, test scores, and specific program prerequisites.

College Majors

Architecture & Related Programs

Interior Architecture A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Commercial/Advertising Art A
Interior Design A
Music – General A
Photography A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Accounting Technology C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A
Hotel/Motel Management A
Labor/Personnel Relations A

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Web/Multimedia Management C


Early Childhood Education C


Computer Engineering – General A
Electrical/Communications Engineering A
Engineering Science A

Engineering Technologies

Construction/Building Technologies A
Drafting and Design Technology C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Medical Records Technology A
Nursing Assistance A
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Recreational Therapy A
Respiratory Therapy A
Surgical Technology C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Humanities A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A
Computer Installation/Repair C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics/Computer Science A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks/Leisure Facilities Management A

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Related Services A,C

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A,C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*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.

Onondaga Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (315) 498-2622
Website: www.sunyocc.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: www.sunyocc.edu/admissions.aspx
Address: 4585 West Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse, NY 13215-4585
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 9,449
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 7,739 (82% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $5,574
Out-of-state Tuition: $10,564
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 86%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $7,342

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Onondaga Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Onondaga Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Architecture and Related Services 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 16
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 3
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 24
Construction Trades 2
Education 3
Engineering 11
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 26
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 28
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 35
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 4
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 12
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 3
Personal and Culinary Services 1
Precision Production 21
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 13
Visual and Performing Arts 3
Grand total 1759

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Onondaga Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $5,574
Out-of-state $10,564
Books and supplies $1,230

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,457 86%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,328 78% $7,342
Student loan aid 714 42% $4,786

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 4,241 43% $6,542
Federal student loans 2,266 23% $4,794

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Onondaga Community 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 Onondaga Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

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

Onondaga Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 9,449
Undergraduate enrollment 9,449
Graduate enrollment 0

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

Onondaga Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

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 Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
  • New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education)
    • RN Associate Degree Programs

*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.

If you work for a school and would like to update your data please contact us.

Enjoy this post? Don't forget to share.