Orange County Community College

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School Overview

Orange County Community College, frequently referred to as SUNY Orange, is a member institute of the State University of New York (SUNY) and offers its students various two-year associate degree programs. SUNY Orange was founded in 1950 and is located in Middletown, New York. It was the first country-sponsored college in the State University of New York system and was the first community college in the United States to offers a two-year associate’s degree. In addition to its main campus in Middletown, the college has satellite campuses in Newburgh, Warwick, Central Valley, and Port Jervis. Accredited degree programs are offered at both the Middletown and Newburgh campuses. SUNY Orange is one of the top 2-year colleges in the nation and is well known for its superb undergraduate engineering program.

Orange County Community College is closely affiliate with several four-year colleges and universities in the area, which allows graduating students to easily transfer their associate degree to any one of several higher education institutions. The college is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. SUNY Orange has an open enrollment policy and offers a variety of non-credit courses for members of the community seeking career advancement, training or personal enrichment.

General Information

Admission Office

115 South Street
Middletown, NY 10940-0115
(845) 341-4030
Fax: (845) 342-8662

Contact: Michael Roe
Director of Admissions

Main Address

115 South Street
Middletown, NY 10940-0115
(845) 344-6222

Total undergrads: 6,763

Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,763


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Admission to allied health and nursing programs based on academic record, assessment scores and, to some extent, residency.

College Majors

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Accounting Technology C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A
E-Commerce A,C
Finance/Banking A
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C
Sales and Distribution A

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Data Processing Technology A

Construction Trades

Building/Property Maintenance C


Early Childhood Education C
Education – General A
Elementary Education A


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A
Drafting and Design Technology C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Surveying Technology C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A
French A
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science A
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dental Hygiene A
Health Services – General A
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Physical Therapy Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Global Studies A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences A
Parks/Leisure Facilities Management A

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A
Law Enforcement Administration C
Police Science A

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.

Orange County Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (845) 344-6222
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 115 South St, Middletown, NY 10940
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 6,372
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 5,558 (87% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $5,788
Out-of-state Tuition: $10,972
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 76%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $6,461

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

Orange County Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Orange County Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 24
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 3
Education 1
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 2
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 8
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 13
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 4
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Grand total 530

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Orange County 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 $5,788
Out-of-state $10,972
Books and supplies $1,500

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 837 76%
Grant or scholarship aid 739 67% $6,461
Student loan aid 342 31% $4,444

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,733 41% $5,529
Federal student loans 1,395 21% $5,157

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Orange County 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 Orange County 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

Orange County Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 6,372
Undergraduate enrollment 6,372
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

Orange County 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 Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
  • 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. 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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