Public 2 Year

OCC Tuition & Cost

Toms River, New Jersey

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How much does it cost to attend?

In District New Jersey Resident Sticker Price
In District Costs for Ocean County College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$482
Other Fees$0
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $22,482
Other Expenses Budget$5,480
In State New Jersey Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Ocean County College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$482
Other Fees$0
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $22,482
Other Expenses Budget$5,480

In district New Jersey residents should budget an annual total cost of $33,694 to attend Ocean County College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $5,250 for tuition, $22,482 off-campus housing, $482 for books and supplies and $0 for other fees.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Ocean County College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Ocean County College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$11,750
$30,001 to $48,000$12,075
$48,001 to $75,000$14,458
$75,001 to $110,000$17,486

The average reported annual net price for Ocean County College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $13,205 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

59% of full-time undergrad Ocean County College received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $5,697 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 13% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,672 and 1% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $7,041.

Finanical Aid Ocean County College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,697 59%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $1,038 1%
Pell Grants $4,620 41%
Other Federal Grants $685 23%
State and Local Grants $2,332 35%
Federal Student Loans $4,672 13%
Other Student Loans $7,041 1%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Ocean County College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $13,828. The loan balance of $13,828 is a two year multiple of the $6,914 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $132 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $13,828
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $131.93
Total Interest Paid $2,004.12
Sum of All Loan Payments $15,832.12

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year New Jersey Residents Non Residents
1 $34,234 $36,544
2 $37,176 $39,684

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Ocean County College to be $68,468 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 8.6% annual increase over the next 2 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Ocean County College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
In District Residents $175 $525 $700
New Jersey Residents $193 $579 $772
Out of State Residents $270 $810 $1,080

Estimated cost for a class at Ocean County College based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Ocean County College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Ocean County College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=185873 IPEDS survey data for Ocean County College.