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OCC Demographics & Diversity

Toms River, New Jersey

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at OCC are mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 26% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Ocean County College students
Race Percent of Students
White 74%
Black 6%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 4%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 32% more female students than male students enrolled at Ocean County College with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, OCC has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Ocean County College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for Ocean County College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,524
Women 4,652

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

OCC serves a very low number of students outside of New Jersey, with 97 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Ocean County College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$69,829 per year

36% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
8,176
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 26%
Part time Undergrads 39.7%

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