Orange County Community College (SUNY Orange)

115 South St, Middletown, NY

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The pioneer and innovator in meeting the needs of its students and area it serves, Orange County Community College continues to play a significant role in the education endeavor of the country.

Since 1950, SUNY Orange has touched countless of lives through its credit programs, non-credit programming and cultural events. It is an accredited college where academic credits can be earned by full-or-part-time study in day or night classes or both at its Middletown campus, Newburgh campus and satellite locations in Orange County.

You may choose from its offering of 3 degrees-the Associate in Arts, Science and Applied Science, technical programs with transfer options and 1-year certificates. Among its support services offered are advising, counseling, career guidance, exploration, and financial aid. There are clubs, co-curricular and leadership activities for enrichment. All students are motivated to qualify for the Phi Theta Kappa honor society and the Honors Program. It also sponsors lectures, cultural and artistic events for students and staff to which the community is welcome.

SUNY Orange also takes pride being a campus with openness to diversity in a mixture of maturity, ethnicity, thoughts, language and spirituality. It has special programs for academically gifted high school seniors and for business or professional people. It has grants, educational partnerships and ENCORE programs. ENCORE is a non-credit program for lifelong learners aged 55 years old and above.

Universities, both public and private, seek out SUNY Orange graduates for transfer into their baccalaureate programs.

Diversified and committed to student success, Orange County Community College will help you achieve your academic and career goals.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $4,900. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $30 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • State Residents: $4,500-$5,400
    • Out-of-State: $9,000-$10,770
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • State Residents: $190-$220 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $370-$450 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid76%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships62%$5,424
Receiving Student Loans30%$4,697

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Orange County Community College may provide services to students like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assisting students to find work
  • Child care

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for this school, versus those community colleges in New York, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.

 SUNY OrangeOrange CountyNew York
Graduation Rate17.5%-21.5%
Transfer-out Rate11.2%-17.4%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dental Hygienist Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1975)
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program (more info)
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (since 1979)

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Computer and Information Sciences



Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Public Administration and Social Services

Security and Protective Services

Visual and Performing Arts

Other Community Colleges Nearby

The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Orange County Community College.

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Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

  • Phone: (845) 341-4060

Financial Aid Office

  • Phone: (845) 341-4190

School Reviews

Overall Rating: 2 / 5 Stars

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