Distance Learning at Ocean County College (OCC)
Ocean Online is an affordable, public, two-year community college located in Toms River, New Jersey with a main campus just 5 miles from the Atlantic Ocean. Over 10,000 students attend OCC both for on-site and online.
Ocean Online offers 5 COMPLETE online associate degree programs: Business, Criminal Justice, Homeland Security, General Studies, and Computer Science. Class offerings can be taken as part of a degree program or on a course-by-course basis according to student needs. Our degree programs emphasize active participatory learning. Students are fully engaged in their coursework and scheduling. Online courses follow the same academic rigor and calendar as traditional on campus courses. OCC offers 6 possible start times a year.
Ocean Online makes registering for our online classes easy with committed e-learning enrollment advisors available for assistance. Successfully completed courses/degrees are transferable in order to complete your Baccalaureate. Apply online and submit any previous college work for possible credit.
Placement testing is required for all students.
In addition to a wide variety of academic scholarships and awards, Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available to eligible students, which includes Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF), Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Federal Work Study, Federal Family Education Loan Stafford Loans (subsidized and unsubsidized) and Federal PLUS (Parent Loans).
Students seeking financial aid must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. Our School Code is 002624. For more information on the FAFSA please visit the Federal FAFSA website at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ or contact the Federal Student Aid Information Center at 1-800-433-3243.