Onondaga Community College


Highest Degree Offered: Associates

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: New York


Onondaga Community College is a college of the State University of New York (SUNY) system. We offer two-year degree programs that serve as transfer opportunities to baccalaureate degree programs at four-year campuses. An advantage of the SUNY system is that credits are easily transferable between campuses for students who want to continue their education beyond the community college level.

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 10712

Undergraduate Students: 10712
Faculty: 162

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 66:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 66:1

Contact Information

4585 West Seneca Turnpike
Syracuse New York 13215

Website: http://www.sunyocc.edu

Main Email: StudentCentral@sunyocc.edu

Main Phone: 315-498-2622

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Katherine Perry
Director, Admissions Office

Transfer Services Contact:
Counseling and Placement Testing
315 498-2675

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Some programs have minimum GPA requirements.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Course must be passed with a C or better (C+ or better for science courses transferring into some Health Professions degree programs)

Credits (Min/Max):
The maximum number of credits awarded cannot exceed one-half of the degree at OCC. You must complete at least one-half of your degree requirements at OCC.

Test Scores for Applying:
Not required for admissions consideration.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Not required for admissions consideration.

Essay(s) required:
Not required for admissions consideration.

Application Fee:
There is no application fee.

Other Requirements:
All applicants must provide immunization records as part of the application process. Some programs have additional admissions requirements, including courses prerequisites and application deadlines.

Fall Deadline:
Rolling admissions

Spring Deadline:
Rolling admissions

Summer Deadline:
Rolling admissions

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Transfer Statistics

Transfer-Out Rate for Community Colleges:
Onondoga students have successfully transferred their credits to some of the most prestigious schools in the country, including Columbia University, RISD, USC, to name a few.

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Tuition and Fees – In-State:

Total Cost – In-State:

Note on Costs:

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Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
To be considered for all possible forms of available Financial Aid, and to ensure your needs are fairly assessed, complete a FAFSA as early as possible. When you apply for financial aid, you are automatically considered for one of the 55 scholarships.

Special Programs

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