Oklahoma City Community College

Oklahoma City, OK 73159
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Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) is located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. OCCC was established in 1972 and it now serves more than 19,000 students. The school is among the largest higher education institutions in all of Oklahoma. OCCC gives students the chance to earn 25 different associate’s degrees in various areas of study. There are also a number of different certificate and diploma programs. OCCC also has transfer agreements that allow for a smooth transition over to four-year universities. This school is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The OCCC nursing program allows students to pursue associate’s degrees in nursing. This program will prepare all students for the rigors of being professional registered nurses (RN). Nursing students will be taught to practice safe care in order to meet the needs of a diverse population. Graduates of this nursing program have consistently had higher success rates than the national average on the NCLEX licensure exams. The OCCC nursing program has been fully approved by the Oklahoma State Board of Nursing. The nursing program is also completely accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students12,342
Student to Faculty Ratio27:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate46%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 41 170
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 93.7%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1977 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1977 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $30
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$130/credit
In State Students$130/credit
Out of State Students$315/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $5,850 $5,850 $14,175
ADN 70 $9,100 $9,100 $22,050
BSN 125 $16,250 $16,250 $39,375
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 63% of Oklahoma City Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 50% $4,752
Other Federal Grant 10% $796
State Grant & Scholarships 20% $1,916
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 5% $1,572
Federal Student Loans 24% $4,306
Private Loans -- $3,405


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$6,435
$30,001 to $48,000$7,592
$48,001 to $75,000$10,188
$75,001 to $110,000$11,787
Over $110,000$12,538

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Two or more races
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Oklahoma state board of nursing.
Oklahoma City Community College
7777 S May Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73159

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