Orange Coast College is the top community college in Orange County for combined UC and CSU transfers. OCC strives to be the standard of excellence in transforming lives through education. Coast offers more than 135 academic and career programs, including 29 Associate of Transfer degrees that put students on the path to finishing their bachelor's degree at a public or private four-year university without the student debt.

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Cost Comparsion

Cost is based on tuition and fees based on 14 units per semester for an academic year.

With classes at just $46 a unit, Orange Coast College offers high-quality education for a lot less than UC, CSU, and private colleges. Students can save tens of thousands of dollars by starting at OCC and then transferring to a four-year university or using their degree or certificate to get a well-paying job. OCC offers: 

  • Same general education classes for 1/5 the cost of (81% less than) California State University (CSU) institutions
  • Same general education classes for 1/10 the cost of (90% less than) University of California (UC) institutions
  • Same general education classes for 1/25 the cost of (96% less than) Private Orange County Universities
  • Same general education classes for 1/30 the cost of (97% less than) Private Los Angeles County Universities

Note: Financial aid is available for those who qualify.