Academic Growth at OC

“Our students will outgrow us if we do our jobs correctly, but I know they will never outgrow their love for OC and its people” -- Scott LaMascus, Ph.D., Chief Academic Officer

Professor congratulates student at graduation
  • 14:1 Student-faculty ratio
  • 58 Areas of study
  • 25 Hands-on learning labs
  • 66% Faculty with terminal degrees
  • 100% Christian faculty
  • 6,753 Annual events on campus

Aca­d­e­m­ic Rig­or with a Mission

At OC, we challenge our students with an academic rigor that prepares them to take their place in the world, whether that is success with a high-tech startup, caring for hospital patients through the night or engineering breakthrough products of tomorrow.

We offer nationally recognized academic degree programs that prepare you for tomorrow’s careers such as engineering, nursing and even video game development, while continually producing top graduates in traditional professions such as business, law and teaching.

Keeping our goals of fostering personal growth, strengthening Christian faith and taking our story to the world; faith informs our learning which translates into high performing graduates with high levels of integrity and values who are sure of their personal mission.

Professor and students in finance lab

Graduate School Acceptance Rates

  • 90% Medical, Dental and Allied Health Schools
  • 100% Seminary & Grad School for Biblical Studies Majors
  • 97% Law School
  • 100% Honors Students to Grad Schools

Our students are preparing to be the world’s next change-makers.

Grad Schools OC Alumni Call Home

After earning an OC degree, some students choose to pursue higher learning at graduate school. Opportunities for undergraduate research, study/travel experiences, enriching internships and presenting at national competitions help our students stand out among applicants. Here are some of the schools that accepted OC students recently.

At OC stu­dents learn to think crit­i­cal­ly, write with clar­i­ty, inter­pret com­plex events, orga­nize and assess evi­dence and dis­cov­er their call­ings to pre­pare for ful­fill­ing careers.