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Undergrad Admissions

The value of your degree is elevated by the investment of experience and people. At OC you will touch cadavers, build a car, invest in a portfolio, produce a movie, build an airplane, perform at Steinway Hall, start a business, travel the world and so much more.

Students at First Day

OC Facts

  • 2,250 Students call OC home
  • 13:1 Student:faculty ratio
  • 60 Student organizations
  • 365 Campus police on duty 24/7/365

Apply to join one of OC’s premier

Freshman Interest Groups

Applications closed for 2021-22!

Be challenged by students from all walks of life to broaden your mindset while digging deeper into issues you're passionate about. Selected students receive a $1,000 housing credit each year of undergraduate enrollment at OC when living on campus for a maximum of $4,000 over four years. Live in a close-knit housing community with your Freshman Interest Group (FIG) and share a similar class schedule. Applications are closed for the 2021-22 school year. We'll keep you posted on 2022-23 updates!

Learn more about FIGs

The Cost of College

Navigating the cost of higher education can be complicated. One word, FAFSA. We can’t simplify FAFSA for you, but our financial counselors can help you put all of the pieces together. We help 95% of our students with financial aid including scholarships, grants and loans.

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The value of your degree is elevated by your experience. At OC you will touch cadavers, build a car, invest in a portfolio, conduct academic research, produce a movie, build an airplane, perform at Steinway Hall, start a business and so much more.

  1. View our admissions checklist
  2. Create an account
  3. Start your application

OC — The World Awaits Your Story

Make your home at OC for a few years, and let us help you write a chapter in your life story. The theme is based on our four cornerstones:

OC is home to ambitious progress.

OC is home to complex dialogue.

OC is home to uncommon stories.

OC is home to extraordinary callings.