Consumer Information

Student Right to Know

The intent of the Higher Education Opportunity Act - 2008 (HEOA) is to provide consumers (prospective students, current students, parents, etc.) with comparable information from all institutions of higher education.  HEOA's required disclosures are mandated to give consumers easy access to information that can be used in making sound decisions about their education. 

Onondaga Community College is pleased to provide this summary of consumer information, consistent with the HEOA.  Simply click on the link to access the information:

Consumer Information on College Navigator Website


Academic Information

Selecting the right college can come down to having all the necessary information.  Gathering and evaluating this information is a critical step in making this very important decision.  Listed below is Onondaga Community College’s important academic information. 


Financial Information

The Higher Education Opportunity Act specifies the following information be disclosed concerning financial aid services available to Onondaga Community College students:


General Information

The information below lists many services offered to Onondaga Community College students.


Health and Safety Information

Awareness of health, safety and security on the Onondaga Community College campus is important for all students.  The annual security report below provides crime statistics for our campus as well as other important safety information for students.


Student Outcomes Information

Student retention and completion information shows the trends in how Onondaga Community College students progress towards their educational goals. This information can be especially helpful to prospective students in evaluating their expectations regarding the typical amount of time to completion.

Student Body Diversity Fall 2016

As a part of the recently revised Higher Education Opportunity Act (2008), institutions must now provide information about the student body diversity, including the percentage of enrolled students in the following categories:

Total Enrolled Students = 12,640

Enrollment Status

  • Full-time = 5,736 (45.4%) 
  • Part-time = 6,904 (54.6%)

Gender

  • Male = 6,088 (48.2%) 
  • Female = 6,552 (51.8%)

Race/Ethnicity

  • Nonresident Alien = 54 (0.4%) 
  • Hispanic/Latino = 587 (4.6%) 
  • American Indian or Alaska Native = 139 (1.1%) 
  • Asian = 304 (2.4%) 
  • Black or African American = 1,508 (11.9%) 
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander = 8 (0.1%) 
  • White = 5,401 (42.7%) 
  • Two or more races = 373 (3.0%) 
  • Race and ethnicity unknown = 4,266 (33.8%)

Source: IPEDS Fall Enrollment 2016-17

Retention Rates

As a part of the recently revised Higher Education Opportunity Act (2008) institutions must make available the retention rate of certificate - or degree-seeking, first-time undergraduate students as reported to IPEDS.

  • Fall 2015 First-time, Full-time, Degree Seeking Students = 2,031
  • Returned in Fall 2016 = 1,169
  • Retention Rate = 57.6%

Source: IPEDS Fall Enrollment 2016-17

Financial Aid Status

  • Recipient of Federal Pell Grant (AY2015-16) = 1,895 (90.8%)

Source: IPEDS Student Financial Aid 2016-17

Completion/Graduation/Transfer-Out Rates

As a part of the recently revised Higher Education Opportunity Act (2008) institutions must now provide their completion and graduation rate information disaggregated by:

  • Gender 
  • Major racial and ethnic subgroup (as defined in IPEDS)
  • Recipients of a Federal Pell Grant
  • Recipients of a subsidized Stafford Loan who did not receive a Pell Grant
  • Students who did not receive either a Pell Grant or a subsidized Stafford Loan

Fall 2013 First-time, full-time, Degree Seeking Students

Fall 2013 First-time, full-time, Degree Seeking Students

Overall
  Number of Cohort Students that Completed within 3 years
Overall 2,239 477 (21.3%)
Gender
  Number of Cohort Students that Completed within 3 years
Male 1,200 241 (20.1%)
Female 1,039 236 (22.7%)
Race/Ethnicity *
  Number of Cohort Students that Completed within 3 years
Nonresident Alien 10 1 (10.0%)
Hispanic/Latino 182 30 (16.5%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 31 3 (9.7%)
Asian 60 16 (26.7%)
Black or African American 400 58 (14.5%)
Native Hawaiian or 2 2 (100.0%)
Other Pacific Islander    
White 1,428 397 (27.8%)
Two or more races 96 13 (13.5%)
Race and ethnicity unknown 30 5 (16.7%)
Financial Aid Status
  Number of Cohort Students that Completed within 3 years
Recipients of a Federal Pell Grant 1,366 235 (17.2%)
Recipients of a Subsidized Stafford    
Loan that did not receive a Pell Grant 232 63 (27.2%)
Did not receive either a Pell Grant or a Subsidized Stafford Loan 631 179 (28.4%)
Transfers
  Number of Cohort Students that Completed within 3 years
Total Transfer-out Rates   474 (21.2%)

Source: IPEDS Graduation Rates 2016- 17
*Fall 2013 College data

Graduate Employment

  • 41% of graduates pursued post-graduation employment
  • 79% of graduates with post-graduation employment plans were employed

Source: Based on 2016 Post-Graduation Survey, conducted Spring 2016 through Spring 2017, data includes all graduate survey responses from all degree and certificate programs; 466 (36.3%) graduates participated in the survey.

Job Placement Rates


Contact List

Onondaga Community College Contact Information for HEOA Disclosures
Department Contact Topics 

Academic Affairs

315 498-2923

m.j.wong@sunyocc.edu

Accreditation, Approval, and Licensure of Programs

Academic Programs

Faculty

Office of Accessibility Resources

315 498-2245

carrn@sunyocc.edu

Facilitates and Services Available to Student with Disabilities

Administration and Compliance

(315)498- 2692

urtza@sunyocc.edu

Consumer Information

Title IX

Athletics

(315)498- 2097

m.a.borsz@sunyocc.edu

Intercollegiate Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support Data (Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act)

Barnes and Noble

315 498-2246

j.c.murphy@sunyocc.edu

Textbook Information

Campus Safety and Security

(315)498- 2173

walld@sunyocc.edu

Annual Security Report

Enrollment Management

(315)498- 2237

j.a.eckenrode@sunyocc.edu

Articulation Agreements

Immunization Policies

Privacy of Student Records - FERPA

Transfer of Credit Policies

Facilities

315 498-2254

paddockj@sunyocc.edu

Instructional Facilities

Financial Aid

315 498-2291

faoinfo@sunyocc.edu

Assistance Available from Federal, State, Local, and Institutional Programs

Cost of Attendance

Net Price Calculator

Notice of Availability of Financial Information

Penalties for Drug Law Violations Under Financial Aid Programs

Refund Policy, Requirements for Withdrawal and Return of Title IV, HEA Financial Aid

Student Loan Information

Information Technology

(315)498-2399

venutia@sunyocc.edu

Copyright Infringement Policies and Sanctions  

Office of Institutional Planning, Assessment and Research

(315)498- 2500

awuaha@sunyocc.edu

College Navigator Website

Completion/Graduation Rates

Job Placement for Graduates

Retention Rates

Student Body Diversity

Transfer-out Rates

Student Central

(315) 498-2000

occinfo@sunyocc.edu

Immunization Policies

Student Engagement

(315)498- 2119

r.a.hoda-kearse@sunyocc.edu

Career and Job Placement Services

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program

Student Activities

Voter Registration