Name: Oklahoma City Community College
President/CEO: Paul Sechrist
City: Oklahoma City
Campus Setting: Large City
Year Established: 1972
Governing Board Website
Student Characteristics Based on Fall 2010 IPEDS Data
2010 Fall Credit Enrollment
Total Enrollment: 14,757
Part Time: 60.8%
Full Time: 39.2%
Asian/Pacific Islander: 4.5%
Native American: 6.2%
Quote from the President
“I am proud of the many ways Oklahoma City Community College serves the residents and patrons of Oklahoma City. We provide a quality, affordable education for everyone from recent high school graduates to adult students who have been in the workforce for quite some time. OCCC strives to ensure the success of our community, offering adult and community based education programs, as well as top-notch facilities like our visual and performing arts center, aquatic center and learning labs.”
- OCCC was recently awarded its 10-year reaffirmation of accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Members of the evaluating team noted strength in OCCC’s commitment to achieving its mission, dedication to funding Achieving the Dream initiatives, solid guidance provided through the college’s strategic plan, The Way Forward, and the clear use of data for decision-making and setting direction for the future.
- OCCC is the fourth largest college or university in Oklahoma in the number of students it serves annually.
- Held every Labor Day Weekend since 1978, Arts Festival Oklahoma attracts over 25,000 visitors to OCCC. The festival features visual and performing artists from around the state and country.
- Every fall and spring, the OCCC Job Fair offers a variety of career choices and occupation opportunities for individuals seeking employment.