Applying for admission to Oregon Coast Community College is fast, easy, and free. High school graduates or non-high school graduates 16 years or older, are eligible for admissions to Oregon Coast Community College.

Although OCCC has an open admissions policy, our limited entry programs (Aquarium Science, Medical Assisting, Nursing, and Nursing Assistant) have specific entrance requirements. Visit that program's web page to view their specific requirements.

The policy of OCCC is that all persons regardless of color, gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, creed, or disability have access to higher education. Students under 16 years of age may enroll in accordance with the Underage Student Admission Policy. Students desiring to appeal an admissions decision may pursue the Conflict Resolution (Student Grievance Procedure) Policy 835. Some programs may have specific admission policies and procedures. General admission to the college does not preclude students from course or program placement requirements.