Olympic College

Olympic College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Olympic College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Olympic College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Olympic College was awarded 41 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is industrial technology/technician.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked OC as #1,111 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 58 colleges in Washington, OC is ranked at #31.

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Is It Hard to Get Into OC?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Olympic College since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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Olympic College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Olympic College is about average at 17 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Olympic College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Olympic College

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Olympic College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 6,278 undergraduates at OC with 3,803 being full-time and 2,475 being part-time.

How Much Does Olympic College Cost?

The overall average net price of OC is $7,319. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for OC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$6,683 $7,120 $7,639 $11,883 $13,646

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of OC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At OC, approximately 7% of students took out student loans averaging $5,530 a year. That adds up to $22,120 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at OC is 17.2%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do OC Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from OC make around $33,200 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 17% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Olympic College make the most money.

Location of Olympic College

Olympic College is a public institution situated in Bremerton, Washington. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Contact details for OC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1600 Chester Ave, Bremerton, WA 98337-1699
Phone: 360-792-6050
Website: www.olympic.edu/

Olympic College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 39 NA
Audiovisual Communications 18 NA
Nursing 16 NA
Computer Information Systems 1 NA
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 1 NA
Industrial Production Technology 0 NA
Graphic Communications 0 NA
Computer Programming 0 NA
Computer Software & Applications 0 NA
Computer Systems Networking 0 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Olympic College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at OC

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2018-2019, 2,751 students took at least one online class at Olympic College. This is an increase from the 2,664 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 2,751 885
2017-2018 2,664 842
2016-2017 2,674 834
2015-2016 2,544 796
2013-2014 2,326 798

Learn more about online learning at Olympic College.

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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