Ocean County College

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Ocean County College
Type Two-year community college
Established 1969
President Jon H. Larson
Academic staff
217 (2013)
Students 9,448 (2009)
Location Toms River, New Jersey, United States
Nickname Vikings
Affiliations MAISA; AAU
Website www.ocean.edu

Ocean County College (OCC) is an accredited, coeducational, two-year, public, community college located in Ocean County, New Jersey. Its main campus is in Toms River. Other locations include the Southern Education Center in Manahawkin and over twenty off-campus sites throughout Ocean County.


OCC campus

The current President is Jon H. Larson, who entered office in 2000. Previously, he was president of Luzerne County Community College in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania.[1] He holds a BA degree from Norwich University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Maryland.

Notable alumni[edit]

The Russell Building

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Dr. Jon Larson"
  2. ^ John C. Bartlett Jr., Ocean County, New Jersey. Accessed March 1, 2009.
  3. ^ Staff. "Haines picked to head lottery", Asbury Park Press, May 19, 1994. Accessed August 30, 2016. "Education: Graduated from Lakewood High School in 1964; attended Ocean County College."
  4. ^ James F. Lacey, Ocean County, New Jersey. Accessed March 1, 2009.

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Coordinates: 40°00′36″N 74°09′56″W / 40.00993°N 74.16544°W / 40.00993; -74.16544