Orange Coast College (OCC) is a community college in Orange County, California, United States. It was founded in 1947, with its first classes opening in the fall of 1948. It provides two-year associate of art and science degrees, certificates of achievement, and lower-division classes transferable to other colleges and universities. The school enrolls 24,424 undergraduate students. In terms of population size, Orange Coast College is the third largest college in Orange County. It is located in Costa Mesa, California, about 40 miles (64 km) south of Los Angeles. It is about 2 miles (3.2 km) away from both the 55 freeway and 405 freeway as well as State Route 73. It is about 10 miles (16 km) from Corona del Mar State Beach. It is 20 minutes from Disneyland, and from two hours to a half day from the mountains and ski regions of Southern California.
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