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Located in Bremerton, Washington, Olympic College is a public institution. Bremerton is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

151 Undergraduate Degrees

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Olympic College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at OC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#19 Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#78 Best Value Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Olympic College?

Location of Olympic College

Contact details for OC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1600 Chester Ave, Bremerton, WA 98337-1699
Phone: 360-792-6050

How Do I Get Into OC?

You can apply to OC online at:

Since Olympic College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Olympic College?

7% Take Out Loans
17.8% Loan Default Rate

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 17.8%. 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.

Olympic College Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,803 Full-Time Undergraduates
52% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,278 undergraduate students at OC, with 3,803 being full-time and 2,475 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  OC

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,803 full-time undergraduates at OC, 48% are male and 52% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  OC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Olympic College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of OC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 198
Black or African American 114
Hispanic or Latino 372
White 2,342
International Students 93
Other Races/Ethnicities 684

Geographic Diversity

Washington students aren't the only ones who study at Olympic College. At this time, 8 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 26 countries are represented at OC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Japan, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Olympic College

842 Took All Classes Online
2,664 Took At Least One Class Online
1.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,664 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at OC has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of OC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Olympic College was 1.4%. This is the #1,380 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at OC regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Olympic College Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 0 57 0 22 79
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 47 0 0 0 47
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 25 0 25
TOTAL 47 57 25 22 151


*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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