Owensboro Community and Technical College

4800 New Hartford Rd
Owensboro, KY 42303
Tel: (270)686-4400
4,156 students
Public institution
The mission of the college is to educate, lead, and serve all citizens who choose to enhance their lives and community as lifelong learners by pursuing a comprehensive curriculum fulfilling the first two years of a baccalaureate program; a certificate, diploma, and/or associate degree; customized business and industry training; educational opportunities through Adult Basic Education, community service, continuing education, and professional development.
School Highlights
Owensboro Community and Technical College serves 4,156 students (39% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 16%.
Owensboro Community and Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Daviess County, KY.
The nearest community college is Daymar College-Owensboro (3.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 146 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
College Owensboro Community and Technical College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 146 staff
62 staff
Owensboro Community and Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 4,156 has declined by 30% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has decreased from 30:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 31% over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,156 students 1,371 students
Owensboro Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1
22:1
Owensboro Community and Technical College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 1,637 students
779 students
Owensboro Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 2,519 students
1,083 students
Owensboro Community and Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Owensboro Community and Technical College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
2%
20%
Owensboro Community and Technical College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
3%
15%
Owensboro Community and Technical College Black (2006-2014)
% White
93%
49%
Owensboro Community and Technical College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Owensboro Community and Technical College More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
1%
6%
Owensboro Community and Technical College Unknown (2006-2014)
Owensboro Community and Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.13 0.70
Owensboro Community and Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,624 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,456 is more than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,624 $5,664
Owensboro Community and Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,456 $10,360
Owensboro Community and Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97%
90%
Owensboro Community and Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Owensboro Community and Technical College is located in beautiful Owensboro, Kentucky located along the southern banks of the Ohio River. Owensboro is the industrial and cultural hub of western Kentucky and is the third largest city in terms of population in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Owensboro Community and Technical College includes three campuses and off-site locations in Daviess, Ohio, Hancock and McLean counties. We also serve students from Southern Indiana and other counties in Kentucky. A variety of program -delivery options are available, including evening, weekend, on-line and KET telecourses as well as on-site customized training courses. On it's three campuses, a comprehensive curriculum for technical and career programs is provided leading to certificates, diplomas and associate degrees preparing graduates for employment. OCTC provides two guaranteed transfer Associate Degrees, thirteen Associate in Applied Science Degrees, and twenty-two diploma and certificate programs from which students can choose.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Daymar College-Owensboro
    Private for-profit
    94 students | 3.60 Mi3361 Buckland Sq
    Owensboro KY 42301
    (270)926-4040
    3.6094
  • 233 students | 29.50 Mi4601 Theatre Dr
    Evansville IN 47715
    (812)476-6000
    29.50233
  • 2,000 students | 31.60 Mi2660 S Green St
    Henderson KY 42420
    (270)827-1867
    31.602,000
  • Daymar College-Madisonville
    Private for-profit
    25 students | 33.40 Mi1105 National Mine Drive
    Madisonville KY 42431
    (270)643-0312
    33.4025
  • 5,839 students | 33.60 Mi3501 First Ave
    Evansville IN 47710
    (812)426-2865
    33.605,839
Did You Know?
For Kentucky public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,383 per year for in-state students and $11,783 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,897 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Kentucky community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.28, which is lower than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Kentucky is Sullivan University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.