Owensboro Community and Technical College

4800 New Hartford Rd
Owensboro, KY 42303
Tel: (270)686-4400
4,672 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 4,672 students (42% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the state community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 19%.
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 150 teachers has declined by 24% over five years.
College Owensboro Community and Technical College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 150 staff
61 staff
Owensboro Community and Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 4,672 has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 27:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 137% over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,672 students 1,315 students
Owensboro Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 31:1
22:1
Owensboro Community and Technical College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,939 students
815 students
Owensboro Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,733 students
1,061 students
Owensboro Community and Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Owensboro Community and Technical College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
5%
% Hispanic
1%
20%
Owensboro Community and Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
4%
15%
Owensboro Community and Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
90%
49%
Owensboro Community and Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Owensboro Community and Technical College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
6%
Owensboro Community and Technical College Unknown (2006-2013)
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. 0.19 0.70
Owensboro Community and Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,456 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,096 is more than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,456 $5,590
Owensboro Community and Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,096 $10,086
Owensboro Community and Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97%
89%
Owensboro Community and Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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
    135 students | 3.60 Mi3361 Buckland Sq
    Owensboro, KY 42301
    (270)926-4040
    3.60135
  • 233 students | 29.50 Mi4601 Theatre Dr
    Evansville, IN 47715
    (812)476-6000
    29.50233
  • 1,925 students | 31.60 Mi2660 S Green St
    Henderson, KY 42420
    (270)827-1867
    31.601,925
  • Daymar College-Madisonville
    Private for-profit
    30 students | 33.40 Mi1105 National Mine Drive
    Madisonville, KY 42431
    (270)643-0312
    33.4030
  • 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 $4,785 per year for in-state students and $12,252 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,847 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 0.33, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Kentucky is ATA College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.