Ozarks Technical Community College

1001 E. Chestnut Expressway, Springfield
MO, 65802
Tel: (417)447-7500
15,123 students
Public institution
Ozarks Technical Community College is a two-year institution of higher learning that offers a wide variety of academic courses designed to transfer to colleges and universities, technical programs that provide skills and training to enter the workforce, and health certificates and degrees to enter the growing health field which offers competitive salaries. There are numerous benefits of starting your educational endeavors at a community college such as personal attention, small classroom sizes, affordable tuition rates, state-of-the-art technology, and the success of many of our alumni. We are here to help you achieve your educational objectives.
School Highlights:
Ozarks Technical Community College serves 15,123 students (49% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 20%.
Ozarks Technical Community College is one of 6 community colleges within Greene County, MO.
The nearest community college is Bryan University (Springfield) (0.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Ozarks Technical Community 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

Student Body

The student population of 15,123 teachers has grown by 47% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 40:1 has increased from 31:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
15,123 students
1,287 students
Ozarks Technical Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
7,374 students
832 students
Ozarks Technical Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 7,749 students
1,021 students
Ozarks Technical Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Ozarks Technical Community College sch enrollment Ozarks Technical Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Ozarks Technical Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1% 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Ozarks Technical Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
2%
12%
Ozarks Technical Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
94%
66%
Ozarks Technical Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Ozarks Technical Community College sch ethnicity Ozarks Technical Community College sta ethnicity
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. 0.12 0.45
Ozarks Technical Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,324 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,224 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,324 $5,940
Ozarks Technical Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,224 $10,072
Ozarks Technical Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

At the beginning of Ozarks Technical Community College's second decade, there are many success stories that could be told — stories of new beginnings, dreams realized, goals accomplished. These stories are not fictitious; they are the real-life experiences of our students. The 18 year-old embarking on his first career, the single mother working toward a better life for her family, or the factory worker who suddenly found himself without a job. It is our desire to see our students succeed that keeps OTC constantly moving forward, constantly adapting to the educational and job training needs of the community. Short-term, affordable education has opened doors for thousands of southwest Missourians since 1991, and we anticipate serving a growing number in the years to come. At OTC our focus is on you, the student. Our wide variety of technical and general education programs can provide you with the skills you need to succeed in your lifetime endeavors. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to giving you the personal attention you need to attain your educational goals. Small class sizes, hands-on learning, and highly skilled instructors give you the advantage in the classroom and on the job. The Continuing Education Department serves the business community and general public in the college service region by offering non-credit learning opportunities to those seeking workforce training and skills development. Continuing Education offers fantastic opportunities for adults ages 16 to 100 (or older) to learn new skills in areas of foreign language, culinary, gardening, music and much more. The Youth Community School offers classes for children ages 3-16 in music, art, dance, computers, foreign languages, and much more.

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    Springfield , MO , 65804
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  • Springfield ITT Technical Institute-Springfield
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    Springfield , MO , 65807
    (417)877-4800
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  • Springfield Vatterott College-Springfield
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    Springfield , MO , 65807
    (417)831-8116
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