Marion Technical College

1467 Mount Vernon Ave
Marion, OH 43302
Tel: (7.4)038-9463
2,733 students
Public institution
Over 35,000 students have enrolled at Marion Technical College for some type of training since 1971. MTC�s student body is a melting pot of sixteen-year-olds through sixty-year-olds. �We are proud to have a diverse student body where the strengths of each student enhances the learning environment for all students. Our students �do it all� � juggling families, jobs, and college � and they are able to do it because of MTC�s flexibility with classes offered throughout the day and evening, one night per week, on weekends, and online.
School Highlights:
Marion Technical College serves 2,733 students (34% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 20%.
Marion Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Marion County, OH.
The nearest community college is Ohio State University-Marion Campus (0.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 95 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
Marion 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 95 staff
59 staff
Marion Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,733 teachers has grown by 28% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 46% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,733 students
1,282 students
Marion Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 29:1
22:1
Marion Technical College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
920 students
810 students
Marion Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,813 students
1,017 students
Marion Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Marion Technical College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Marion Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
6%
12%
Marion Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
88%
57%
Marion Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
4%
3%
Marion Technical College Unknown (2007-2013)
Marion 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. 0.08 0.53
Marion Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,422 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,532 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,422 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,532 $10,294
Marion Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 85%
89%
Marion Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

In 1971, Marion Technical College [MTC] began a history of service, opening its doors to 187 students enrolled in four technical programs. To date, 33,383 have attended classes in more than 40 associate degree and certificate programs in Business, Engineering, Health, Information, Medical Sciences, and Public Service technologies. Marion Technical College is located on a 180-acre campus just east of the city of Marion on State Route 95, sharing five buildings with The Ohio State University at Marion [OSUM]. The Marion Campus is a co-located campus, hosting Marion Technical College and The Ohio State University at Marion [OSUM]. The Technical Education Center houses most MTC classes, state-of-the-art labs, and administrative offices. Morrill Hall features labs, an auditorium, art gallery, and classrooms. The George H. Alber Student Center houses the Marion Campus Bookstore, gymnasium and locker rooms, weight room, student government offices, game room, lounge, vending area, and classrooms. The Library/Classroom Building houses campus library services, classrooms, meeting rooms, study areas, and microcomputer labs. The Center for Workforce Development, a 10,000 square foot facility located adjacent to the Campus, focuses on specialized training for area business and industry. Marion Technical College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. MTC offers the Associate of Arts and Associate of Science transfer degrees creating easy opportunity to begin a bachelor's degree.

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Did You Know?
For Ohio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,816 per year for in-state students and $10,583 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,043 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Ohio is 69%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Ohio 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 0.34, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Herzing University-Toledo. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.