Central Ohio Technical College

1179 University Drive
Newark, OH 43055-1767
Tel: (740)366-1351
  • With campuses located in Newark, Coshocton and Mount Vernon, Central Ohio Technical College offer Ohio residents access to quality programming, market-driven technology and the first step on a pathway of lifelong learning. Partnerships with other institutions make it possible for COTC graduates to transition on toward a bachelor’s degree.
School Highlights
  • Central Ohio Technical College serves 3,567 students (31% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 27%.
  • Central Ohio Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Licking County, OH.
  • The nearest community college is Ohio State University-Newark Campus (0.00 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 131 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Central Ohio Technical College(OH) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty131 staff34 staff
Central Ohio Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 3,567 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 54% over five years.
Total Enrollment3,567 students755 students
Central Ohio Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio27:128:1
Central Ohio Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,101 students471 students
Central Ohio Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students2,466 students284 students
Central Ohio Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Central Ohio Technical College Enrollment Breakdown OH All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
1%
Central Ohio Technical College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
2%
3%
Central Ohio Technical College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
5%
12%
Central Ohio Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
86%
73%
Central Ohio Technical College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
1%
Central Ohio Technical College More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
4%
10%
Central Ohio Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown OH All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.260.44
Central Ohio Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
11%
31%
Central Ohio Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,500$31,400
Central Ohio Technical College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,296 is less than the state average of $5,997. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,056 is less than the state average of $11,177. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,296$5,997
Central Ohio Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,056$11,177
Central Ohio Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%92%
Central Ohio Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$19,012$21,960
Central Ohio Technical College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,824$7,090
Central Ohio Technical College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Central Ohio Technical College offers state-of-the-art associate degree and certificate programs in rapidly growing career fields including business, computers, engineering, health care and public service. Recently named Ohio's fastest growing college, record breaking enrollment growth and new programming are attracting students to the education and training necessary to be successful in the job market of today and tomorrow. Preparing students to enter today's technology-driven workforce, Central Ohio Technical College offers state-of-the-art associate degree and certificate programs in rapidly growing career fields including business, computers, engineering, health care and public service. Recently named Ohio's fastest growing college, record breaking enrollment growth and new programming are attracting students to the education and training necessary to be successful in the job market of today and tomorrow. COTC provides students an experience inside as well as outside the classroom through a variety of student organizations, intramural and intercollegiate sports, campus housing and student government. Construction will begin this year on the Newark campus for a new student union and library providing space for education as well as socialization. The Newark Campus Student Activities Program provides an array of cultural and social programs including theater, music, special events, lectures, special interest groups, service and professional organizations.

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Did You Know?
For Ohio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,997 per year for in-state students and $11,177 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,873 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Ohio is 81%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Ohio community colleges have a diversity score of 0.44, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Fortis College-Columbus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.