Central Ohio Technical College

  • 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 same as the state community college average of 27:1.
  • 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 to Central Ohio Technical College is Ohio State University-Newark Campus (0.0 miles away).

Top Placements

Central Ohio Technical College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Ohio for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 131 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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 staff35 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of Central Ohio Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Central Ohio Technical College diversity score of 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,567 students734 students
Student:Teacher Ratio27:127:1
# Full-Time Students1,101 students450 students
# Part-Time Students2,466 students284 students
% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
2%
3%
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% Black
5%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Central Ohio Technical College and the percentage of Black community college students in OH by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% White
86%
73%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Central Ohio Technical College and the percentage of White community college students in OH by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Two or more races
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Central Ohio Technical College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in OH by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Unknown races
4%
10%
Diversity Score0.260.44
This chart display the diversity score of Central Ohio Technical College and the community college average diversity score of OH by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
College Completion Rate
11%
31%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Central Ohio Technical College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of OH by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,500$30,800
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Central Ohio Technical College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of OH by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,296 is less than the state average of $5,885. 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 $11,160. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,296$5,885
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Central Ohio Technical College and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of OH by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,056$11,160
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%92%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Central Ohio Technical College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in OH by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$19,012$21,250
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Central Ohio Technical College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in OH by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,824$6,834
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Central Ohio Technical College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in OH by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
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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The average community college acceptance rate in Ohio is 82%. 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 0.65. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Herzing University Toledo. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.