Marion Technical College

1467 Mount Vernon Ave
Marion, OH 43302-5694
Tel: (740)389-4636
  • 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 2,468 students (30% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 27%.
  • Marion Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Marion County, OH.
  • The nearest community college is Ohio State University-Marion Campus (0.10 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 82 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Marion Technical College(OH) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty82 staff34 staff
Marion Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 2,468 has declined by 14% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has decreased from 32:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 72% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,468 students755 students
Marion Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio30:128:1
Marion Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students742 students471 students
Marion Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students1,726 students284 students
Marion Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Marion Technical College Enrollment Breakdown OH All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Marion Technical College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Marion Technical College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Marion Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Marion Technical College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Marion Technical College More (2013-2016)
% Unknown races
Marion Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown OH All Ethnic Groups 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.0.190.44
Marion Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Marion Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,600$31,400
Marion Technical College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,414 is less than the state average of $5,997. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $6,334 is less than the state average of $11,177. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,414$5,997
Marion Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$6,334$11,177
Marion Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid85%92%
Marion Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$11,000$21,960
Marion Technical College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,500$7,090
Marion Technical College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or 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 $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 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 0.44, 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.