Marion Technical College

  • 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 27:1.
  • 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 to Marion Technical College is Ohio State University-Marion Campus (0.1 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 82 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Marion Technical College(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty82 staff35 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Marion Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Marion Technical College diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,468 students734 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio30:127:1
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# Full-Time Students742 students450 students
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# Part-Time Students1,726 students284 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
1%
3%
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% Black
5%
12%
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% White
90%
73%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
1%
10%
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Diversity Score0.190.44
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College Completion Rate
14%
31%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,600$30,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,414 is less than the state average of $5,885. 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 $11,160. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,414$5,885
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,334$11,160
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Tuition Notessome additional lab
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid85%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,000$21,250
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,500$6,834
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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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