Ozarks Technical Community College

  • Ozarks Technical Community College is a two-year institution of higher learning that offers a wide variety of academic courses designed to transfer to colleges and universities, technical programs that provide skills and training to enter the workforce, and health certificates and degrees to enter the growing health field which offers competitive salaries. There are numerous benefits of starting your educational endeavors at a community college such as personal attention, small classroom sizes, affordable tuition rates, state-of-the-art technology, and the success of many of our alumni. We are here to help you achieve your educational objectives.
School Highlights
  • Ozarks Technical Community College serves 14,396 students (45% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 33%.
  • Ozarks Technical Community College is one of 4 community colleges within Greene County, MO.
  • The nearest community college to Ozarks Technical Community College is Bryan University (Springfield) (0.5 miles away).

Top Placements

Ozarks Technical Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Missouri for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 464 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Ozarks Technical Community College(MO) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty464 staff32 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Ozarks Technical Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Ozarks Technical Community College diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment14,396 students1,126 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio31:127:1
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# Full-Time Students6,513 students514 students
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# Part-Time Students7,883 students612 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
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% Asian
2%
1%
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% Hispanic
2%
3%
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% Black
2%
9%
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% White
91%
67%
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% Unknown races
2%
19%
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Diversity Score0.170.51
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College Completion Rate
22%
39%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,200$31,000
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,924 is less than the state average of $5,754. The in-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $5,064 is less than the state average of $7,141. The out-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,924$5,754
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,064$7,141
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%94%
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Median Debt for Graduates$13,000$12,204
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,295$6,000
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • At the beginning of Ozarks Technical Community College's second decade, there are many success stories that could be told — stories of new beginnings, dreams realized, goals accomplished. These stories are not fictitious; they are the real-life experiences of our students. The 18 year-old embarking on his first career, the single mother working toward a better life for her family, or the factory worker who suddenly found himself without a job. It is our desire to see our students succeed that keeps OTC constantly moving forward, constantly adapting to the educational and job training needs of the community. Short-term, affordable education has opened doors for thousands of southwest Missourians since 1991, and we anticipate serving a growing number in the years to come. At OTC our focus is on you, the student. Our wide variety of technical and general education programs can provide you with the skills you need to succeed in your lifetime endeavors. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to giving you the personal attention you need to attain your educational goals. Small class sizes, hands-on learning, and highly skilled instructors give you the advantage in the classroom and on the job. The Continuing Education Department serves the business community and general public in the college service region by offering non-credit learning opportunities to those seeking workforce training and skills development. Continuing Education offers fantastic opportunities for adults ages 16 to 100 (or older) to learn new skills in areas of foreign language, culinary, gardening, music and much more. The Youth Community School offers classes for children ages 3-16 in music, art, dance, computers, foreign languages, and much more.

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