Ozarks Technical Community College

1001 E. Chestnut Expressway
Springfield, MO 65802-0000
Tel: (417)447-7500
  • 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 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 33%.
  • Ozarks Technical Community College is one of 5 community colleges within Greene County, MO.
  • The nearest community college is Bryan University (Springfield) (0.50 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 464 teachers has grown by 28% 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 staff25 staff
Ozarks Technical Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 14,396 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has grown by 47% over five years.
Total Enrollment14,396 students1,147 students
Ozarks Technical Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio31:128:1
Ozarks Technical Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students6,513 students514 students
Ozarks Technical Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students7,883 students633 students
Ozarks Technical Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Ozarks Technical Community College Enrollment Breakdown MO All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Ozarks Technical Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2008-2011)
% Asian
Ozarks Technical Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Ozarks Technical Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Ozarks Technical Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Ozarks Technical Community College White (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Ozarks Technical Community College Ethnicity Breakdown MO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.170.51
Ozarks Technical Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Ozarks Technical Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,200$31,200
Ozarks Technical Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,924 is less than the state average of $5,734. 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 $7,115. The out-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,924$5,734
Ozarks Technical Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$5,064$7,115
Ozarks Technical Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%94%
Ozarks Technical Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$13,000$12,874
Ozarks Technical Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,295$6,000
Ozarks Technical Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
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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Did You Know?
Springfield community colleges have a diversity score of 0.32, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Springfield is Bryan University (Springfield). Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.