Odessa College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Oustanding
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Odessa College is a medium two-year, public school with 5,475 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1946 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in Odessa, Texas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
71
Fair
At Odessa College you can get your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Odessa College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 71 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Installation and Repair, Electrical and Electronics, and Occupational Safety and Health. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
30%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Odessa College student retention rate is very low at 30% (way below Texas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
19 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Odessa College is low - 37%.

Student to faculty ratio at Odessa College is reasonably decent, 19:1. Find out more information about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,200
Low
Average tuition cost is very low, around $4,500 annually. The additional fees at OC (not included in tuition costs) are about $700, which makes it a total of $5,200 annually.

Read the details about Odessa College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Odessa College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (432) 335-6400 or check Odessa College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Odessa College provides a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Odessa College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Odessa College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 300 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing option.

Based on the college crime information, Odessa College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Odessa College Location and Maps



Post Address: Odessa College, 201 W University Blvd, Odessa, Texas 79764, USA
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