Otero Junior College: Review & Facts

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Otero Junior College is a small two-year, public school with 1,410 students enrolled. This college was established in 1941 and is the only institution located in La Junta, Colorado.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
25
Fair
Otero Junior College will give you the option to receive a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Otero Junior College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 25 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Automotive and Mechanic, Agriculture, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
50%
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 typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Otero Junior College is low at 50% (way below Colorado average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Otero Junior College is low - 37%. Approximately 12% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Otero Junior College is decent -- 17:1. Read more on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,700
Low
Average tuition charges are low, $5,400 per year. The additional fees at Otero Junior College not covered by tuition are nearly $300; which totals $5,700 per year.

Read the details about Otero Junior 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
The school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Otero Junior College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (719) 384-6831 or check Otero Junior College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C
Unsafe
Otero Junior 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 Otero Junior College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

ROTC
Available
No
Otero Junior College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 400 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing option.

Based on the college crime data, Otero Junior College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Otero Junior College Location and Maps



Post Address: Otero Junior College, 1802 Colorado Ave, La Junta, Colorado 81050, USA
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