Owensboro Community and Technical College: Review & Facts

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Owensboro Community and Technical College is a medium two-year, public school with 3,975 students enrolled. This school was established in 2005 and is one of the 5 colleges located in Owensboro, Kentucky.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
51
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Owensboro Community and Technical College.

Owensboro Community and Technical College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 51 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Electrical and Electronics, Nursing, Computer Science, and Medical Assistant. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
54%
Bad
It is important 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 positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Owensboro Community and Technical College is low at 54% (way below Kentucky average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Owensboro Community and Technical College is low: 39%. About 9% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Owensboro Community and Technical College is decent - 17:1. Find out more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$12,500
Medium
Average tuition price is close to the nationwide median - about $12,400 annually. The additional fees at Owensboro Community and Technical College not covered by tuition are around $100; which makes it a total of $12,500 annually.

Read the details about Owensboro Community and Technical 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 college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Owensboro Community and Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (270) 686-4400 or check Owensboro Community and Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Owensboro Community and Technical College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, 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 Owensboro Community and Technical 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
Yes
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Owensboro Community and Technical College.

Army ROTC programs are available at Owensboro Community and Technical College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Owensboro Community and Technical College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Owensboro Community and Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: Owensboro Community and Technical College, 4800 New Hartford Rd, Owensboro, Kentucky 42303, USA
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