Public 2 Year

Ozarks Technical Community College

Springfield, Missouri

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Ozarks Technical Community College overview
Location Springfield, Missouri
Online otc.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Midsize City
Ozarks Technical Community College overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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Ozarks Technical Community College (OTC), established in 1991, is a public community college in Springfield, Missouri, situated relatively close to the cultural hub of Kansas City. OTC serves the educational needs of the local and regional communities by offering certificates and associate degrees in various fields including health sciences, technical programs, and general education. With a relatively inclusive admissions policy, students at OTC benefit from the opportunity to pursue higher education in an accessible setting. The college boasts a contemporary campus that does not offer on-campus housing, emphasizing a commuter-friendly environment. OTC is particularly known for its robust programs in allied health, technical education, and its Center for Workforce Development which aligns with the region's employment needs. While not particularly celebrated for athletics, OTC focuses on the academic and career success of its students, through extensive educational resources and hands-on learning experiences.

Ozarks Technical Community College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  4,690 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 6,199 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $4,104 plus fees of $1,112.


Admission Requirements

Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend

In District Resident Tuition

In District Costs for Ozarks Technical Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$1,112
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,474
Other Expenses Budget$5,590
Total One Year Cost$16,904

Missouri Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Ozarks Technical Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$1,112
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,474
Budget for Other Expenses$5,590
Total One Year Cost$18,080

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$31,500 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Ozarks Technical Community College students
Subject Percent of Class
Liberal Arts and Humanities 49%
Health Professions 18%
Education 7%
Business 5%
Engineering Technology 4%

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