Public 2 Year

Odessa College

Odessa, Texas

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Odessa College overview
Location Odessa, Texas
Online odessa.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Small City
Odessa College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Odessa College, located in Odessa, Texas, is a public community college established in 1946, providing higher education opportunities primarily for residents of Ector County. Situated in the Permian Basin region, it offers accessibility to students seeking education in a suburban setting while being approximately 20 minutes from Midland, Texas. The college spans a main campus noted for its modern infrastructure that reflects the landscape's vastness and the area's energy-based economy. Odessa College presents an open admissions policy, catering to a diverse student body with a focus on vocational training, academic coursework, and continuing education. While not specifically known for competitive athletics, the college supports students in various popular majors, particularly those focused on health sciences and technology-driven fields. On-campus living accommodations are provided for students who require housing options. Odessa College's emphasis on workforce development and skill-based programs underscores its mission to equip students for professional and academic advancement.

Odessa College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  2,635 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 5,360 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $3,120 plus fees of $552.


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Annual Cost to Attend

In District Resident Tuition

In District Costs for Odessa College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$552
Other Fees$552
Room and Board $6,800
Other Expenses Budget$2,926
Total One Year Cost$12,678

Texas Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Odessa College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$552
Other Fees$552
Room and Board $6,800
Budget for Other Expenses$2,926
Total One Year Cost$13,950

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$40,500 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Odessa College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 26%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 12%
Engineering Technology 11%
Business 8%
Education 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=227304 IPEDS survey data for Odessa College.

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