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Central Ohio Technical College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Central Ohio Technical College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you’ll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Central Ohio Technical College Ranked?

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2022 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Central Ohio Technical College was awarded 51 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is nursing.

Overall Quality

COTC is ranked #1,367 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

COTC also holds the #46 spot on the Best Colleges in Ohio ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into COTC?

Acceptance Rate

Since Central Ohio Technical College has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

Learn more about Central Ohio Technical College admissions.

Central Ohio Technical College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Central Ohio Technical College, this ratio is 14 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Central Ohio Technical College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at Central Ohio Technical College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 46% tells us that most first-year, full-time students don't stick around for a second year at Central Ohio Technical College. Students may have a variety of reasons for this, such as only intending to attend a school for one year while they brush up on certain subjects.

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Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Central Ohio Technical College.

Central Ohio Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,029 undergraduates at COTC with 598 being full-time and 2,431 being part-time.

How Much Does Central Ohio Technical College Cost?

The overall average net price of COTC is $9,612. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for COTC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$7,747 $8,595 $10,310 $11,780 $12,769

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of COTC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At COTC, approximately 38% of students took out student loans averaging $4,748 a year. That adds up to $18,992 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at COTC is 13.3%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do COTC Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from COTC make around $32,300 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 19% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.

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See which majors at Central Ohio Technical College make the most money.

Location of Central Ohio Technical College

Central Ohio Technical College is a public institution situated in Newark, Ohio. Newark is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

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Contact details for COTC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1179 University Drive, Newark, OH 43055-1767
Phone: 740-366-1351
Website: www.cotc.edu/

Central Ohio Technical College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Central Ohio Technical College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at COTC

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2019-2020, 1,310 students took at least one online class at Central Ohio Technical College. This is an increase from the 1,163 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,310 438
2018-2019 1,163 353
2017-2018 1,125 335
2016-2017 1,186 357
2015-2016 1,189 336

Learn more about online learning at Central Ohio Technical College.

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

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