Odessa College

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General Information

Admission Office

201 West University

Odessa, TX 79764-7127

(432) 335-6432

Fax: (432) 335-6636

Contact: Tracy Hilliard

Associate Director of Admissions
Main Address

201 West University

Odessa, TX 79764-7127

(432) 335-6400


Total undergrads: 4,689

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 634

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,177


Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Allied health programs require successful completion of placement exams, supporting applications, and interviews. Requirements for other selective programs vary.

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Commercial Photography A,C
Music – General A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A,C
Operations Management C

Communications & Journalism

Radio/Television A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A,C
Computer Science A
Information Sciences/Systems A

Construction Trades

Building/Property Maintenance A,C
Carpentry A,C


Education – General A
Teacher Assistance A

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Occupational Safety A,C
Petroleum Technology A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science A
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Medical Administrative Assistance A,C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Respiratory Therapy A
Substance Abuse Counseling A
Surgical Technology A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A,C
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A,C
Diesel Mechanics A,C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C

Personal & Culinary Services

Cosmetology A,C
Culinary Arts/Chef Training A,C
Culinary Arts/Related Services C

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Geology A

Precision Production Trades

Machine Tool Technology A,C
Welding Technology A,C


Psychology – General A

Security & Protective Services

Fire Protection/Safety Technology A,C
Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Police Science A,C

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Odessa College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (432) 335-6400
Website: www.odessa.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: www.odessa.edu/future-students/Admissions/be-a-wrangler/3-steps/1-Applying%20for%20Admission/index.html
Address: 201 W University Blvd, Odessa, TX 79764
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 6,828
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,090 (45% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $3,384
Out-of-state Tuition: $4,302
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 73%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $6,410

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Odessa College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Odessa College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 42
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 22
Construction Trades 1
Education 10
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 32
English Language and Literature/Letters 2
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 41
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 87
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 23
Legal Professions and Studies 21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 63
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Personal and Culinary Services 55
Physical Sciences 3
Precision Production 32
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 2
Visual and Performing Arts 14
Grand total 4260

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Odessa College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $3,384
Out-of-state $4,302
Books and supplies $514

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 411 73%
Grant or scholarship aid 361 64% $6,410
Student loan aid 18 3% $4,227

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,299 35% $5,119
Federal student loans 177 3% $5,985

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Odessa College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Odessa College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Odessa College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 6,828
Undergraduate enrollment 6,828
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Odessa College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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