Ozarks Technical Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

1001 East Chestnut Expressway

Springfield, MO 65802

(417) 447-6900

Fax: (417) 447-6906

Contact: Joan Barrett

Director of Admissions
Main Address

1001 East Chestnut Expressway

Springfield, MO 65802

(417) 447-7500


Degree-seeking undergrads: 9,475


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

Special requirements for some allied health programs.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Turf Management A,C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Graphic Design A,C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Business Administration/Management A,C
Hospitality Administration/Management A
Hotel/Motel Management A
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C

Communications & Journalism

Digital Communications/Multimedia A

Communications Technologies

Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Information Technology A,C
Networking/LAN/WAN Management A
Web/Multimedia Design A


Electrical/Communications Engineering A

Engineering Technologies

CAD/CADD Drafting/Design A,C
Construction/Building Technologies A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Industrial Technology A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Development A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Assistance C
Dental Hygiene A
Emergency Medical Technology A
Medical Records Technology A,C
Nursing – Practical A,C
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Respiratory Therapy A
Surgical Technology C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair A,C
Automotive Technology A,C
Diesel Mechanics A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A,C

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Related Services A

Precision Production Trades

Machine Tool Technology A,C
Welding Technology A,C

Security & Protective Services

Fire Protection/Safety Technology 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.

Ozarks Technical Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (417) 447-7500
Website: www.otc.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: https://www.otc.edu/FORMS/students/application.php
Address: 1001 E. Chestnut Expressway, Springfield, MO 65802
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 11,762
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 6,940 (59% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $4,763
Out-of-state Tuition: $5,864
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 95%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,113

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

Ozarks Technical Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Ozarks Technical Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 22
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 22
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 32
Construction Trades 11
Education 1
Engineering 11
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 44
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 813
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 33
Natural Resources and Conservation 11
Personal and Culinary Services 22
Physical Sciences 1
Precision Production 23
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Science Technologies/Technicians 11
Transportation and Materials Moving 1
Grand total 3345

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Ozarks Technical Community 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 $4,763
Out-of-state $5,864
Books and supplies $800

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 1,883 95%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,815 92% $5,113
Student loan aid 1,354 68% $1,578

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 7,580 62% $4,529
Federal student loans 6,686 55% $2,418

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Ozarks Technical Community 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 Ozarks Technical Community 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

Ozarks Technical Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 11,762
Undergraduate enrollment 11,762
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

Ozarks Technical Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

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 Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
  • Missouri State Board of Nursing
    • Practical Nursing Programs
    • Associate Degree Nursing Programs

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