Evening College FAQs

What is the OTC Evening College?

The OTC Evening College is designed with the working professional's busy life in mind. Classes are offered Monday through Thursday, 5:30-8:15 p.m., and provide an opportunity to complete an Associate of Arts degree in just two years.

How much does it cost?

The tuition rate at OTC is the lowest of any college or university in the region. OTC's tuition is less than half the cost of area universities.

  • $92 per credit hour
  • $276 per class (3 credit hours)
  • $1,104 per semester (12 credit hours)

A student taking 12 credit hours per semester is considered a full-time student.
*Rate subject to change. Additional course fees are applicable.

What types of classes are offered?

The OTC Evening College is designed to make it possible for a student to complete college classes toward an Associate of Arts degree, or to begin a degree to complete in a two-year time period. 
A wide variety of classes are offered during the OTC Evening College:

  • Biological Clinical Science
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Communications
  • Computer Information Sciences
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economics
  •  English
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Math
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Sociology

Will my OTC classes or degree transfer to area colleges and universities?

OTC has several academic agreements with area colleges and universities to ensure a smooth transition to a four-year institution such as Missouri State, Drury, Evangel, or University of Missouri.

Can I take the same classes during the day?

OTC offers the same variety of classes Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., at the same inexpensive tuition rate. You can also complete an entire Associate of Arts degree through OTC Online.

How do I get started?

Visit www.otc.edu/evening and click on the "Get Started" tab.

Why should I select OTC over other area colleges or universities?

At OTC you get a great education, great flexibility, and great affordability. A degree provides the additional education many employers value when considering employees for additional compensation or advancement in their organization.