2011 Fall Fast Facts
2010 Fall Fast Facts
||Ozarks Technical Community College is the third largest community college in Missouri.|
In 1990, 14 school districts voted to create a community college district to provide affordable, accessible education with a focus on job training. In 2010, Hollister R-V also voted to become part of the district. The Ozarks Technical Community College district encompasses the 15 school districts shown below.
- Ash Grove R-IV
- Clever R-V
- Everton R-III
- Fordland R-IV
- Hollister R-V
- Logan-Rogersville R-VIII
- Marshfield R-I
- Nixa R-II
- Ozark R-VI
- Pleasant Hope R-VI
- Republic R-III
- Strafford R-VI
- Walnut Grove R-V
- Willard R-II
- More than 13% of credit students at OTC are the first in their family to go to college (First Generation College Students).
- 67% of OTC students qualify for some sort of financial aid.
- Over 2,000 students enrolled in the GED program at OTC in 2011
(summer 2010 - spring 2011).
|Career and Technical Programs
||Over 50 certificates and degrees are offered in more than 37 areas of study.|
|Certificates and Degrees
More than 800 certificates and degrees were awarded in the 2010-11 school year.
- In-District tuition: $91
- Out-of-District tuition: $128.50
- Out-of-State tuition: $169
- Student Fee: $12
- Technology Fee: $5
- According to a 2007 feasibility study, 99% of the respondents in the community described OTC as the place to provide students with the skills to compete in today's economy.
- At the end of the 2011 fiscal year, the Foundation had received $1,810,712 in gifts and donations.
- In 2010-11, the OTC Foundation awarded 218 scholarships totaling $160,707.
- The OTC Foundation's endowment stood at $2.7 million in 2010-11.
| Economic Impact / Investment Analysis
- For every dollar students invest in OTC, they receive a cumulative $6.10 in higher future income (discounted) over the course of their working careers.
- Missouri benefits from improved health and reduced welfare, unemployment, and crime, saving the public some $2.9 million per year.
- Taxpayers see a rate of return of 6.9% on their investment in OTC.
| Economic Growth Analysis
- The net added income generated by OTC operations ($31.6 million) and the spending of non-local students ($11.6 million) contributes a total of $43.2 million in income to the OTC Service Region economy each year.
- The accumulated credits achieved by former OTC students over the past 19 years translate to $168.6 million in added regional income each year due to the higher earnings of students and increased output of businesses.