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Owensboro Community and Technical College is a public institution located in Owensboro, Kentucky. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of Owensboro Community and Technical College.

171 Undergraduate Degrees

Where Is Owensboro Community and Technical College?

Location of Owensboro Community and Technical College

Contact details for Owensboro Community and Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4800 New Hartford Rd, Owensboro, KY 42303
Phone: 270-686-4400
Website: https://owensboro.kctcs.edu

How Do I Get Into Owensboro Community and Technical College?

You can apply to Owensboro Community and Technical College online at: https://students.kctcs.edu/psc/stdsaprd/EMPLOYEE/SA/c/COMMUNITY_ACCESS.K_OLA_LANDING_FL.GBL?&Campus=OWC

Owensboro Community and Technical College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Owensboro Community and Technical College?

17% Take Out Loans
15.8% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Owensboro Community and Technical College, approximately 17% of students took out student loans averaging $3,877 a year. That adds up to $15,508 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Owensboro Community and Technical College is 15.8%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Owensboro Community and Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,622 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,004 undergraduate students at Owensboro Community and Technical College, with 1,622 being full-time and 2,382 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Owensboro Community and Technical College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,622 full-time undergraduates at Owensboro Community and Technical College, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Owensboro Community and Technical College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Owensboro Community and Technical College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Owensboro Community and Technical College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 26
Black or African American 50
Hispanic or Latino 45
White 1,422
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 79

Online Learning at Owensboro Community and Technical College

737 Took All Classes Online
1,873 Took At Least One Class Online
2.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,873 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Owensboro Community and Technical College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 9th most popular in Kentucky for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Owensboro Community and Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Owensboro Community and Technical College was 2.3%. This is the #1,428 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Owensboro Community and Technical College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Owensboro Community and Technical College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer Information Systems 6%
General Computer & Information Sciences 6%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Owensboro Community and Technical College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Owensboro Community and Technical College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
General Computer & Information Sciences #91
Computer Information Systems #157

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Owensboro Community and Technical College Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s TOTAL
General Computer & Information Sciences 152 19 171
TOTAL 152 19 171

References

*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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