Otero Junior College (OJC)

La Junta, CO

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Otero Junior College

Otero Junior College

Otero Junior College Student Essentials

Otero Junior College Student Essentials
Region: Rockies
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Rattlesnake
Website: www.ojc.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Parking Permit Required: No
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $3,658
Out-of-State Tuition: $6,979
Retention Rate: 54%
Enrollment: 2,234
Year Established: 1940

About OJC

Otero Junior College offers programs to suit a variety of needs. Whether you’re looking to earn an associate’s degree, or you simply want to bridge the gap between high school and college, OJC has several convenient and accessible programs to help you meet your goals.

At the core of Otero Junior College is the firm belief that everybody has the right to an education. As such, the school follows an open-door admissions policy. While admission to specific programs is not guaranteed, students of at least 16 years of age qualify for automatic admission to the college.

Otero Junior College strives to keep its tuition low, but financial aid is also available to help you finance your education. The college funds several scholarships based on a variety of criteria. Additionally, students can apply for local and state scholarships, as well federal grants and loans through the FAFSA.

OJC administers its academics through the following departments:

*Arts
*Business Technologies
*Nursing
*Math & Science
*Service & Technology

The school offers two-year certificate programs. However, if you’re interested in transferring to a four-year institution, Otero Junior College has 2+2 transfer agreements with several Colorado universities, including CSU Fort Collins, Adams State College and Mid-America Christian University.

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OJC Map & Location

Otero Junior College
1802 Colorado Ave
La Junta, CO 81050


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Getting Around OJC

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

7/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for La Junta, CO

Winter
Dec
44
18
Jan
45
17
Feb
49
21
Spring
Mar
59
29
Apr
68
37
May
78
48
Summer
Jun
88
57
Jul
94
63
Aug
91
61
Fall
Sep
83
52
Oct
70
39
Nov
56
26

OJC Students

Total Students 2,234

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 32%
  • African American: 3%
  • Caucasian: 53%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 10%
Latino 32%
African American 3%
Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2%
Unknown and Other 10%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 30%
Part-Time 70%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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Otero Junior College

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