OJC Description

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.

Quick Facts about Otero Junior College

Region

Rockies

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Small (Under 2,000 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

$5,700

Retention Rate

54%

Enrollment

1,551

Year Established

1940

OJC Students

Total Students
1,551

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
43%
Part-Time
57%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
33%
African American
3%
Caucasian
54%
American Indian or Alaska native
1%
Unknown and Other
10%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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