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Owensboro Community and Technical College is a public institution situated in Owensboro, Kentucky. The rural area surrounding the school is great for students who prefer living in a country setting.

1,430 Full-Time Undergraduates
$4,296 Avg In-State Tuition

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Owensboro Community and Technical College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Owensboro Community and Technical College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
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#33 Most Popular Mechanic & Repair Technologies Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
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#64 Most Popular Health/Medical Admin Services Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Owensboro Community and Technical College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#5 Highest Paid Electrician Graduates College Factual
#8 Highest Paid Electrical & Power Transmission Installers Graduates College Factual
#17 Highest Paid Construction Trades Graduates College Factual

Where Is Owensboro Community and Technical College?

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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/

Can I Afford Owensboro Community and Technical College?

$4,296 In-State Tuition
14% Take Out Loans
16.3% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time Owensboro Community and Technical College students paid $179 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $627 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $4,296 $15,048
Fees $192 $192
Books and Supplies $1,026 $1,026

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Owensboro Community and Technical College, approximately 14% of students took out student loans averaging $3,838 a year. That adds up to $15,352 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Owensboro Community and Technical College is 16.3%. 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

1,430 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,901 undergraduate students at Owensboro Community and Technical College, with 1,430 being full-time and 2,471 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 1,430 full-time undergraduates at Owensboro Community and Technical College, 45% are male and 55% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 25
Black or African American 37
Hispanic or Latino 44
White 1,263
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 61

Online Learning at Owensboro Community and Technical College

907 Took All Classes Online
2,012 Took At Least One Class Online
7.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 2,012 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 10th most popular in Kentucky for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

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 7.3%. This is the #1,304 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 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
Building/Property Maintenance #1
Building Management & Inspection #6
Construction Trades #18

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 Trade School Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Electrician 228 53 105 386
Welding Technology/Welder 271 3 17 291
Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology 110 27 26 163
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant 94 7 18 119
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant & Medical Secretary 50 16 31 97
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 64 4 3 71
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 42 6 11 59
Medical/Clinical Assistant 34 10 11 55
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 25 7 15 47
Laboratory Technician 42 0 0 42
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 3 13 16 32
Other Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technologies 20 4 4 28
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 27 0 0 27
Building/Property Maintenance 8 6 3 17
Radiologic Technology 0 15 0 15
Surgical Technology 0 5 0 5
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 2 0 0 2
Carpentry/Carpenter 0 0 0 0
Other Engineering-Related Fields 0 0 0 0
Manufacturing Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Other Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services 0 0 0 0
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant 0 0 0 0
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,020 176 260 1,456

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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