Central Ohio Technical College: Narrative Description

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1179 University Dr.
Newark, OH 43055-1767
Tel: (740)366-1351; Admissions: (740)366-9222; Fax: (740)366-5047; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.cotc.edu/

Description: State-supported, 2-year, specialized, coed. Part of Ohio Board of Regents. Awards certificates and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1971. Setting: 155-acre small town campus with easy access to Columbus. Total enrollment: 2,592. 1,171 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 1,149 students, 71% women, 29% men. Part-time: 1,443 students, 72% women, 28% men. Students come from 3 states and territories, 1 other country, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 5% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 76% 25 or older, 1% live on campus, 5% transferred in. Retention: 52% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at Ohio State University-Newark Campus, Higher Education Council of Columbus.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission except for health programs. Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT ASSET or ACT COMPASS required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $15. State resident tuition: $2862 full-time, $73 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $5022 full-time, $133 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $216 full-time, $6 per credit part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group. Social organizations: 15 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Senate, Phi Theta Kappa, Student Nurses Organization, Campus Chorus, Physical Therapy Assistants Organization. Major annual events: Spring Fling, Annual 'Blood Battle' Blood Drive, Campus Artists and Performers Series. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, student patrols, late night transport-escort service. Option: coed housing available. Newark Campus Library with 45,000 books, 500 serials, and an OPAC. 300 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.