Owensboro Community and Technical College
Owensboro Community and Technical College (OCTC) is located in Owensboro, Kentucky. This public college has an open-admissions and it is a member of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. The school was formed when the Owensboro Community College and the Owensboro Technical College consolidated.
OCTC offers students many academic opportunities. Students will find several associate degree programs and several technical and vocational certificate opportunities, as well as courses that offer diplomas. OCTC has been serving the community for many years and has gained a reputation as a fantastic school over this time.
OCTC provides an ADN and a bridge program for LPNs who wish to become RNs. Students have had great success with the NCLEX exam and enjoy passing percentages that are much higher than the national average. The school has great instructors and a program that gives students all that they need to find success as professional registered nurses.
|Campus LocaleFringe Rural|
|Number of Students3,787|
|Student to Faculty Ratio19:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
Nursing schools located within 89 miles radius of Owensboro Community and Technical College
Henderson Community College
31 miles away
Madisonville Community College
34 miles away
Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College
61 miles away
Hopkinsville Community College
62 miles away
Wabash Valley College
62 miles away
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
66 miles away
Southeastern Illinois College
74 miles away
Jefferson Community and Technical College
81 miles away
Frontier Community College
85 miles away
Olney Central College
89 miles away
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges|
07/01/2003 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$162/credit|
|In State Students||$162/credit|
|Out of State Students||$567/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 99% of Owensboro Community and Technical College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||6%||$792|
|State Grant & Scholarships||84%||$1,861|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||7%||$3,304|
|Federal Student Loans||22%||$4,376|
$6,809Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$5,239|
|$30,001 to $48,000$5,539|
|$48,001 to $75,000$7,162|
|$75,001 to $110,000$9,952|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Kentucky state board of nursing.