Owensboro Community and Technical College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,368
1.68% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$7,640
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.13%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
4,621
34.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
47.1%
224 Graduates

About

Owensboro Community and Technical College is a higher education institution located in Daviess County, KY. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Owensboro Community and Technical College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (336 degrees awarded), Electrician (54 degrees), and Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology (50 degrees).

In 2022, 2,796 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Owensboro Community and Technical College. 35.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 64.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,515 degrees), 28.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (88 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Owensboro Community and Technical College is $4,368, which is $−3,744 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Owensboro Community and Technical College is $4,368, which is $−3,744 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,640.

In 2022, 92% of undergraduate students attending Owensboro Community and Technical College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 9% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,368
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Owensboro Community and Technical College was $4,368. The cost of tuition at Owensboro Community and Technical College is $−3,744 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$7,640
2022 Value
1.93%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Owensboro Community and Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,640. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Owensboro Community and Technical College grew by 1.93%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,508
Room and Board
$1,078
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Owensboro Community and Technical College was of $7,508 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 5.01% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,078. The cost of books and supplies increased by 5.07% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

92%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
9%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

92% of undergraduate students at Owensboro Community and Technical College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 9.52% with respect to 2021, when 84% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.13%
2019 Default Rate
14
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Owensboro Community and Technical College was 3.13%, which represents 14 out of the 447 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Owensboro Community and Technical College had a total enrollment of 4,621 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Owensboro Community and Technical College is 1,592 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,029. This means that 34.5% of students enrolled at Owensboro Community and Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Owensboro Community and Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 82.4% White, 4.72% Hispanic or Latino, 4% Black or African American, 3.98% Two or More Races, 2.12% Asian, 0.0649% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0649% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Owensboro Community and Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (47.2%), followed by White Male (36.5%) and Two or More Races Female (2.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

34.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Owensboro Community and Technical College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,621 students. The full-time enrollment at Owensboro Community and Technical College is 1,592 and the part-time enrollment is 3,029. This means that 34.5% of students enrolled at Owensboro Community and Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Owensboro Community and Technical College was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Owensboro Community and Technical College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    3,808 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    218 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    185 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Owensboro Community and Technical College is 82.4% White, 4.72% Hispanic or Latino, 4% Black or African American, 3.98% Two or More Races, 2.12% Asian, 0.0649% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0649% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 121 students (2.62%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 800 fewer women than men received degrees from Owensboro Community and Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Owensboro Community and Technical College is white (2,515 degrees awarded). There were 28.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (88 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Owensboro Community and Technical College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (336 degrees awarded), followed by Electrician (54 degrees) and Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology (50 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Owensboro Community and Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (470 degrees awarded), Precision Production (375 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (528 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Owensboro Community and Technical College are Software developers (559,152 people), Other managers (140,310 people), Computer occupations, all other (119,495 people), Computer & information systems managers (112,440 people), and Computer programmers (93,486 people).

The most specialized majors at Owensboro Community and Technical College in 2022 are Construction (470 degrees awarded), Precision Production (375 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (528 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (294 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (95 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Owensboro Community and Technical College are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Physicians, Architectural & engineering managers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Owensboro Community and Technical College are Construction (470 degrees awarded), Precision Production (375 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (528 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (294 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (95 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Owensboro Community and Technical College are Computer Systems Design (585,368 people), Elementary & secondary schools (144,935 people), Construction (135,878 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (106,673 people), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services (82,612 people).

The most specialized majors at Owensboro Community and Technical College are Construction (470 degrees awarded), Precision Production (375 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (528 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (294 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (95 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Owensboro Community and Technical College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 336 degrees awarded
  2. 54 degrees awarded
  3. 50 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Owensboro Community and Technical College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 336 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,798
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
998
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,798 degrees were awarded to men at Owensboro Community and Technical College, which is 1.8 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (998).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 442 degrees were awarded to men at Owensboro Community and Technical College in Electrician, which is 221 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 253 degrees were awarded to men at Owensboro Community and Technical College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 3.05 times more than the 83 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%
100% Completion Time
42%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 24% of students graduating from Owensboro Community and Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 42% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 45% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Owensboro Community and Technical College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,515 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    88 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    83 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Owensboro Community and Technical College is white (2,515 degrees awarded). There were 28.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (88 degrees).

0.358% of degree recipients (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    1,675 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    840 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    66 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Owensboro Community and Technical College is white male (1,675 degrees awarded). There were 1.99 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (840 degrees).

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Operations

Owensboro Community and Technical College employs 29 Professors, 20 Instructors and 14 Associate professors. Most academics at Owensboro Community and Technical College are Female Professor (16), Male Professor (13), and Female Instructor (11).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Owensboro Community and Technical College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 31 employees, Management, with 27 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 19 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$10.6M
2022 Salaries
4.18%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Owensboro Community and Technical College paid a median of $10.6M in salaries, a 4.18% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.13M
Instructional Salaries
73
Number of Employees

In 2022, Owensboro Community and Technical College paid a total of $4.13M to 73 employees working as instructors, which represents 39% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
29 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
31 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Owensboro Community and Technical College were Professor with 29 employees, Instructor with 20 employees, and Associate professor with 14 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Owensboro Community and Technical College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 31 employees, Management with 27 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 19 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Owensboro Community and Technical College was Female Professor with 16 employees, Male Professor with 13 employees, and Female Instructor with 11 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Owensboro Community and Technical College.

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