|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Student to faculty ratio||17:1|
|Dormitory capacity||360 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Otero Junior College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.
Otero Junior College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $5,625 and in-state students paid $3,285.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 99% of Otero Junior College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 49% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,909 (which is 12.4% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Otero Junior College in 2016-2017, was 81, which is 38% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,759 (which is 4.4% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Otero Junior College has enrolled a total of 1,464 students (637 students full-time and 827 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,464 students, 127 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 46% men and 54% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
The institution also enrolled 88 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%
Black/African American: 4%
Two or more races: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 8 largest majors offered at Otero Junior College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||28%||417|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||18%||266||0|
|Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences||8%||113|
|Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians||8%||112|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||5%||70|
|Personal And Culinary Services||3%||47|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||3%||38|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Otero Junior College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Otero Junior College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $24,900. Last year, out of the total 614 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 491 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 792 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 610 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|