Central Ohio Technical College

Central Ohio Technical College

Central Ohio Technical College, also known as COTC, is located in Newark, Ohio, United States. It was founded in the year 1971. The main campus in Newark occupies a land space of more than 150 acres. The extended campuses of the college are:

  • Coshocton Campus
  • Knox Campus
  • Pataskala Campus

COTC grants degrees to students through its academic divisions which are:

  • Arts, Sciences & Integrated Studies
  • Engineering, Industrial and Business Technologies
  • Health and Human Services
  • Public Safety

The college's athletic teams are nicknamed the Titans. The male students on the main campus participate in sports such as basketball, baseball, soccer, and golf. The female students are involved in a variety of sports such as basketball, softball, soccer, and volleyball.

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Contacting Central Ohio Technical College

Central Ohio Technical College
1179 University Drive
Newark , OH 43055-1767
General Phone: (740) 366-1351

Central Ohio Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine249registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Medical Support and Technology84surgical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, radiographer
Business and Management61business management, accounting, human resources, marketing
Family and Social Work30human services
Security and Law Enforcement25criminal justice and administration, forensic science, criminal justice and police
Media18desktop publishing and imaging
Education and Teaching12early childhood education
Engineering Technician11electronics tech, electromechanical tech, manufacturing tech, architectural drafting, civil drafting, mechanical drafting
Computer Science and Engineering8computer programming, data processing tech

Number of programs and degrees for Central Ohio Technical College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree41322
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years852

Central Ohio Technical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Central Ohio Technical College had a total enrollment of 3,100 students (2,383 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 84%
Black 7%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 6%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 17%
20-21 16%
22-24 15%
25-29 17%
30-34 11%
35-39 8%
40-49 9%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Central Ohio Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 54 %
Part-Time 45 %

Central Ohio Technical College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Newark, Ohio for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Ohio Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Central Ohio Technical College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,600
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,300
Books and supplies $ 1,350

Financial Aid:
Central Ohio Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1104600)

Central Ohio Technical College Faculty

Central Ohio Technical College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2034

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year0*3$76,347
Associate professorcalendar year0*1*
Assistant professorcalendar year3$63,1804$61,179
Instructorcalendar year4$59,12315$57,029
All faculty totalcalendar year7$60,86123$60,609

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year3$59,8713$59,478
Associate professoracademic year3$58,7123$49,995
Assistant professoracademic year7$40,2775$46,233
Instructoracademic year2*3$46,833
All faculty totalacademic year15$47,50214$50,006

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Central Ohio Technical College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering CAD/CADD
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Tech
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD

Family And Social Work
Human Services, General

Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design

Medical Support And Technology
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Forensic Science and Technology

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What Sets Central Ohio Technical College Apart:

Female % of student body
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 9%Central Ohio Technical College Female % of student body
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Central Ohio Technical College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
% of degrees in media
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%Central Ohio Technical College % of degrees in media
% of degrees in family and social work
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%Central Ohio Technical College % of degrees in family and social work

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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