Ohio Technical College

Ohio Technical College

Ohio Technical College, located in Cleveland Ohio, is a private technical college accredited by the ACCSCT. As an automotive and diesel technology school, OTC provides training equipment and pursues industry alliances. The college is one of the leading technical colleges in terms of the diversity of its modern mechanical programs and equipment.

OTC's 800,000-square-foot campus makes it the largest of its kind in the United States. Apart from providing programs in automotive, diesel, auto-diesel, collision repair, and motorcycle training programs, the college offers specialization programs in alternative fuel vehicles, CDL truck driving, BMW FAST track, classic car restoration, generator power systems, high performance and racing.

The campus is equipped with a BMW STEP facility. Ohio Technical College offers federal grants to eligible students, along with the Julius A. Brenner Founders Grant and a number of scholarships.

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Ohio Technical College
1374 E 51st St
Cleveland , OH 44103
General Phone: (216) 881-1700

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Ohio Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Mechanics and Repair490electrical installation and repair, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics, motorcycle mechanic, vehicle maintenance, mechanic and repair
Transportation37truck and bus driver

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year542
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years2813
Associate's degree682
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years1242

Ohio Technical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Ohio Technical College had a total enrollment of 919 students (1,312 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 79%
Black 16%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 0%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 41%
18-19 38%
20-21 6%
22-24 6%
25-29 4%
30-34 3%
35-39 2%
40-49 1%
50-64 0%

Ohio Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 75 %

Ohio Technical College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Cleveland, 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.

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

Financial Aid:
Ohio Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1174500)

Ohio Technical College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year67$40,4230*
All faculty totalcalendar year67$40,4230*

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

Ohio Technical College Degree Programs (2007)

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians, Other
Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Technology/Technician
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Other

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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What Sets Ohio Technical College Apart:

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% of degrees in mechanics and repair
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Top 5%Ohio Technical College % of degrees in mechanics and repair
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%Ohio Technical College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Number of students
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Top 17%Ohio Technical College Number of students
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Top 17%Ohio Technical College Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
% of degrees in transportation
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Ohio Technical College % of degrees in transportation

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