Owens Community College

Owens Community College

Owens Community College was established in 1965 and is a public community college in Ohio. It has campuses located in Toledo and Findlay, Ohio. The Findlay campus was opened in 1983. Owens Community College serves more than 45,000 students every year on both the campuses. The college has over 1,000 staff members.

The Toledo-area campus of Owens Community College occupies over 280 acres of land. The Findlay-area campus is set on nearly 60 acres of land.

Owens Community College's sports teams are known as the Express. They are members of the National Junior College Athletic Association. The college has volleyball, softball, soccer, golf, basketball and baseball teams.

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Contacting Owens Community College

Owens Community College
30335 Oregon Rd
Perrysburg , OH 43551
General Phone: (567) 661-7000

Owens Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management351business, business management, operations management, accounting, accounting technology, sales and marketing
Nursing and Emergency Medicine327registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Engineering Technician196architectural engineering tech, electronics tech, biomedical tech, electromechanical tech, HVAC tech, environmental engineering tech, industrial tech, occupational safety tech, quality control tech, ...
Security and Law Enforcement100corrections, criminal justice and administration, fire protection tech
Medical Support and Technology91dental hygienist, nuclear medical tech, radiation therapist, surgical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, radiographer
Medical Administration82health care administration, medical records tech, medical transcription, clinical assistant, medical billing, medical secretary
Liberal Arts81foreign language and literature, English, creative writing, general studies, sociology, history
Office and Administration73administrative assistant, executive secretary, business support services
Education and Teaching57teacher ed, early childhood education, teacher education
Production Trades54tool and die tech, welding
Computer Science and Engineering48information technology, computer applications programming, computer networking
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy36occupational therapist assistant, dietitian
Therapy and Counseling35psychology, physical therapist assistant, massage therapy
Photography and Commercial Art32commercial art, commercial photography
Hospitality19restaurant and food services management
Landscaping and Horticulture12landscaping
Agricultural Science and Management12agricultural management, agricultural mechanization
Family and Social Work9social work
Media8communication studies
Fine Arts5fine arts studies
Real Estate and Construction Management4real estate
Music3music performance, music management
Mechanics and Repair2autobody repair
Design1interior design

Number of programs and degrees for Owens Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1,19958
Award of less than 1 academic year32637
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1143

Owens Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Owens Community College had a total enrollment of 19,853 students (10,921 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 79%
Black 11%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 16%
20-21 14%
22-24 14%
25-29 17%
30-34 11%
35-39 8%
40-49 10%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Owens Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 56 %
Part-Time 52 %

Owens Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Perrysburg, 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.

Owens Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,012
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,592
Books and supplies $ 1,400

Financial Aid:
Owens Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 575300)

Owens Community College Faculty

Owens Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1326
Non-tenured and not on tenure track03

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year30$77,49040$69,609
Associate professoracademic year24$62,85125$59,790
Assistant professoracademic year27$60,62016$55,822
Instructoracademic year17$52,17824$44,189
No academic rankacademic year0*3$30,360
All faculty totalacademic year98$64,866108$58,554

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

Owens Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports163046

Owens Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agricultural Mechanization, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Operations Management and Supervision
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Information Technology

Interior Design

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Levels & Methods, Other

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician
Biomedical Technology/Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Tech
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician
Industrial Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
Quality Control Technology/Technician
Surveying Technology/Surveying

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Fine Arts
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other

Restaurant/Food Services Management

Landscaping And Horticulture
Landscaping and Groundskeeping

Liberal Arts
Creative Writing
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
General Studies
History, General

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
Medical/Health Management and Clinical Assistant/Specialist

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Music Management and Merchandising
Music Performance, General

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

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)
Occupational Therapist Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial Photography
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Tool and Die Technology/Technician
Welding Technology/Welder

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate


Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
Physical Therapist Assistant
Psychology, General

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What Sets Owens Community College Apart:

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% of degrees in agricultural science and management
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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 remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army, air force)
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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