FINANCIAL AID RATE82%
STUDENT TEACHER RATIO15:1
FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.$3,255
Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students
Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid
Percent of Students Paying In-State Tuition vs Out-of-State Tuition
Owens Community College
Also known as Owens State Community College
1 South Grove Street, Westerville, OH
Owens Community College is a state community college located just a few miles from downtown Toledo in Northwest Ohio, offering 130 different academic programs. Owens Community College offers continuing education and corporate training, in addition to its associate's degree or transfer programs. The Owens Corporate Training team models its services on professional training techniques endorsed by the Learning Resource Network (LERN).
Owens has two campus locations and several learning centers in the area. Classes are offered during the day, at night and on weekends, with many programs available online. The college's faculty members are excellent instructors and also practitioners of their field, with real-world knowledge.
Owens Community College has a Center for Professional Learning and Leadership, which provides teaching and learning-centered speakers and workshops that provide information and resources for enhancing student success. It also fosters best practices for teaching and learning, and facilitates professional development of faculty, students and staff.
Owens Community College was founded in 1965 as a technical institute. It became a technical college in 1967. It was chartered as a state community college in 1994, as part of a district that includes Lucas, Wood, Hancock, Ottawa and Sandusky counties. Since 1994, Owens Community College has become the fastest-growing institution of higher education in Northwest Ohio.
The academic calendar for Owens Community College follows the semester format with fall, spring and summer semesters.
Colleges and Schools
Schools and departments at Owens Community College include:
- School of Arts & Sciences
- School of Business & Information Systems
- School of Health Sciences
- School of Nursing
- School of Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness
- School of Technology
- Fine Arts and Performing Arts Department
- Natural Sciences Technologies
- Skilled Trades Technologies
- Transportation Technologies
- Workforce and Community Services
Students at Owens Community College can connect with others through many student activities, and more than 100 student clubs and organizations, as well as athletics and volunteer projects. Student groups cover interest areas such as health technologies, academics and education, honor societies, culture, religion, and more. Intramural sports at Owens include flag football, dodge ball, basketball, softball and volleyball.
The school colors for Owens Community College are red and white. The athletic teams for Owens are nicknamed the "Express."
The "Express" athletic teams compete in eight intercollegiate sports, including:
Owens Community College has campus locations in Perrysburg Township and Findlay and learning centers in downtown Toledo and Maumee.
Popular educational programs that Owens Community College offers to the community include:
- Computer Training
- Drug Free Workplace
- Green Programs
- Health Care
- Leadership Series
- Manufacturing Processes
The Owens Community College Office of Government Relations serves as a liaison between local community members and elected officials. It provides leadership for local, state and federal legislation, and is involved in many activities to advance this mission.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may provide a better idea of the students Owens State Community College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $6,800. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $20 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition estimates per year:
- State Residents: $4,000-$4,800
- Out-of-State: $8,100-$9,677
- Charges for part-time students are:
- In-State: $170-$200 per unit
- Out-of-State: $340-$400 per unit
- Some programs may have tuition rates that will remain the same as the first year for up to five years.
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||82%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||62%||$4,232|
|Receiving Student Loans||57%||$4,826|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, Owens Community College may provide services like those listed below:
- Distance learning
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Employment search assistance
- Day care
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
Campus: Owens Community College
- Dental Hygienist Program
- Dietetic Technician Program
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program
- Radiology Technician Program
Campus: Owens Community College - Oneida City Farm
- Magnetic Resonance Technologist Program
- * Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 2015)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Owens Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Public Administration and Social Services
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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