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Study at Odessa College

Odessa College is a two-year public college located in Odessa, Texas. It was established in 1952. The college enrolls more than 5, 000 students annually in its university-parallel and occupational/ technical courses. It also offers Basic Education, Continuing Education and Community Recreation courses. The college enrolls more than 10, 000 students in these Course Topics. Odessa College participates in the WJCAC Conference of the NJCAA in many different sports, including basketball, baseball, softball, golf and rodeo. Odessa's athletic teams have won more than 40 national NJCAA titles. The college is also home to a National Public Radio station, called KOCV-FM.

Profile of Odessa CollegeOdessa College is located in a small city, in Odessa, TX. The school is a public institution. Degree levels at Odessa College top out at the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

Students at the school often study security and law enforcement.

Odessa College Selectivity

Odessa College maintains an open-admission policy. It's not unusual for students to find their classmates include those from other parts of the country.

The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors.

Student Enrolment

The school offers classes to 4, 580 students (2, 446 full-time equivalent).

Student Life
Many students live in housing on or near campus. The school does offer meal plans to students. Odessa College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Nursing and Emergency Medicine115licensed practical nurse, registered nursing, EMT paramedic, home health aide
Security and Law Enforcement82criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Liberal Arts78general studies, sociology, English, speech and rhetoric, foreign language and literature, political science
Engineering Technician58occupational safety tech, petroleum tech, mechanical drafting
Mechanics and Repair31diesel mechanics, electrical installation and repair, automobile mechanics
Business and Management26business management
Family and Social Work24child development, child care provider, child care management
Therapy and Counselling23physical therapist assistant, psychology, substance abuse Counselling
office and Administration20administrative assistant, office data entry
Law19legal assistant, legal secretary
Medical Support and Technology19radiographer, respiratory care tech, medical lab tech, surgical tech, radiation therapist
Beauty and Cosmetology19cosmetology
Production Trades10welding, machinist
Medical administration10medical secretary
Computer Science and Engineering9computer networking, computer programming, computer science
Photography and Commercial Art8commercial photography
Education and Teaching7Education
Cooking and Culinary Arts5chef training
Media2mass communication, radio and television
Animal Science and Care2equine science, animal science
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy2health and physical Education
Construction Trades1property management
Art Studies0art studies
Science0biology, physics, geology, chemistry
Agricultural Science and Management0agriculture
Contact: Odessa CollegeOdessa College

201 W University

Odessa, TX 79764

General Phone: (432) 335-6400


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