Otero Junior College

Tuition & Fees $6,556
Student Population 1,262
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $6,012
Graduation Rate 38 %
Students:Faculty 15

Academic Overview

Otero Junior College is a public, 2-4 years institute located in La Junta, Colorado. It is an Associate's - Public Urban-serving Single Campus by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Associate's degree. The 2021 tuition & fees are $4,100 for Colorado residents and $6,556 for out-of-state students. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 1,262 students are enrolled.
The salary after graduation from Otero Junior College varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $31,100. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Otero Junior College are $4,100 for Colorado residents and $6,556 for non-residents.
Otero Junior College 2021 Tuition & Fees
Colorado ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at OJC. The average received amount of financial aid is $6,012 and 66% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 1,262 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
Graduation Rate for Otero Junior College is 38 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Otero Junior College is 28 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Otero Junior College is 52 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Otero Junior College is 1,262
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Otero Junior College is 15 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
15 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $6,012 at Otero Junior College.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

OJC offers 39 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate180
One but less than two years certificate80
Associate's Degree130

Special Learning Opportunities

Otero Junior College offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for undergraduate programs. The school provides programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:350)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Otero Junior College has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges