Odessa College: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 40%

Odessa College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)6,2822,3703,912

3,262 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,812 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Odessa College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Odessa College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $4,800 and other expenses per full academic year.

Odessa College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 225 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$3,144$4,152
Fees for full-time undergraduates$690$690
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$131$173

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities298298
Health Professions and Related Programs176176
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services133133
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians126126
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service103103
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields8383
Personal and Culinary Services5555
Precision Production5050
Visual and Performing Arts4343
Legal Professions and Studies3939
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences1818
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1717
Social Sciences1616
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1414
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services99
English Language and Literature & Letters66
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs55
Physical Sciences33
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics11
Mathematics and Statistics11
Grand Total1,2781,278

A total of 1,278 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Odessa College.

Graduation rate25%18%31%
  • Full-time retention rate - 62%
  • Part-time retention rate - 42%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff419
Instructional FTE178
Research FTE4
Public Service FTE7
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteodessa.edu
Address201 W University Blvd
Odessa, Texas, 79764
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population100,000