We have programs that can get you on the fast track to a high paying, high demand job. These programs are customized to the needs of local businesses, with an understanding of local values.
You are not just a number here; you are the reason we do what we do. Our faculty take a personal interest in your future and are here to help you navigate your journey. Everyone is here to make sure You’ve Got This!
Offering you a challenging education in a supportive environment practically in your backyard is what we do. We may expect a lot, but we know you are willing to do whatever it takes, and we’ll do whatever it takes to help.
We live and breathe the words “community college” every day. The communities we serve are the core of our colleges. Our students stay in the community when they graduate and are committed to giving back and bettering the lives of others.
Whether you’re starting college for the first time or thinking about a career change, we’ve got you covered. We offer associate degrees, diplomas and certificates - and we’re here to help you reach your goals. Get started by finding the program that works for you!
OCTC brought art back into my life and provided me with a community of talented artists whose work continues to inspire me
There are so many people at OCTC that are there to open up doors for their students and help make them the person that they’re meant to be. I don’t know where I’d be without them.
My education opened up so many new doors for me. I never dreamed I’d be working in a field that I actually enjoy.
My experience at OCTC is meaningful to me because of the encouragement from the faculty and staff and the support system I received from them. I was letting a math class determine my future and I’m glad I overcame my fear.
Afraid you can't afford college? Well, you can. With the lowest tuition in Kentucky,
financial aid options, and a helping hand to guide you through the process, we have
For the cost of one year at a university, you could go for two years here. That two-year degree can open up a new career, or complete the first half of your bachelor’s. Ready to learn more?
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Our system is the state’s largest provider of higher education and workforce education.