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Otero College
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  • 2 Year
  • LA JUNTA, CO

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Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Professors
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade C
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Safety
    grade B
  5. Student Life
    grade B+
  6. Location
    grade C+

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Otero is a public college located in La Junta, Colorado. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 528 undergraduate students. The Otero acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Agricultural Business. Graduating 48% of students, Otero alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $25,100.

About

1802 COLORADO AVE
LA JUNTA, CO 81050
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division I
Athletic Conference
No data available  

Otero College Rankings

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Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$11,359 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,448 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
85%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 20 responses
74%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 19 responses
74%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 19 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    21%
  • On Campus
    72%
  • Online
    7%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
528 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
688
Undergrads Over 25
26%
Pell Grant
55%
Varsity Athletes
40%
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Day Care Services
No
84%
of students highly rate the athletics/recreation facilities. 19 responses
63%
of students highly rate the dining facilities. 19 responses
33%
of students highly rate the performing arts facilities. 6 responses

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$25,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
48%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
81%
National
83%

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