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Study at Ouachita Technical College

Ouachita Technical College, abbreviated as OTC, is an institute of technical and vocational education located in Malvern, Arkansas. The college was set up in 1969 as the Ouachita Vocational Technical School. OTC offers a number of online courses, associate's degrees, proficiency certificate courses, and technical certificate programs. Ouachita Technical College's students are involved in various organizations including the Student Government Association, Phi Theta Kappa, Baptist Collegiate Ministries, Student Nurses Association, and Student Arkansas Education Association. Financial aid is provided to needy students in the form of loans, grants, and scholarships like OTC Academic Scholarship, OTC Merit Scholarship, Ouachita Student Government Association Scholarship, and State of Arkansas Scholarship.

Profile of Ouachita Technical CollegeThe campus of Ouachita Technical College is in Malvern, AR, which is a rural area. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Ouachita Technical College include, at the school's highest level, the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. Ouachita Technical College is known for its programs in nursing and emergency medicine.

Ouachita Technical College Selectivity

Its open admissions system makes the school an attractive choice for many applicants.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, Ouachita Technical College had 1, 558 students enrolled (899 full-time equivalent).

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Ouachita Technical College is an open access, public, two-year institution of higher education committed to providing area citizens affordable, lifelong educational opportunities and services in a caring environment designed to enable them to develop their fullest potential and to support the economic development of Arkansas. "Ouachita Technical College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Nursing and Emergency Medicine139nursing assistant, licensed practical nurse
Liberal Arts46liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies
Business and Management27accounting, business management, business, business and related services
Construction Trades26electrician
Computer Science and Engineering22computer and info science, computer networking
Beauty and Cosmetology11cosmetology
Security and Law Enforcement11criminal justice and safety, security and loss prevention, criminal justice and administration
Transportation8truck and bus driver
Family and Social Work7child care provider, child care management
Medical administration5medical office management, medical records tech
Mechanics and Repair5industrial mechanics, electrical installation and repair, computer repair
Production Trades3precision production
Engineering Technician2computer systems tech
Education and Teaching2middle school teaching
office and Administration1general office occupations
Contact: Ouachita Technical CollegeOuachita Technical College

One College Cir

Malvern, AR 72104-0816

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