Otero College

#14908 / #3853
Global Influence / U.S. Influence

Education organization in La Junta, United States

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About Otero College

According to Wikipedia, Otero College is a public community college in La Junta, Colorado. History Otero College was established in 1941 and was named La Junta Junior College. Which was operated by the school district. In 1949, an election was held to consider proposal that the college become an independent unit supported by the county instead. It was approved and the college was renamed as Otero County Junior College. The College changed its name again, to Otero Junior College in 1956. On February 20, 1968, the Otero County Junior College District voted in favor of Otero Junior College joining the state system. The college officially became a state two-year college on July 1, 1968. On May 18, 2021, Colorado's governor signed a law officially changing the college's name from Otero Junior College to Otero College.

Otero College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Graduation Rate
38%

How Much Does Otero College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state) Fees (in-state)
$3,680 $420

How Much Do Otero College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Otero College, then you can expect to earn an average of $31,100 per year. You also have a 75% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Otero College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads
970 970

Where is Otero College?

Otero College is located at 1802 Colorado Ave, La Junta CO 81050

What Is Otero College Known For?

Otero College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Otero College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Otero College's Most Influential Alumni?

Clarice Navarro
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