Fast Facts

Students

  • Approximately 2,500 students are currently enrolled.
  • Approximately 1,000 College Credit Plus students.
  • More than 38,000 students have attended MTC since its founding in 1970.
  • Average student age is 27.
  • Student population is 64% female; 36% male.
  • Nearly half of MTC students live in Marion County.
  • More than half of MTC students attend part-time and 60% work while enrolled.
  • Nearly 15% of MTC attend evening classes.
  • Average class size of 24 students for lecture courses; 17 for lab courses.

Activities

  • Various clubs and organizations, intramural athletics, unique outdoor programs, recreational and common areas, a gymnasium, aerobics and weight room facilities, meeting rooms, and lounge areas.
  • Women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s basketball, soccer, and golf.
  • Variety of learning resources, including tutoring, disability services, computer labs, and more.
  • School colors are blue and gold.

Finances

  • MTC provides more than $10 million in grants, scholarships, loans, and other college financial aid each year.
  • Nearly all MTC students are eligible for financial aid.
  • Tuition ranges from $140 to $170 per credit hour. Per semester, full-time tuition is $2,040 for 12 credit hours, $2,191 for 13-18 hours, and anything above 18 hours is $140 per credit hour. Laboratory fees, textbooks, and supplies are in addition to tuition and fees.

Campus

  • MTC is a state-assisted technical college.
  • One of 23 two-year public colleges in Ohio.
  • We’re an open admission institution, which means anyone with a high school diploma or GED can apply.
  • Located on a 180-acre campus just east of the city of Marion on State Route 95.
  • Campus includes the Bryson Hall/Technical Education Center, Health Technologies Building, Morrill Hall, Alber Student Center, Library/Classroom Building, and Maynard Hall.
  • We share five buildings with The Ohio State University at Marion.
  • Our campus library is part of The Ohio State University Library and the OhioLINK systems.
  • The total library collection includes more than 5.5 million volumes.

Degrees

  • We award Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Business, Associate of Applied Science, and Associate of Technical Studies degrees in business, engineering, health, information, and public service technologies.
  • We also offer one-year and short-term certificate programs.

We have nearly 100 courses that are guaranteed to transfer to various university and college majors.