Admissions at COTC


Whether you are considering whether to attend COTC or college, are still deciding what to study, or know what you want to study and are ready to get enrolled, the COTC Admissions team is here to help. 

Contact us

Schedule an appointment for a dedicated time to talk with an admissions representative about your college and career goals.

Email us at:
Call us at: 740.366.9222.



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Admission Criteria

Regular admission to the college is open to all who have earned a high school diploma, completed homeschooling at the secondary level, or passed the General Education Development (GED) test.

Applications are due one week prior to the semester for which you are applying. View the academic calendar for semester start dates.



Achieve your college and career goals. See how far you will go.

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Whether you want to get into a career quickly, begin your college journey toward a bachelor’s degree or finish a degree started previously, COTC can get you there.


Visit Campus

Future students, we are excited to offer you a variety of ways to visit and learn who we are and what we offer at Central Ohio Technical College (COTC).

Our favorite way to meet and get to know you a little is in person. Check out our campus visits below and sign up. We look forwarding to seeing you!


Future Students

At COTC, we want to learn more about you and provide information, education and opportunity to be part of your education journey. When we learn more about you, we can better assist and put you on the right path to success.


Military and Veteran Students

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COTC greatly values each and every service member — both past and present — for serving our country. We welcome you to continue your studies at COTC and are dedicated to providing a quality educational experience that will prepare you to enter a rewarding career.


High School Counselors and Staff

AT COTC, we value the partnerships we have with our local school districts. From CCP to high school visits, this page is your one-stop shop to find the information you need.


Steps to Enroll

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Whether it is your first time in college or you are a transfer or returning student, follow our enrollment steps and before you know it, you’ll be a COTC student.


Welcome to the Gateway

Our Enrollment Center Staff are here to help!

The Gateway houses many departments designed to assist students with their educational goals.