Pataskala Campus

Overview

Rendering of the COTC Pataskala Campus Renovation

Campus reopens June 14: Classes return August 25

Located on the western edge of Licking County, the Pataskala campus brings many of COTC’s associate degree and certificates closer to Columbus and surrounding areas. Following an extensive renovation, the Pataskala campus now provides the opportunity to complete several associate degrees and certificates in addition to starting any of COTC’s career-ready programs and transfer degrees. 

Latest renovation updates

  • After a year of renovations, the new Pataskala campus is officially open to the public.
  • To meet with an admissions representative, please schedule an appointment and dedicated time to talk about your college and career goals. Email us at cotcadmissions@mail.cotc.edu or call us at 740.366.9222.
  • Setting up of labs and classrooms will be ongoing throughout the summer as we prepare the facility for classes this autumn semester.
  • Our thanks go out to our dedicated and always helpful facilities staff, who have gone the extra mile during the pandemic to keep this project on schedule. We are very excited at the many possibilities this campus holds for the college.
  • Class delivery: 
    • Summer semester – Pataskala campus classes will be offered in remote, synchronous formats.
    • Summer semester – Classes held at the Ohio Fire Academy will be offered face-to-face.
    • Autumn semester – In-person classes will be held at both the COTC Annex and Pataskala campus.
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Renovation 2020-2021: What’s New

Map of the Pataskala Campus

The Pataskala campus will reopen for classes in autumn 2021 after a $4.2 million renovation. The project included a complete renovation of 16,000 square feet of the building’s interior. Key upgrades include:

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Pataskala Campus Locations

The Pataskala campus is located on the northwest corner of East Broad Street and Taylor Road. Additionally, some courses are held at the Pataskala City Administration Building.

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Degrees and Certificates

COTC offers several transfer degrees and career-ready associate degrees and certificates in full at the Pataskala campus, with more programs on the way. Individual general education courses for COTC’s 50+ programs or transfer-friendly credit to other state universities are also available.

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Admissions

Regular admission to a degree or certificate program 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. COTC may also grant prior-learning credit for certain life and career experiences. New students must submit the free application for admission.

All students who apply are admitted to COTC, and students who submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid will automatically be considered for scholarships; there is no separate scholarship application to complete. Students who enroll for a minimum of six credit hours per semester in a degree or certificate program will be eligible for scholarships.