Achieve your college and career goals.

See how far you will go.


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.

Launch Experience 


Become part of our COTC community

92% of COTC graduates are employed in their field of could be, too.

With four campus locations, COTC has a whole community of current students and alumni you can connect with and become part of. 

At COTC, students create lasting friendships and opportunities through hands-on experience and smaller class sizes where professors get to know and care about their students and their goals. 


COTC helps you create your college path.

Explore COTC majors and career options.

The career development office at COTC offers a free major exploration and career planning assessment for college students called Focus 2. Respond to a series of career-related questions to be matched with programs at COTC. Then explore What Can I Do With This Major to learn about career fields and employers in those fields. 

If you need more help or prefer to discuss your goals with a person, schedule an appointment with a member of the admissions team. We love assisting students with their college and career planning.

CCP Student

$1 million in scholarships available.

Reduce or eliminate your tuition.

COTC’s tuition is already below average of all community colleges in Ohio, but we make attending college even more affordable with scholarships and grants. COTC awards more than $1 million in scholarships each year thanks to the generosity of our many donors who believe in the transformative power of a COTC degree or certificate. 

Coshocton County residents may attend COTC for free. The Coshocton Promise guarantees that tuition will be covered for qualifying students. 

College Credit Plus (CCP) students who choose to continue at COTC may be eligible for CCP Scholarship, which covers up to half the cost of tuition.

Alford Center

COTC is growing.

Expanding opportunities for students.

On the Newark campus, construction of the 60,000-sqaure-foot John and Mary Alford Center for Science and Technology (pictured) is underway. The Alford Center includes a simulation center featuring the continuum of healthcare settings from emergency transport, through x-ray and sonography, to anesthesia and surgery. The building is anticipated to hold classes in autumn 2021.

The Pataskala campus is undergoing a $4.2 million renovation to make way for new high-tech laboratory, classroom and academic support spaces. The addition of nursing and allied health, science, and computer labs enable COTC to expand academic offerings in healthcare and information technology, among possible others. Completion is anticipated in summer 2021.