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Enrollment Information

Any prospective student should schedule an interview with Dept. Chair ASAP.

Tuition & Expenses

Average Total Tuition = $4500

Tuition averages $768 per semester for day class (usually 4 semesters) for Ector County Residents (more for non-county & out of state residents). Approximate tuition for the first semester will be $830. Hopefully you have already applied for financial aid. If you have not please call Student Financial Services at (432-335-6429) or log onto the Financial Aid website for more information.

If you wish to enroll, then please remember to take The Compass Test or the TASP/THEA and bring your results with you for registration. You must pass either of these tests with a minimum of a 76 to start class.


Students are asked to purchase a kit from the Odessa College Bookstore upon entering the program. Kits cost $410. You may purchase kits online with a credit card at the OC Bookstore. These kits include everything a student will need in this course, including books, smock, scissors, blow dryers, curling irons, and numerous other items.

Students will also need a $25 cashiers check for their permit, $50 cashiers check or credit card for Written Exam upon completion of 1000 clock hours and a $78 cashiers check or credit card for Practical Exam upon completion of 1500 clock hours.

Students will also need a 1" x 1" photo to affix to their permit.

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