About Odessa College

Imagine More at Odessa College:


  • Odessa College is an Aspen Prize Top 10 Community College. #AspenPrize
  • 5,578 students enrolled in career, technology, workforce & transfer programs – this represents a 20% increase in enrollment over the past 10 years.
  • 7,472 students enrolled in lifelong learning and enrichment annually
  • 120+ Associate and Certificate Degree Programs • 93% of OC students completed the course they started in the Fall of 2015
  • 1,106 (AY 2014-15) Associate and Certificate Degrees Awarded – the number of students receiving degrees and certificates has doubled since 2007
  • 98% of Graduates would recommend OC to their friends 
  • 8 Student Athlete Academic All Americans – student athletes achieving at least a 3.30 cumulative GPA, who start more than 50 percent of all games and make significant contributions to the team
  • MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM: Diviners #1 stage production of the year
  • ADN (Associate Degree Nursing) Pass Rate is 93.75%
  • PTA (Physical Therapy Assistant) Pass Rate is 100%
  • Fire Technology Pass Rate is 100%
  • 88% of OC employees donate to the student success scholarship campaign
  • $8 million in scholarships, state and federal aid awarded to students
  • 444 full and part-time employees annually

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Accreditations, Certifications & Articulation

Odessa College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates, associate degrees and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Odessa College.

OC’s offerings are approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

For those who wish to continue their education beyond an associate’s degree, OC has more than 50 articulation/transfer agreements with colleges across the country.