Odessa College has been an integral part of educating West Texans since 1946. The college has grown tremendously, both in students and in the courses available. Currently OC offers more than 120 Associate and Certificate Degree programs in the Arts & Sciences, as well as Career and Technical .
To meet the needs of today's students, classes are available on the beautiful OC main campus in Odessa, at extension sites in Andrews, Monahans, Pecos, and Seminole. as well as in the convenience of their home through OC Global. OC Global provides educational opportunities to anybody anywhere at anytime with fully accredited and completely online degree programs.
More than 30 occupational/technical programs are offered to meet the needs of citizens who want to learn new or improve existing skills. With more than 30 percent of our students enrolled in occupational/technical programs, OC continues to fulfill the workforce demands of our community.
Almost 6,000 students are currently enrolled in university-parallel and occupational/technical credit courses. During a year, almost 11,000 individuals also enroll in one or more Adult Basic Education, Continuing Education or Community Recreation courses.
Located in rural West Texas, Odessa College’s service area includes 13 counties, covering 33,000 square miles—a service area approximately the size of the state of Maine—and is the largest service area for any community college in Texas.
Odessa College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees.