Central Ohio Technical College

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Central Ohio Technical College
Technical College
FoundersHoward LeFevre John Gilbert Reese
PresidentBonnie L. Coe, Ph.D.
Students3,491 full and part time[1]
(all campuses)
Location, ,
Campus155 acres (0.63 km2) (Newark campus),
AthleticsIntramural sports
(Newark campus)
ColorsBlue & White

Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) is a public two-year technical college located in Newark, Ohio, with extended campuses in Pataskala, Knox, and Coshocton. Founded in 1971, COTC is located on a shared campus with Ohio State University at Newark and currently offers 31 associate degree programs and 12 certificate programs, including the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.), Associate of Applied Business (A.A.B.), and Associate of Technical Studies (A.T.S.) degrees.



Six buildings make up COTC's Newark campus. These include the 81,000-square-foot (7,500 m2) John and Christine Warner Library and Student Center, opened in August 2008, and the John Gilbert Reese Conference Center. The College's current enrollment on the Newark campus is approximately 2900.

Extended Campuses[edit]

COTC maintains campuses in Pataskala, Mount Vernon, and Coshocton which, together, account for about one-third of the College's total enrollment.

Center for Academic Success[edit]

The Center for Academic Success is a multi-service program consisting of the Communications Resource Center, which includes the Communications Resource Center for writing and speech tutoring at Newark, Pataskala, Coshocton and Knox campuses; the Nursing Student Success tutoring program; the Math Learning Center; and the Education Media and Resource Center. The centers are available to all enrolled COTC students in order to assist students in a successful academic experience.


  1. ^ As of autumn 2017. "Autumn 2017" (PDF). Central Ohio Technical College. Retrieved 4 March 2018.

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Coordinates: 40°04′04″N 82°26′49″W / 40.067912°N 82.446949°W / 40.067912; -82.446949