Marion Technical College, located in Marion, Ohio, was founded in 1970 with the purpose of increasing the educational opportunities in its service area. Classes began in 1971, and has since increased enrollment to over 3000 students a year. The school has a history of success, with nearly 90% of graduates finding work in their field of study immediately after graduation and individuals in need of licensing or certification having a pass rate higher than the national average. Since its founding the school has adhered to its mission of providing quality education to residents, and continues to do so through evaluation of programs and updating them as necessary.
Marion Technical College offers career and technical training programs as well as academic transfer opportunities for its students through over 70 programs, which allow students to choose a field which best suits their needs and goals. Career and technical programs provide students the training and knowledge necessary to enter the workforce as professionals. Students will earn a certificate or associate degree, demonstrating competency in their area of study and allowing for work at an entry level position immediately after graduation. These programs take between one and two years to complete.
Academic transfer programs allow students to complete the freshman and sophomore years of a four year education at low cost then transfer to a college or university to finish their bachelor's degree. Students must apply for transfer and admissions requirements for transfer will vary from college to college. As a result, it is advised that students meet with a counselor to determine the best curriculum for transfer to their desired school or schools.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
As an open enrollment institution, Marion Technical College will admit any student who meets the minimum requirements for admission. Students must submit an application for admission, after which it is recommended they meet with a counselor to determine their program of choice and curriculum. Registration for classes takes place shortly before the start of each semester. Students may also be required to take a placement exam in order to determine which general education courses they will begin with.
Financial aid is available in the form loans, grants and scholarships. Students in need of financial aid must obtain a federal PIN and submit a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) which will provide the school with a student's financial information which will be used to determine their financial needs, program eligibility, and monetary awards. Students may be required to submit additional information in order to determine if the information provided by the FAFSA is true and accurate. Students must apply for financial aid at the start of each school year.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,700. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $20 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are:
- State Residents: $4,100-$4,900
- Out-of-State: $6,000-$7,200
- Part-time students are charged:
- State Residents: $170-$200 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $250-$300 per credit unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||88%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||88%||$3,911|
|Receiving Student Loans||37%||$3,733|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Marion Technical College may provide student services like:
- Online course work available
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Counseling assistance
- Student employment
- Assistance to find work
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1979)
- See a list of all associate's degree in nursing (ADN) programs in Ohio
- Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program
- Accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (since 2011)
- Radiology Technician Program
- Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 2000)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Marion Technical College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Public Administration and Social Services
Security and Protective Services
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Marion Technical College.
- James A Rhodes State College in Lima, OH (50 miles away)
- Kent State University at Stark in Canton, OH (89 miles away)
- Miami University - Middletown in Middletown, OH (99 miles away)
- Miami University - Hamilton in Hamilton, OH (114 miles away)
- Kent State University at East Liverpool in East Liverpool, OH (132 miles away)