OJC is committed to student's success, whether it be in career enhancement courses or courses that lead to a four year degree.
Founded in 1941, Otero Junior College (OJC) is located on an attractive 40-acre campus on the southern edge of La Junta, Colorado.
OJC is proud of its reputation as one of the finest community colleges in the State of Colorado. Over 97 percent of Otero Junior College students are employed upon graduation or go on to continue their education at 4-year colleges or universities.
We at Otero Junior College are proud of our ability and desire to meet our student's needs. In large part this is due to the faculty and staff who are dedicated to ensuring that all who attend Otero Junior College get personalized attention in order to succeed whether it be in career enhancement courses or courses that lead to a four year degree. OJC offers a complete two year program, as well as the ability to receive a four year degree in education and business.
Supported by state tax dollars, tuition at OJC is affordable. Many students attending OJC qualify for financial assistance in the form of scholarships, grants, student loans and on-campus work-study jobs.
At Otero Junior College, we don't just think about your future but take action now to make it a reality. Choose from our many Associate Degree options or Career and Technical Certificate programs and begin your journey towards a brighter future today.