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OJC Admissions

Check in with Otero Junior College's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.

OJC Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of OJC's admissions stats.

OJC 2021 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not even considered
Waitlist No

Continue reading for more information on OJC's admissions stats.

Applying Early to OJC?

Otero Junior College does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

Is OJC Hard To Get Into?

It is not competitive to get into OJC. OJC has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2021, OJC **accepted .

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like OJC, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores. Admissions to nursing program is program moderately difficult.

What Does OJC Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you stand out.

OJC 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to OJC must submit the following items. Double check with OJC's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Other Requirements Immunization
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into OJC?

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. 4.0. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

OJC doesn't consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

OJC is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Transferring to Otero Junior College

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 15.

Transfer students can enroll in OJC during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term


OJC Admissions FAQs


Can I defer my acceptance to OJC?

❌ Students who are admitted to OJC must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does OJC accept transfer credits?

OJC ✅ accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. OJC accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • DSST/DANTES
  • Life Long Learning Credit
  • ACE recommendations for credit
  • Excelsior College Examinations

Do I have to submit test scores to OJC?

✅ OJC is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at OJC?

❌ OJC does not offer early decision.

What is the early action acceptance rate at OJC?

❌ OJC does not offer eary action.

Want To Learn More About OJC?

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OJC Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission

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OJC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to OJC is Aug 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to OJC is Aug 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

OJC ACT Scores

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OJC SAT Scores

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OJC GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,449

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

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Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,452

Out-of-State

$4,601

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Application Deadline

Aug 15
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