Owens Welcomes Thousands of Students Monday for Fall Semester
More than 18,500 students will start their success by pursuing a high
quality college education at Owens Community College as its doors open for
the first day of Fall Semester classes Monday, August 26.|
The fastest growing community college of its size in the United States, Owens Community College will surpass yet again record-breaking enrollment figures this fall, exceeding 18,500 students on the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses. Fall enrollment will reach 2,400 students on the Findlay-area Campus.
Throughout the day, students will be locating their classrooms, dropping and adding classes, talking with academic advisors and purchasing books, as well as registering for classes.
To accommodate the record number of students, the College is constructing a $10 million Center for Fine and Performing Arts on the Toledo-area Campus, which will open for Fall Semester 2003. To continue improving service for more students in the Hancock County area, the College is in the process of purchasing land for its new Findlay Campus. A number of sites are being considered for the new campus, especially along Interstate 75, with a decision to be forthcoming.
Owens students also can take advantage of the TARTA bus service connecting Downtown Toledo and the Oregon Road campus. Students can ride for free by showing an Owens ID card.
On the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, Owens serves more than 37,000 credit and non-credit students making it the number one choice for new college students in Northwest Ohio. Owens is committed to providing expert faculty, small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability. Owens Community College offers over 140 program areas in Agriculture, Business, Health, Public Service, Skilled Trades, Industrial and Engineering Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor's degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university.
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