Technical Education Center-Osceola in Kissimmee

Kissimmee, FL

(Rating 2.6 based on 5 reviews)
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Overview

Technical Education Center-Osceola offers 78-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 19:1. 1 high safety campus. 54.9% are women, and 45.1% are men. The average annual total cost of attendance at Technical Education Center-Osceola is 8687$, that is at the level of national average. 69% of full-time Technical Education Center-Osceola students completed their education program in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is above national average. Average salary after attending is $29,500, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Technical Education Center-Osceola is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents the program with the largest enrollment at the institution for the length of the full program, regardless of program length, and it includes undergraduates who first enrolled at any time during the academic year and who pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.

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$8,687
BELOW AVERAGE

By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Technical Education Center-Osceola students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$8,572
$30,001 - $48,000$9,414
$48,001 - $75,000$10,095
$75,001 - $110,000--
$110,001+--

Student charges

Historical tuition and fees

Historical books and supplies cost

Student charges by the largest programs

The estimated cost of the Criminal Justice/Police Science (the 2d largest program, lasting 6 months) is $1,902 per year and $22,824 in total. Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician is the third largest program at Technical Education Center-Osceola, and it takes a full-time student 12 months to complete. This one will cost $5,689 per year and $68,268 for the full completion. The 4th largest with 12 months length Pharmacy Technician/Assistant will cost you $4,621 per year, $55,452 for the complete course.

Finance

Percent of students with financial aid

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34%

Types of financial aids

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505 of Technical Education Center-Osceola undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 56 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Technical Education Center-Osceola number 168 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Florida.

Students at Technical Education Center-Osceola awarded 4 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal grant aid.

Salary After Attending

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$29,500

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Services and programs are not available to veterans, military servicemembers, or their families

Disability services

3%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Does not offer distance education opportunities

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Prepaid tuition plan

Tuition payment plan

Prepaid tuition plan - a program that allows students or their families to purchase college tuition or tuition credits for future years, at current prices.

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Graduation Rate

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69%
ABOVE AVERAGE

Technical Education Center-Osceola graduation rate is above the national average.

69% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Technical Education Center-Osceola completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This indicator doesn’t take into account students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading picture. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare institutions.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Technical Education Center-Osceola is 19:1, that means that for every 19 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

19:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

3

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In Technical Education Center-Osceola the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Technical Education Center-Osceola and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Main Campus

The campus located by 501 Simpson Rd address in Kissimmee, Florida.

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Main Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Technical Education Center-Osceola with 0.15% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Main Campus are aggravated assault and burglary.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Technical Education Center-Osceola offers 78 programs in total: 49 are for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs, 25 - for less than 1-year certificate programs, and 4 are 2-year, but less than 4-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 414 universities in Florida state. Technical Education Center-Osceola is one of the few institutions in Florida that offers a less than 1-year certificate program.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Florida state average data to help you compare.

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Technical Education Center-Osceola provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 475 students with 427273 сontact hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Student Reviews and Ratings for Technical Education Center-Osceola

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The students are very annoying during freshman to sophomore year, but when tech finally comes in at junior year, it's all good for the reason being that you'll be in a tech program for half of the day and deal with loud and obnoxious children for only a set period of time. Don't make the same mistake as me because just about everyone has a very short temper and you'll be stepping on eggshells for a long time. If they lash out at you, be sure to lash back and put them in their place. Good luck to all future freshman and I hope this works for y'all :')

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I finished the program of medical billing and coding yesterday (6/19/19). My journey was a wonderful experience. My teacher Mrs. Allers made it fun, she’s also very knowledgeable and always seeking ways on how to better improve the program for the students. She’s by far the best instructor at Osceola Technical College. If anyone is interested in a career in the medical field without being hands on with patients; then billing and coding is the career for you. Having to go through the process like financial aid, the bookstore might be a bit discouraging but I am glad I didn’t quit or gave up on Osceola Technical College because this program with Mrs. Allers made it all worthwhile, she truly pours everything in her students.

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Wouldn’t wish this school on anyone. I signed up for the cyber security program and first 3 months no teacher. Finally got a teacher and took another 4 months to get textbooks and and come March 13 I was told it was my last day when I wasn’t informed about it or anything. Oh and don’t think that it will be any hands on work too no you literally watch videos on the computer for 6 hours. Horrible school DO NOT WASTE YOURE MONEY. I feel like I completely wasted 7 months there for absolutely nothing.

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Overall Rating:

First year this school has the dental program . I was overall excited for this and looking forward for the experience and couldn’t wait to begin my future . Unfortunately being the end of the year . This class is not at all what I expected. As a hands on school we mostly did book work and classwork and sometimes nothing at all for a few hours . The school itself was very unorganized with this program and had no idea what they were doing . It’s the end of May and we should be getting into externships Which is part of our curriculum but instead we will be in class the whole summer instead of getting the hands on training we need and are required to have . It’s very disappointing especially having to pay money out of your own pocket and not getting everything out of the program. I truly feel like I wasted a year on this school when I could have went to an actual Dental Assisting school else where . I %100 don’t recommend this program to anyone . You will just waste your time . The assistant principal himself was no help at all . All of the students had to pay for the National Honors Society. Something that should be rewarded to the student for free for those who had good grades and good attendance had to pay $50. Making it seem like we had to have certain requirements in order to get this . The whole school got accepted into this program not just the ones with good grades and attendance. Making a lot of us realize anyone can be in the program no matter what cause the school just wanted to make an extra $50 from all the students . Truly sucks knowing all the other programs will be doing externships and we will just be sitting in class all summer not getting ready for when we actually get a dental assisting job in an office . Don’t waste your time , Find a better school that’s serves its purpose.

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Overall Rating:

I hope soon they offer Surgical Technology Program in Kissimmee area.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Location & Website

Address: 501 Simpson Rd

Place:

Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Differs by program

General Phone Number: +4073445080

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: teco.osceola.k12.fl.us

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