Cost Comparison – Community Colleges vs. For-Profit Colleges – Ozarks Technical Community College in Springfield, Missouri compares its annual cost to the costs of for-profit colleges. The comparison to Bryan, ITT Tech, Vatterott, and Everest Colleges found that their annual costs are four to nearly ten times the cost of OTC. The information, from the U.S. Department of Education, compares the annual total costs of tuition, fees, books and supplies at each college.