Cuyahoga Community College District

700 Carnegie Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115-2878
Tel: (800)954-8742
27,084 students
Public institution
Mission of the college is to provide high quality, accessible and affordable educational opportunities and services — including university transfer, technical and lifelong learning programs —that promote individual development and improve the overall quality of life in a multicultural community.
School Highlights
Cuyahoga Community College District serves 27,084 students (33% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 38:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
Cuyahoga Community College District is one of 16 community colleges within Cuyahoga County, OH.
The nearest community college is Cleveland Institute of Electronics (0.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 718 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
College Cuyahoga Community College District Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 718 staff
62 staff
Cuyahoga Community College District Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 27,084 has declined by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 38:1 has decreased from 40:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment 27,084 students 1,371 students
Cuyahoga Community College District Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 38:1
22:1
Cuyahoga Community College District Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 9,073 students
779 students
Cuyahoga Community College District Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 18,011 students
1,083 students
Cuyahoga Community College District Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Cuyahoga Community College District Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Cuyahoga Community College District American Indian/Alaskan (2009-2014)
% Asian
2%
5%
Cuyahoga Community College District Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
3%
20%
Cuyahoga Community College District Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
25%
15%
Cuyahoga Community College District Black (2006-2014)
% White
63%
49%
Cuyahoga Community College District White (2006-2014)
% Unknown races
5%
6%
Cuyahoga Community College District Unknown (2006-2014)
% Non Resident races
2%
1%
Cuyahoga Community College District Non Resident (2006-2014)
Cuyahoga Community College District Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.54 0.70
Cuyahoga Community College District Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,953 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,468 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,953 $5,664
Cuyahoga Community College District In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,468 $10,360
Cuyahoga Community College District Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 75%
90%
Cuyahoga Community College District % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Cuyahoga Community College opened in 1963 and was Ohio\'s first community college. It now serves 55,000 students each year at three traditional campuses, two Corporate College locations, 50+ off-campus sites, and via television and the Internet. More than 700,000 county residents have passed through Tri-C\'s doors, representing one in five county residents. Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C), the first and largest community college in the State of Ohio. Tri-C offers a top quality education and flexible learning options at the lowest tuition in Northeast Ohio. Tri-C\'s campuses in Parma, Highland Hills, and downtown Cleveland, and its Corporate College campuses in Warrensville Heights and Westlake, provide state of the art facilities and equipment. Tri-C, Ohio\'s largest community college, offers associate degrees, certificate programs and the first two years of a baccalaureate degree. Students can choose from nearly 1,200 credit courses in over 130 career, certificate and university transfer programs. More than 125 off-campus credit courses are available at various locations near home, at work sites, on cable television, and via the Internet; and over 225 non-credit workforce and professional development courses are offered each semester through Corporate College and Workforce Development. The College holds institutional memberships in numerous national educational, professional and accrediting organizations. The College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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