Clark State Community College

Tel: (937)325-0691
4,849 students
Public institution

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The purpose of Clark State Community College is to foster individual and community prosperity through access to the highest quality, learner-centered education.
School Highlights:
Clark State Community College serves 4,849 students (42% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 20%.
Clark State Community College is the only community colleges within Clark County, OH.
The nearest community college is International College of Broadcasting (20.2 miles away).

School Overview

Clark State Community College 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

Student Body

The student population of 4,849 teachers has grown by 43% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has increased from 28:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 19% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,849 students
1,303 students
Clark State Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,023 students
836 students
Clark State Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2,826 students
1,046 students
Clark State Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Clark State Community College sch enrollment Clark State Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Clark State Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Clark State Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
9%
12%
Clark State Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
89%
67%
Clark State Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Clark State Community College sch ethnicity Clark State Community College sta ethnicity
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. 0.20 0.45
Clark State Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,196 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,950 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,196 $5,940
Clark State Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,950 $10,072
Clark State Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Clark State Community College is a public, comprehensive, two-year higher education institution located in Springfield, Ohio. We offer both full-time and part-time employment on our beautiful Leffel Lane and Downtown campuses. Clark State Community College began in 1962 as the Springfield and Clark County Technical Education Program in an effort to meet the post-secondary, technical education needs of Springfield and the surrounding area. In 1966 the name was changed to Clark County Technical Institute (CCTI) and was chartered by the Ohio Board of Regents as Ohio's first technical college. In 1972, ten years after its birth, CCTI had grown to 1,000 students and officially became Clark Technical College. New programs in agriculture, business, engineering technologies, health, public services and general studies were developed in response to the community's changing educational and economic needs. By 1985 Clark Technical College had developed one of the broadest general education programs of any technical college in the state. On July 1, 1988, the Ohio Board of Regents approved the change of Clark Technical College to Clark State Community College. As a result of this action, Clark State added the Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees (university parallel programs) to the nearly 30 technical associate degrees and certificates it had offered for years. Clark State Community College offers over 50 career-oriented associate degrees and certificates in business, health, human services and engineering technologies, as well as pre-baccalaureate transfer degrees. Clark State Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission: A Commission of the North Central Association of College and Schools.

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Did You Know?
For Ohio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,573 per year for in-state students and $11,784 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,757 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Ohio is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Ohio community colleges have a 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. of 0.34, which is lower than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Herzing University-Toledo. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.