Cuyahoga Community College District

700 Carnegie Ave, Cleveland
OH, 44115-2878
Tel: (800)954-8742
30,065 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 30,065 students (35% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 20%.
Cuyahoga Community College District is one of 17 community colleges within Cuyahoga County, OH.
The nearest community college is Miami-Jacobs Career College (0.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
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

Student Body

The student population of 30,065 teachers has grown by 22% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has increased from 32:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
30,065 students
1,275 students
Cuyahoga Community College District Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
10,590 students
829 students
Cuyahoga Community College District Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 19,475 students
1,020 students
Cuyahoga Community College District Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Cuyahoga Community College District sch enrollment Cuyahoga Community College District sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan -
1%
% Asian 2%
2%
Cuyahoga Community College District Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian - 1%
% Hispanic 3%
7%
Cuyahoga Community College District Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black 27%
12%
Cuyahoga Community College District Black (2006-2012)
% White 68%
66%
Cuyahoga Community College District White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races - 2%
Cuyahoga Community College District sch ethnicity Cuyahoga Community College District 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. 0.46 0.45
Cuyahoga Community College District Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,753 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,268 is less than the state average of $10,075. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,753 $5,940
Cuyahoga Community College District In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,268 $10,075
Cuyahoga Community College District Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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