Cincinnati State Technical and Community College

3520 Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45223
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings
  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College provides student focused, accessible quality technical and general education, academic transfer, experiential and cooperative education, and workforce development. Degrees and certificates are offered in the areas of Business, Health and Public Safety, Humanities, Engineering, IT and The Midwest Culinary Institute. After earning your associates degree there are growing opportunities to obtain dual degrees with The University of Cincinnati, for example Culinology & Hospitality Management. Wilmington College, Tiffin University, and Lindsey Wilson College offer some of their bachelor's degree programs online and through classes on our campus. Franklin University and the University of Toledo offer our graduates degree completion for some of their programs online, making it easy to obtain your bachelor's degree.

School Highlights

Cincinnati State Technical and Community College serves 6,873 students (31% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 6,873 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,825
  • Out-state tuition: $7,393
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 39%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Cincinnati State Technical and Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size

School Overview

The teacher population of 552 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
552 staff
93 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Cincinnati State Technical and Community College has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The Cincinnati State Technical and Community College diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has declined by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,873 students
1,337 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
2,131 students
555 students
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# Part-Time Students
4,742 students
782 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
524 students
239 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
2,131 students
555 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
8 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
4,742 students
1,124 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
6 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
425 students
% Asian
3%
2%
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% Hispanic
2%
5%
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% Black
20%
12%
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% White
61%
71%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
4%
1%
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% Unknown races
6%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.58
0.47
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
5%
32%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.83%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$31,900
$31,900
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,825 is less than the state average of $5,375. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,393 is less than the state average of $10,942. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$3,825
$5,375
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$7,393
$10,942
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Tuition Notes
$160. 40 per credit
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
77%
89%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$13,173
$18,625
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,661
$6,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
73%
SAT Reading
n/a
460
SAT Math
n/a
475
SAT Writing
n/a
465
ACT Composite
n/a
21
ACT English
n/a
20
ACT Math
n/a
20
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • Chartered by the Ohio Board of Regents in 1969, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College offers Over 75 associate degree programs and majors, and over 40 certificate programs. The college is one of the ten largest co-op education programs in the nation as measured by the number of student placements. Cincinnati State is a two-year, open-enrollment, technical and community college. The main campus where most of the courses are offered is a commuter-based campus located just north of Cincinnati. The college offers programs that lead to a high-tech career or to a four-year degree, degrees providing easy transfer into the junior year at local/regional colleges and universities. The college is accredited by the North Central Association of College and Schools.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Cincinnati State Technical and Community College cost?
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College's tuition is approximately $3,825 for In-State students and $7,393 for Out-State students.
What is Cincinnati State Technical and Community College's ranking?
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Ohio for: Least expensive tuition, Diversity in US community colleges and Largest student body.
In what neighborhood is Cincinnati State Technical and Community College located?
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College is located in the Clifton neighborhood of Cincinnati, OH.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 6,873 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,825
  • Out-state tuition: $7,393
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 39%
  • Source: Verified school update

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