Cincinnati State Technical and Community College

  • 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 10,707 students (33% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is same as the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College is one of 12 community colleges within Hamilton County, OH.
  • The nearest community college to Cincinnati State Technical and Community College is Good Samaritan College of Nursing and Health Science (1.2 miles away).

Top Placements

Cincinnati State Technical and Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Ohio for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 401 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty401 staff35 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of Cincinnati State Technical and Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Cincinnati State Technical and Community College diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 24% over five years.
Total Enrollment10,707 students734 students
Student:Teacher Ratio27:127:1
# Full-Time Students3,581 students450 students
# Part-Time Students7,126 students284 students
% Asian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
2%
3%
% Black
22%
12%
% White
64%
73%
% Two or more races
1%
1%
% Non Resident races
1%
-
% Unknown races
7%
10%
Diversity Score0.540.44
College Completion Rate (Year 2015)
16%
31%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,900$30,800

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,825 is less than the state average of $5,885. The in-state tuition has declined by 17% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,393 is less than the state average of $11,160. The out-state tuition has declined by 16% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,825$5,885
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,393$11,160
Tuition Notes$160. 40 per credit
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2015)79%94%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$15,091$21,250
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$6,393$6,834
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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.

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Did You Know?
For Cincinnati private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,470 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Cincinnati community colleges have a diversity score of 0.44, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Cincinnati is Antonelli College-Cincinnati. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.