Cuyahoga Community College District

  • 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 23,440 students (30% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Cuyahoga Community College District places among the top 20% of community colleges in Ohio for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 718 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Cuyahoga Community College District(OH) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty718 staff40 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Cuyahoga Community College District has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has decreased from 39:1 over five years.
The Cuyahoga Community College District diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 16% over five years.
Total Enrollment23,440 students868 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio33:127:1
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# Full-Time Students6,980 students472 students
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# Part-Time Students16,460 students396 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
3%
2%
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% Hispanic
6%
4%
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% Black
26%
14%
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% White
53%
66%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
% Non Resident races
3%
3%
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% Unknown races
5%
8%
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Diversity Score0.640.53
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College Completion Rate
15%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,300$30,800
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,953 is less than the state average of $4,863. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,468 is less than the state average of $11,108. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,953$4,863
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,468$11,108
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid85%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,244$19,930
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,268$6,500
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Source: 2019 (or 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Cuyahoga Community College District is Cleveland Institute of Electronics (0.6 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 2,100 students | 0.60 Mi1776 E 17th St
    Cleveland OH  44114
    (216) 781-9400
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  • 202 students | 1.00 Mi3121 Euclid Avenue
    Cleveland OH  44115
    (216) 771-1700
    1.00202
  • Ohio Technical College
    Ohio Technical College Photo - Derby Students.
    Private for-profit
    905 students | 2.10 Mi1374 E 51st St
    Cleveland OH  44103
    (216) 881-1700
    2.10905
  • The North Coast College
    Private for-profit
    109 students | 4.50 Mi11724 Detroit Avenue
    Lakewood OH  44107
    (216) 221-8584
    4.50109
  • 568 students | 7.20 Mi14445 Broadway Ave
    Cleveland OH  44125
    (440) 777-2560
    7.20568
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