North Central State College

2441 Kenwood Circle
Mansfield, OH 44901-0698
Tel: (419)755-4800
  • The mission of the college is to provide quality, responsive, lifelong learning opportunities, including occupational, degree and other educational programs for individuals, business and industry, and the community we serve.
School Highlights
  • North Central State College serves 2,937 students (26% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 27%.
  • North Central State College is one of 2 community colleges within Richland County, OH.
  • The nearest community college is Ohio State University-Mansfield Campus (0.20 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 96 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
North Central State College(OH) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty96 staff34 staff
North Central State College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 2,937 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 134% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,937 students755 students
North Central State College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio31:128:1
North Central State College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students750 students471 students
North Central State College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students2,187 students284 students
North Central State College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
North Central State College Enrollment Breakdown OH All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
North Central State College Asian (2007-2012)
% Hispanic
North Central State College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
North Central State College Black (2007-2016)
% White
North Central State College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
North Central State College More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
North Central State College Ethnicity Breakdown OH All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.270.44
North Central State College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
North Central State College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,600$31,400
North Central State College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,591 is less than the state average of $5,997. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,181 is less than the state average of $11,177. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,591$5,997
North Central State College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,181$11,177
North Central State College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%92%
North Central State College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$9,751$21,960
North Central State College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$7,090
North Central State College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Prior to its charter as North Central Technical College, the institution was known as the Mansfield School of Technology. It was initiated by the Mansfield Board of Education in September 1961 and approved by the State Department of Education. The rationale of the Mansfield Board of Education was to establish a two-year, post-high school diploma granting school that would prepare men and women for various careers. The graduates were satisfying the rapidly-growing employment needs in the industrial and business society of the area. Currently, the NC State-OSU Campus houses North Central State College and a regional campus of The Ohio State University. Certain physical facilities and services are shared by each institution. The campus represents a model in sharing resources by two separate institutions. Each institution has its own faculty, curriculum, policies, and operating procedures. NC State also maintains a Learning Center in Shelby. Located on a 600-acre tract of land, the campus offers a variety of physical facilities to support many academic and extracurricular activities. The campus consists of ten buildings, encompassing an area of approximately 250,000 square feet. The Henry R. Fallerius Technical Education Center contains classrooms, lecture halls, technical laboratories, data center, faculty offices, and the administrative offices for North Central State College. The Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Center serves as a comprehensive, student center which includes the student union, quiet and active game areas, music-listening rooms, cafeteria, and a student coffee house. Bromfield Hall includes a library, classrooms, laboratories, and faculty offices. North Central State College is chartered by the Ohio Board of Regents as a state-assisted institution of higher education and is approved by the State Department of Education, U.S. Department of Education; State Department of Education for Veterans; Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation; and the Department of Justice, Immigration, and Naturalization Service. The College is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Did You Know?
For Ohio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,997 per year for in-state students and $11,177 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,873 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Ohio is 83%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Ohio community colleges have a diversity score of 0.44, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Fortis College-Columbus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.