Ohio Community Colleges

  • There are 121 community colleges located throughout Ohio (56 public colleges and 65 private colleges), serving 252,013 students.
  • For Ohio 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 $14,791 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Ohio is 79% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Ohio community colleges have a diversity score of 0.44, which is lower than the national average of 0.66 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 27% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 28:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(OH) School Average
Asian
1%
Hispanic
3%
Black
12%
White
73%
Two or more races
1%
Unknown
10%
OH All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Ohio Community Colleges by Town:

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