6200 Frank Ave NW
North Canton, OH 44720
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings
  • Stark State College provides high-value, student-centered associate degrees and professional development. The College is dedicated to individual learning, transferable higher education and career success. We advance quality of life through accessibility and business and community partnerships.

School Highlights

Stark State College serves 10,772 students (26% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 28%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 10,772 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,686
  • Out-state tuition: $5,870
  • Student:teacher ratio: 20:1
  • Minority enrollment: 23%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Stark State College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size

School Overview

The teacher population of 545 teachers has grown by 66% over five years.
Stark State College
(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
545 staff
91 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Stark State College has declined by 23% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 43:1 over five years.
The Stark State College diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
10,772 students
1,173 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
2,798 students
552 students
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# Part-Time Students
7,974 students
768 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
578 students
239 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
2,798 students
552 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
8 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
7,974 students
782 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
3 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
299 students
% Asian
3%
2%
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% Hispanic
2%
5%
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% Black
11%
12%
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% White
77%
72%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
3%
5%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score
0.39
0.46
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
6.75%
1.07%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Stark State College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.83%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$34,000
$31,900
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,686 is less than the state average of $4,876. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,870 is less than the state average of $11,127. The out-state tuition has declined by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$3,686
$4,876
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$5,870
$11,127
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
82%
89%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$13,794
$18,500
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Stark State College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,536
$6,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Stark State College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
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 Notes

  • Stark State College is the largest of five colleges and universities in Stark County, and Ohio's largest technical college with a headcount of over 7000 credit students. In 2005, the U.S. Department of Education ranked Stark State College as 11th among the top 50 fastest growing public two-year colleges in the nation by headcount between 5,000 and 9,999 students. Stark State College prepares individuals to enter fields in business technologies, engineering technologies, health technologies, information technologies, public service technologies and general studies. Degrees awarded are the associate of applied science, associate of applied business and associate of technical studies. The College also offers the following degrees in conjunction with Kent State University: Associate of Arts, Associate of Applied Business and Associate of Science. In addition to our 44 associate degree programs, any student can begin any college major at Stark State through the transfer module. The transfer module consists of 35 to 37 semester hours of coursework that are guaranteed to transfer to any other state college or university. Many students and parents take advantage of this cost-effective approach to a four-year degree program. Stark State is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Stark State College cost?

Stark State College's tuition is approximately $3,686 for In-State students and $5,870 for Out-State students.

What is Stark State College's ranking?

Stark State College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Ohio for: Least expensive tuition and Largest student body.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 10,772 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,686
  • Out-state tuition: $5,870
  • Student:teacher ratio: 20:1
  • Minority enrollment: 23%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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