Terra State Community College

  • Terra State Community College is a two-year accredited, state-supported, commuter college located in Fremont, Ohio. It has a long history of service to the community and of accomplishing its mission of providing students with the opportunity for quality learning experiences that are both accessible and affordable.
School Highlights
  • Terra State Community College serves 2,603 students (32% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 27%.
  • Terra State Community College is the only community colleges within Sandusky County, OH.
  • The nearest community college to Terra State Community College is Ohio Business College-Sandusky (25.7 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 114 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Terra State Community College(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty114 staff35 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Terra State Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Terra State Community College diversity score of 0.28 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,603 students734 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:127:1
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# Full-Time Students822 students450 students
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# Part-Time Students1,781 students284 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Hispanic
9%
3%
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% Black
1%
12%
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% White
84%
73%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
4%
10%
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Diversity Score0.280.44
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College Completion Rate
8%
31%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,700$30,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,442 is less than the state average of $5,885. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $6,976 is less than the state average of $11,160. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,442$5,885
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,976$11,160
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$17,837$21,250
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,693$6,834
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Terra State offers many options for those who desire to take one course or a full curriculum leading to an Associate Degree in Applied Business, Applied Science, Arts, Individualized Study, Science or Technical Studies. Students who wish to continue their education may transfer credits to a four-year college or university. Terra State maintains a strong commitment to provide state-of-the-art equipment, facilities, library and instructors that give our students a quality technical education and a competitive edge in the job market. Terra State Community College's roots go back to September 1968, when the Vanguard Technical Institute opened to 78 full-time engineering and business students. The institute was a night school, using the facilities of Vanguard Vocational Center. Today, Terra State Community College sits on a 103-acre site,offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs and is a source of information and support to the entire community. Terra State Community College is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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