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Fast Facts About the College

  • Clark State began in 1962 as the Springfield and Clark County Technical Education Program.
  • In 1966 the name was changed to Clark County Technical Institute and was chartered by the Ohio Board of Regents as Ohio's first technical college.
  • In 1972 the College's name was changed to Clark Technical College.
  • In 1988 the Ohio Board of Regents approved the status change of Clark Technical College to Clark State Community College.
  • Clark State Community College is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Enrollment

  • 5653 credit students
  • 3664 are female
  • 1989 are male
  • 1693 are full-time students
  • 3960 are less than full-time students

Class size

  • Faculty to student ratio is 1 to 12.

Age Breakdown

  • Average age is 28
  • 428 are under 18
  • 2361 are 18 - 24
  • 1996 are 25 - 39
  • 802 are 40 - 59
  • 53 are 60+
  • 13 are undeclared

Ethnic Breakdown

  • Asian - 62
  • African-American - 967
  • Native Hawaiian or Other - 14
  • Hispanic - 64
  • American Indian or Alaskan Native - 26
  • Caucasian - 4175
  • Two or more races/ethnicities - 1
  • Other/Not Reported/Unknown - 344

Residence

  • Clark County - 41%
  • Champaign County - 7%
  • Greene County - 16%
  • Logan County - 4%
  • Madison County - 3%
  • Montgomery County - 19%
  • Other counties - 11%

Cost

  • Clark State's tuition is one of the lowest in Ohio at $139 per credit hour.

Financial Aid

  • 65% of Clark State students receive some form of financial aid.

Childcare

  • The Early Childhood Education Center, located at 1001 East John Street, provides childcare for employees and students of Clark State and Springfield-Clark County JVS.

School Mascot

  • Eagle

School Colors

  • Blue and white

Source - Fall 2013 Enrollment
Tuition effective Fall 2014

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