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Fast Facts About the College

  • The top majors at Clark State are: Registered Nursing, General transfer (AA/AS), Licensed Practical Nursing, Management, Social Services and Physical Therapist Assistant.
  • 37% of enrolled students are taking at least one online course.
  • 34% of new students enrolled in at least one development course.
  • 73% of students receive some form of financial aid (excludes high school students).
  • Clark State promotes diversity across campus through events and social interaction with faculty, staff and students.
  • 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.
  • Clark State's mascot is the Eagle and school colors are blue and white.
  • The Early Childhood Education Center, located at 1001 East John Street, provides childcare for employees and students of Clark State and Springfield-Clark Career Technology Center.
Enrollment
Most Clark State students attend less than full-time (taking less than 12 credit hours) with 60% of all students being female.
Credit Students
  6,374
Full-Time Status 1,263 20%
Less than Full-Time Status 5,111 80%
High School Students 2,210 35%
Faculty to student ratio is 1 to 12.  
Cost
Clark State's tuition is one of the lowest in Ohio at $139.33 per credit hour.
Age
Almost 800 Clark State students are under 18 years of age. Combined with those 18-24, this represents almost two-thirds of the student body. The average age of a Clark State student is 26.
Under 18              807 13%
18 - 24 3,113 49%
25 - 39 1,753 28%
40 - 59 637 10%
60+ 64 1%
Gender
Male                     2,358 37%
Female 4,016 63%
County of Residence
Student populations from Greene County and Montgomery County have increased due to Clark State’s Beavercreek Campus.
Clark County 2,536 40%
Champaign County 344 5%
Greene County 1,038 16%
Logan County 327 5%
Montgomery County 1,006 16%
Other Counties 1,123 18%
Credit Hours by Location
Student populations from Greene County and Montgomery County have increased due to Clark State’s Beavercreek Campus.
Greene Center 7,500.00
Logan County 1,182.90
Online 12,035.00
Springfield 17,795.50
Ethnicity
Clark State promotes diversity across campus through events and social interaction with faculty, staff and students.
Native American 101 1.6%
Asian 88 1.4%
African American 936 14.7%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 19 0.3%
Hispanic 98 1.5%
Caucasian 4,868 76.4%
Other 264 4.1%
Full-Time Faculty/Staff (Fall Semester 2016)
Faculty                                                                                         82
Staff 139
  Native American 3
  Asian 3
  African American 33
  Hispanic 2
  Caucasian 179
  Unknown 1

Based on Spring Semester 2017 Enrollment Data

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