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  • The top five majors at Clark State are: Registered Nursing, General transfer (AS), Physical Therapist Assistant, Emergency Medical Services/Fire and General Transfer (AA).
  • 35% of enrolled students are taking at least one online course.
  • 45% of new students enrolled in at least one development course.
  • 74% 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.
Most Clark State students attend less than full-time (taking less than 12 credit hours) with 60% of all students being female.
Credit Students
Full-Time Status 1,594 27%
Less than Full-Time Status 4,375 73%
High School Students 870 15%
Faculty to student ratio is 1 to 12.  
Almost 700 Clark State students are under 18 years of age. Combined with those 18-24, this represents about half of the student body. The average age of a Clark State student is 28.
Under 18 669 11%
18 - 24 2,328 39%
25 - 39 2,135 36%
40 - 59 767 13%
60+ 70 1%
County of Residence
Student populations from Greene County and Montgomery County have increased due to Clark State’s Beavercreek Campus.
Clark County 2,269 38%
Champaign County 357 6%
Greene County 1,193 20%
Logan County 264 4%
Montgomery County 1,184 20%
Other Counties 702 12%
Credit Hours by Location
Student populations from Greene County and Montgomery County have increased due to Clark State’s Beavercreek Campus.
Greene Center 11,166.50
Logan County 1,567.40
Online 10,965.00
Springfield 23,079.40
Clark State's tuition is one of the lowest in Ohio at $139.33 per credit hour.


Based on Fall Semester 2014 Enrollment
Tuition effective Fall Semester 2014

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