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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, and Social Services.
  • 40% of enrolled students are taking at least one online course.
  • 36% of new students enrolled in at least one development course.
  • 78% 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 Higher Learning Commission.
  • Clark State's mascot is the Eagle and school colors are blue, yellow 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 65% of all students being female.
Credit Students
  6,229
Full-Time Status 1,213 20%
Less than Full-Time Status 5,016 80%
High School Students 2,216 36%
Faculty to student ratio is 1 to 12.  
Cost
Clark State's tuition is one of the lowest in Ohio at $155.33 per credit hour.
Age
More than 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 25.
Under 18              824 13%
18 - 24 3,055 49%
25 - 39 1,730 28%
40 - 59 588 9.5%
60+ 32 .5%
Gender
Male                     2,180 35%
Female 4,049 65%
County of Residence
Student populations from Greene County and Montgomery County have increased due to Clark State’s Beavercreek Campus.
Clark County 2,453 39%
Champaign County 373 6%
Greene County 1,030 17%
Logan County 397 6%
Montgomery County 997 16%
Other Counties 979 16%
Credit Hours by Location
Student populations from Greene County and Montgomery County have increased due to Clark State’s Beavercreek Campus.
Greene Center 6382.50
Logan County 948.50
Online 12,927.00
Springfield 17,335.30
Ethnicity
Clark State promotes diversity across campus through events and social interaction with faculty, staff and students.
Native American 118 2%
Asian 101 1.5%
African American 995 16%
Hispanic 46 0.5%
Caucasian 4,868 76.4%
Other 288 5%
Full-Time Faculty/Staff (Fall Semester 2018)
Faculty                                                                                         82
Staff 154
  Native American 1
  Asian 3
  African American 42
  Hispanic 2
  Caucasian 185
  Unknown 3

Based on Spring Semester 2018 Enrollment Data

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