Cuyahoga Community College

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School Overview

Cuyahoga Community College, more commonly known as Tri-C, was established in Cuyahoga County, Ohio in 1962. With major campuses in Highland Hills, downtown Cleveland, and Parma, Tri-C provides education for much of Northeast Ohio. The school also includes two Corporate College instruction centers in Warrensville Heights and Westlake.

Cuyahoga Community College, which is both the largest and the oldest community college in the state, continues to grow year after year. As of 2010, the student body included more than 31,000 students. Tri-C offers associate degrees and professional certificates in various fields of study, including visual arts, business, communications, education, engineering technologies, and nursing. The college offers a large selection of career-oriented health and clinical services programs.

For those seeking associate degrees, Tri-C offers more than 1,000 classes in a variety of settings, from a regular classroom environment to differing modes of distance education. Among these is Cable College, one of Cuyahoga Community College’s flagship endeavors. Cable College, established in the early 1990s, uses cable channels in the Cleveland area to offer distance learning that is both live and interactive, yet can be accessed from the convenience of and television with access to local cable stations.

An advocate of educational progression, Tri-C has transfer agreements with universities and schools offering four-year bachelor’s degrees and graduate degrees, further aiding its students to further their education.

Cuyahoga Community College is fully accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The college has received high acclaim from the American Association of Community Colleges.

General Information

Admission Office

2900 Community College Avenue

Cleveland, OH 44115-2878

(216) 987-4200

Fax: (216) 696-2567



Contact: Rena Mason

Director of Admissions
Main Address

2900 Community College Avenue

Cleveland, OH 44115

(216) 987-4000

www.tri-c.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 23,744

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,126

Degree-seeking undergrads: 10,339

Setting

Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for some health technology programs (SAT or ACT required).


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Horticultural Services A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art A
Music – General A
Photography A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A
Entrepreneurial Studies A
Hospitality Administration/Management A
Management Information Systems A
Real Estate A

Communications Technologies

Communications Technologies – General A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General A

Education

Early Childhood Education A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A

Foreign Language & Literature

Sign Language Interpretation A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dental Assistance A,C
Dental Hygiene A
Dental Laboratory Technology A,C
Emergency Medical Technology A
Health Services – General A
Medical Assistance A,C
Medical Records Administration A,C
Medical Records Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Opticianry/Opthalmic Dispensing Services A
Pharmacy Assistance A,C
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Surgical Technology A

Law & Legal Studies

Court Reporting A
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Related Services A

Security & Protective Services

Corrections A
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A
Police Science A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Cuyahoga Community College District Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(800) 954-8742
Website:www.tri-c.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address:700 Carnegie Ave, Cleveland, OH 44115-2878
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:23,987
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:12,078 (50% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$3,953
Out-of-state Tuition:$7,648
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:69%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,606

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Cuyahoga Community College District Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Cuyahoga Community College District.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences31
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services710
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services32
Construction Trades21
Education21
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields88
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs1622
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service4
Legal Professions and Studies22
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Personal and Culinary Services1
Precision Production22
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Visual and Performing Arts45
Grand total5262

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Cuyahoga Community College District.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services23
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Health Professions and Related Programs11
Legal Professions and Studies11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Visual and Performing Arts11
Grand total78

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Cuyahoga Community College District and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$3,953
Out-of-state$7,648
Books and supplies$1,700

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid85169%
Grant or scholarship aid81466%$5,606
Student loan aid15212%$2,520

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid10,30040%$5,022
Federal student loans3,67614%$3,218

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Cuyahoga Community College District. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Cuyahoga Community College District students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Cuyahoga Community College District Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment23,987
Undergraduate enrollment23,987
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Cuyahoga Community College District Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETT) - Dietetic Technician Program
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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