Cuyahoga Community College

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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

[email protected]

Contact: Rena Mason

Director of Admissions
Main Address

2900 Community College Avenue

Cleveland, OH 44115

(216) 987-4000

Total undergrads: 23,744

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,126

Degree-seeking undergrads: 10,339


Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

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


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.

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