Ohio Community Colleges

Ohio is home to a number of community colleges which offer a wide range of academic and career-oriented programs. These institutions provide an affordable educational option for students looking to pursue higher education close to home. With campuses located throughout the state, Ohio’s community colleges offer a variety of academic and technical programs designed to meet the needs of their local communities.

Community College Location Enrollment
Cuyahoga Community College Cleveland 27,084
Sinclair Community College Dayton 23,085
Columbus State Community College Columbus 27,911
Lakeland Community College Kirtland 9,782
Stark State College North Canton 10,402
Owens Community College Toledo 11,147
Lorain County Community College Elyria 10,004
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College Cincinnati 8,276
Clark State Community College Springfield 5,819
Eastern Gateway Community College Steubenville 2,413
North Central State College Mansfield 3,415
Rhodes State College Lima 3,472
Southern State Community College Hillsboro 2,564
Terra State Community College Fremont 1,925
Washington State Community College Marietta 1,679
Zane State College Zanesville 1,688
Belmont College St. Clairsville 1,036
Marion Technical College Marion 1,625

The Ohio Community College System (OCCS) is the governing body for the state’s community college system, which includes 23 institutions throughout the state. These schools offer associate’s degrees, certificates, and professional development opportunities in areas such as business administration, healthcare, engineering technology, and more. In addition, OCCS also offers special programs such as the Career & College Promise program to help students complete their degree in two years or less.

Some of the more well-known community colleges in Ohio include Columbus State Community College; Stark State College; Cuyahoga Community College; Lakeland Community College; Owens Community College; and Lorain County Community College. Each school offers its own unique selection of academic and career-oriented programs designed to meet the needs of their local communities. For example, Columbus State has certificate programs for medical assistants, dental hygienists, paralegals and an associate degree program in aviation science technology. Stark State offers a strong focus on liberal arts studies with numerous certificate and degree options available in subjects such as English literature and sociology. Finally, Cuyahoga Community College provides a variety of certificate programs for those looking to enter the workforce quickly or pursue additional education at a four-year college or university.

In addition to providing educational opportunities through its community colleges, Ohio also provides support services such as financial aid counseling and job placement assistance to help students succeed academically and professionally after graduation. With so many options available to students across the state, it is easy to see why Ohio’s community colleges are becoming increasingly popular among those looking for an affordable education close to home.

List of All Community Colleges in Ohio

Below is a list of all community colleges in the state of Ohio. For each college, you will see the name of current president, website URL,  street address, phone number, postal code and city location.

Central Ohio Technical College

CEO/President: Bonnie L  Coe
Web Address: newarkcampus.org
Address: 1179 University Drive
City: Newark
Zip: 43055-1767
State: OH
Phone: 7403649509


Cincinnati State Technical and Community College

CEO/President: Ron D.  Wright
Web Address: cincinnatistate.edu
Address: 3520 Central Parkway
City: Cincinnati
Zip: 45223
State: OH
Phone: 5135691515


Clark State Community College

CEO/President: Karen E.  Rafinski
Web Address: clarkstate.edu
Address: PO Box 570
City: Springfield
Zip: 45501
State: OH
Phone: 9373286001


Columbus State Community College

CEO/President: M. Valeriana  Moeller
Web Address: cscc.edu
Address: 550 East Spring Street
City: Columbus
Zip: 43215
State: OH
Phone: 6142872402


Cuyahoga Community College Corporate College West

CEO/President: Patricia  Rowell
Web Address: tri-c.edu
Address: 11000 Pleasant Valley Road
City: Parma
Zip: 44130
State: OH
Phone: 2169875125


Cuyahoga Community College District

CEO/President: Jerry Sue  Thornton
Web Address: tri-c.edu
Address: 700 Carnegie Avenue
City: Cleveland
Zip: 44115
State: OH
Phone: 2169874854


Cuyahoga Community College District-Eastern

CEO/President: Belinda  Miles
Web Address: tri-c.edu
Address: 4250 Richmond Road
City: Highland Hills
Zip: 44122
State: OH
Phone: 2169872004


Cuyahoga Community College District-Metropolitan

CEO/President: Michael  Schoop
Web Address: tri-c.edumetro/default.htm
Address: 2900 Community College Avenue
City: Cleveland
Zip: 44115
State: OH
Phone: 2169874035


Edison State Community College

CEO/President: Kenneth A.  Yowell
Web Address: edisonohio.edu
Address: 1973 Edison Drive
City: Piqua
Zip: 45356
State: OH
Phone: 9377788600


Hocking Technical College

CEO/President: John J.  Light
Web Address: hocking.edu
Address: 3301 Hocking Parkway
City: Nelsonville
Zip: 45764
State: OH
Phone: 7407537006


James A Rhodes State College

CEO/President: Debra L.  McCurdy
Web Address: rhodesstate.edu
Address: 4240 Campus Drive
City: Lima
Zip: 45804
State: OH
Phone: 4199958200


Jefferson Community College

CEO/President: Laura M.  Meeks
Web Address: www.jcc.edu
Address: 4000 Sunset Boulevard
City: Steubenville
Zip: 43952
State: OH
Phone: 7402645591


Lakeland Community College

CEO/President: Morris W.  Beverage
Web Address: lakelandcc.edu
Address: 7700 Clocktower Drive
City: Kirtland
Zip: 44094-5198
State: OH
Phone: 4405257000


Lorain County Community College

CEO/President: Roy A.  Church
Web Address: lorainccc.edu
Address: 1005 North Abbe Road
City: Elyria
Zip: 44035
State: OH
Phone: 4403655222


Marion Technical College

CEO/President: J. Richard  Bryson
Web Address: mtc.edu
Address: 1467 Mount Vernon Avenue
City: Marion
Zip: 43302-5694
State: OH
Phone: 7403894636


North Central State College

CEO/President: Ronald E.  Abrams
Web Address: ncstatecollege.edu
Address: 2441 Kenwood Circle  PO Box 698
City: Mansfield
Zip: 44901
State: OH
Phone: 4197554800


Northwest State Community College

CEO/President: Betty  Young
Web Address: northweststate.edu
Address: 22-600 State Route 34
City: Archbold
Zip: 43502-9542
State: OH
Phone: 4192675511


Ohio Board of Regents

CEO/President: E. Garrison  Walters
Web Address: regents.state.oh.us
Address: 30 East Broad Street, 36th Floor
City: Columbus
Zip: 43215-3414
State: OH
Phone: 6144666000


Owens Community College

CEO/President: Christa  Adams
Web Address: owens.edu
Address: PO Box 10000
City: Toledo
Zip: 43699
State: OH
Phone: 5676617200


Rio Grande Community College

CEO/President: Herman L.  Koby
Web Address: rio.edu
Address: 218 N. College Ave.  PO Box 500
City: Rio Grande
Zip: 45674
State: OH
Phone: 7402455353


Sinclair Community College

CEO/President: Steven L.  Johnson
Web Address: sinclair.edu
Address: 444 West 3rd Street
City: Dayton
Zip: 45402
State: OH
Phone: 9375122525


Southern State Community College

CEO/President: Sherry  Stout
Web Address: sscc.edu
Address: 100 Hobart Drive
City: Hillsboro
Zip: 45133
State: OH
Phone: 8006287722


Stark State College of Technology

CEO/President: John  O’Donnell
Web Address: starkstate.edu
Address: 6200 Frank Avenue, NW
City: Canton
Zip: 44720
State: OH
Phone: 3309665464


Terra State Community College

CEO/President: Marsha S.  Bordner
Web Address: terra.edu
Address: 2830 Napoleon Road
City: Fremont
Zip: 43420-9670
State: OH
Phone: 4193348400


University of Akron-Community and Technical College

CEO/President: Stanley B.  Silverman
Web Address: http://ctc.uakron.edu
Address: 302 Butchel Mall
City: Akron
Zip: 44325
State: OH
Phone: 3309726372


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