Two-Year Colleges Associate Degree Preferred! by mercy2beans118

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									                                         Two-Year Colleges:
Colleges                                 Associate Degree Preferred!
Belmont Technical College • 2
                                         Do you know that over 45 percent of all undergraduate college
Central Ohio Technical College • 2
                                         students begin their studies at a two-year college? Two-year
Cincinnati State Technical               colleges offer:
    and Community College • 3
Clark State Community College • 3              • Academic Excellence
                                               • Quality Faculty and Staff
Columbus State Community College • 4           • Affordable Cost
Cuyahoga Community College • 4                 • Classes Close to Home
Edison Community College • 5                   • Variety of Programs
                                               • Outstanding Support Services (Financial Aid, Counseling,
Hocking College • 5
                                                 Tutoring, etc.)
James A. Rhodes State College • 6              • Personal Attention
Jefferson Community College • 6                • State-of-the-Art Equipment and Facilities
Lakeland Community College • 7                 • Caring Environment
                                               • Small Classes
Lorain County Community College • 7            • Collegiate Environment (Student Clubs, Activities, and
Marion Technical College • 8                     Sports)
North Central State College • 8                • Ability to Transfer Credits
                                               • Programs Accredited by North Central Association of
Northwest State Community College • 9
                                                 Colleges and Schools
Owens Community College • 9
Rio Grande Community College • 10        Ohio’s two-year college system is made up of 23 state-assisted
Sinclair Community College • 11          and locally autonomous technical and community colleges. In
                                         2003, over 160,000 students enrolled in college credit courses at
Southern State Community College • 11    these institutions throughout Ohio.
Stark State College of Technology • 12
Terra Community College • 12             Two-year colleges consist of three types: technical, state
                                         community, and community. Technical colleges provide hands-
Washington State Community
                                         on education in a specific field. Many technical college graduates
    College • 13                         transfer to baccalaureate programs. Both state community and
Zane State College • 13                  community colleges offer technical programs and university
                                         parallel programs providing students with a variety of options.

                                         Students who choose to begin their college careers at a two-year
Programs of Study                        college cite quality of education and reasonable cost as the main
Business Technologies • 14               benefits. Completing the first two years of a bachelor’s degree at
Engineering and Industrial               a two-year college can save the student several thousand dollars.
                                         A variety of technical, career-oriented degrees offered by two-
    Technologies • 16
                                         year colleges can lead to employment immediately after the
Health Technologies • 18                 student completes his/her associate degree.
Public Service Technologies • 19
Agricultural and Natural Resources
                                         This guide provides an up-to-date directory of programs and
                                         services offered by Ohio’s system of technical and community
    Technologies • 20                    colleges. We hope you find it helpful!
Associate Degrees • 20
                                         Ohio Association of Two-Year College Admission Officers (OATYCAO)

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Belmont Technical College                                                    Central Ohio Technical College
120 Fox - Shannon Place, St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950-9735                    1179 University Drive, Newark, Ohio 43055

Profile: Located approximately 15 miles west of Wheeling, West               Profile: Located in Newark, Ohio, and shares the 177-acre Newark
Virginia, on I-70, Belmont Technical College draws students from             Campus with the Ohio State University at Newark. Classes are also
six Ohio and five West Virginia counties. Classes are also offered at        offered in Mount Vernon and Coshocton. COTC offers associate
North Center, Cadiz, Ohio.                                                   degree programs in Health, Business, Engineering, and Public Service
                                                                             Technologies.
Accreditation: North Central.
                                                                             Accreditation: North Central.
Admission Phone: 740-695-9500, Toll Free 1-800-423-1188,
North Center 740-942-2222. Fax Number: 740-699-3049. Email:                  Admission Phone: 740-366-9494; Toll Free (within Ohio)
info@btc.edu. Web Site: www.btc.edu.                                         1-800-9-NEWARK, ext. 494. Fax Number: 740-364-9531.
                                                                             Email: jmerrin@cotc.edu. Web Site: www.cotc.edu.
Enrollment Information: In the Fall of 2003, a total of 1,752 students
enrolled. There were 580 part-time and 1,172 full-time students. All         Enrollment Information: In the Fall of 2003, a total of 2,592
of the students commute to campus. The average class size is 21.             enrolled. There were 1,443 part-time and 1,199 full-time students.
                                                                             The average class size is 17. Housing is available on and near campus.
Academic Calendar: Quarter, rolling admission.                               The majority of students commute.

Degrees Offered: Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Applied          Academic Calendar: Quarter, rolling admission.
Business, and Associate of Technical Study.
                                                                             Degrees Offered: Associate of Applied Science and Associate of
Transfer Module: OBR approved.                                               Applied Business.

Admission Requirements: Completion of ACCUPLACER after                       Transfer Module: OBR approved.
application, but prior to registration. Certain programs may have
additional requirements. ACT scores allowed.                                 Admission Requirements: $20 fee, high school transcript, free
                                                                             placement tests. Some programs have additional requirements
Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Friday,              including selective admission.
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. -12 p.m.
                                                                             Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Friday,
Admissions Staff: Thomas J. Tarowsky - Dean, Student Success;                8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Colleen S. Seckman - Registrar; Mary Marlin, Recruiter; Marlene
Landefeld - Enrollment Management Specialist.                                Admission Staff: John Merrin - Director of Admissions; Yvonne
                                                                             Bell, Susan Brouse, Cris Clark - Admissions Representatives; Linda
Special Services: To assist students seeking advanced placement,             Nelson - Secretary.
the college offers institutional testing. Formal handicapped support
services are available for learning disabled and handicapped students.       Special Services: Advanced placement and institutional testing
Limited support services are available for international students.           are available. The Office of Disability Services provides access for
                                                                             students with disabilities. Special programs and services are available
Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Requirements: Academic              for multicultural and disadvantaged students. Formal programs and
placement testing, special application form, signed statement of             limited support services are available for international students.
parent/student participation in high school PSEO counseling,
admission counseling or advising of PSEO candidates by college               Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Requirements:
personnel, current high school transcript, and GPA of 3.25. All PSEO         Qualifying scores on academic placement testing (COMPASS), special
students must pass all sections of the ninth grade proficiency exams.        application form, signed statement of parent/student participation
                                                                             in high school PSEO counseling, current high school transcript with
Annual Expenses: Tuition $75.25 per credit hour; Books/Supplies              GPA of 3.0 or higher (3.5 freshmen and sophomores) and currently
$500.                                                                        enrolled in an Ohio chartered high school.

Financial Aid: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA),             Annual Expenses: Tuition $3,528 (Ohio Resident); Books/Supplies
Financial Aid brochure and academic scholarships. Contact Person:            $1,050.
Susan L. Galavich, Director of Financial Aid, 740-695-9500.
                                                                             Financial Aid: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
                                                                             Financial aid application priority deadline: April 1. Contact Person:
                                                                             Debra Clark, Senior Financial Aid Advisor, 740-366-9435.




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Cincinnati State Technical                                                      Clark State Community College
and Community College                                                           P.O. Box 570, Springfield, Ohio 45501

3520 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45223-2690                               Profile: A public, state-supported community college offering over
                                                                                35 associate degrees and certificates in Arts and Sciences, Business
Profile: Cincinnati State Technical and Community College is the                Technologies, Engineering Technologies, Health, Human Services
only autonomous, comprehensive, state two-year college in Hamilton              and Agriculture. In addition, Clark State has articulation agreements
County. Cincinnati State offers over 116 associate degree and certificate       with area four-year colleges and universities allowing students to
programs in Arts & Sciences, Business, Health, Humanities, Information          complete the first two years of a bachelor’s degree at Clark State and
and Engineering Technologies. In addition, Cincinnati State has strong          transfer as a junior to four-year institutions.
articulation agreements with area four-year colleges and universities.
The College offers a nationally acclaimed cooperative education/clinical
experience program for associate degree students. College Information           Accreditation: North Central.
Sessions are every Tuesday at 9 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. No reservations
necessary.                                                                      Admission Phone: 937-328-6028. Fax Number: 937-328-6097.
                                                                                Web Site: www.clarkstate.edu.
Accreditation: North Central.
                                                                                Enrollment Information: In the Fall of 2003, the college enrolled
Admission Phone: 513-861-7700. Fax Number: 513-569-1562.                        3,109 credit students. There were 1,063 full-time and 2,046 part-
Email: adm@cincinnatistate.edu. Web Site: www.cincinnatistate.edu               time students.The average class size is 15. All students commute to
                                                                                campus.
Enrollment Information: In the Fall of 2003, a total of 7,722 enrolled.
There were 4,758 part-time, and 2,964 full-time students. The average           Academic Calendar: Quarter.
class size is 18. All students commute.
                                                                                Degrees Offered: Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate
Academic Calendar: 5 Terms, rolling admission.                                  of Applied Science, Associate of Applied Business, and Associate of
                                                                                Technical Study. Certificate programs are available.
Degrees Offered: Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of
Applied Science, Associate of Applied Business, Associate of Technical          Transfer Module: OBR approved.
Study, and Associate of Individualized Study. Certificates available.
                                                                                Admission Requirements: $15 application fee, high school and/or
Transfer Module: OBR approved.                                                  college transcript, placement testing. Certain selective admissions
                                                                                programs may have additional requirements, such as high school
Admission Requirements: $10 fee, high school transcript and/or college          and/or college transcripts.
transcript, and the ACT COMPASS placement test. Certain programs
may have additional requirements.                                               Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Friday,
                                                                                8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
                                                                                Admission Staff: Todd L. Jones - Director of Admissions; Kimberly
Admission Staff: Gabriele Boeckermann - Director of Admission;                  Cole - Admission Secretary; Corey Holliday - Minority Recruitment
Chuck Hatcher, LaJeanna Hudson, and Paul Woolston - Admission                   Specialist.
Representatives.
                                                                                Special Services: Advanced placement and CLEP credits accepted.
Special Services: Advanced placement, institutional testing available.          Proficiency tests available. Formal handicapped support services
LD formal programs, formal handicapped support services, and limited            and limited support services for learning disabled and handicapped
support services are available for learning disabled and handicapped            students. Special programs, services, and academic scholarships
students. Special programs, services and academic scholarships available        available for minority (multicultural) students. Limited support
for minority (multicultural) students. Formal programs and limited              services available for international students.
support services, for international students.
                                                                                Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Requirements: Academic
Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Requirements: Academic                 placement testing, special application form, signed statement of
placement testing, special application form, admission advising of PSEO         parent/student participation in high school PSEO counseling,
candidates by college personnel and special PSEO orientation. Students          admission counseling or advising of PSEO candidates by college
must place above pre-college level courses; 9th and 10th graders                personnel, current high school transcript showing passing of all
include two honors high school courses. Deadlines: June 21 for early            portions of the ninth grade proficiency, special PSEO orientation, and
fall and late fall; November 22 for winter and spring.                          GPA specific to grade level.

Annual Expenses: Tuition $3,915 (Ohio Resident); Fees $120; Books/              Annual Expenses: $70 per credit hour.
Supplies $1,000.
                                                                                Financial Aid: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA),
Financial Aid: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA),                Institutional Financial Aid form, academic and need-based
academic and need-based scholarships. Contact Person: Dawnia Reck,              scholarships. Contact Person: Kathy Klay, Director of Financial Aid,
Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships, 513-569-1530.                       937-328-6085.
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Columbus State Community College                                               Cuyahoga Community College
550 E. Spring Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215-9965                                Western Campus
                                                                               11000 Pleasant Valley Rd., Parma, OH 44130
Profile: Columbus State is a public, state-assisted community                  Metropolitan Campus -
college, offering over 50 technical career programs, as well as transfer       2900 Community College Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115
programs. Technical programs are offered in the areas of business,             Eastern Campus -
health, human services, public service, and engineering technologies.          4250 Richmond Rd., Highland Hills Village, OH 44122.
Transfer programs allow students to complete as much as the first
two years of a bachelor’s degree.                                              Profile: Two-year community college providing high quality,
                                                                               accessible, and affordable educational opportunities and services that
Accreditation: North Central.                                                  promote individual development and improve the overall quality of
                                                                               life in a multicultural community.
Admission Phone: 614-287-2669, Toll Free 1-800-621-6407. Fax
Number: 614-287-6019. Web Site: www.cscc.edu                                   Accreditation: North Central.

Enrollment Information: In the Fall of 2003, a total 23,297 students           Admission Phone: Metro 216-987-4200; East 216-987-2024; West
enrolled. The average class size is 18.                                        216-987-5150 or Toll Free 1-800-954-8742.
                                                                               Web Site: www.tri-c.edu
Academic Calendar: Quarter, rolling admission.
                                                                               Enrollment Information: In the Fall of 2003, approximately 24,000
Degrees Offered: Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of         students enrolled. All of the students commute.
Applied Science, and Associate of Technical Studies.
                                                                               Academic Calendar: Semester, rolling admission.
Transfer Module: OBR approved.
                                                                               Degrees Offered: Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate
Admission Requirements: $10 fee. Certain programs may have                     of Applied Science, Associate of Applied Business, and Associate of
additional requirements including selective admission.                         Technical Study.

Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Friday,             Transfer Module: OBR approved.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. - 12 noon.
                                                                               Admission Requirements: Certain programs may have additional
Admission Staff: Kenneth Conner - Dean of Enrollment Services;                 requirements including selective admission.
Tari Blaney - Assistant Director of Enrollment Services; Amy Barends,
George Chatters, Jan Crozier, Charles Dawson, Brenda Ley, Rikki                Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m.- 8 p.m.; Friday,
Zins, Noreen Rohde, Scott Rombauer - Enrollment Advisors; Amy                  8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m.; and some Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.
Burrell, Susan Ewing-Ramsay, Pat Fabrisi, Misty Singer, Elizabeth
Wyles-Smith - International Enrollment Advisors.                               Admission Staff: Susan Schillings - Director (West); Adam Zambetti
                                                                               - Director (East); Barbara Boros - Director (Metro).
Special Services: CLEP scores are accepted and institutional testing
is available. Formal handicapped support services are available for            Special Services: Academic scholarships available for minority
learning disabled and handicapped students. Special programs and               (multicultural) students. Formal programs and limited support
services available for minority (multicultural) students.                      services are available for international students. Handicapped support
                                                                               services are available.
Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Requirements:
Qualifying scores on academic COMPASS placement test, special                  Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Requirements: Academic
application form, signed statement of parent/student participation in          placement testing, special application form, signed statement of
high school PSEO counseling, admission counseling or advising of               parent/student participation in high school PSEO counseling,
PSEO candidates by college personnel, current high school transcript,          admission counseling or advising of PSEO candidates by college
composite score of 22 on ACT or P-ACT (or a comparable score on                personnel, current high school transcript, authorization to attend
the SAT or P-SAT) in lieu of 3.0 GPA for juniors and 2.7 GPA for               form, emergency medical treatment authorization form, written
seniors, must pass Ohio Graduation test.                                       recommendation from high school principal or counselor.

Annual Expenses: Tuition $73 per credit hour (Ohio Resident); $161             Annual Expenses: Tuition $2,191 (based on 15 credits per semester
per credit hour (Non-resident); $194 per credit hour (International);          in-county residency); Books/Supplies $675.
Books/Supplies $1,050.
                                                                               Financial Aid: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA),
Financial Aid: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA),               Ohio Instructional Grant (OIG) and academic scholarships. Financial
academic scholarships. Contact: Financial Aid Office, 614-287-2648.            aid application priority deadline: August 1.




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Edison Community College                                                        Hocking College
1973 Edison Drive, Piqua, Ohio 45356                                            3301 Hocking Parkway, Nelsonville, Ohio 45764

Profile: Profile: Features interconnected buildings, handicap-accessible,       Profile: Located on 2,300 acres in beautiful southeastern Ohio,
on 130 scenic acres in Piqua, near intersection of 1-75 and US 36.              Hocking College offers many programs unique to Ohio including:
Offers friendly atmosphere, small classes, and faculty committed to             Industrial Ceramics, Compressed Air and Gas, Forest Management,
student learning. Academic options: strong university-transfer program          Archaeology, Fire and EMS and Fitness Management. Hocking’s
(first two years of a four-year degree) and a variety of career programs        Culinary Institute and Hotel/restaurant Management programs use
(popular programs are Commercial Art, Theater Performance, Internet             the Ramada Inn as a training facility. New programs: Fuel Cell and
Technologies, Plastics Manufacturing, Systems Engineering, and                  Alternative Energy, and Technical Theatre.
Welding Technology). Partnerships with selected universities add the
option of obtaining a four-year degree at the Piqua campus. Sports:             Accreditation: North Central.
NJCAA men’s and women’s basketball. New for Fall 2003: women’s
volleyball.                                                                     Admission Phone: 740-753-3591, Toll Free 1-877-HOCKING.
                                                                                Fax Number: 740-753-4940. Web Site: www.hocking.edu
Accreditation: North Central.                                                   Email: admissions@hocking.edu

Admission Phone: 937-778-7868, Toll Free 1-800-922-3722. Fax                    Enrollment Information: In the Fall of 2003, a total 4,943 students
Number: 937-778-4692. Email: info@edisonohio.edu. Web Site:                     enrolled. There were 1,503 part-time and 3,440 full-time students.
www.edisonohio.edu.                                                             Housing available on/near campus; 35 percent of students commute.

Enrollment Information: Fall of 2003, a total of 3,116 students                 Academic Calendar: Quarter, rolling admission.
enrolled. There were 1,986 part-time and 1,130 full-time students.
The average class size is 20. All students commute.                             Degrees Offered: Associate in Applied Science, Associate in
                                                                                Applied Business, Associate in Technical Study, and Associate in
Academic Calendar: Semester, rolling admission.                                 Individualized Studies.

Degrees Offered: Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate             Transfer Module: OBR approved.
of Applied Business, Associate of Applied Science, and Associate of
Technical Study.                                                                Admission Requirements: $15 fee. Certain programs may have
                                                                                additional requirements including selective admission.
Transfer Module: OBR approved.
                                                                                Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission Requirements: $20 fee, high school transcript, ACT, SAT,              Saturday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. by appointment.
or COMPASS. Non-graduates submit GED report and participate in
academic assessment for class placement. Certain programs may have              Admission Staff: Nicole Crump, Kerry Hagerty, Kensey Kessler,
additional requirements including selective admission.                          Christine Woodgears, Mindy Roggow, Jen Warner - Admissions
                                                                                Counselors; Gary Baldwin - Director of High School Relations;
Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Friday,                 Lynnette Hull - Dean of Enrollment Services; Diane Wolf - Assistant
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; and Saturday, 8 a.m. -12 p.m.                                  Director of Admissions Information.

Admission Staff: Chip Hare - Coordinator of Admissions; Jim Anthony -           Special Services: Advanced placement, CLEP, and JVS articulation.
Admissions Specialist; Gail Lee - Admissions Communication Specialist.          Formal handicapped programs and support services are available for
                                                                                LD and handicapped students. Formal programs and limited support
Special Services: Advanced placement, CLEP, institutional testing, ACT -        services available for international students.
PEP, and credit for prior learning available. Formal LD and handicapped
support services, support services for international students, and career       Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Requirements: Academic
search services are available.                                                  placement testing, special application form, signed statements
                                                                                of parent/student participation in high school PSEO counseling,
Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Requirements: Academic                 satisfactory completion of the ninth grade proficiency test, admission
placement testing, signed statement of parent, student participation in         counseling or advising of PSEO candidates by college personnel.
high school PSEO counseling, admission advising of PSEO candidates
by college personnel. Scheduling dependent upon a variety of factors,           Annual Expenses: Tuition $3,168 ($88 per credit hour); Room
including GPA, ACT and COMPASS scores.                                          $3,495; Board $3,219; Fees 490; Books/Supplies $945.

Annual Expenses: Fees $103 per semester credit hour; Books/Supplies             Financial Aid: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA),
$600 (per semester). Deferred payment plan available.                           Institutional academic scholarships. Financial aid application priority
                                                                                deadline: February 28. Scholarship deadline: February 28. Contact:
Financial Aid: Free Application for Student Financial Aid (FAFSA),              Financial Aid Office, 740-753-3591, ext.2159.
academic scholarships, veteran benefits, and child care grants. Financial
aid application priority deadline: May 1. Contact: Student Financial Aid
Office, 937-778-7910 or 1-800-922-3722.
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James A. Rhodes State College                                               Jefferson Community College
4240 Campus Drive, Lima, Ohio 45804                                         4000 Sunset Blvd., Steubenville, Ohio 43952

Profile: The College is located on a 545 acre setting near Interstate       Profile: Opened for students in 1968. The college offers technical
75. A student at Rhodes State can take advantage of the campus              training in over 25 programs leading to one-year certificates and/
library, bookstore, career planning center, food services, placement        or associate degrees. College programs include careers in: health
services, and day care center. Rhodes State offers day, evening, and        technologies, business technologies, engineering technologies,
weekend classes. Many telecourses and selected internet courses             public services, and Associate of Technical Study program. Jefferson
are also available. Rhodes State shares the campus with Ohio State          Community College also has written transfer agreements with major
University-Lima.                                                            colleges and universities across the state.

Accreditation: North Central.                                               Accreditation: North Central.

Admission Phone: 419-995-8000. Fax Number: 419-995-8098.                    Admission Phone: 740-264-5591, Toll Free 1-800-68-COLLEGE.
Email: enroll@RhodesState.edu. Web Site: www.RhodesState.edu.               Fax Number: 740-266-2944. Web Site: www.jcc.edu.

Enrollment Information: In the Fall of 2003, a total 2,842 students         Enrollment Information: In the Fall of 2003, a total of 1,591
enrolled. There were 1,425 part-time and 1,417 full-time students.          students enrolled. There were 734 part-time and 857 full-time
Rhodes State College has no residence halls, but a housing list is          students. 98 percent of the students commute.
available.
                                                                            Academic Calendar: Semester, the fall admission deadline is
Academic Calendar: Quarter.                                                 August 23. Rolling admission.

Degrees Offered: Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Applied         Degrees Offered: Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Applied
Business, and Associate of Technical Study.                                 Business, Associate of Technical Study, Associate of Arts, Associate of
                                                                            Science.
Transfer Module: OBR approved.
                                                                            Transfer Module: OBR approved.
Admissions Requirements: $25 fee, high school transcript or GED
                                                                            Admission Requirements: $20 fee, high school transcript, ACT or
evidence, COMPASS placement test. Certain programs may have
                                                                            SAT for some programs. Certain programs may have additional
additional requirements including selective admission.
                                                                            requirements including selective admission.
Office Hours: Monday and Tuesday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Wednesday-
                                                                            Office Hours: Monday-Wednesday, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Thursday-Friday,
Friday, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.; first Saturday of the month, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
                                                                            8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
(by appointment)
                                                                            Admission Staff: Chuck Mascellino - Director of Admissions.
Enrollment Staff: Scot Lingrell - Dean of Enrollment Management,
Director of Admissions.
                                                                            Special Services: Advanced placement and institutional testing
                                                                            available. Support services for learning disabled and handicapped
Special Services: Advanced placement and institutional testing
                                                                            students include: formal handicapped programs and limited support
available. Formal programs for learning disabled and handicapped
                                                                            services. Special programs, and services available for minority
students. Special programs, services, and academic scholarships
                                                                            (multicultural) students. Limited support services available for
available for minority (multicultural) students. Limited support
                                                                            international students.
services are available for international students.
                                                                            Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Requirements: Academic
Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Requirements: Academic
                                                                            placement testing, special application form, signed statement of
placement testing, special application form, signed statement of
                                                                            parent/student participation in high school PSEO counseling,
parent/student participation in high school PSEO counseling,
                                                                            admission counseling or advising of PSEO candidates by college
admission counseling or advising of PSEO candidates by college
                                                                            personnel, and current high school transcript.
personnel, current high school transcript, special PSEO orientation,
ACT, P-ACT, and GPA standards.
                                                                            Annual Expenses: Tuition $2,430; Fees $100; Books/Supplies $400.
Annual Expenses: Tuition $3,006 (12 credit hours/term).
                                                                            Financial Aid: Free Application for Student Financial Aid (FAFSA),
                                                                            Singlefile Form (USA Funds), FA Estimator, and academic
Financial Aid: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA),
                                                                            scholarships. Contact Person: Beth Sikole, Director of Financial Aid/
Institutional Financial Aid form and academic scholarships. Financial
                                                                            Student Records, 740-264-5591, ext. 135.
aid application priority deadline: May 1. Contact: Director of
Financial Aid, 419-995-8800.




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Lakeland Community College                                                 Lorain County Community College
7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland, Ohio 44094                                1005 Abbe Road North, Elyria, Ohio 44035

Profile: Offers modern, state-of-the-art facilities on a beautiful         Profile: A comprehensive community college offering short-term
400-acre campus. Lakeland offers university parallel programs and          career programs in Business, Engineering Technologies, Allied
has written transfer agreements with major colleges and universities       Health and Nursing, and Public Services as well as university
across the state. In addition, the College offers 42 career and            transfer programs where a student can begin the first two years of
technical programs designed for immediate job placement. Renovated         the bachelor's degree before transferring to a four-year university for
Athletic and Fitness Center (Fall 2000).                                   completion. In addition, LCCC has partnered with several four-
                                                                           year universities to bring bachelor's and master's degrees right to
Accreditation: North Central.                                              the LCCC campus in fields such as Business, Nursing, Computer
                                                                           Science and Engineering, Communication, Education, Pyschology,
Admission Phone: 440-525-7100, Toll Free 1-800-589-8520.                   Specialized Studies, Accounting, and Biology.
Fax Number: 440-975-4330. Email: tcooper@lakelandcc.edu.
Web Site: www.lakelandcc.edu.                                              Accreditation: North Central.

Enrollment Information: In the Fall of 2003, a total 8,635 students        Admission Phone: 1-800-995-5222. Fax Number: 440-366-4167.
enrolled. There were 5,537 part-time and 3,098 full-time students.         Web Site: www.lorainccc.edu
The average class size is 25.
                                                                           Enrollment Information: In the Fall of 2003, a total of 9,618 enrolled.
Academic Calendar: Semester, rolling admission.                            There were 6,043 full-time and 3,575 part-time students. The
                                                                           average class size was 19. All of the students commute. Housing is
Degrees Offered: Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate        available nearby.
of Applied Science, Associate of Applied Business, and Associate of
Technical Study.                                                           Academic Calendar: Semester. Eight- and five-week summer.

Transfer Module: OBR approved.                                             Degrees Offered: Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate
                                                                           of Applied Science, Associate of Applied Business, Associate of
Admission Requirements: $15 fee, high school transcript. Certain           Technical Study, Associate of Individualized Studies, and Associate of
programs may have additional requirements including selective              Arts in Teacher Education.
admission for all health technologies programs.
                                                                           Transfer Module: OBR approved.
Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Friday,
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; and Saturday 8:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.                        Admission Requirements: High school transcript or GED, placement
                                                                           assessment and application. Certain programs may have additional
Admission Staff: Tracey Cooper - Director of Admissions/Registrar;         requirements.
Peggy Guinn - Health Tech/Foreign Student Admissions Coordinator;
Patricia Harris - Admissions Technician; Mary Corcoran - Veterans          Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.;
Coordinator; Linda Daly - Tech Prep Admissions Coordinator.                Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Special Services: Advanced placement, CLEP and institutional testing       Enrollment Staff: Dione Somerville - Director of Enrollment Services;
available. Support services for learning disabled and handicapped          Cindy Kushner - Targeted Marketing Specialist; Sue Lekan - Interim
students. Special programs, services, and academic scholarships            Associate Registrar.
available for minority (multicultural) students. Limited support
services are available for international students.                         Special Services: Institutional testing, CLEP, GED, ACT and
                                                                           PEP testing available. Support services available to learning and
Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Requirements: Academic            physically-challenged students. Special programs/services for
placement testing, special application form, signed statement of           multicultural students.
parent/student participation in high school PSEO counseling,
admission counseling or advising of PSEO candidates by college             Post-Secondary Enrollment Option (PSEO) Requirements: Academic
personnel, current high school transcript, and GPA of 3.0.                 placement testing, special application form, admission counseling
                                                                           or advising of PSEO candidates by college personnel, current
Annual Expenses: Tuition $2,244; Fees $35; Books/Supplies $900.            high school transcript, and 3.9 GPA for freshmen, 3.7 GPA for
                                                                           sophomores, 3.5 GPA for juniors and 3.0 GPA for seniors.
Financial Aid: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA),
Institutional Financial Aid form and academic scholarship                  Annual Expenses: Tuition (based upon 13-18 credits/semester)
application. Financial aid application priority deadline: July 1.          $2,215 for in-county residents; $2,670 for out-of-county residents.
Contact Person: Melissa Amspaugh - Director of Financial Aid,
440-525-7070.                                                              Financial Aid: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and
                                                                           academic scholarships. Contact Person: Stephanie Sutton, Director of
                                                                           Financial Aid, 1-800-995-5222, ext. 4034.


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Marion Technical College                                                   North Central State College
1467 Mount Vernon Avenue, Marion, Ohio 43302                               2441 Kenwood Circle, P.O. Box 698, Mansfield, Ohio 44901

Profile: Located 40 miles north of Columbus, Ohio, on a 180-acre           Profile: Two-year public institution of higher learning, offering 27
campus that is shared with Ohio State University at Marion. The            associate degree programs in the Business, Engineering, and Health.
College offers programs in Business, Engineering, Health, Public           Placement rates for graduates have averaged 95 percent over the last
Service, and personalized technologies. New programs: Computer             ten years.
Software Development, Web Support, and Telecommunications
Technology.                                                                Accreditation: North Central.

Accreditation: North Central.                                              Admission Phone: 419-755-4761. Toll Free 1-888-755-4899.
                                                                           Fax Number: 419-755-4750. Web Site: www.ncstatecollege.edu
Admission Phone: 740-389-4636. Fax Number: 740-389-6136.
Email: enroll@mtc.edu. Web Site: www.mtc.edu.                              Enrollment Information: In the Fall of 2003, a total of 3,335 students
                                                                           enrolled. There were 2,262 part-time and 1,073 full-time students.
Enrollment Information: In the Fall of 2003, a total 2,117 students        The average class size is 15. All students commute.
were enrolled. There were 997 full-time and 1,140 part-time
students. The average class sizes is 19. All students commute to           Academic Calendar: Quarter, rolling admission.
campus.
                                                                           Degrees Offered: Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Applied
Academic Calendar: Quarter. Fall 2004 admission deadline is                Business, and Associate of Technical Study.
September 15. Prospective students are encouraged to apply for
admission and scholarships by June 1.                                      Transfer Module: OBR approved.

Degrees Offered: Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Applied        Admission Requirements: High school transcript. Certain programs
Business, and Associate of Technical Study.                                may have additional requirements including selective admission.

Transfer Module: OBR approved.                                             Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Saturday,
                                                                           9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Admissions Requirements: $20 fee, official (with seal) high school
transcript, ACT (for Human and Social Services and Health                  Admission Staff: Troy Shutler - Director of Admissions; Trisa Allen,
Technology students only). Certain programs may have additional            Jamie Roberts, Caleah Britt - Admissions Representatives; Nikia
requirements including selective admission.                                Fletcher - Career Services

Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m.- 7:30 p.m.; Friday,          Special Services: Advanced placement, CLEP, and institutional
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.                                                            testing available. Limited support services for learning disabled and
                                                                           handicapped students. Limited support services for international
Admission Staff: Joel Liles - Director of Admission/Career Services;       students.
Jane Galyk - Assistant Director of Admission; Neta Budkowski -
Admission Counselor; Susan Konves - Student Services Counselor;            Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Requirements: Academic
Shelly Haines - Administrative Assistant.                                  placement testing, special application form, signed statement of
                                                                           parent/student participation in high school PSEO counseling,
Special Services: Advanced Placement, institutional testing and life       admission counseling or advising of PSEO candidates by college
experience credit available. Limited support services are available        personnel, current high school transcript, special PSEO orientation,
to learning disabled, handicapped students, and international              and GPA of 2.5 for seniors; 2.75 for juniors and 3.5 for sophomores
students. Special academic scholarships are available for minority         and freshmen.
(multicultural) students. President’s scholarship available for high
school graduates in top 50% of class.                                      Annual Expenses: $73.30 per credit hour; Books/Supplies $800.

Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Admission guidelines:             Financial Aid: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA),
Academic placement testing, special application form, student              Institutional Financial Aid form, FA Estimator, and academic
participation in high school PSEO counseling, admission counseling         scholarships. Contact Person: Doris Smith - Director of Financial Aid,
or advising of PSEO candidate by college personnel, current high           419-755-4747.
school transcript, and GPA of 2.5 for seniors and 2.75 for juniors.

Annual Expenses: Tuition: $3,275; Fees $125; Books/Supplies $600.
Non-Ohio resident tuition $5,075. Costs slightly higher for Health
majors. Deferred payment plan available.

Financial Aid: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA),
Institutional Financial Aid forms and academic scholarships.
Financial aid priority deadline: June 1. Contact Person: R. Andrew
Harper - Vice President of Student Services, 740-389-4636, ext. 224.
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Northwest State Community College                                             Owens Community College
22600 State Route 34, Archbold, Ohio 43502-9542                               Two Campuses:
                                                                              1.) Oregon Road, P.O. Box 10,000, Toledo, Ohio 43699-1947
Profile: A progressive, two-year, state-supported institution serving         2.) 300 Davis St., Findlay, Ohio 45840-3600
five counties in northwest Ohio. Approximately 3,500 students are
enrolled in associate degree and certificate programs in the business,        Profile: Owens Community College offers more than 100 career-
engineering, health, and human services technologies, and in a                oriented technical degrees, as well as the first two years of a
rapidly growing general studies division. Northwest State Community           bachelor’s degree at half the cost of a university. Day, evening, and
College is a “state-of-the art” institution which is now offering the         weekend classes are offered at the Toledo and Findlay campuses.
Associate of Arts and Associate of Science for those students wishing         Programs are in business and information, arts and sciences, health,
to transfer to a four-year institution. On-campus day care available.         public service, industrial and engineering technologies, fine and
                                                                              performing arts, natural sciences, skilled trades, and transportation.
Accreditation: North Central                                                  Upon graduation, over 95 percent of Owens graduates obtain jobs.
                                                                              With the addition of the associate of arts and associate of science
Admission Phone: 419-267-5511. Fax Number: 419-267-5604.                      degrees, students may complete their freshman and sophomore
Web Site: www.northweststate.edu                                              years of a bachelor’s degree at Owens, then transfer to a four-year
                                                                              institution to complete their degree.
Enrollment Information: In the Fall 2003, a total of 3,355 students
enrolled. There were 2,254 part-time and 1,101 full-time students.            Accreditation: North Central.
The average class size is 25. Housing is available near campus; 99
percent of the students commute.                                              Admission Phone: Toledo Campus (567) 661-7777; Toll Free 1-800-
                                                                              GO-OWENS, ext. 7777; Findlay Campus 419-429-3509 or 1-800-
Academic Calendar: Semester, open enrollment.                                 FINDLAY. Email: admissions@owens.edu.
                                                                              Web Site: www.owens.edu.
Degrees Offered: Associate of Applied Business, Associate of Applied
Science, Associate of Technical Study, Associate of Arts, and Associate       Enrollment Information: In the Fall of 2003, 17,800 students
of Science.                                                                   enrolled at the Toledo campus and nearly 2,700 students enrolled at
                                                                              the Findlay Campus. Housing is available near campus. All students
Transfer Module: OBR approved.                                                commute.

Admission Requirements: $20 fee, high school transcript, mandatory            Academic Calendar: Semester, eight- and five-week summer sessions.
ACT COMPASS placement exam. Certain programs may have                         Open admission.
additional requirements including selective admission.
                                                                              Degrees Offered: Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Applied
Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.; and                   Business, Associate of Technical Study, Associate of Arts, and
Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.                                                       Associate of Science.

Admission Staff: Dennis Gable - Director of Admissions; Keith Van             Transfer Module: OBR approved.
Horn - Counseling, Student Activities, Testing Coordinator.
                                                                              Admission Requirements: High school transcript or equivalent,
Special Services: Online courses, advanced placement and                      ACT required for all health students. Certain programs may have
institutional testing available. Limited support services for learning        additional selective admission requirements.
disabled and handicapped students. Co-op education.
                                                                              Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Friday,
Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Requirements: Academic               8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
placement testing, special application form, signed statement of
parent/student participation in high school PSEO counseling,                  Admission Staff: TOLEDO: Bill Ivoska - Vice President, Student
admission counseling or advising of PSEO candidates by college                Services; Donna Gruber - Director of Enrollment Services. FINDLAY:
personnel, current high school transcript, passage of the ninth grade         Verne Walker - Director of Support Services.
proficiency tests, GPA of 3.0 for juniors and seniors and 3.5 GPA for
freshmen and sophomores.                                                      Special Services: Assessment Services (COMPASS) are offered to
                                                                              all new students. Professional testing available; NCTA Consortium.
Annual Expenses: Tuition $2,832; Books/Supplies $800.                         Support services available for disabled students. Support services for
                                                                              international students. Academic support services for all students.
Financial Aid: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), FA
Estimator, full-tuition guarantee Presidential Scholarship, and half-         Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Requirements: Academic
tuition Dean's Scholarship. Contact Person: Paul Sutcliffe.                   placement testing, signed statement of parent/student participation
                                                                              in high school PSEO counseling, admission counseling or advising of
                                                                              PSEO candidates by college personnel, current high school transcript,
                                                                              and GPA of 3.0.

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OWENS COMMUNITY COLLEGE - CONTINUED
                                                                           Rio Grande Community College
Annual Expenses: Tuition $2,640 (in Ohio); Registration $20;               Rio Grande, Ohio 45674
Parking $20.
                                                                           Profile: Rio Grande Community College was established in 1974 to
Financial Aid: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA),           meet the need for technical education in the four county district of
Financial Aid Form (FAF), Family Financial Service (FFS), FA               Gallia, Jackson, Vinton, and Meigs Counties. Rio Grande Community
Estimator and academic scholarships. Contact Person: Toledo - Betsy        College offers a wide range of services including associate degrees,
Johnson, Financial Aid Director at 1-800-GO-OWENS,                         technical programs, transfer programs, and continuing education.
ext. 7343; Findlay - Gary Ulrich, Financial Aid Representative at          Rio Grande Community College has a unique partnership with
1-800-FINDLAY.                                                             the University of Rio Grande, a four-year independent liberal arts
                                                                           college, for students to continue on to receive a bachelor's degree or
                                                                           higher. 100% of credits from the Community College transfer to the
                                                                           University of Rio Grande.

                                                                           Accreditation: North Central.

                                                                           Admission Phone: 740-245-7408; Toll Free 1-800-282-7201, ext.
                                                                           7425. Email: rlthomas@rio.edu. Web Site: www.rio.edu.

                                                                           Enrollment Information: In the Fall of 2003, there were
                                                                           approximately 2,200 students enrolled. The average class size is 25.
                                                                           Housing is available on/near campus; 75 percent of the students
                                                                           commute.

                                                                           Academic Calendar: Semester, rolling admission.

                                                                           Degrees Offered: Associate of Arts, Associate of Applied Science,
                                                                           Associate of Applied Business, and Associate of Technical Study, and
                                                                           one-year certificate programs.

                                                                           Transfer Module: OBR approved.

                                                                           Admissions Requirements: $25 fee, high school transcript or G.E.D.,
                                                                           ACT or SAT. Certain programs may have additional requirements,
                                                                           including selective admissions. Open enrollment.

                                                                           Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

                                                                           Admission Staff: Rebecca Thomas Long - District Coordinator.

                                                                           Special Services: Advanced Placement, CLEP and institutional testing
                                                                           available. Support services for learning disabled and handicapped
                                                                           students. Academic scholarships available for minority (multi-
                                                                           cultural) students. Formal programs available for international
                                                                           students.

                                                                           Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Requirements: Academic
                                                                           placement testing, special application form, current high school
                                                                           transcript, special PSEO orientation, and GPA of 2.5.

                                                                           Annual Expenses: Tuition $92.50 per credit hour (in district);
                                                                           $110.50 per credi hour (out of district); Room and Board $5,768;
                                                                           Fees $360; Books/Supplies $600.

                                                                           Financial Aid: Free Application for Student Financial Aid (FAFSA),
                                                                           Institutional Financial Aid form and academic scholarships. 85% of
                                                                           students receive some form of financial aid. Contact Person: Dr. John
                                                                           Hill - Director of Financial Aid, 800-282-7201, ext. 7285.




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Sinclair Community College                                                        Southern State Community College
444 West Third Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402-1460                                    Central Campus - 100 Hobart Drive, Hillsboro, Ohio 45133

Profile: Public, two-year community college serving Montgomery                    Profile: The College has four locations in Hillsboro, Sardinia,
County and the Miami Valley region, located in downtown Dayton,                   Wahington Court House and Wilmington. About 2,200 students
adjacent to I-75, north of State Route 35. Sinclair offers career programs        are enrolled in a variety of technical and general study programs.
that are technical in nature as well as university parallel programs              Placement rates for technical graduates approach 100 percent.
for students to transfer to a four-year college or university. Sinclair           Extensive adult and developmental programs allow students to start
also offers many short-term technical certificate programs (from 15               classes at an appropriate skill level.
to 44 credits) including: Call Center, Java Enterprise Development,
Web Authoring, Web Programming, Electrical Construction, Rescue                   Accreditation: North Central.
Technician, Family Advocate, Photographic Technology, Desktop
Publishing, Multimedia, Pharmacy Technician.                                      Admission Phone: 937-393-3431; Toll Free 1-800-628-7722.
                                                                                  Fax Number: 937-393-6682. Email: info@sscc.edu.
Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission and North Central                       Web Site: www.sscc.edu.
Association (NCA)
                                                                                  Enrollment Information: In the Fall of 2003, a total of 2,234 students
Admission Phone: 937-512-3000; Toll Free (in Ohio) 1-800-315-3000.                enrolled. There were 1,084 part-time and 1,150 full-time students.
Fax Number: 937-512-2393. Web Site: www.sinclair.edu.                             The average class size is 17. All students commute.
Enrollment Information: In the Fall of 2003, a total of 23,588 students           Academic Calendar: Quarter, rolling admission.
enrolled. There were 15,637 part-time and 7,951 full-time students. The
average class size is 20. Housing is available near campus. All students          Degrees Offered: Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate
commute.                                                                          of Applied Business, Associate of Applied Science, and Associate of
                                                                                  Technical Study.
Academic Calendar: Quarter, rolling admission.

Degrees Offered: Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate               Transfer Module: OBR approved.
of Applied Science, Associate of Technical Study, and Associate of
Individualized Study.                                                             Admission Requirements: No application fee, high school transcript.
                                                                                  Certain programs may have additional requirements including selective
Transfer Module: OBR approved.                                                    admission.

Admission Requirements: $10 fee. Mandatory assessment in Math,                    Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and by
Writing Skills, and Reading for degree and certificate-seeking students.          appointment.
Certain programs may have additional requirements.
                                                                                  Admission Staff: Wendy Johnson - Director of Admissions; Nicole
Office Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m.- 7 p.m.; Fri., 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.             Roades - Director of Institutional Advancement, Dean of Student
(summer until 4:30 p.m.); Sat., 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (closed in summer)                 Services; Lisa J. Copas - Enrollment Coordinator.

Admission Staff: Jaton Stanford - Recruitment Manager; Gary                       Special Services: Advanced placement, CLEP and institutional
Chance, Melissa Tolle, Sue Cole and Dawayne Kirkman - Admissions                  testing available. Limited support services for learning disabled and
Officers; Lilly Calderon - Hispanic Liaison; Corey Carter - Front Desk            handicapped students. Limited support services are available for
Coordinator.                                                                      international students.

Special Services: Advanced Placement, CLEP and institutional testing              Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Requirements: Academic
available. Support services for learning disabled and handicapped                 placement testing, signed statement of parent/student participation
students. Special programs, services, and academic scholarships                   in high school PSEO counseling, admission counseling or advising of
available for multicultural students. Limited support services available          PSEO candidates by college personnel, current high school transcript,
for international students.                                                       ninth grade proficiency, 3.0 GPA minimum, and special PSEO
                                                                                  orientation.
Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Requirements: completed
PSEO Application (obtained from high school), signed statement of                 Annual Expenses: Tuition $3,120; Fees $135; Books/Supplies $1,200.
parent/student participation in high school PSEO counseling, placement
testing at college level, and GPA of 2.5. Deadline is June 1 for the next         Financial Aid: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA),
academic year. Contact Marla Rausch, 937-512-3060.                                Institutional Financial Aid form, FA Estimator, and scholarships.
                                                                                  Contact: Financial Aid Officer, 1-800-628-7722, ext. 2610.
Annual Expenses: $40.05 per credit hour (in-county); $65.40 per credit
hour (Ohio residents); $118 per credit hour (out-of-state).

Financial Aid: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA),
Institutional Financial Aid form and academic scholarships. Financial
aid priority deadline May 1.Contact Person: Director of Financial Aid
and Scholarships, 937-512-3000.
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Stark State College of Technology                                              Terra Community College
6200 Frank Avenue N.W., Canton, Ohio 44720                                     2830 Napoleon Road, Fremont, Ohio 43420-9600

Profile: Offers two-year programs leading to associate degrees in              Profile: Terra Community College provides access to higher
Business, Engineering Technology, Allied Health and Public Service.            education with low cost tuition, and classes offered at convenient
Current job placement is 95 percent .                                          times on a safe and friendly campus with free and ample parking.
                                                                               Terra offers the convenience of the first two years of a bachelor's
Accreditation: North Central.                                                  degree from well trained, exceptional faculty; small class size ensures
                                                                               direct access to faculty with one-on-one attention.
Admission Phone: 330-966-5450 or 494-6170; Toll Free
1-800-79-STARK. Fax Number: 330-497-6313.                                      Accreditation: North Central.
Web Site: www.starkstate.edu.
                                                                               Admission Phone: 419-334-8400, ext. 349; Toll Free
Enrollment Information: In the Fall of 2003, a total of 5,632                  1-866-AT-TERRA. Fax Number: 419-334-9035.
students enrolled. There were 3,555 part-time students and 2,077               Email: info@terra.edu. Web Site: www.terra.edu.
full-time students. The average class size is 21. All students commute.
                                                                               Enrollment Information: In the Fall of 2003, a total of 2,600
Academic Calendar: Semester, rolling admission.                                students enrolled. The average class size is 14.

Degrees Offered: Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Applied            Academic Calendar: Quarter; Eight- and five-week summer; rolling
Business, Associate of Technical Study, and Associate of Science.              admission.

Transfer Module: OBR approved.                                                 Degrees Offered: Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Applied
                                                                               Business, Associate of Technical Study, Associate of Individualized
Admission Requirements: $65 application fee, high school transcript,           Studies, Associate of Arts, and Associate of Science, Associate Degree
ACT or SAT. Certain programs may have additional requirements                  Nursing offered by LCCC.
including selective admission.
                                                                               Transfer Module: OBR approved.
Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Friday,
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.                                                                Admission Requirements: $15 fee, and high school transcript.
                                                                               Certain programs may have additional requirements.
Admission Staff: Wallace Hoffer - Dean of Student Services; Kathy
Bernstein - Disabilities Support Coordinator; Harold Gibbs, Karen              Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m.- 7 p.m.; Friday,
Novakovic, Renee Lilly, Robin Tyler, Waneta Petty - Admissions                 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Counselors.
                                                                               Admission Staff: Cory Stine - Admissions and Enrollment Services
Special Services: CLEP and institutional testing available. Limited
                                                                               Coordinator; Shannon O'Conner-Bowes, Mary Jo Jay - Advisors;
support services for learning disabled and handicapped students.
                                                                               Juanita Sanchez - Advisor of Multicultural Services.
Special programs, services, and academic scholarships available for
minority (multicultural) students. Limited support services available
                                                                               Special Services: Advanced placement and institutional testing
for international students.
                                                                               available. Formal and limited support services for learning disabled
                                                                               and handicapped students. Contact: Gina Staccone-Smeal.
Post Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Requirements: Academic
placement testing, signed statement of parent/student participation
                                                                               Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Requirements: Academic
in high school PSEO counseling, admission counseling or advising of
                                                                               placement testing, signed statement of parent/student participation
PSEO candidates by college personnel, current high school transcript,
                                                                               in high school PSEO counseling, admission counseling or advising of
and GPA of 3.0.
                                                                               PSEO candidates by college personnel, current high school transcript,
                                                                               and GPA of 3.0. Kathy Elchert, Coordinator.
Annual Expenses: Tuition $114 per credit hour; Books/Supplies
$900.
                                                                               Annual Expenses: Tuition $2,343; Fees $237; Books $1,000.
Financial Aid: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
                                                                               Financial Aid: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
and academic scholarships. Contact: Director of Financial Aid,
                                                                               and academic scholarships. Financial aid priority deadline: May 1.
330-966-5456.
                                                                               Full- and partial-tuition guarantee Trustees' Scholarship. Contact:
                                                                               Financial Aid Office 419-334-8400, ext. 344.




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Washington State Community College                                            Zane State College
710 Colegate Drive, Marietta, Ohio 45750                                      1555 Newark Road, Zanesville, Ohio 43701

Profile: A public, state-supported community college located in               Profile: Located in Zanesville, Ohio, a town of approximately
historic Marietta, Ohio. Washington State offers both baccalaureate           30,000 people, and shares a 179-acre campus with Ohio University-
transfer programs and technical education programs. The associate             Zanesville. In addition, the campus features a 125-acre land
of arts and associate of science degrees are designed for students who        laboratory and new engineering technology center located in the
wish to complete their freshman and sophomore years of a bachelor’s           city’s industrial park. The College also features a branch campus in
degree locally, then transfer to a four-year college or university            Cambridge, Ohio.
to complete the junior and senior years. The technical education
programs prepare graduates with knowledge and skills that can be              Accreditation: North Central.
applied to jobs in important sectors of today’s knowledge-based
economy.                                                                      Admission Phone: 740-454-2501; Toll Free 1-800-686-8324.
                                                                              Fax Number: 740-454-0035. Web Site: www.zanestate.edu
Accreditation: North Central.
                                                                              Enrollment Information: In the Fall of 2003, a total of 1,706 students
Admission Phone: 740-374-8716. Fax Number: 740-376-0257.                      enrolled. There were 801 part-time and 905 full-time students.
Web Site: www.wscc.edu                                                        The average class size is 18. Housing available on/near campus; 80
                                                                              percent of the students commute.
Enrollment Information: In the Fall of 2003, a total of 2,231
students enrolled. There were 971 part-time and 1,260 full-time               Academic Calendar: Quarter, rolling admission.
students. The average class size is 15. All students commute.
                                                                              Degrees Offered: Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Applied
Academic Calendar: Quarter, rolling admission.                                Business, Associate of Technical Study.

Degrees Offered: Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate           Transfer Module: OBR approved.
of Applied Science, Associate of Applied Business, and Associate of
Individualized Studies.                                                       Admission Requirement: $20 application fee, ACT, SAT. Certain
                                                                              programs may have additional requirements including selective
Transfer Module: OBR approved.                                                admission.

Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Friday,               Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Wednesday
7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.                                                            8 a.m. - 7 p.m.; weekend by appointment.

Admission Staff: Rebecca Peroni - Director of Admissions; Curt                Admission Staff: Paul Young - Director of Admissions; Cindi Swope-
Plummer, Emily Schuck - Assistant Directors of Admissions.                    Administrative Assistant; Lisa McDonald - Appalachian Outreach
                                                                              Coordinator.
Special Services: Advanced placement, CLEP and institutional
testing available. Limited support services for learning disabled and         Special Services: Institutional testing for advanced placement
handicapped students. Academic scholarships available.                        available. Limited support services for learning disabled and
                                                                              handicapped students. Special programs, services, and academic
Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Requirements: To                     scholarships available for minority (multicultural) students. Limited
be eligible for the PSEO program, students must attend a college              support services are available for international students.
orientation session, take the COMPASS placement test, meet specific
grade point average requirements, submit a current high school                Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Requirements: Academic
transcript, and meet with an academic advisor. Prospective students           placement testing, special application form, signed statement of
should contact Kevin Conley, Director of Student Development, for             parent/student participation in high school PSEO counseling,
more information.                                                             admission counseling or advising of PSEO candidates by college
                                                                              personnel, current high school transcript, and special PSEO
Annual Expenses: $72 per credit hour (in-state); $144 per credit              orientation.
hour (out-of-state).
                                                                              Annual Expenses: Tuition $3,420 (based on 15 credits); Room
Financial Aid: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA),              $2,700; Books/Supplies $900.
Institutional Financial Aid form and academic scholarships. Contact
Person: Dave Metz - Director of Financial Aid, 740-374-8716.                  Financial Aid: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA),
                                                                              FA Estimator and academic scholarships. Contact Person: Jennifer
                                                                              Clipner - Director of Student Financial Aid, 740-588-1275.




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