Cincinnati State Technical and Community College

Also known as Cincinnati State

3520 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH

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Cincinnati State Technical and Community College’s main campus is located in the urban metropolitan area of Clifton, Ohio, but other locations are located in Middletown and Harrison, Ohio. Cincinnati State also offers a number of auxiliary locations, featuring over 100 degree and certifications as well as a co-op program that allows students to experience hand-on learning.

Degree & Certificate Programs:

  • Business Technologies Division
  • Center for Innovative Technologies
  • Health and Public Safety Division
  • Humanities and Science Divisions

To view a detailed breakdown of each of these Divisions, view the Programs & Certificates page (

Cincinnati States has emphasized the value of offers a Cooperative Education program that is a partnership between academics and industry—students gain credits as they win hands-on-experience in their field of study. Most co-op experiences are paid placements.

Student services include access to supplemental learning materials, academic advisement, career advice, developmental education, and tutoring services

For most of Cincinnati State’s degree programs, credits are designed to transfer to most four-year colleges and universities in the area. The Ohio Board of Regents makes it easy for students to transfer from one Ohio public college to another through state policy.

View details about Cincinnati State’s distance learning programs—services, courses, classes, and current schedules (

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $5,900. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $15 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $3,600-$4,300
    • Out-of-State: $7,100-$8,562
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • In-State: $150-$180 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $300-$360 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid77%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships58%$3,546
Receiving Student Loans56%$4,080

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College may provide services like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work
  • Child care

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges often times offer both career training courses and curriculum to help students transfer out to a 4-year college or university, that is why we include how this school compares for both graduation and transfer rates against other community colleges in Hamilton County and community colleges in Ohio in total.

 Cincinnati StateHamilton CountyOhio
Graduation Rate15.6%18.3%18.2%
Transfer-out Rate20.8%27.8%21.4%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dietetic Technician Program
    • Accredited by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (since 1980)
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program (more info)
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (since 1987)

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Computer and Information Sciences



Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Science Technology

Security and Protective Services

Visual and Performing Arts

Other Community Colleges Nearby

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