Canton Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Canton Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Canton, Ohio

There are at least 6 colleges in Canton, listed and described below. These schools represent 6,622 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 6,440 full-time students, and a reported 1,004 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include Kent State University Stark Campus and Malone University.

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Colleges in Canton with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences
2600 6th St SW
Canton, OH 44710-1797

  • Programs: registered nursing
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 219 students, 147 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Remedial services.

Malone University
2600 Cleveland Avenue NW
Canton, OH 44709-3897

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business administration, registered nursing, business management, early childhood education, education of learning disabled, curriculum and instruction, communication and journalism, middle school teaching
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 2,371 students, 2,236 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,003 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 470-590. Math: 470-590. Writing: 460-580.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Practical Nurse Program Canton City Schools
116 McKinley Avenue NW
Canton, OH 44702

  • Programs: licensed practical nurse
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 106 students, 127 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Flexibility: AP credits.
  • Notable: Remedial services.

Canton Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Kent State University Stark Campus
6000 Frank Ave NW
Canton, OH 44720-7599

  • Programs: liberal arts and humanities, criminal justice and safety
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associate's.
  • Student Body: 3,849 students, 3,762 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. AP credits.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

National Beauty College
4642 Cleveland Ave NW
Canton, OH 44709-1837

  • Programs: cosmetology, manicurist, aesthetician and skin care, salon management
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 77 students, 168 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Weekend classes available.
  • Notable: Placement assistance.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
Students Dorms
Akron Colleges 7 217,074 23,457 2,730
Alliance Colleges 3 23,253 2,338 1,483
Green Colleges 2 22,817 88  
Mogadore Colleges 1 3,893 207  
North Canton Colleges 2 16,369 10,760 1,037
Orrville Colleges 1 8,551 1,615  

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