Buckeye Joint Vocational School

Overview of Buckeye Joint Vocational School

New Philadelphia, OH is home to Buckeye. New Philadelphia is a rural site not far from an urban area. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Buckeye go up to the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. Students commonly pursue studies in construction trades.

Buckeye Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants.

Student Body

Buckeye has 118 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008). A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of Buckeye Career Center Adult Education is to serve our community by providing affordable, relevant education and training."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Buckeye

Buckeye Joint Vocational School
545 University Dr NE
New Philadelphia , OH 44663-9450
General Phone: (330) 308-5720

Buckeye Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine18licensed practical nurse
Medical Support and Technology15medical assistant
Medical Administration14medical office assistant
Construction Trades13lineworker
Security and Law Enforcement11criminal justice and police
Office and Administration9general office occupations
Law7legal secretary
Beauty and Cosmetology0cosmetology
Engineering Technician0electronics tech
Mechanics and Repair0autobody repair, automobile mechanics

Number of programs and degrees for Buckeye in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year244
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years637

Buckeye Student Body

In 2007-2008, Buckeye had a total enrollment of 118 students (117 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 30%
Women 70%
Full-Time 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 16%
20-21 18%
22-24 16%
25-29 14%
30-34 8%
35-39 8%
40-49 14%
50-64 6%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Buckeye Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 100 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 82%

Buckeye Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of New Philadelphia, Ohio for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Ohio Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Buckeye Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsrequired

Buckeye Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Buckeye participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3065900)

Buckeye Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Construction Trades

Engineering Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Office And Administration
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

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Buckeye Highlights

(Details are provided further down on this page.)

What Sets Buckeye Apart:

Number of degree programs
(for colleges of its size and type)
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% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Buckeye % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in construction trades
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Buckeye % of degrees in construction trades

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