Clark State Community College

Clark State Community College

Clark State Community College, also known as Clark State or CSCC, was established in 1962. It was started as the Springfield and Clark County Technical Education Program to meet the post-secondary and technical education requirements of Springfield and the neighboring area. After a few name and status changes, it was renamed Clark State Community College on July 1, 1988. CSCC operates several campuses in Springfield, Beavercreek, and Bellefontaine in Ohio. The college offers more than 80 programs in bachelor degrees, associate of arts degrees, associate of science degrees, technical associate degrees, and certificate courses covering diverse areas of study.

Clark State is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) and competes in Region XII. The athletes often participate in the Ohio Community College Athletic Conference (OCCAC). Their sports teams are nicknamed the Eagles.

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Clark State Community College
570 E Leffel Ln
Springfield , OH 45501-0570
General Phone: (937) 325-0691

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Clark State Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine89EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Liberal Arts53liberal arts and sciences
Business and Management43business management, logistics, electronic commerce, accounting technology, banking, management information systems, marketing, business and related services
Medical Support and Technology22medical lab tech
Therapy and Counseling20physical therapist assistant
Family and Social Work20social work
Security and Law Enforcement14corrections, criminal justice and administration
Photography and Commercial Art11commercial art, photography
Medical Administration11medical secretary
Engineering Technician7civil engineering tech, electrical/electronic tech, industrial tech, manufacturing tech, mechanical engineering tech, drafting, CAD and design, engineering technician
Landscaping and Horticulture6applied horticulture, landscaping
Education and Teaching5kindergarten/preschool teaching, early childhood education
Computer Science and Engineering4computer applications programming, information science, web design, database administration, computer networking
Office and Administration2business support services
Law2court reporting, legal support
Agricultural Science and Management1agricultural management
Drama and Performing Arts0theatre design

Number of programs and degrees for Clark State in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree26440
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years4614

Clark State Student Body

In 2007-2008, Clark State had a total enrollment of 3,383 students (2,450 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 80%
Black 11%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 6%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 20%
20-21 15%
22-24 13%
25-29 15%
30-34 10%
35-39 10%
40-49 9%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

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


Clark State Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 46 %
Part-Time 46 %

Clark State Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Springfield, 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.

Clark State Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,684
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,443
Books and supplies $ 1,300

Financial Aid:
Clark State participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 485200)

Clark State Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2342

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year6$75,3386$72,374
Associate professoracademic year4$64,25510$55,641
Assistant professoracademic year7$58,35911$49,811
Instructoracademic year6$47,14815$41,485
All faculty totalacademic year23$60,88942$51,449

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Clark State Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports099

Clark State Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Business and Management, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Logistics and Materials Management
Management Information Systems and Services, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
Information Science/Studies
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Drama And Performing Arts
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Industrial Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Landscaping and Groundskeeping

Court Reporting/Court Reporter
Legal Support Services, Other

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

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Clark State Highlights

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What Sets Clark State Apart:

% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 12%Clark State % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 15%Clark State Female % of student body
Number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 16%Clark State Number of degree programs
% of degrees in landscaping and horticulture
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Clark State % of degrees in landscaping and horticulture
Number of students
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 19%Clark State Number of students
% of degrees in business and management
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%Clark State % of degrees in business and management

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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