Cuyahoga Community College

Cuyahoga Community College

Cuyahoga Community College is a two-year college, located in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Established in 1962, Cuyahoga Community College is the oldest community college in Ohio. It operates a three campus college district in Northeast Ohio.

CCC schedules on the semester basis and offers more than 1,000 courses in associate degree programs through traditional classroom settings. The college also provides distance learning service through telecourses and web based instruction programs.

Some of the notable alumni of the college are K. Michael Benz, President, United Way Services of Greater Cleveland; Dominique Moceanu, 1996 Olympic Gold Medalist; and Halle Berry, Academy Award-winning actress.

CCC has won the NJCAA national titles for Men's Basketball (2004), (Division II) and Men's wrestling (1976).

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Contacting Tri-C

Cuyahoga Community College District
700 Carnegie Ave
Cleveland , OH 44115-2878
General Phone: (800) 954-8742

Tri-C Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts681sign language translation, liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine340EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Medical Support and Technology264dental assistant, dental hygienist, medical coding, medical assistant, medical lab assistant, pharmacy tech, veterinary assistant, electroencephalographic tech, nuclear medical tech, ...
Business and Management161business management, purchasing and contract management, accounting technology, small business management, banking, human resources, international business, marketing
Engineering Technician66electronics tech, electrical/electronic tech, industrial tech, automotive tech, mechanical engineering tech, computer engineering tech, engineering technician
Education and Teaching65early childhood education
Law55legal assistant, court reporting, legal professions
Computer Science and Engineering49computer programming, information science
Security and Law Enforcement46corrections, criminal justice and police, security and loss prevention, fire protection tech
Office and Administration45administrative assistant
Medical Administration42medical records tech, environmental health, medical informatics
Therapy and Counseling37physical therapist assistant, massage therapy
Photography and Commercial Art37commercial art, commercial photography
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy30occupational therapy, dietitian
Design24design and visual communication, interior design
Media17digital communications, recording arts tech, graphic communications courses
Hospitality16hotel management, restaurant and food services management
Cooking and Culinary Arts12chef training, restaurant and catering management
Engineering8construction engineering
Landscaping and Horticulture7plant sciences
Real Estate and Construction Management4real estate
Production Trades3machinist
Construction Trades1carpentry
Family and Social Work1public administration

Number of programs and degrees for Tri-C in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years24126
Associate's degree1,77063

Tri-C Student Body

In 2007-2008, Tri-C had a total enrollment of 24,563 students (16,019 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 58%
Black 29%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 6%
18-19 18%
20-21 15%
22-24 14%
25-29 15%
30-34 9%
35-39 7%
40-49 11%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

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

(International Students)1%

Tri-C Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 50 %
Part-Time 41 %

Tri-C Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Cleveland, 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.

Tri-C Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,194
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,541
Books and supplies $ 1,400

Financial Aid:
Tri-C participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 304000)

Tri-C Faculty

Tri-C has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track3560
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1026

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year14$86,86329$84,495
Associate professoracademic year23$79,34637$80,967
Assistant professoracademic year97$66,687112$65,551
Instructoracademic year14$58,05623$54,304
Lectureracademic year10$42,05126$41,765
All faculty totalacademic year158$67,994227$66,620

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

Tri-C Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports639

Tri-C Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management
Small Business Administration/Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Information Science/Studies

Construction Trades

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager

Design and Visual Communications, General
Interior Design

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Construction Engineering

Engineering Technician
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Industrial Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Public Administration

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Restaurant/Food Services Management

Landscaping And Horticulture
Plant Sciences, General

Court Reporting/Court Reporter
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Legal Professions and Studies, Other

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation

Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Graphic Communications, Other
Recording Arts Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Environmental Health
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Informatics

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions, Oth
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Electroneurodiagnostic/Electroencephalographic Tech/Tech
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

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

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)
Occupational Therapy/Therapist

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial Photography
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician
Security and Loss Prevention Services

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
Physical Therapist Assistant

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What Sets Tri-C Apart:

Number of students
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Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Tri-C Number of degree programs
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 8%Tri-C % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Top 9%Tri-C Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
% of degrees in photography and commercial art
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 12%Tri-C % of degrees in photography and commercial art
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 14%Tri-C Female % of student body
% students 40 years or older
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 14%Tri-C % students 40 years or older
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%Tri-C % of full-time faculty on tenure track
% of degrees in engineering technician
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%Tri-C % of degrees in engineering technician
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%Tri-C Salaries of full-time faculty

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 On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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