Stark State College Of Technology

Stark State College Of Technology

Stark State College of Technology is located in the Jackson Township, Ohio and is one of the state's largest technical colleges. The college also has satellite centers in Alliance, Downtown Canton, Carrollton, Navarre and Uniontown/ Hartville. The college follows an Open Door Admission Policy.

Stark Tech offers over 45 associate degrees in various areas and more than 10 1-year certificate programs. In conjunction with Kent State University, SSCT also offers associate of arts, associate of science and associate of applied business degrees. SSCT has more than 8,500 credit students and about 4,000 non-credit students every semester.

In 2006, the US Department of Education ranked Stark Tech among the top 500 fastest growing public 2-year technical colleges in the USA. SSCT has more than 30 student organizations on campus. The 'Student Informer' is the Stark State student newspaper.

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Stark State College of Technology
6200 Frank Ave NW
North Canton , OH 44720
General Phone: (330) 494-6170

Stark State Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Engineering Technician241civil engineering tech, electronics tech, electrical/electronic tech, electromechanical instrument tech, HVAC tech, industrial tech, automotive tech, computer engineering tech, architectural drafting ...
Business and Management135business, business management, accounting technology, apparel marketing
Nursing and Emergency Medicine93registered nursing
Medical Support and Technology77dental hygienist, medical assistant, respiratory care tech, medical lab tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy67occupational therapist assistant, rehabilitation
Computer Science and Engineering58computer applications programming
Medical Administration49medical records tech
Security and Law Enforcement47fire protection tech
Office and Administration39administrative assistant
Family and Social Work35social work
Education and Teaching34kindergarten/preschool teaching
Therapy and Counseling23physical therapist assistant
Medicine20medical preparatory, health professions
Liberal Arts6general studies
Law3court reporting

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree81133
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1238

Stark State Student Body

In 2007-2008, Stark State had a total enrollment of 8,238 students (5,134 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 99%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 14%
20-21 16%
22-24 16%
25-29 16%
30-34 10%
35-39 8%
40-49 10%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

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


Stark State Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 59 %
Part-Time 50 %

Stark State Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of North Canton, 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.

Stark State Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,302
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,862
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Stark State participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1088100)

Stark State Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track8270

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year5$79,5289$72,796
Assistant professorcalendar year3$70,1392*
Instructorcalendar year14$53,3094$50,586
All faculty totalcalendar year22$61,56315$65,665

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year2*0*
Associate professoracademic year17$55,85320$47,895
Assistant professoracademic year14$49,51211$47,855
Instructoracademic year27$41,37824$44,290
All faculty totalacademic year60$48,15455$46,314

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

Stark State Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications

Education And Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Instrumentation/Maintenance Techs, Other
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician
Industrial Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Court Reporting/Court Reporter

Liberal Arts
General Studies

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

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What Sets Stark State Apart:

% of degrees in engineering technician
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Stark State % of degrees in engineering technician
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Stark State Number of students
% of degrees in medical administration
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 10%Stark State % of degrees in medical administration
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 11%Stark State % of degrees in therapy and counseling
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 14%Stark State % of degrees in computer science and engineering
Number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 14%Stark State Number of degree programs
% of degrees in business and management
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 15%Stark State % of degrees in business and management
Male % of student body
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 18%Stark State Male % of student body
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Stark State Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs

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