Zane State College

Zane State College

Zane State College, also referred to as ZSC, is a public, coeducational technical college. It is located in Zanesville, Ohio, United States and was established on September 19, 1969. Its initial name was Muskingum Area Technical Institute. The college was renamed as Muskingum Area Technical College in the year 1972, and finally as Zane State College on June 14, 2004. The college offers associate's degrees in more than 25 technology programs.

The college campus is home to a number of students' clubs and organizations, including Accounting Club, Culinary Arts Club, Human Service Assistant Club, Medical Assisting Club, Physical Therapist Assistant Club and Paralegal Club. Students also take part in various intramural sports based on their personal preferences.

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Zane State College
1555 Newark Rd
Zanesville , OH 43701-2626
General Phone: (740) 454-2501

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Zane State Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management100business management, accounting, human resources, marketing
Computer Science and Engineering79data processing tech, computer support
Medical Support and Technology47medical assistant, radiation therapist, medical lab tech, mental health services tech
Family and Social Work44child development, human services, community organization
Engineering Technician43electrical/electronic tech, environmental control tech, engineering technician
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy36sports and fitness management, recreation and leisure studies, occupational therapist assistant
Security and Law Enforcement29corrections and criminal justice
Therapy and Counseling22physical therapist assistant, gene therapy, mental and social health services
Office and Administration9executive secretary
Cooking and Culinary Arts9chef training
Law8legal assistant
Production Trades3tool and die tech
Education and Teaching2early childhood education
Medical Administration0medical transcription

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year684
Associate's degree36226
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years14

Zane State Student Body

In 2007-2008, Zane State had a total enrollment of 2,049 students (1,745 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 87%
Black 6%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 5%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 20%
20-21 19%
22-24 14%
25-29 15%
30-34 10%
35-39 7%
40-49 8%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

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


Zane State Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 60 %
Part-Time 72 %

Zane State Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Zanesville, 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.

Zane State Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,855
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,710
Books and supplies $ 1,500

Financial Aid:
Zane State participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 813300)

Zane State Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year10$59,7543$54,885
Associate professoracademic year3$49,1914$56,468
Assistant professoracademic year3$53,9019$48,930
Instructoracademic year8$40,90613$38,719
All faculty totalacademic year24$51,41929$46,008

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

Zane State Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians, Other

Family And Social Work
Child Development
Community Organization and Advocacy
Human Services, General

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Medical Administration
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Production Trades
Tool and Die Technology/Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other

Therapy And Counseling
Gene/Genetic Therapy
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
Physical Therapist Assistant

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What Sets Zane State Apart:

% of degrees in family and social work
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Top 11%Zane State % of degrees in family and social work
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
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% of degrees in therapy and counseling
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Top 13%Zane State % of degrees in therapy and counseling
% of degrees in business and management
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Top 13%Zane State % of degrees in business and management
% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
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Top 14%Zane State % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
% of degrees in engineering technician
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Top 17%Zane State % of degrees in engineering technician

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