Overview: North Central State College, a public two-year community-based educational institution serving the residents of north central Ohio, offers high quality, technical education in more than 60 associate degree and certificate programs in Health, Business, Public Service, and Engineering Technologies, as well as customized workforce training programs. The College enrolls 3500 students quarterly and is the largest public college within a 75 mile radius. Chartered in 1961, NC State was recently lauded by the Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) of the NCA’s Higher Learning Commission and the National Achieving the Dream Framework for Institutional Improvement, for its quality initiatives. Graduates in the college’s health and public services programs continue to lead the state in percentage of graduates passing their board exams for licensure the first time it is attempted – scoring well above the national averages in every category.
NC State graduates enjoy a 95% employment rate and a growing number of transfer and reverse transfer students are matriculating to and from Ohio’s public colleges and universities due to the ease of credit transfer.