Cincinnati State Technical and Community College

Basic Information

Phone Number: 513-861-7700
Fax Number: 513-569-1562
Address: Cincinnati State Clifton Campus 3520 Central Parkway Cincinnati, Ohio  45223

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Additional Information

President: President Dr. Monica J. Posey, Ed.D, MBA
School Type: Community and Technical College
Public/Private: Public
Historical Black College/University: No
Hispanic Serving: Yes
School Setting:

Cincinnati State's main campus is located at 3520 Central Parkway, near the junction of Interstates 74 and 75. The college also operates satellite campuses in Middletown, Harrison and Evendale. The Cincinnati West campus, located at the college-owned Cincinnati West Airport in Harrison, offers classes in aviation maintenance technologies.

Cincinnati State is a diverse and vibrant community, with small class sizes, and an engaged faculty that works to understand your needs. Looking for an affordable, achievable path to a two- and four-year degree - or training for a new career? It all starts here. Cincinnati State provides access, opportunity, and support.

School Size: 10,200
Classroom Size: 14
Student/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Housing Availability:

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Type of Housing: N/A
Diversity: We believe in contributing to a socially and economically equitable society. We honor the diversity and inclusiveness of our college community and strive to hear all voices. Ethnicity: 57% Caucasian, 24% African-American, 4% Asian, 3% Hispanic, 12% Other Average Student Age: 25

As tuition and fees continue to rise explosively at most colleges and universities, we continue to provide educational excellence at an affordable price, and we offer financial aid for those who qualify. In-state tuition per credit hour is $168.64 , Out-of-state tuition per credit hour is $337.28. For more information go to

Financial Aid:

The Cincinnati State Office of Financial Aid works closely with students to navigate the process, from application to the receipt of financial aid. For more information go to

Disability Services:

The Office of Disability Services (ODS) ensures that students with special needs receive the academic accommodations they need in their courses of study. We offer a variety of academic support services to qualified students with disabilities. These services include but are not limited to counseling, assistive technology and listening devices, Braille materials, in-class note takers, physical assistance, and sigh language interpreting. Our goal is to guarantee that all students have equal opportunity in the pursuit of their educational objectives. For more information navigate to


Cincinnati State has about two dozen active clubs and organizations during any given semester. To establish a club 10 interested students and an advisor are needed. Established clubs may be eligible to receive funding during the academic year. For more information navigate to

Sports: eSports coming soon to Cincinnati State!
School Championships:


Majors: Cincinnati State is dedicated to offering an affordable and achievable education, whether you are looking for an Associate’s degree, Bachelor’s degree, a technical certificate or a pathway to a four-year degree. We offer more than 130 degree and certificate programs, with four locations, and one of the largest cooperative education programs in the country. For a list of all our degrees and certificates go to
Computer Capabilities:

Cincinnati State has many computer labs for specific class use and an open computer lab in the ATLC building on the Clifton campus available for use by all students. Additional computers are available for student use throughout the ATLC building. As long as you have a valid Cincinnati State user name and password, you can log in and get to work from any public computer. In addition, smart boards, online and virtual classes, loaner laptops as well as remote education are available. Additional information available at

Admission Requirements:

Step 1: Apply to Cincinnati State 
Step 2: Contact high school and any prior college to have transcripts sent to Cincinnati State
For details see 

Application/Transfer Deadlines:

For a list of important dates navigate to

Parking Spaces/Availability:

Identified parking garages are open to visitors and students on a cash basis, $5 daily, as well as those with a valid ProxCard (parking access card). For more information go to

Summer Sessions:

Summer is an excellent opportunity to complete a general education requirement or an elective. Taking classes during the summer spring you forward or lighten your load during the academic year. Summer Sessions can be short courses so that you can still have part of your summer study-free. For more information go to

International Students:

Cincinnati State welcomes international students who want to study here as an F-1 or M-1 student. We encourage you to apply at least two months before intending to begin classes.  For more information go to


At Cincinnati State, experiential learning is an essential part of your education. For 50 years, Cooperative Education has been an integral part of our curriculum. We're proud to be a leader in cooperative education, giving you opportunities to put your classroom learning to work at one of our more than 500 partner organizations. Cooperative education and other forms of experiential learning give you advantages over graduates of other colleges, including valuable on-the-job experience and improved knowledge of your field. To learn more about experieanc learning go to

The Transfer Center at Cincinnati State provides information and assistance making the transition from associate degree studies here to a bachelor's degree at another college or university. For additional information go to

Cincinnati State has always been a place of opportunity for students from all backgrounds; a place of passionate educators; a place of learning by doing; and a place ready and willing to meet the needs of employers, university partners and the community. To explore a world of opportunities and possibilities that Cincinnati State offers go to