Cincinnati State Technical and Community College

Cincinnati, OH 45223
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Cincinnati State Technical and Community College (CSTCC) is located in Cincinnati, Ohio. CSTCC was established back in 1969 and it now serves more than 9900 students. This technical and community college has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. It offers students many associate’s degree programs as well as several certificate programs. Both cooperative education and clinical practices are a huge part of this school. This school is among the largest cooperative education programs in the United States and it is even home to the Midwest Culinary Institute.

The CSTCC nursing program provides students with a thorough education and the opportunity to pursue the practical nursing path or the associate’s degree in nursing path. There is also an LPN-to-RN progression program for those who have already obtained LPN status. All nursing programs at CSTCC have the approval of the Ohio State Board of Nursing. The associate’s degree in nursing program has also been accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Students will go through classroom lectures, clinical experiences, and more in the pursuit of their desired nursing paths. Upon graduation, students will be eligible to apply for either the NCLEX-PN or NCLEX-RN licensure exam.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students8,807
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate47%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 0 0
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 7 71
Certificate 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 91.7%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1976 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1994 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
06/29/2009 - 04/01/2013



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $15
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$149/credit
In State Students$149/credit
Out of State Students$297/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $6,705 $6,705 $13,365
ADN 70 $10,430 $10,430 $20,790
BSN 125 $18,625 $18,625 $37,125
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 71% of Cincinnati State Technical and Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 46% $2,923
Other Federal Grant 4% $603
State Grant & Scholarships 5% $566
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 7% $3,973
Federal Student Loans 54% $3,640
Private Loans 1% $4,830


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$5,119
$30,001 to $48,000$5,500
$48,001 to $75,000$6,898
$75,001 to $110,000$7,936
Over $110,000$8,476

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Ohio state board of nursing.
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
3520 Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45223

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