Edison State Community College: Narrative Description

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1973 Edison Dr.
Piqua, OH 45356-9253
Tel: (937)778-8600; Admissions: (937)778-8600; Fax: (937)778-1920; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.edisonohio.edu/

Description: State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Ohio Board of Regents. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1973. Setting: 130-acre small town campus with easy access to Cincinnati and Dayton. Total enrollment: 3,000. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 19:1. 4% from top 10% of their high school class, 12% from top quarter, 24% from top half. Full-time: 1,028 students, 63% women, 37% men. Part-time: 1,972 students, 65% women, 35% men. Students come from 5 states and territories, 0.3% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 2% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 49% 25 or older, 4% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Off campus study at Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements: Open admission except for nursing program. Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT ASSET, ACT COMPASS recommended; SAT I or ACT, ACT ASSET, ACT COMPASS required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $15. State resident tuition: $1956 full-time, $81 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $3912 full-time, $163 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $384 full-time, $16 per credit hour part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: late night transport-escort service, 18-hour patrols by trained security personnel. College housing not available. Edison Community College Library with 29,851 books, 86,834 microform titles, 542 serials, 2,424 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 251 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: Located in Piqua, Ohio, Edison State Community College serves Darke, Miami, Shelby, and neighboring counties in west-central Ohio. The region, made up of small-sized and medium-sized towns, has an excellent balance among agricultural, industrial and residential areas.

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