Terra State Community College: Narrative Description

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2830 Napoleon Rd.
Fremont, OH 43420-9670
Tel: (419)334-8400; Admissions: (419)334-8400; Fax: (419)334-9035; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.terra.edu/

Description: State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Ohio Board of Regents. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1968. Setting: 100-acre small town campus with easy access to Toledo. Endowment: $907,000. Educational spending 2002-03: $2835 per student. Total enrollment: 2,549. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 21:1. Full-time: 1,075 students, 51% women, 49% men. Part-time: 1,474 students, 51% women, 49% men. Students come from 5 states and territories, 0.1% from out-of-state, 0.3% Native American, 5% Hispanic, 2% black, 0.2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 41% 25 or older, 13% transferred in. Retention: 41% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

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

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $15. State resident tuition: $3025 full-time, $63 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $7095 full-time, $148 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $305 full-time, $6 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. Choral group. Social organizations: 5 open to all; national fraternities; 4% of eligible men and 3% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Phi Theta Kappa, Student Activities Club, Society of Plastic Engineers, Koinonia, Student Senate. Major annual events: Student Orientation, Commencement, Open House. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Learning Resource Center with 22,675 books, 59,422 microform titles, 383 serials, 1,957 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $220,047. 250 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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