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Stark State College Overview

Located in North Canton, Ohio, Stark State College is a public institution. North Canton is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

What Is Stark State College Known For?

1,907 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Stark State College.
  • In 2017-2018, 32% of the faculty were full-time.

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Stark State College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Stark State College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#231 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#254 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Stark State College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Taxation Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Value Taxation Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Taxation Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Accounting & Computer Science Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Most Popular Industrial Production Technology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Most Popular Computer Software & Applications Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Most Popular Electronics Engineering Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Most Popular Engineering Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#87 Most Popular Computer & Information Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#88 Most Popular Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Stark State College?

Location of Stark State College

Contact details for Stark State College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6200 Frank Ave Nw, North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: 330-494-6170
Website: www.starkstate.edu

How Do I Get Into Stark State College?

You can apply to Stark State College online at: https://www.starkstate.edu/admissions_form/

Since Stark State College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Stark State College?

35% Take Out Loans
21.8% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Stark State College, approximately 35% of students took out student loans averaging $4,108 a year. That adds up to $16,432 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Stark State College is 21.8%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Stark State College Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,053 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 11,830 undergraduate students at Stark State College, with 3,053 being full-time and 8,777 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Stark State College

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,053 full-time undergraduates at Stark State College, 46% are male and 54% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Stark State College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Stark State College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Stark State College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 93
Black or African American 460
Hispanic or Latino 67
White 2,142
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 288

Over 14 countries are represented at Stark State College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, India, and Nigeria.

Online Learning at Stark State College

1,874 Took All Classes Online
5,417 Took At Least One Class Online
6.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 5,417 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Stark State College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 22nd most popular in Ohio for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Stark State College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Stark State College was 6.1%. This is the #1,594 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Stark State College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Stark State College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Accounting 8%
Business Administration & Management 12%
Business, Management & Marketing 20%
Computer & Information Sciences 2%
Computer Programming 27%
Engineering Technologies 19%
Finance & Financial Management 33%
Ground Transportation 33%
Health Professions 5%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 13%
Liberal Arts General Studies 13%
Taxation 63%
Transportation & Materials Moving 33%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Stark State College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Stark State College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Computer Engineering Technology #4
Taxation #7
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science #24
Computer Software & Applications #38
Computer Programming #40
Entrepreneurial Studies #49
Finance & Financial Management #50
Engineering Technologies #105
Accounting #179
Computer & Information Sciences #267
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #341
Liberal Arts General Studies #341

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Stark State College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Industrial Production Technology 18 5 230 253
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 179 0 179
Nursing 0 127 0 127
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 71 0 32 103
Business Administration & Management 0 97 0 97
Dental Support Services 58 33 0 91
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 70 0 70
Accounting 5 28 19 52
Mechanical Engineering Technology 21 31 0 52
Computer Engineering Technology 11 40 0 51
Allied Health Professions 0 44 5 49
Computer Software & Applications 2 41 2 45
Electronics Engineering Technology 4 41 0 45
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 8 8 26 42
Computer Programming 25 11 1 37
Social Work 0 33 0 33
Health & Medical Administrative Services 7 9 16 32
Teacher Education Grade Specific 9 19 0 28
Gerontology 27 1 0 28
General Education 0 27 0 27
Mental & Social Health Services 15 10 0 25
Criminal Justice & Corrections 2 20 2 24
Business Support & Assistant Services 3 10 9 22
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 4 10 8 22
General Psychology 0 22 0 22
Mechanical Engineering 0 21 0 21
Taxation 8 8 3 19
Computer Systems Networking 2 16 0 18
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 17 1 0 18
Environmental Control Technology 4 5 9 18
Writing Studies 4 11 0 15
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 15 15
Information Technology 0 9 5 14
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 7 7 0 14
Culinary Arts 0 14 0 14
Ophthalmic & Optometric Support Services 5 8 0 13
Fire Protection 0 13 0 13
Design & Applied Arts 5 8 0 13
Legal Support Services 0 9 3 12
Ground Transportation 12 0 0 12
Music 1 11 0 12
Civil Engineering Technology 0 11 0 11
Entrepreneurial Studies 1 6 3 10
Mining & Petroleum Technology 4 6 0 10
Chemistry 0 8 0 8
Physics 0 7 0 7
General Biology 0 6 0 6
General Business/Commerce 0 6 0 6
Health/Medical Prep Programs 2 4 0 6
Special Education 0 5 0 5
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 4 0 4
Quality Control Technology 4 0 0 4
Health & Physical Education 0 4 0 4
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 3 3
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 2 1 3
Accounting & Computer Science 0 3 0 3
Sociology 0 3 0 3
Data Processing 2 0 0 2
General Engineering 0 2 0 2
General English Literature 0 2 0 2
American Sign Language 2 0 0 2
Mathematics 0 2 0 2
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 2 0 0 2
Precision Metal Working 2 0 0 2
Construction Engineering Technology 1 0 0 1
Engineering-Related Technologies 0 1 0 1
Geography & Cartography 1 0 0 1
Biotechnology 0 0 0 0
Hospitality Management 0 0 0 0
International Business 0 0 0 0
General Sales & Marketing 0 0 0 0
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 0 0
Public Relations & Advertising 0 0 0 0
Educational Administration 0 0 0 0
Ethnic Studies 0 0 0 0
Other Health Professions 0 0 0 0
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 0 0 0 0
Natural Resources Conservation 0 0 0 0
Homeland Security 0 0 0 0
Biology & Biotech Lab Technician 0 0 0 0
Political Science & Government 0 0 0 0
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 0 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 376 1,139 392 1,907

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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