Education is a critical element to the success of economic development for any city. Whether starting out with pre-school and laying a solid foundation for the years to come or researching the latest in modern medical advancement at a top-tier university. Cleveland has a vast supply of students of all ages who are eager to learn, but more importantly, we have a notable supply of astute educators and instructors who are devoted to providing only the best education on all levels, from start to finish.
Serving as a solid foundation for a skilled and talented workforce, the access to quality higher education in Cleveland rivals some of the best in the country.
The City of Cleveland is home to following colleges and universities:
Cuyahoga Community College
Opened in 1963, “Tri-C” is Ohio’s oldest and largest public community college. Tuition at Tri-C is the lowest in the state of Ohio, and the college ranks first in Ohio and 25th in the nation in conferring associates degrees.
Case Western Reserve University
“Case,” a private research university established in 1826 and based in Cleveland’s University Circle neighborhood, serves over 5,000 undergraduate students and over 6,500 graduate and professional students. Case has 16 Nobel Laureates among current and former faculty and alumni, and is ranked the 1st overall university in Ohio. The medical school, affiliated with the Cleveland Clinic, is ranked 24th nationally.
Cleveland State University
“CSU,” based in Downtown Cleveland and founded in 1964, serves 17,000-plus students and offers over 175 academic programs. CSU was ranked 18th in the nation among public universities which contribute to social mobility for students, and 34 percent of CSU students are the first members of their families to attended college.
In addition, the Northeast Ohio region is home to more than twenty additional colleges and universities offering a variety of courses of study and over 175,000 students.