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Fortunately for you, Elyria, OH offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Elyria College and University Demographics

Elyria's 3 colleges and universities offer a total of 55 degree and certificate programs for you to choose from, in fields ranging from computer systems networking and telecommunications to business and personal/financial services marketing operations to automotive engineering technology/technician.

Elyria's top-ranked school is Ohio Business College-Sheffield. In 2010, it received a nationwide rank of 77th. Approximately 475 students are currently enrolled at Ohio Business College-Sheffield. Allied Health is the most popular course of study at Ohio Business College-Sheffield.

Tuition

Although tuition varies from school to school, the average tuition for Elyria schools is $5,355 per year. Ohio Business College-Sheffield charges students $8,140 per year in tuition, which is the highest tuition rate in Elyria. Lorain County Community College has the lowest tuition rate at $2,570 per year.

Financial Aid

An estimated $23,548,144 in financial aid was received by students at Elyria colleges in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships represented $23,281,560 of this aid. The highest amount of institutional grants and scholarships given to students by a local college was $12,605,422, which was given by Lorain County Community College.

Elyria Student Demographics

Elyria schools had an enrollment of 13,273 students in 2010. This is 2% of the total number of Ohio college students. With 12,798 students, Lorain County Community College had the highest total student enrollment in Elyria. On the other hand, with only 475 students, Ohio Business College-Sheffield had the lowest enrollment in the city.

Graduation and Retention Rates

For every 100 students who enroll in Elyria schools, 70 return to start their second year of college. For every 100 students who enroll in Elyria schools, 32 eventually graduate. Ohio Business College-Sheffield has a graduation rate of 55%, which is the highest in amongst Elyria schools. The lowest graduation rate is 8% for Lorain County Community College.

Diversity

Approximately 64% of students enrolled in Elyria schools are female. The ratio of Elyria students who are 24 years old or younger to those who are over 24 years old is 56 to 100. In 2009, 21% of Elyria college students identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority. The highest percentage of diverse students in Elyria in 2009 was at Ohio Business College-Sheffield, which had a minority student population that was 40% of the total student population of the school.

Elyria Faculty Demographics

The total number of faculty employed by Elyria colleges and universities was 1,209. The ratio of female to male faculty was [Female Faculty Ratio] to [Male Faculty Ratio] for Elyria schools. And 63% of faculty were from ethnically diverse backgrounds.

Elyria schools had an average faculty to student ratio of 1 to 14 in 2009. Valley Beauty School had 1 faculty for every 1 student. This was the highest faculty to student ratio for schools in Elyria.

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
3 miles from location Lorain County Community College Elyria OH 9.2858 n/a 12,798
4 miles from location Ohio Business College-Sheffield Elyria OH 22.9444 n/a 475
4 miles from location Vanity School of Cosmetology Elyria OH n/a n/a n/a
 
 

Need a little help deciding on what to study?

We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Elyria, OH to help you find the right study subject
that fits your interest!

Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Registered Nurses+ 28,530 $63,210 $67,720 20.8%
2
Retail Salespersons+ 27,670 $23,880 $25,000 -5.7%
3
Office Clerks, General+ 18,940 $28,430 $28,240 -10.9%
4
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants+ 15,010 $24,010 $25,140 1.0%
5
Home Health Aides+ 14,380 $19,840 $21,760 118.9%
6
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive+ 13,480 $31,460 $32,000 -12.8%
7
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks+ 12,880 $33,910 $35,340 -13.8%
8
Security Guards+ 9,580 $26,730 $26,870 -2.9%
9
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers+ 8,860 $49,860 $50,770 -1.6%
10
Accountants and Auditors+ 8,730 $67,620 $68,960 -23.8%
11
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses+ 8,370 $42,990 $41,360 14.3%
12
Medical Secretaries+ 7,900 $30,830 $31,820 13.2%
13
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants+ 7,640 $42,750 $45,860 -36.5%
14
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers+ 7,560 $38,420 $39,890 -6.7%
15
Cooks, Restaurant+ 6,800 $22,530 $23,260 19.1%
16
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers+ 6,560 $59,550 $55,620 51.2%
17
General and Operations Managers+ 6,550 $118,350 $113,100 -46.5%
18
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education+ 6,150 $57,970 $54,330 -30.4%
19
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics+ 4,570 $37,750 $38,200 -17.5%
20
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists+ 4,570 $27,390 $26,510 8.3%
21
Lawyers+ 4,360 $118,510 $129,440 -23.0%
22
Carpenters+ 4,170 $43,250 $43,890 -35.9%
23
Medical Assistants+ 4,050 $27,290 $29,760 22.7%
24
Construction Laborers+ 4,000 $43,980 $33,590 -26.1%
25
Billing and Posting Clerks+ 3,990 $31,720 $33,270 -13.1%
26
Electricians+ 3,940 $55,100 $51,810 -25.4%
27
Management Analysts+ 3,900 $82,590 $87,260 16.8%
28
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education+ 3,890 $22,880 $29,200 75.2%
29
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria+ 3,860 $25,370 $24,180 -32.4%
30
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education+ 3,790 $59,330 $54,880 -32.1%
31
Financial Managers+ 3,320 $114,580 $116,970 -2.1%
32
Software Developers, Applications+ 3,170 $82,830 $90,410
33
Pharmacy Technicians+ 3,080 $27,920 $29,330 33.9%
34
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents+ 2,760 $78,730 $95,130 0.7%
35
Mechanical Engineers+ 2,690 $77,750 $82,480 14.5%
36
Sales Managers+ 2,650 $110,860 $114,110 31.8%
37
Loan Officers+ 2,470 $50,790 $65,900 -7.8%
38
Computer Programmers+ 2,400 $64,060 $74,900
39
Medical and Health Services Managers+ 2,360 $86,100 $93,670 22.3%
40
Legal Secretaries+ 2,340 $42,770 $43,270 -21.2%
41
Industrial Production Managers+ 2,330 $93,290 $95,660 42.1%
42
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other+ 2,220 $149,230 $180,870 -5.1%
43
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products+ 2,210 $55,790 $60,160 -12.6%
44
Social and Human Service Assistants+ 2,160 $25,910 $30,100 -0.5%
45
Managers, All Other+ 2,080 $103,090 $102,160 -13.7%
46
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers+ 2,020 $63,820 $44,860 35.6%
47
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors+ 1,980 $64,150 $55,970 40.4%
48
Administrative Services Managers+ 1,960 $102,350 $84,390 12.0%
49
Dental Assistants+ 1,930 $32,850 $34,140 -17.2%
50
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics+ 1,890 $32,420 $33,300 1.6%