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So you're from Lima, OH?

Fortunately for you, Lima, 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!


 

Lima College and University Demographics

There are a total of 91 degree and certificate programs offered at Lima's 5 colleges and universities. You can choose to study in fields ranging from medical/clinical assistant to high performance and custom engine technician/mechanic to robotics technology/technician.

The top-ranked school in Lima is Apollo Career Center, with a student population of 817. In 2010, Apollo Career Center was ranked 65th in the nation. Approximately 79% of students studying at Apollo Career Center choose to study Healthcare, making it the most popular course of study at the school.

Tuition

Although tuition varies from school to school, the average tuition for Lima schools is $4,769 per year. The Lima school charging the highest tuition rates is University of Northwestern Ohio, which charges students $13,430 per year. The lowest tuition rate in Lima is at James A Rhodes State College, which charges students $4,313 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

Lima college students received $12,585,845 in grants, loans, and scholarships in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships accounted for $12,401,547 of the total. The highest amount of institutional grants and scholarships given to students by a local college was $4,683,816, which was given by James A Rhodes State College.

Lima Student Demographics

Approximately 1% of Ohio students were enrolled in Lima colleges in 2010. That is 10,528 students. James A Rhodes State College had the most number of students of any college in Lima, with 4,147 students. Ohio State Beauty Academy, with 173 students, had the least number of students.

Graduation and Retention Rates

Approximately 72% of students who enroll as first year students at Lima schools return to complete their second year. For every 100 students who enroll in Lima schools, 51 eventually graduate. Graduation rates, however, can vary from college to college. Apollo Career Center has a graduation rate of 78%, while James A Rhodes State College has a graduation rate of 22%.

Diversity

Approximately 51% of students enrolled in Lima schools are female. 68% of Lima college students are 24 years old or younger. In 2009, 25 in 100 college students in Lima identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority. The highest percentage of diverse students in Lima in 2009 was at University of Northwestern Ohio, which had a minority student population that was 50% of the total student population of the school.

Lima Faculty Demographics

As of 2010, there were a total of 1,287 faculty employed by Lima colleges and universities. Of these faculty members, 41% were female and 16% were from racial or ethnic minority backgrounds.

Lima schools had an average faculty to student ratio of 1 to 11 in 2009. Valley Beauty School had the highest faculty to student ratio, of schools in Lima, with 1 to 1.

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
3 miles from location James A Rhodes State College Lima OH 12.4985 n/a 4,147
3 miles from location University of Northwestern Ohio Lima OH 23.9768 n/a 3,883
3 miles from location Ohio State University-Lima Campus Lima OH 16.0342 n/a 1,508
5 miles from location Apollo Career Center Lima OH 34.1875 n/a 817
1 miles from location Ohio State Beauty Academy Lima OH 22.5536 n/a 173
 
 

Need a little help deciding on what to study?

We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Lima, 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+ 1,990 $59,770 $67,720 6.4%
2
Retail Salespersons+ 1,850 $24,000 $25,000 -19.6%
3
Office Clerks, General+ 1,080 $26,070 $28,240 18.7%
4
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants+ 1,030 $21,500 $25,140 22.6%
5
Home Health Aides+ 650 $20,230 $21,760 25.0%
6
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses+ 640 $37,530 $41,360 42.2%
7
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers+ 580 $37,030 $39,890 5.5%
8
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education+ 580 $51,590 $54,330 -27.5%
9
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks+ 540 $30,780 $35,340 -33.3%
10
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive+ 500 $29,240 $32,000 -34.2%
11
Medical Secretaries+ 400 $27,920 $31,820 -16.7%
12
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers+ 350 $46,660 $50,770 -22.2%
13
Medical Assistants+ 340 $27,190 $29,760
14
Cooks, Restaurant+ 330 $19,780 $23,260 26.9%
15
Accountants and Auditors+ 310 $59,210 $68,960 -8.8%
16
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education+ 310 $49,710 $54,880 14.8%
17
General and Operations Managers+ 300 $97,070 $113,100 -52.4%
18
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics+ 280 $35,720 $38,200 -17.6%
19
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria+ 280 $23,440 $24,180 27.3%
20
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists+ 240 $19,960 $26,510 -7.7%
21
Billing and Posting Clerks+ 220 $29,640 $33,270 -29.0%
22
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary+ 220 $43,890 $52,790
23
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers+ 210 $40,230 $55,620
24
Electricians+ 210 $57,050 $51,810 -22.2%
25
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants+ 210 $38,170 $45,860 -54.3%
26
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians+ 200 $30,570 $38,190 300.0%
27
Carpenters+ 190 $33,440 $43,890 -52.5%
28
Pharmacy Technicians+ 180 $26,920 $29,330 20.0%
29
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters+ 170 $52,020 $50,360 -32.0%
30
Medical and Health Services Managers+ 150 $85,290 $93,670 15.4%
31
Security Guards+ 150 $29,240 $26,870 -25.0%
32
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors+ 130 $24,030 $35,920
33
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other+ 130 n/a $180,870
34
Construction Laborers+ 130 $34,810 $33,590 -51.9%
35
Industrial Production Managers+ 130 $85,340 $95,660 8.3%
36
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians+ 120 $30,010 $35,010
37
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers+ 110 $39,810 $44,860 57.1%
38
Lawyers+ 110 $89,300 $129,440 10.0%
39
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists+ 110 $36,100 $42,250 -67.6%
40
Social and Human Service Assistants+ 100 $33,050 $30,100 233.3%
41
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School+ 100 $74,670 $89,990 -9.1%
42
Mechanical Engineers+ 100 $67,840 $82,480 0.0%
43
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers+ 100 $52,250 $62,260 -16.7%
44
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products+ 100 $54,500 $60,160 -9.1%
45
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors+ 90 $50,100 $55,970 -25.0%
46
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School+ 90 $54,000 $55,220 80.0%
47
Financial Managers+ 90 $90,280 $116,970 50.0%
48
Bakers+ 90 $27,120 $25,350 12.5%
49
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents+ 90 $54,630 $95,130
50
Sales Managers+ 80 $87,740 $114,110 33.3%