Stark State College | community college in North Canton, Ohio

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Why choose Stark State?

My goal was to get through school as debt-free as possible. At Stark State, I’ve got that covered.

Daniel O'Grady
- Daniel O’Grady
automation and robotics major

I’m getting a wonderful education at a very affordable price. I wish all graduating seniors knew the economic advantage of completing your first two years of college at Stark State.

Bailey Doerfler
- Bailey Doerfler
computer graphic arts - digital photography major

After much research, I found Stark State provided the best education in this field, as well as the most affordable. I came here because I wanted to learn from the best in my field, and I haven’t been disappointed.

Michael Felcyn
- Michael Felcyn

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September 28, 2022

Stark State College and the LeBron James Family Foundation Extend Opportunities for I PROMISE Students and Parents with Commitment of College Scholarships

(North Canton, OH – September 28, 2022) Stark State College and the LeBron James Family Foundation are excited to announce a new and innovative partnership in support of undergraduate education that uniquely extends to both students and their parents or guardians. As part of the opportunity, students in the Foundation’s Akron I PROMISE Network plus two parents or guardians residing in the students’ homes will receive two academic years of free tuition, resources and focused attention at Stark State.

August 15, 2022

Stark State opens new Welding and Joining Center

Stark State College recently opened a new, state-of-the-art Welding and Joining Center to serve our community's need for highly trained welding professionals. Stark State President Dr. Para Jones and some of our partner community leaders and professionals cut the ribbon at the grand opening of the 17-booth facility at Stark State College Akron.  Students interested in attending the Welding and Joining Center to prepare for an in-demand career can visit our website at or email

August 10, 2022

Stark State College to create an artificial intelligence training program

Artificial intelligence training is coming to Stark State College.

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