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Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) opened in 1963 as Ohio’s first community college and remains Ohio’s oldest and largest public community college.

For more than 50 years Tri-C has provided high quality, affordable education and programs to more than 900,000 members of our community.

Tuition at Tri-C is the lowest in Northeast Ohio and among the lowest of all colleges in the state of Ohio.

Tri-C’s campuses in Parma, Highland Hills, Westlake and downtown Cleveland, and its Corporate College locations in Warrensville Heights and Westlake, provide state of the art facilities and equipment. The College¬†opened a Hospitality Management Center on Public Square in downtown Cleveland in 2010 and the Brunswick University Center.

The College ranks 1st in Ohio and 25th in the nation in conferring associate degrees – all disciplines.

Cuyahoga Community College
700 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44115


Partner Contact

Cynthia Leitson

I am the Vice President of Capital, Construction, and Facilities at Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C). I am responsible for maintaining, improving and repurposing existing facilities and for developing new facilities (leased and owned) and managing capital assets. I oversee services including: facilities and operations maintenance, architectural/engineering, programming and design, bidding, facility construction, facility renovation, infrastructure replacement of furnishings and equipment, site development and landscaping, new signage/way finding, college-wide master planning, sustainability, real estate services and asset management.