Education

Education:
Lima/Allen County is home to a robust educational system, offering an array of resources and attracting students from all over the state of Ohio, and beyond. Allen County is home to numerous award winning public and private K-12 schools, and within our career centers we have a variety of technical programs tailored for our local business needs.

Lima/Allen County is also home to a number of universities and colleges offering a range of accredited undergraduate and graduate programs. Our location in Northwest Ohio offers our residents access to additional educational resources in our eight county region. Through many workforce initiatives, graduates are offered valuable resources for seeking employment upon graduation. No matter what type of educational program you seek, chances are we have what you need.

With access to the educational powerhouses listed below, Lima/Allen County is home to a highly trained and educated workforce:


OSU Lima
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rhodes state
apollo career center

Education Level 2014 Population 2015 Population 2014 % of Population 2014 State % Population 2014 Nat. % Population
Less Than 9th Grade 6,871 6,998 3% 4% 7%
9th Grade to 12th Grade 17,890 17,301 7% 8% 8%
High School Diploma 110,241 110,216 44% 35% 28%
Some College 48,672 49,075 19% 21% 21%
Associate’s Degree 23,894 24,225 9% 8% 8%
Bachelor’s Degree 27,317 27,378 11% 16% 18%
Graduate Degree and Higher 17,854 18,069 7% 9% 11%
Total 252,741 253,263 100% 100% 100%