North Olmsted, Ohio Education and City Information

North Olmsted is a well-off suburb of Cleveland, Ohio. The city hosts a campus of Remington College, and several notable colleges and universities are located within a 20-mile radius of North Olmsted.

Information about North Olmsted

North Olmsted is located about 20 miles west of Cleveland and just a few miles from the Cleveland airport. The city had an estimated 32,130 residents in 2014, based on U.S. Census Bureau figures, and as of 2010, nearly 93 percent of its residents were white.

North Olmsted's Rocky River Reservation features more than five miles of walking trails and a Nature Center, and the North Olmsted Recreation Complex provides numerous recreational opportunities, including ice skating, swimming, sports camps and a variety of events for the community. The city also benefits from its proximity to Cleveland's cultural and entertainment destinations, including the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, the Children's Museum of Cleveland and the African American Museum.

Education in North Olmsted

There is only one school that is technically situated in North Olmstead: the Regency Beauty Institute. This private for-profit school offers certificates in cosmetology that take under two years to earn. A nearby not-for-profit postsecondary institution, the Cleveland Campus of Remington College, offers certificates and associate's degrees in a variety of programs, including computer and information sciences, health professions and criminal justice.

Approximately five miles from North Olmsted in Berea, Baldwin Wallace University confers certificates, bachelor's degrees and master's degrees to a student population of around 4,000. Baldwin Wallace was ranked the 13th best regional university in the Midwest and the 13th best college for veterans by U.S. News & World Report in 2016.

A little further out from North Olmsted, the college and university scene offers something for everyone. Within a 20-mile radius, students can choose from Cleveland State University, one of Ohio's largest public universities; Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, ranked the nation's 37th best school by U.S. News for 2016; and Oberlin College in Oberlin, rated among the top 25 liberal arts colleges in the country. There also are few 2-year public schools, including Lorain County Community College and the Cuyahoga Community College District.

Economy of North Olmsted

The median household income for North Olmsted residents was $60,136 for the period 2010-2014. The city serves as the headquarters for faucet and fixture company Moen, as well as the base of operations for regional airliner CommutAir. North Olmsted also features Great Northern, a 1.2 million-square-foot shopping mall with more than 140 stores.

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