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 Edison Community College 

Name: Edison Community College
President: Cristobal Valdez
City: Piqua
State: OH
Type: Public
Campus Setting: Rural, Fringe
Year Established: 1973

Governing Board Website 


Student Characteristics Based on Fall 2010 IPEDS Data

2010 Fall Credit Enrollment
Total: 3,558
Part Time: 61.3%
Full Time: 38.7%

Male: 34.7%
Female: 65.3%

African American: 2.1%
Asian/Pacific Islander: 0.6%
Hispanic: 1.1%
Native American: 0.5%
White: 92.8%
Other: 2.8%
Total Minority: 4.4%


Cristobal Valdez

Quote from the President

“Now in its fifth decade of service, Edison Community College is recognized throughout the Darke, Miami, and Shelby county region as an advanced learning institution, accessible to anyone wishing to pursue aspirations in higher education. As a comprehensive community college with a distinct heritage, Edison offers students opportunities designed to result in university transfer, career advancement, or general workforce education, through its broad range of academic programs, courses, and workshops.”

Interesting Facts

  • Edison offers classes at two distinct campuses: the Piqua campus nestled on a pristine 131-acre site with the additional state-of-the-art satellite facility located in Darke County. Our strong partnerships with the region’s communities, businesses, and industries have afforded both locations with innovative facilities, equipment, and technology.
  • Edison’s Emerson Center, an architectural award winning, LEED-certified building, is a modern campus facility, featuring a learning technology and student resource center.
  • The college fields four athletics teams: men’s and women’s basketball, women’s volleyball, and men’s club baseball.
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