Established in 1969, Zane State College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Students have the opporunity to enroll in a variety of programs and certificates for an experience-based education for in-demand careers. Students can also receive an affordable start on the first two years of their bachelor’s degree before transferring to a four-year institution.
ZSC's mission to empower people through education is woven throughout all we offer at our Zanesville and Cambridge campuses as well as our Natural Resource Center and online community.
Our Zanesville Campus is located at 1555 Newark Road in Zanesville, Ohio, and includes:
  • Advanced Science and Technology Center
  • College Hall
  • Elson Hall (OU Zanesville)
  • Health Science Hall
  • Holdren and Watton Firearms Training Center
  • Littick Hall (shared with OU Zanesville)
  • The Campus Center (shared with OU Zanesville)
  • Herrold Hall (library, shared with OU Zanesville
  • Muskingum Recreation Center
  • Collegial Woods, walking and hiking trails
  • Soccer and football fields, tennis and basketball courts
The Cambridge campus is located at 9900 Brick Church Road in Cambridge, Ohio, and features:
  • Willett-Pratt Training Center
  • Paul R. Brown EPIC Center
The Natural Resource Center is located at 5185 Newark Road in Zanesville, Ohio. The site boasts:
  • A 159-Acre Land Laboratory
  • Classroom
  • Pond
  • Pavilion
We are proud to announce the Zanesville and Cambridge campuses and the Natural Resource Center are 100-percent tobacco free. This policy includes all forms of tobacco, including cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and smokeless tobacco. For tobacco free policy concerns, contact the Zane State College Human Resources Office at 740.588.1285. For compliance concerns related to the tobacco free campus policy, contact the Zanesville Public Safety Department at 740.588.1383. If you are ready to quit tobacco?, please click here.

ZSC's 2019-2023 strategic plan theme is "Valuing People" and was built upon these overarching values: 

  • Mission: Empowering people through education 
  • Vision: To provide the ideal learning experience
  • Core Value: Zane State College values respect, integrity, and collaboration

Zane State College does not discriminate in its admissions policies, instructional programs, or extracurricular activities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity & expression, age, ancestry, genetic information, military status, or disability. The College has appointed the following individual as the Title IX and Section 504 Compliance Officer: Chief Human Resource Officer, Advanced Science and Technology Center, 1400 Newark Road, 740.588.1209.

We welcome you to contact us to learn more about our values and services. Please call 740.588.5000 to connect.