Rhodes State College, formerly known as Lima Technical College, was founded in 1971. The Rhodes State College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The college has various departments, such as allied health, arts and sciences, business and public services, nursing, information and engineering technology. It offers degree programs in accounting, business administration, early childhood education, childhood licensure, human service, social work and law enforcement. It also provides courses in advanced technology, environmental health and marketing, business administration, computer programming, networking and digital media. Rhodes State College offers scholarships and financial aid to its students. The college also operates distance education program and offers online courses. It also provides off-campus homework assessment and testing services. It has an online book store. Rhodes College is located in Lima, Ohio.