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Ohio Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2016

How much does it cost to attend college in Ohio?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Ohio was $15,153 for the 2016-2017 academic year. This is $1,211 higher than the U.S. average and ranks Ohio in the middle of the pack as the 19th most expensive and 34th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $349 from the 2015-2016 average of $14,804 and represents a 2.36% annual increase. The list of Ohio colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 190 colleges and universities in Ohio, the most popular being Ohio State University with 51,817 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $9,168. Oberlin College is the most expensive in Ohio with an in-state tuition of $51,324.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Ohio colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Ohio or cheap Ohio colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2016-2017 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Explore Ohio Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Allegheny Wesleyan College
Salem, 59 Students
$4,800 n/a n/a
American Institute of Alternative Medicine
Columbus, 276 Students
$12,600 n/a n/a
Antonelli College Cincinnati
Cincinnati, 79 Students
$15,980 n/a n/a
Art Academy of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, 189 Students
$28,252 57 69
Ashland University
Ashland, 4,507 Students
$19,448 56 62
ATS Institute of Technology
Highland Heights, 215 Students
$22,854 n/a n/a
Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Canton, 106 Students
$16,320 n/a n/a
Baldwin Wallace College
Berea, 3,476 Students
$30,776 n/a n/a
Beckfield College Tri County
Springdale, 199 Students
$12,780 n/a n/a
Belmont Technical College
Saint Clairsville, 577 Students
$2,527 n/a n/a
Bluffton University
Bluffton, 804 Students
$30,312 60 63
Bowling Green State University Firelands
Huron, 940 Students
$4,906 n/a n/a
Bowling Green State University Main Campus
Bowling Green, 14,573 Students
$9,096 50 66
Bradford School
Columbus, 397 Students
$13,980 n/a n/a
Brown Mackie College Akron
Akron, 152 Students
$11,592 n/a n/a
Brown Mackie College Cincinnati
Cincinnati, 249 Students
$11,772 n/a n/a
Brown Mackie College Findlay
Findlay, 214 Students
$11,772 n/a n/a
Brown Mackie College North Canton
Canton, 323 Students
$11,772 n/a n/a
Bryant & Stratton College Cleveland
Cleveland, 117 Students
$16,883 n/a n/a
Bryant and Stratton College Eastlake
Eastlake, 120 Students
$16,644 n/a n/a