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 $14,804 for the 2015-2016 academic year. This is $1,218 higher than the U.S. average and ranks Ohio in the middle of the pack as the 20th most expensive and 33rd most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $179 from the 2014-2015 average of $14,625 and represents a 1.22% annual increase. The list of Ohio colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 202 colleges and universities in Ohio, the most popular being Ohio State University Main Campus with 50,624 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 $49,924.

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 2015-2016 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Explore Ohio Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Akron Institute of Herzing University
Akron, 190 Students
$12,020 n/a n/a
Allegheny Wesleyan College
Salem, 59 Students
$4,800 n/a n/a
American Institute of Alternative Medicine
Columbus, 255 Students
$12,600 n/a n/a
Antonelli College Cincinnati
Cincinnati, 170 Students
$15,980 n/a n/a
Art Academy of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, 198 Students
$26,908 53 66
Ashland University
Ashland, 3,446 Students
$19,298 53 60
ATS Institute of Technology
Highland Heights, 259 Students
$21,620 n/a n/a
Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Canton, 53 Students
$15,690 n/a n/a
Baldwin Wallace College
Berea, 3,330 Students
$29,908 n/a n/a
Beckfield College Tri County
Springdale, 278 Students
$12,780 n/a n/a
Belmont Technical College
Saint Clairsville, 644 Students
$2,572 n/a n/a
Bluffton University
Bluffton, 884 Students
$29,718 62 64
Bowling Green State University Firelands
Huron, 1,191 Students
$4,906 n/a n/a
Bowling Green State University Main Campus
Bowling Green, 14,337 Students
$9,096 44 61
Bradford School
Columbus, 443 Students
$13,980 n/a n/a
Brown Mackie College Akron
Akron, 533 Students
$11,772 n/a n/a
Brown Mackie College Cincinnati
Cincinnati, 918 Students
$11,772 n/a n/a
Brown Mackie College Findlay
Findlay, 369 Students
$11,772 n/a n/a
Brown Mackie College North Canton
Canton, 471 Students
$11,772 n/a n/a
Bryant & Stratton College Cleveland
Cleveland, 191 Students
$16,447 n/a n/a

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