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Best Value Colleges in Ohio by Academic Quality per Dollar

These are the Ohio schools which appear on CollegeCalc's Best Value Colleges in America ranking and represent the colleges providing the finest education balanced against an affordable average net price. The best value in Ohio ranking goes to Ohio State University with a 86th percentile national academic rank for a comparatively affordable $18,215 average net price.

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 rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2017-2018 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Ohio's Best Value Colleges by Academic Quality per Dollar
Average Net Price College Rating $Value
$18,215
Average Net Price
1) Ohio State University
Columbus, Public Not For Profit
86 78
$26,734
Average Net Price
2) Kenyon College
Gambier, Private Not For Profit
95 72
$21,775
Average Net Price
3) Miami University
Oxford, Public Not For Profit
79 72
$29,140
Average Net Price
4) Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Private Not For Profit
93 68
$23,403
Average Net Price
5) Cedarville University
Cedarville, Private Not For Profit
71 67
$29,412
Average Net Price
6) Denison University
Granville, Private Not For Profit
90 67
$28,016
Average Net Price
7) The College of Wooster
Wooster, Private Not For Profit
81 65
$28,111
Average Net Price
8) Xavier University
Cincinnati, Private Not For Profit
71 60
$38,887
Average Net Price
9) Oberlin College
Oberlin, Private Not For Profit
95 59
$32,965
Average Net Price
10) University of Dayton
Dayton, Private Not For Profit
78 58
$23,906
Average Net Price
11) Ohio Northern University
Ada, Private Not For Profit
71 66