College Costs in Ohio

The 2023 Directory of Ohio Colleges and Prices

Ohio Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend college in Ohio?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Ohio was $16,487 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is $1,357 higher than the U.S. average and ranks Ohio in the middle of the pack as the 18th most expensive and 35th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of ($566) from the 2019-2020 average of $17,053 and represents a -3.32% annual decline. The list of Ohio colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 189 colleges and universities in Ohio, the most popular being Ohio State University with 53,218 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $11,018. Kenyon College is the most expensive in Ohio with an in-state tuition of $63,060.

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.

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All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore Ohio Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Capital University

Columbus, Ohio

$38,928 57 75
Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, Ohio

$54,020 89 91
Cedarville University

Cedarville, Ohio

$33,174 64 63
Central Ohio Technical College

Newark, Ohio

$4,896 NA NA
Central State University

Wilberforce, Ohio

$4,842 11 NA
Chamberlain College of Nursing Ohio

Columbus, Ohio

$18,549 NA NA
Chancellor University

Seven Hills, Ohio

$11,550 NA NA
Chatfield College

Saint Martin, Ohio

$13,080 NA NA
Cincinnati Christian University

Cincinnati, Ohio

$16,880 NA NA
Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science

Cincinnati, Ohio

$17,625 NA NA
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College

Cincinnati, Ohio

$4,050 NA NA
Clark State Community College

Springfield, Ohio

$3,296 NA NA
Cleveland Institute of Art

Cleveland, Ohio

$42,530 56 26
Cleveland Institute of Music

Cleveland, Ohio

$40,000 NA NA
Cleveland State University

Cleveland, Ohio

$11,610 45 20
College of Mount St. Joseph

Cincinnati, Ohio

$32,100 54 69
Columbus College of Art and Design

Columbus, Ohio

$36,500 NA NA
Columbus State Community College

Columbus, Ohio

$5,038 NA NA
Cuyahoga Community College District

Cleveland, Ohio

$4,472 NA NA
Davis College

Toledo, Ohio

$12,600 NA NA