Community Colleges in Ohio

The 2023 Directory of Ohio Community Colleges and Costs

Ohio Community Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend community college in Ohio?   The average annual in-state two year college tuition in Ohio was $10,756 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of $679 from the 2019-2020 average of $10,077 and represents a 6.74% annual increase. The list of Ohio community colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Community colleges, also known as junior colleges, provide an excellent money saving opportunity for those concerned with college costs. Many students are choosing to begin their education at community colleges for two years, taking advantage of their lower cost. Then after two years transferring to a full four year institution to pursue a full bachelors degree or higher. Most community colleges also have the benefit of open admission policies.  

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 25 community colleges and universities in Ohio, the most popular being Eastern Gateway Community College with 13,430 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $4,115. Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute is the most expensive community school in Ohio with an in-state tuition of $8,253.

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.

<Academic 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 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore Ohio Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Belmont Technical College

Saint Clairsville, Ohio

$2,898 NA NA
Bowling Green State University Firelands

Huron, Ohio

$5,390 NA NA
Central Ohio Technical College

Newark, Ohio

$4,896 NA NA
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College

Cincinnati, Ohio

$4,050 NA NA
Clark State Community College

Springfield, Ohio

$3,296 NA NA
Columbus State Community College

Columbus, Ohio

$5,038 NA NA
Cuyahoga Community College District

Cleveland, Ohio

$4,472 NA NA
Eastern Gateway Community College

Steubenville, Ohio

$4,115 NA NA
Edison State Community College

Piqua, Ohio

$3,487 NA NA
Hocking College

Nelsonville, Ohio

$3,816 NA NA
James A Rhodes State College

Lima, Ohio

$4,325 NA NA
Lakeland Community College

Kirtland, Ohio

$3,797 NA NA
Lorain County Community College

Elyria, Ohio

$4,007 NA NA
Marion Technical College

Marion, Ohio

$5,000 NA NA
North Central State College

Mansfield, Ohio

$4,070 NA NA
Northwest State Community College

Archbold, Ohio

$4,256 NA NA
Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute

Wooster, Ohio

$8,253 NA NA
Owens Community College

Perrysburg, Ohio

$4,272 NA NA
Sinclair Community College

Dayton, Ohio

$3,649 NA NA
Southern State Community College

Hillsboro, Ohio

$4,907 NA NA