Private Colleges in Ohio

The 2023 Directory of Ohio Private Colleges and Costs

Ohio Private Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend private college in Ohio?   The average annual in-state four year, not for profit private college tuition in Ohio was $29,636 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of $867 from the 2019-2020 average of $28,769 and represents a 3.01% annual increase. The list of Ohio private colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 130 private colleges and universities in Ohio, the most popular being Case Western Reserve University with 11,023 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $54,020. Kenyon College is the most expensive private school in Ohio with an in-state tuition of $63,060.

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<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
Allegheny Wesleyan College

Salem, Ohio

$6,400 NA NA
American Institute of Alternative Medicine

Columbus, Ohio

$11,943 NA NA
Antonelli College Cincinnati

Cincinnati, Ohio

$15,980 NA NA
Art Academy of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, Ohio

$33,400 NA NA
Ashland University

Ashland, Ohio

$22,000 57 47
ATS Institute of Technology

Highland Heights, Ohio

$17,400 NA NA
Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Canton, Ohio

$18,210 NA NA
Baldwin Wallace College

Berea, Ohio

$35,366 60 64
Bluffton University

Bluffton, Ohio

$33,952 NA NA
Bradford School

Columbus, Ohio

$13,980 NA NA
Brown Mackie College Akron

Akron, Ohio

$11,592 NA NA
Brown Mackie College Cincinnati

Cincinnati, Ohio

$11,772 NA NA
Brown Mackie College Findlay

Findlay, Ohio

$11,772 NA NA
Brown Mackie College North Canton

Canton, Ohio

$11,772 NA NA
Bryant & Stratton College Cleveland

Cleveland, Ohio

$17,118 NA NA
Bryant and Stratton College Eastlake

Eastlake, Ohio

$17,603 NA NA
Bryant and Stratton College Parma

Parma, Ohio

$18,684 NA NA
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