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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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
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
Cleveland Institute of Art

Cleveland, Ohio

$42,530 56 26
Cleveland Institute of Music

Cleveland, Ohio

$40,000 NA NA
College of Mount St. Joseph

Cincinnati, Ohio

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

Columbus, Ohio

$36,500 NA NA
Davis College

Toledo, Ohio

$12,600 NA NA
Daymar College Chillicothe

Chillicothe, Ohio

$17,000 NA NA
Daymar College Jackson

Jackson, Ohio

$17,000 NA NA
Daymar College Lancaster

Lancaster, Ohio

$20,283 NA NA
Daymar College New Boston

New Boston, Ohio

$15,000 NA NA
Defiance College

Defiance, Ohio

$34,044 42 19
Denison University

Granville, Ohio

$57,500 80 71
DeVry University Ohio

Columbus, Ohio

$15,835 NA NA
ETI Technical College

Niles, Ohio

$10,002 NA NA
Fortis College Centeville

Centerville, Ohio

$14,016 NA NA
Fortis College Cincinnati

Cincinnati, Ohio

$14,216 NA NA