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Ohio Private Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

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 $27,740 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $2,241 from the 2015-2016 average of $25,499 and represents a 8.79% annual increase. The list of Ohio private colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 131 private colleges and universities in Ohio, the most popular being Case Western Reserve University with 10,398 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $47,074. Oberlin College is the most expensive private school in Ohio with an in-state tuition of $52,762.

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.

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 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Ohio Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Allegheny Wesleyan College
Salem, 59 Students
$4,800 - -
American Institute of Alternative Medicine
Columbus, 276 Students
$12,558 - -
Antonelli College Cincinnati
Cincinnati, 79 Students
$15,980 - -
Art Academy of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, 189 Students
$29,665 57 69
Ashland University
Ashland, 4,507 Students
$19,740 56 62
ATS Institute of Technology
Highland Heights, 215 Students
$23,512 - -
Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Canton, 106 Students
$17,000 - -
Baldwin Wallace College
Berea, 3,476 Students
$31,668 - -
Beckfield College Tri County
Springdale, 199 Students
$12,780 - -
Bluffton University
Bluffton, 804 Students
$31,222 60 63
Bradford School
Columbus, 397 Students
$13,980 - -
Brown Mackie College Akron
Akron, 152 Students
$11,592 - -
Brown Mackie College Cincinnati
Cincinnati, 249 Students
$11,772 - -
Brown Mackie College Findlay
Findlay, 214 Students
$11,772 - -
Brown Mackie College North Canton
Canton, 323 Students
$11,772 - -
Bryant & Stratton College Cleveland
Cleveland, 117 Students
$16,953 - -
Bryant and Stratton College Eastlake
Eastlake, 120 Students
$17,165 - -
Bryant and Stratton College Parma
Parma, 175 Students
$17,010 - -
Capital University
Columbus, 2,922 Students
$34,280 65 66
Case Western Reserve University  Best Value
Cleveland, 10,398 Students
$47,074 93 68
Cedarville University  Best Value
Cedarville, 3,223 Students
$28,956 71 67
Chamberlain College of Nursing Ohio
Columbus, 348 Students
$18,495 - -
Chancellor University
Seven Hills, 237 Students
$11,550 - -
Chatfield College
Saint Martin, 195 Students
$11,125 - -
Cincinnati Christian University
Cincinnati, 711 Students
$16,530 24 28
Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science
Cincinnati, 128 Students
$17,625 - -
Cleveland Institute of Art
Cleveland, 610 Students
$37,980 67 51
Cleveland Institute of Music
Cleveland, 420 Students
$47,200 - -
College of Mount St. Joseph
Cincinnati, 1,219 Students
$28,100 43 59
Columbus College of Art and Design
Columbus, 1,034 Students
$33,960 - -
Davis College
Toledo, 24 Students
$12,600 - -
Daymar College Chillicothe
Chillicothe, 32 Students
$17,000 - -
Daymar College Jackson
Jackson, 13 Students
$17,000 - -
Daymar College Lancaster
Lancaster, 73 Students
$15,000 - -
Daymar College New Boston
New Boston, 22 Students
$15,000 - -
Defiance College
Defiance, 519 Students
$31,480 47 48
Denison University  Best Value
Granville, 2,259 Students
$49,310 90 67
DeVry University Ohio
Columbus, 2,139 Students
$15,835 - -
ETI Technical College
Niles, 69 Students
$9,772 - -
Fortis College Centeville
Centerville, 861 Students
$13,442 - -
Fortis College Cincinnati
Cincinnati, 409 Students
$14,196 - -
Fortis College Columbus
Westerville, 789 Students
$13,914 - -
Fortis College Cuyahoga Falls
Cuyahoga Falls, 513 Students
$12,901 - -
Fortis College Ravenna
Ravenna, 173 Students
$13,590 - -
Franciscan University of Steubenville  Best Value
Steubenville, 2,153 Students
$25,970 64 61
Franklin University
Columbus, 1,986 Students
$12,216 - -
Gallipolis Career College
Gallipolis, 25 Students
$12,480 - -
Gods Bible School and College
Cincinnati, 173 Students
$6,000 - -
Good Samaritan College of Nursing & Health Science
Cincinnati, 138 Students
$13,605 - -
Harrison College Grove City
Grove City, 134 Students
$14,400 - -
Heidelberg University
Tiffin, 1,161 Students
$29,600 45 55
Herzing University Akron Campus
Akron, 273 Students
$13,000 - -
Herzing University Toledo
Toledo, 167 Students
$13,000 - -
Hiram College
Hiram, 868 Students
$32,700 66 66
Hondros College
Westerville, 971 Students
$17,040 - -
International College of Broadcasting
Dayton, 55 Students
$12,469 - -
John Carroll University
University Heights, 3,181 Students
$38,490 58 60
Kenyon College  Best Value
Gambier, 1,689 Students
$51,540 95 72
Kettering College of Medical Arts
Kettering, 453 Students
$12,408 - -
Lake Erie College
Painesville, 823 Students
$29,426 42 53
Lincoln College of Technology Cleveland
Cleveland, 33 Students
$11,895 - -
Lincoln College of Technology Columbus
Columbus, 40 Students
$11,895 - -
Lincoln College of Technology Dayton
Dayton, 284 Students
$11,895 - -
Lincoln College of Technology Franklin LCT
Franklin, 162 Students
$11,895 - -
Lincoln College of Technology Toledo
Toledo, 213 Students
$11,895 - -
Lincoln College of Technology Tri County
Cincinnati, 401 Students
$11,895 - -
Lincoln College of Technology Vine Street
Cincinnati, 229 Students
$11,895 - -
Lourdes University
Sylvania, 1,036 Students
$20,800 23 22
Malone University
Canton, 1,222 Students
$29,000 51 62
Marietta College
Marietta, 1,128 Students
$35,030 64 64
Mercy College of Ohio
Toledo, 497 Students
$12,360 - -
Miami Jacobs Career College
Independence, 115 Students
$10,440 - -
Miami Jacobs Career College Columbus
Columbus, 241 Students
$10,440 - -
Miami Jacobs Career College Dayton
Dayton, 35 Students
$10,440 - -
Miami Jacobs Career College Sharonville
Sharonville, 22 Students
$10,440 - -
Miami Jacobs Career College Springboro
Springboro, 24 Students
$10,440 - -
Miami Jacobs Career College Troy
Troy, 56 Students
$10,440 - -
Mount Carmel College of Nursing
Columbus, 736 Students
$12,927 41 63
Mount Vernon Nazarene University
Mount Vernon, 1,965 Students
$27,840 54 64
Muskingum University
New Concord, 1,380 Students
$26,900 44 56
National College Cincinnati
Cincinnati, 13 Students
$14,832 - -
National College Columbus
Columbus, 3 Students
$14,832 - -
National College Dayton
Kettering, 39 Students
$14,832 - -
National College Stow
Stow, 136 Students
$11,412 - -
National College Willoughby Hills
Willoughby Hills, 61 Students
$11,412 - -
National College Youngstown
Youngstown, 30 Students
$14,832 - -
Notre Dame College
Cleveland, 1,255 Students
$28,600 22 14
Oberlin College  Best Value
Oberlin, 2,886 Students
$52,762 95 59
Ohio Business College Columbus
Columbus, 40 Students
$8,460 - -
Ohio Business College Sandusky
Sandusky, 139 Students
$8,460 - -
Ohio Business College Sheffield
Sheffield Village, 202 Students
$8,460 - -
Ohio Christian University
Circleville, 2,797 Students
$18,890 - -
Ohio College of Massotherapy Inc
Akron, 61 Students
$8,460 - -
Ohio Dominican University
Columbus, 1,232 Students
$30,500 54 62
Ohio Mid Western College
Cincinnati, 133 Students
$10,044 - -
Ohio Northern University
Ada, 2,888 Students
$30,120 71 66
Ohio Valley College of Technology
East Liverpool, 192 Students
$11,421 - -
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, 1,623 Students
$44,430 - -
Otterbein University
Westerville, 2,312 Students
$31,424 61 57
Pontifical College Josephinum
Columbus, 155 Students
$21,298 - -
Professional Skills Institute
Toledo, 290 Students
$13,168 - -
Rabbinical College Telshe
Wickliffe, 73 Students
$10,700 - -
Remington College Cleveland Campus
Cleveland, 564 Students
$14,467 - -
Remington College Cleveland West Campus
North Olmsted, 348 Students
$15,995 - -
Rosedale Bible College
Irwin, 47 Students
$8,400 - -
School of Advertising Art Inc
Kettering, 191 Students
$26,714 - -
Stautzenberger College Brecksville
Brecksville, 198 Students
$12,592 - -
Stautzenberger College Maumee
Maumee, 300 Students
$12,762 - -
The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Cincinnati, 342 Students
$15,015 - -
The College of Wooster  Best Value
Wooster, 1,983 Students
$48,160 81 65
The University of Findlay
Findlay, 3,330 Students
$32,330 49 55
Tiffin University
Tiffin, 1,859 Students
$23,700 - -
Tri State Bible College
South Point, 14 Students
$8,400 - -
Trumbull Business College
Warren, 80 Students
$11,532 - -
Union Institute & University
Cincinnati, 595 Students
$12,720 - -
University of Dayton  Best Value
Dayton, 9,675 Students
$41,750 78 58
University of Mount Union
Alliance, 2,254 Students
$29,560 56 56
University of Northwestern Ohio
Lima, 3,484 Students
$10,200 - -
University of Phoenix Cincinnati Campus
West Chester, 162 Students
$9,480 - -
University of Phoenix Cleveland Campus
Independence, 102 Students
$11,056 - -
University of Phoenix Columbus Ohio Campus
Columbus, 196 Students
$11,640 - -
University of Rio Grande
Rio Grande, 1,399 Students
$25,545 - -
Urbana University
Urbana, 512 Students
$22,452 12 -
Ursuline College
Pepper Pike, 519 Students
$30,840 36 58
Vatterott College Cleveland
Broadview Heights, 184 Students
$10,587 - -
Virginia Marti College of Art and Design
Lakewood, 76 Students
$18,900 - -
Walsh University
North Canton, 2,041 Students
$27,650 48 59
Wilberforce University
Wilberforce, 504 Students
$12,020 38 57
Wilmington College
Wilmington, 1,069 Students
$24,300 30 28
Wittenberg University
Springfield, 1,866 Students
$37,930 - -
Xavier University  Best Value
Cincinnati, 4,903 Students
$37,000 71 60