Public Colleges in Ohio

The 2022 Directory of Ohio Public Colleges and Costs

Ohio Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend public college in Ohio?   The average annual in-state four year, public college tuition in Ohio was $7,728 for the 2020-2021 academic year. This is a change of $233 from the 2019-2020 average of $7,495 and represents a 3.11% annual increase. The list of Ohio public colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Public schools are partially funded by the taxpayers of Ohio and usually offer lower tuition to in-state residents.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 59 public colleges and universities in Ohio, the most popular being Ohio State University with 52,622 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $10,615. Miami University is the most expensive public school in Ohio with an in-state tuition of $13,136.

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 2020-2021 academic year.

Explore Ohio Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Kent State University at Trumbull

Warren, Ohio

$6,229 NA NA
Kent State University at Tuscarawas

New Philadelphia, Ohio

$6,229 NA NA
Lakeland Community College

Kirtland, Ohio

$3,797 NA NA
Lorain County Community College

Elyria, Ohio

$3,942 NA NA
Marion Technical College

Marion, Ohio

$4,940 NA NA
Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

$13,136 64 57
Miami University Hamilton

Hamilton, Ohio

$5,894 NA NA
Miami University Middletown

Middletown, Ohio

$5,894 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

Columbus, Ohio

$10,615 73 83
Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute

Wooster, Ohio

$7,951 NA NA
Ohio State University Lima Campus

Lima, Ohio

$7,991 NA NA
Ohio State University Mansfield Campus

Mansfield, Ohio

$7,991 NA NA
Ohio State University Marion Campus

Marion, Ohio

$7,991 NA NA
Ohio State University Newark Campus

Newark, Ohio

$7,991 NA NA
Ohio University Chillicothe Campus

Chillicothe, Ohio

$5,674 NA NA
Ohio University Eastern Campus

Saint Clairsville, Ohio

$5,674 NA NA
Ohio University Lancaster Campus

Lancaster, Ohio

$5,674 NA NA
Ohio University Main Campus

Athens, Ohio

$12,612 57 25