Ohio In State Total Cost Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Ohio by In State Total Cost for 2022

Cheapest Colleges in Ohio by In State Total Cost

If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of Ohio these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state total cost. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state total cost with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in Ohio list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

Total cost may factor in an estimated off-campus living expense if a school doens't provide housing. This estimate may vary widely by college. To view a rank by academic fees alone please see our Ohio tuition ranking.

The most affordable four year colleges in Ohio are listed by one year's in state total cost list price for the 2020/2021 school year. Total cost includes tuition, room and board or estimated off campus living expenses, books and supplies and other fees.

What is the cheapest college in Ohio? Leading the colleges list is Allegheny Wesleyan College in Salem with an in state total cost of $11,600.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our rating methodology.

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.

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Ohio's Cheapest Colleges by In State Total Cost
College In State Total Cost Rating Value
#21 Ohio State University Mansfield Campus

Mansfield, Public Not For Profit

$18,743 NA NA
#22 Ohio State University Marion Campus

Marion, Public Not For Profit

$18,743 NA NA
#23 Ohio State University Newark Campus

Newark, Public Not For Profit

$18,743 NA NA
#24 University of Phoenix Cleveland Campus

Independence, Private For Profit

$18,886 NA NA
#25 University of Cincinnati Clermont College

Batavia, Public Not For Profit

$18,938 NA NA
#26 University of Cincinnati Raymond Walters College

Blue Ash, Public Not For Profit

$19,330 NA NA
#27 Wright State University Lake Campus

Celina, Public Not For Profit

$19,416 NA NA
#28 University of Northwestern Ohio

Lima, Private Not For Profit

$20,250 NA NA
#29 Youngstown State University

Youngstown, Public Not For Profit

$20,456 31 23
#30 Shawnee State University

Portsmouth, Public Not For Profit

$20,716 NA NA
#31 Tri State Bible College

South Point, Private Not For Profit

$20,720 NA NA
#32 Ohio Mid Western College

Cincinnati, Private Not For Profit

$21,357 NA NA
#33 Wilberforce University

Wilberforce, Private Not For Profit

$21,450 31 18
#34 Miami University Hamilton

Hamilton, Public Not For Profit

$22,315 NA NA
#35 Miami University Middletown

Middletown, Public Not For Profit

$22,315 NA NA
#36 Bryant & Stratton College Cleveland

Cleveland, Private For Profit

$22,583 NA NA
#37 Mount Carmel College of Nursing

Columbus, Private Not For Profit

$22,775 60 43
#38 Bowling Green State University Main Campus

Bowling Green, Public Not For Profit

$23,015 45 22
#39 Bryant and Stratton College Eastlake

Eastlake, Private For Profit

$23,341 NA NA
#40 Wright State University Main Campus

Dayton, Public Not For Profit

$23,412 43 21