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
#41 Kettering College

Kettering, Private Not For Profit

$23,454 57 37
#42 Bryant and Stratton College Parma

Parma, Private For Profit

$23,572 NA NA
#43 DeVry University Ohio

Columbus, Private For Profit

$23,669 NA NA
#44 Kent State University at Kent

Kent, Public Not For Profit

$24,293 40 14
#45 Herzing University Toledo

Toledo, Private Not For Profit

$24,314 NA NA
#46 Franklin University

Columbus, Private Not For Profit

$24,589 NA NA
#47 University of Toledo

Toledo, Public Not For Profit

$24,852 47 31
#48 Cleveland State University

Cleveland, Public Not For Profit

$24,975 41 16
#49 University of Akron Main Campus

Akron, Public Not For Profit

$25,177 44 17
#50 University of Cincinnati Main Campus

Cincinnati, Public Not For Profit

$25,212 60 21
#51 Herzing University Akron Campus

Akron, Private Not For Profit

$25,432 NA NA
#52 Ohio State University

Columbus, Public Not For Profit

$25,666 73 83
#53 Mercy College of Ohio

Toledo, Private Not For Profit

$27,408 53 43
#54 Cincinnati Christian University

Cincinnati, Private Not For Profit

$27,498 NA NA
#55 Ohio University Main Campus

Athens, Public Not For Profit

$27,620 57 25
#56 Hondros College

Westerville, Private For Profit

$28,248 NA NA
#57 Union Institute & University

Cincinnati, Private Not For Profit

$28,410 NA NA
#58 Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science

Cincinnati, Private Not For Profit

$30,525 NA NA
#59 Miami University

Oxford, Public Not For Profit

$31,973 64 57
#60 Ohio Christian University

Circleville, Private Not For Profit

$32,058 NA NA