Ohio In State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Ohio by In State Tuition for 2021

Cheapest Colleges in Ohio by In State Tuition

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 tuition. 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 tuition 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.

The most affordable four year colleges in Ohio are listed by one year's in state tuition list price for the 2018/2019 school year.

What is the cheapest college in Ohio? Leading the colleges list is Central State University in Wilberforce with an in state tuition of $4,306.

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 2019/2020 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2019/2020 academic year.

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Ohio's Cheapest Colleges by In State Tuition
College In State Tuition Rating Value
#1 Central State University

Wilberforce, Public Not For Profit

$4,306 18 6
#2 University of Cincinnati Clermont College

Batavia, Public Not For Profit

$4,898 NA NA
#3 University of Cincinnati Raymond Walters College

Blue Ash, Public Not For Profit

$5,274 NA NA
#4 Miami University Hamilton

Hamilton, Public Not For Profit

$5,669 NA NA
#5 Miami University Middletown

Middletown, Public Not For Profit

$5,669 NA NA
#6 Ohio University Eastern Campus

Saint Clairsville, Public Not For Profit

$5,674 NA NA
#7 Ohio University Chillicothe Campus

Chillicothe, Public Not For Profit

$5,674 NA NA
#8 Ohio University Southern Campus

Ironton, Public Not For Profit

$5,674 NA NA
#9 Ohio University Lancaster Campus

Lancaster, Public Not For Profit

$5,674 NA NA
#10 Ohio University Zanesville Campus

Zanesville, Public Not For Profit

$5,674 NA NA
#11 Kent State University at Ashtabula

Ashtabula, Public Not For Profit

$5,999 NA NA
#12 Kent State University at East Liverpool

East Liverpool, Public Not For Profit

$5,999 NA NA
#13 Kent State University at Stark

Canton, Public Not For Profit

$5,999 NA NA
#14 Kent State University at Trumbull

Warren, Public Not For Profit

$5,999 NA NA
#15 Kent State University at Tuscarawas

New Philadelphia, Public Not For Profit

$5,999 NA NA
#16 Kent State University at Salem

Salem, Public Not For Profit

$5,999 NA NA
#17 Kent State University at Geauga

Burton, Public Not For Profit

$5,999 NA NA
#18 Gods Bible School and College

Cincinnati, Private Not For Profit

$6,000 NA NA
#19 Wright State University Lake Campus

Celina, Public Not For Profit

$6,410 27 5
#20 Allegheny Wesleyan College

Salem, Private Not For Profit

$6,800 NA NA