Ohio Out of State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Ohio by Out of State Tuition for 2021

Cheapest Colleges in Ohio by Out of State Tuition

If you're looking for an affordable university in Ohio but aren't a state resident, these are the least expensive out of state colleges to consider. Additionally, if you are a foreign citizen and cannot qualify for in-state tuition, these are the cheapest universities in Ohio for international students.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published out of 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 out of 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 out of state tuition list price for the 2018/2019 school year.

What is the cheapest college in Ohio? Leading the colleges list is Gods Bible School and College in Cincinnati with an out of state tuition of $6,000.

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 Out of State Tuition
College Out of State Tuition Rating Value
#21 Union Institute & University

Cincinnati, Private Not For Profit

$13,080 NA NA
#22 Herzing University Toledo

Toledo, Private Not For Profit

$13,130 NA NA
#23 Herzing University Akron Campus

Akron, Private Not For Profit

$13,320 NA NA
#24 Mercy College of Ohio

Toledo, Private Not For Profit

$13,350 54 21
#25 Kettering College of Medical Arts

Kettering, Private Not For Profit

$13,392 63 56
#26 Mount Carmel College of Nursing

Columbus, Private Not For Profit

$13,857 61 36
#27 University of Cincinnati Raymond Walters College

Blue Ash, Public Not For Profit

$14,072 NA NA
#28 Shawnee State University

Portsmouth, Public Not For Profit

$14,189 NA NA
#29 Kent State University at Ashtabula

Ashtabula, Public Not For Profit

$14,875 NA NA
#30 Kent State University at East Liverpool

East Liverpool, Public Not For Profit

$14,875 NA NA
#31 Kent State University at Stark

Canton, Public Not For Profit

$14,875 NA NA
#32 Kent State University at Trumbull

Warren, Public Not For Profit

$14,875 NA NA
#33 Kent State University at Tuscarawas

New Philadelphia, Public Not For Profit

$14,875 NA NA
#34 Kent State University at Salem

Salem, Public Not For Profit

$14,875 NA NA
#35 Kent State University at Geauga

Burton, Public Not For Profit

$14,875 NA NA
#36 Cleveland State University

Cleveland, Public Not For Profit

$15,290 38 13
#37 University of Akron Main Campus

Akron, Public Not For Profit

$15,500 41 16
#38 Wright State University Lake Campus

Celina, Public Not For Profit

$15,828 27 5
#39 DeVry University Ohio

Columbus, Private For Profit

$15,835 NA NA
#40 Miami University Hamilton

Hamilton, Public Not For Profit

$16,260 NA NA