Ohio Best Colleges Comparison

View the Ohio Best Colleges Comparison and compare the schools with key academic characteristics such as tuition and test scores to get right decision.
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Colleges In Ohio Statistics

There are 345 colleges in Ohio - 110 public and 235 private schools. The 2020 average undergraduate tuition & fees of the schools is $17,246 and the average graduate tuition & fees is $19,156. The average SAT scores of enrolled students is 1,106 and the average acceptance rate is 72% for Ohio Best Colleges Comparison.
Next table shows the key academic facts for all colleges in Ohio. You may want to check more statistics and compare all Ohio colleges at Ohio Statistics page.
2019-2020 Colleges In Ohio Statistics
Top 20 colleges in OhioAll colleges in Ohio
Number of Schools20 schools
(7 public, 13 private)
345 schools
(110 public, 235 private)
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$12,392 (in-state)
$38,746 (out-of-state)
$8,019 (in-state)
$17,246 (out-of-state)
Graduate Tuition & Fees$13,499 (in-state)
$22,163 (out-of-state)
$11,594 (in-state)
$19,156 (out-of-state)
Average Financial Aid$20,293$7,916
Test Scores1,208 SAT, 26 ACT 1,106 SAT, 23 ACT
Acceptance Rate70.10% 71.71%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)23.90% 39.80%
Population251,144675,411
Undergraduate193,509587,133
Graduate57,63588,278
Graduation Rate71.95%55.84%
Transfer-out Rate16.50%16.94%
Students to Faculty Ratio13.85 to 113.09 to 1

Top Colleges In Ohio Comparison

Next table lists the top 20 colleges in Ohio for academic year 2019-2020. Oberlin College ranked top in the Ohio Best Colleges Comparison and Case Western Reserve University and Ohio State University-Main Campus follows it. The 2020 average tuition & fees is $38,746 for undergraduate programs $22,163 for graduate programs. The average SAT score of the top colleges in Ohio is 1,208 and the acceptance rate is 70.10%. The average students to faculty ratio is 13.85 to 1 for top colleges in Ohio. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
2019-2020 Top colleges in Ohio Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 Oberlin College
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Private, 4 yearsOberlin, OH
$60,240 $32,885 2,65835% 1,315 SAT
31 ACT
9 to 1
2 Case Western Reserve University
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Private, 4 yearsCleveland, OH
$54,532 $31,992 11,46530% 1,430 SAT
33 ACT
11 to 1
3 Ohio State University-Main Campus
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Public, 4 yearsColumbus, OH
$35,019
($11,936)
$10,846 61,36968% 1,320 SAT
29 ACT
19 to 1
4 Kenyon College
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Private, 4 yearsGambier, OH
$63,310 $36,420 1,61537% 1,370 SAT
32 ACT
9 to 1
5 Denison University
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Private, 4 yearsGranville, OH
$57,500 $32,432 2,25828% 1,325 SAT
30 ACT
9 to 1
6 Miami University-Oxford
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Public, 4 yearsOxford, OH
$37,379
($16,704)
$12,346 18,88092% 1,265 SAT
27 ACT
16 to 1
7 The College of Wooster
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Private, 4 yearsWooster, OH
$55,500 $34,910 1,92465% 1,265 SAT
28 ACT
11 to 1
8 Baldwin Wallace University
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Private, 4 yearsBerea, OH
$35,966 $21,087 3,39970% 1,150 SAT
24 ACT
11 to 1
9 University of Dayton
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Private, 4 yearsDayton, OH
$44,890 $27,429 11,65081% 1,190 SAT
26 ACT
15 to 1
10 University of Cincinnati-Main Campus
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Public, 4 yearsCincinnati, OH
$27,932
($12,598)
$5,311 40,82676% 1,225 SAT
26 ACT
19 to 1
11 Cedarville University
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Private, 4 yearsCedarville, OH
$33,374 $17,226 4,46159% 1,230 SAT
27 ACT
15 to 1
12 Capital University
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Private, 4 yearsColumbus, OH
$39,338 $26,438 3,02074% 1,120 SAT
23 ACT
12 to 1
13 Xavier University
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Private, 4 yearsCincinnati, OH
$42,460 $21,940 7,06181% 1,155 SAT
25 ACT
11 to 1
14 University of Toledo
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Public, 4 yearsToledo, OH
$20,850
($11,490)
$8,837 18,31995% 1,098 SAT
23 ACT
21 to 1
15 Wright State University-Main Campus
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Public, 4 yearsDayton, OH
$19,808
($10,390)
$6,910 10,93696% 1,089 SAT
22 ACT
14 to 1
16 Otterbein University
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Private, 4 yearsWesterville, OH
$33,674 $20,647 2,65276% 1,108 SAT
24 ACT
11 to 1
17 Franciscan University of Steubenville
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Private, 4 yearsSteubenville, OH
$30,180 $14,582 3,30473% 1,180 SAT
26 ACT
15 to 1
18 Kent State University at Kent
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Public, 4 yearsKent, OH
$20,810
($11,934)
$7,746 26,82284% 1,115 SAT
23 ACT
21 to 1
19 John Carroll University
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Private, 4 yearsUniversity Heights, OH
$45,514 $28,143 3,27888% 1,160 SAT
25 ACT
13 to 1
20 Cleveland State University
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Public, 4 yearsCleveland, OH
$16,653
($11,690)
$7,730 15,24794% 1,055 SAT
22 ACT
15 to 1
Average$38,746
($12,392)
$20,293 251,14470.10% 1,208 SAT
26.3000 ACT
13.85 to 1
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All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020