Universities & Colleges in Ohio

University City
Ohio State University-Main Campus Columbus
Case Western Reserve University Cleveland
Kenyon College Gambier
Oberlin College Oberlin
University of Cincinnati-Main Campus Cincinnati
University of Dayton Dayton
University of Toledo Toledo
Cleveland State University Cleveland
Miami University-Oxford Oxford
Ohio University-Main Campus Athens
Kent State University at Kent Kent
University of Akron Main Campus Akron
Bowling Green State University-Main Campus Bowling Green
Wright State University-Main Campus Dayton
The College of Wooster Wooster
Ohio Northern University Ada
Cedarville University Cedarville
Franciscan University of Steubenville Steubenville
John Carroll University University Heights
Otterbein University Westerville
Xavier University Cincinnati
Heidelberg University Tiffin
Capital University Columbus
Cleveland Institute of Art Cleveland
The University of Findlay Findlay
Marietta College Marietta
Wright State University-Lake Campus Celina
Ashland University Ashland
Mount Vernon Nazarene University Mount Vernon
Malone University Canton
Ohio Dominican University Columbus
Lake Erie College Painesville
Cincinnati Christian University Cincinnati
University of Mount Union Alliance
Ursuline College Pepper Pike
Hiram College Hiram
Wilmington College Wilmington
Bluffton University Bluffton
Lourdes University Sylvania
Youngstown State University Youngstown
Urbana University Urbana
Muskingum University New Concord
Art Academy of Cincinnati Cincinnati
Defiance College Defiance
Notre Dame College Cleveland
Central State University Wilberforce
Wilberforce University Wilberforce
Mount Carmel College of Nursing Columbus
Bryant & Stratton College-Cleveland Cleveland
Kent State University at Trumbull Warren
Kent State University at Tuscarawas New Philadelphia
Kent State University at Geauga Burton
Miami University-Middletown Middletown
Ohio State University-Lima Campus Lima
Ohio State University-Marion Campus Marion
Ohio State University-Newark Campus Newark
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Lancaster
University of Rio Grande Rio Grande
Ohio Mid-Western College Cincinnati
United Theological Seminary Dayton
Walsh University North Canton
University of Phoenix-Ohio Beachwood
The Art Institute of Ohio-Cincinnati Cincinnati
Allegheny Wesleyan College Salem
University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College Blue Ash
Northeast Ohio Medical University Rootstown
Antioch University-PhD Program in Leadership and Change Yellow Springs
Kent State University at Salem Salem
Ohio State University-Mansfield Campus Mansfield
Ohio University-Chillicothe Campus Chillicothe
Ohio University-Zanesville Campus Zanesville
Ohio Wesleyan University Delaware
Tiffin University Tiffin
Tri-State Bible College South Point
Chamberlain College of Nursing-Ohio Columbus
Bryant & Stratton College-Eastlake Eastlake
Antioch University-Midwest Yellow Springs
Air Force Institute of Technology-Graduate School of Engineering & Management Wright-Patterson AFB
Baldwin Wallace University Berea
Denison University Granville
Kent State University at East Liverpool East Liverpool
Kent State University at Stark Canton
Mercy College of Ohio Toledo
Methodist Theological School in Ohio Delaware
Miami University-Hamilton Hamilton
Ohio University-Eastern Campus Saint Clairsville
Ohio University-Southern Campus Ironton
Shawnee State University Portsmouth
Union Institute & University Cincinnati
Winebrenner Theological Seminary Findlay
Wittenberg University Springfield
Athenaeum of Ohio Cincinnati
Bryant & Stratton College-Parma Parma
Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science Cincinnati
Ohio Christian University Circleville
Cleveland Institute of Music Cleveland
Columbus College of Art and Design Columbus
Franklin University Columbus
Gods Bible School and College Cincinnati
Kent State University at Ashtabula Ashtabula
Kettering College Kettering
Mount Saint Joseph University Cincinnati
University of Northwestern Ohio Lima
Payne Theological Seminary Wilberforce
Pontifical College Josephinum Columbus
Trinity Lutheran Seminary Columbus


Located in the Midwestern part of the United States, Ohio is the 7th most populated state (and 34th largest by area) with more than 11.5 million inhabitants. This state is enclosed by the Great Lakes Region and experiences a humid continental climate. The summers in Ohio are hot and humid, whereas the winters are snowy and cold. The capital and the most populated city of the state is Columbus, which also is home of The Franklin University, Ohio State University, Capital University, and Ohio Dominican University.

The Ohio's geographic location is an asset for its economic growth and expansion. The economy of Ohio is transitioning from manufacturing to service sector. The top sectors in the state include Aerospace and Defense, Healthcare, Pharmacies, Rubber and plastics and Chemicals. Ohio also has almost 28 fortune 500 companies such as Kroger Co, Wal-Mart, Kroger , Cardinal Health, AK Steel Corporation, Procter & Gamble to name a few.

Higher Education
The students have almost 130 institutions of higher education to select from, in this Buckeye State. But, this state is known for agriculture business degrees, research in medical fields. Many notable people have educated from Ohio such as Albert Beveridge, Neil Armstrong, and Benjamin Harrison.

The University System of Ohio on an average enrolls over 500,000 students yearly making this state third largest in terms of state systems in the nation. Numerous universities in Ohio are ranked as the top in the nation including Ohio State University, Case Western Reserve University, University of Dayton, Bowling Green State University, Youngstown State University, Miami University (public), Ohio University, Xavier University, University of Cincinnati and Kent State University. Apart from this, Ohio also has several two-year institutions along with religiously-affiliated schools where the students can choose varying specialties.

The best part about studying in Ohio is the fact that students can get top-notch education without spending a lot. The tuition cost of the Ohio state university for instance, is $11,000 for instate students and $30,000 for out-state student along with other expenses. For top private university such as the Case Western Reserve University, the tuition and fees is approximately $48,000.

Top jobs
Some of the fastest growing jobs and fields in Ohio are Healthcare Practitioners, Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations, Sales, Healthcare Support, Business and Financial Operations, Nursing, Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, Education amongst others.

Cost of living
In terms of cost of living, Ohio is one of the least expensive states in the country. The median household income in Ohio is ~$53,000. In fact, Ohio's cost of living is nearly 35% less than that of California.

International student
Not just students from the US but also from all around the globe choose Ohio for higher education. Foreign students in the state Ohio, according to the institute of international education were ~38,000 in 2017, which gives the state an 8th position in the nation. Most of the international students studying in Ohio are from countries like China, South Korea, India, Taiwan, and South Arabia.

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