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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
Denison University Granville
The College of Wooster Wooster
Cedarville University Cedarville
University of Mount Union Alliance
Ohio Northern University Ada
Wittenberg University Springfield
Franciscan University of Steubenville Steubenville
Xavier University Cincinnati
Marietta College Marietta
John Carroll University University Heights
Ohio Wesleyan University Delaware
Kettering College of Medical Arts Kettering
Otterbein University Westerville
Capital University Columbus
The University of Findlay Findlay
Baldwin-Wallace College Berea
Walsh University North Canton
Ohio Dominican University Columbus
Ursuline College Pepper Pike
Mount Vernon Nazarene University Mount Vernon
Malone University Canton
Hiram College Hiram
Cleveland Institute of Art Cleveland
Columbus College of Art and Design Columbus
Ashland University Ashland
Lake Erie College Painesville
Bluffton University Bluffton
Cincinnati Christian University Cincinnati
Wilmington College Wilmington
Art Academy of Cincinnati Cincinnati
Muskingum University New Concord
Tiffin University Tiffin
Notre Dame College Cleveland
Defiance College Defiance
College of Mount St. Joseph Cincinnati
Ohio Christian University Circleville
Central State University Wilberforce
Mount Carmel College of Nursing Columbus
DeVry University-Ohio Columbus
Bryant & Stratton College-Cleveland Cleveland
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Cincinnati
Heidelberg University Tiffin
Kent State University at Trumbull Warren
Kent State University at Tuscarawas New Philadelphia
Kent State University at Geauga Burton
Ashland University Dwight Schar College of Nursing Mansfield
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
Temple Baptist College Cincinnati
United Theological Seminary Dayton
Wilberforce University Wilberforce
University of Phoenix-Cleveland Campus Independence
University of Phoenix-Columbus Ohio Campus Columbus
The Art Institute of Ohio-Cincinnati Cincinnati
Allegheny Wesleyan College Salem
University of Cincinnati-Raymond Walters College Blue Ash
Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy 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
Tri-State Bible College South Point
Youngstown State University Youngstown
University of Phoenix-Cincinnati Campus West Chester
Bexley Hall Episcopal Seminary Columbus
Chamberlain College of Nursingâ€"Columbus Campus Columbus
Bryant and Stratton College-Eastlake Campus Eastlake
Antioch University Midwest Yellow Springs
Air Force Institute of Technology-Graduate School of Engineering & Management Wright Patterson AFB
Kent State University at East Liverpool East Liverpool
Kent State University at Stark Canton
Lourdes College Sylvania
Mercy College of Northwest Ohio Toledo
Methodist Theological School in Ohio Delaware
Miami University-Hamilton Hamilton
Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine Independence
Ohio University-Eastern Campus Saint Clairsville
Ohio University-Southern Campus Ironton
Shawnee State University Portsmouth
Union Institute & University Cincinnati
Urbana University Urbana
Winebrenner Theological Seminary Findlay
Athenaeum of Ohio Cincinnati
Bryant and Stratton College-Parma Parma
Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science Cincinnati
Cleveland Institute of Music Cleveland
Chancellor University Cleveland
Franklin University Columbus
Gods Bible School and College Cincinnati
Kent State University at Ashtabula Ashtabula
University of Northwestern Ohio Lima
Payne Theological Seminary Wilberforce
Pontifical College Josephinum Columbus
Trinity Lutheran Seminary Columbus
Wright State University-Lake Campus Celina


Located in the Midwestern part of the United States, Ohio is the 7th most populated state with more than 11 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 400,000 students yearly making this state fifth 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 $29,000 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 $39,000.

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 average salary is $42,000, which is lower than the average annual salary nationwide by roughly $5000. 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 25,000 in 2011, 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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