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196 Colleges
42,501 Yearly Graduations
$63,588 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$25,568 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Ohio ranked #6 in the nation for healthcare degrees handed out in 2019. Around 42,501 students received some type of diploma that year. Ohio colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $15,897 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $18,761 per year.

About 67% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,392 per year.

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Public Public vs. Private
3,517 Yearly Degrees
$12,612 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 27,367 students at OHIO Athens in total, 20,989 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 16,209 are full-time. It takes the average OHIO Athens undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

About 74% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

66% of OHIO Athens students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,304 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,700 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
2,762 Yearly Degrees
$11,154 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 39,263 students at UC in total, 28,376 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 23,712 are full-time. UC has a freshman retention rate of 86%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. Around 49% of accepted students are men, and 51% are women.

52% of UC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,293 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UC is $35,800.

Public Public vs. Private
2,406 Yearly Degrees
$11,084 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 61,391 students at Ohio State in total, 46,818 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 42,776 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at Ohio State is 94%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 48%. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

37% of Ohio State students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,525 a year. Ohio State has a 4.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,900 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
2,166 Yearly Degrees
$4,004 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,447 full-time undergraduates at Sinclair Community College, and 18,794 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 31% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,629 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Sinclair Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
1,549 Yearly Degrees
$4,588 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Columbus State Community College is 28,159, which includes 6,683 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

36% of Columbus State students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,685 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,400 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
1,303 Yearly Degrees
$10,602 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Kent State University at Kent is 27,716, of which 22,262 students are undergraduates and of those, 18,432 are full-time. For undergraduates at Kent State, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

Approximately 66% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,589 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.2% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Kent State is $31,000.

#7

University of Toledo

Toledo, Ohio
Public Public vs. Private
1,151 Yearly Degrees
$10,187 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 19,694 students at University of Toledo in total, 15,568 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 12,548 are full-time. For undergraduates at University of Toledo, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

Around 94% of students who apply get accepted. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

58% of University of Toledo students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,370 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,400 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
1,033 Yearly Degrees
$4,322 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Cuyahoga Community College District is 23,655, which includes 6,205 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

35% of Cuyahoga Community College District students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $1,990 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Cuyahoga Community College District is $22,500.

#9

Hondros College of Nursing

Westerville, Ohio
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
957 Yearly Degrees
$15,299 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,167 full-time undergraduates at Hondros College of Nursing, and 1,596 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 55%. Around 13% of accepted students are men, and 87% are women.

Approximately 82% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,742 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.3% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Hondros College of Nursing with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $41,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
764 Yearly Degrees
$50,924 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,383 undergraduates at Case Western, of which 5,237 are full-time, and there are 11,874 students altogether. Case Western has a freshman retention rate of 92%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 33% of students who apply get accepted. Around 51% of accepted students are men, and 49% are women.

Approximately 71% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,063 a year. Case Western has a 1.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $59,600 during the early-career years.

#11

Cleveland State University

Cleveland, Ohio
Public Public vs. Private
748 Yearly Degrees
$10,825 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Cleveland State University is 15,433, of which 11,564 students are undergraduates and of those, 9,097 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Cleveland State University is 4.6 years.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Approximately 62% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,197 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Cleveland State University is $34,100.

Public Public vs. Private
710 Yearly Degrees
$11,636 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Akron Main Campus is 17,600, of which 14,794 students are undergraduates and of those, 11,641 are full-time. For undergraduates at University of Akron Main Campus, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

Around 93% of students who apply get accepted. Around 46% of accepted students are men, and 54% are women.

65% of University of Akron Main Campus students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,822 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.1% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from University of Akron Main Campus is $30,700.

#13

Clark State Community College

Springfield, Ohio
Public Public vs. Private
634 Yearly Degrees
$3,918 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,215 full-time undergraduates at Clark State Community College, and 5,669 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Roughly 49% of students at Clark State Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,174 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Clark State Community College is $24,300.

Public Public vs. Private
591 Yearly Degrees
$4,446 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,226 full-time undergraduates at Cincinnati State, and 7,890 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

51% of Cincinnati State students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,299 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Cincinnati State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

Stark State College

North Canton, Ohio
Public Public vs. Private
506 Yearly Degrees
$4,190 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,830 students at Stark State College in total, 3,053 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Roughly 35% of students at Stark State College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,108 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Stark State College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
502 Yearly Degrees
$9,073 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 12,356 students at Wright State University - Main Campus in total, 9,371 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 7,226 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Wright State University - Main Campus is 4.6 years.

Around 97% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Roughly 62% of students at Wright State University - Main Campus take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,025 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Wright State University - Main Campus is $31,800.

#16

Xavier University

Cincinnati, Ohio
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
502 Yearly Degrees
$40,450 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,043 undergraduates at Xavier, of which 4,834 are full-time, and there are 6,973 students altogether. For undergraduates at Xavier, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

Approximately 62% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,857 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $40,700 during the early-career years.

#18

Owens Community College

Perrysburg, Ohio
Public Public vs. Private
496 Yearly Degrees
$5,270 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,351 full-time undergraduates at Owens State Community College, and 9,310 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 57% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,826 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Owens State Community College is $26,100.

Public Public vs. Private
482 Yearly Degrees
$11,316 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Bowling Green State University - Main Campus is 17,733, of which 15,103 students are undergraduates and of those, 12,936 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at BGSU is 4.4 years.

About 73% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Roughly 67% of students at BGSU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,493 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from BGSU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
469 Yearly Degrees
$4,140 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,742 full-time undergraduates at LCCC, and 10,206 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 12% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,897 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,200 during the early-career years.

#21

Mercy College of Ohio

Toledo, Ohio
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
435 Yearly Degrees
$15,900 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Mercy College of Ohio is 1,560, of which 1,500 students are undergraduates and of those, 365 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 57%. Of the accepted students, 20% are men and 80% are women.

Approximately 83% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,729 a year. Mercy College has a 5.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $49,000 during the early-career years.

#22

The University of Findlay

Findlay, Ohio
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
418 Yearly Degrees
$35,410 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,714 students at Findlay in total, 3,524 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,189 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 75%. Around 30% of accepted students are men, and 70% are women.

Approximately 78% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,290 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,300 during the early-career years.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
413 Yearly Degrees
$22,062 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Mount Carmel College of Nursing is 946, of which 733 students are undergraduates and of those, 549 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Mount Carmel College of Nursing is 4.2 years.

Around 99% of students who apply get accepted. Around 5% of accepted students are men, and 95% are women.

79% of Mount Carmel College of Nursing students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,725 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $55,500 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
407 Yearly Degrees
$4,656 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 677 full-time undergraduates at COTC, and 3,469 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Roughly 48% of students at COTC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,486 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from COTC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#25

Miami University - Oxford

Oxford, Ohio
Public Public vs. Private
391 Yearly Degrees
$15,193 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Miami University - Oxford is 19,716, of which 17,246 students are undergraduates and of those, 16,682 are full-time. For undergraduates at Miami University - Oxford, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 68%. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

Approximately 38% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,867 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Miami University - Oxford with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other Ohio Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Apollo Career Center 343
27 Youngstown State University 339
28 Ross College-Sylvania 330
29 Fortis College - Columbus 311
30 The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences 307
31 Lakeland Community College 290
32 Shawnee State University 271
33 Kettering College 270
34 Mount St. Joseph University 251
35 Northeast Ohio Medical University 249
35 Dayton School of Medical Massage 249
37 University of Dayton 241
38 Collins Career Center 240
39 Professional Skills Institute 233
40 Career and Technology Education Centers of Licking County 218
41 Ursuline College 215
41 Knox County Career Center 215
41 Cedarville University 215
44 James A Rhodes State College 209
45 North Central State College 206
46 University of Cincinnati - Blue Ash College 200
46 Baldwin Wallace University 200
48 Franklin University 199
49 EHOVE Career Center 197
49 Marion Technical College 197
51 Eastern Gateway Community College 196
51 Four County Career Center 196
53 Bryant & Stratton College - Parma 192
54 Otterbein University 191
55 Galen College of Nursing - Cincinnati 189
55 Remington College - Cleveland Campus 189
57 Pickaway Ross Joint Vocational School District 188
58 Ohio Northern University 185
59 Walsh University 181
59 Stautzenberger College - Maumee 181
61 Athena Career Academy 180
61 University of Rio Grande 180
63 Chamberlain University - Ohio 179
64 American Institute of Alternative Medicine 177
65 Capital University 174
66 Fortis College - Cuyahoga Falls 172
67 Ashland University 168
68 Kent State University at Ashtabula 162
69 Hocking College 159
70 Miami Valley Career Technology Center 156
70 Washington State Community College 156
72 Belmont College 151
73 Warren County Career Center 133
74 University of Cincinnati - Clermont College 124
74 Good Samaritan College of Nursing & Health Science 124
76 Stautzenberger College - Brecksville 121
77 Fortis College - Cincinnati 119
78 Ross Medical Education Center - Cincinnati 117
79 Ross Medical Education Center - Elyria 116
79 Herzing University - Akron 116
81 MDT College of Health Sciences 115
81 Tri-Rivers Career Center 115
83 Cuyahoga Valley Career Center 114
84 Ross Medical Education Center - Niles 112
84 Fortis College - Centerville 112
86 Washington County Career Center-Adult Technical Training 110
86 Columbiana County Career and Technical Center 110
86 Terra State Community College 110
89 Edison State Community College 108
90 Bradford School 107
90 Ohio Technical Center at Vantage Career Center 107
92 Mid-EastCTC-Adult Education 106
93 Canton City Schools Adult Career and Technical Education 103
93 Lorain County Joint Vocational School District 103
93 Ross College-Canton 103
96 Beckfield College - Tri-County 101
96 University of Mount Union 101
98 Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences 96
98 Northcoast Medical Training Academy 96
98 Northwest State Community College 96
101 Butler Tech - D Russel Lee Career Center 95
101 Madison Adult Career Center 95
103 U S Grant Joint Vocational School 92
104 Ohio Valley College of Technology 90
104 Willoughby-Eastlake School of Practical Nursing 90
104 Kent State University at Tuscarawas 90
107 Southern State Community College 89
107 Buckeye Hills Career Center 89
109 Lourdes University 83
110 Polaris Career Center 81
110 Adult and Community Education - Hudson 81
112 Malone University 80
112 Zane State College 80
114 Franciscan University of Steubenville 78
115 Felbry College School of Nursing 75
116 Muskingum University 74
117 Scioto County Career Technical Center 72
118 Ohio Christian University 71
119 Tri-County Adult Career Center 67
120 Ross Medical Education Center - Ontario 66
121 Ohio Institute of Allied Health 65
122 Ohio University - Southern Campus 64
122 Ohio Dominican University 64
124 Choffin Career and Technical Center 61
125 Kent State University at East Liverpool 60
126 Ohio University - Zanesville Campus 59
127 Kent State University at Geauga 58
127 Mount Vernon Nazarene University 58
127 ETI Technical College 58
130 Ross Medical Education Center - Dayton 57
131 Orion Institute 56
132 Auburn Career Center 54
133 Great Oaks Career Campuses 52
133 Ohio Medical Career College 52
135 Kent State University at Salem 51
135 Toledo Public Schools Adult and Continuing Education 51
137 Buckeye Joint Vocational School 49
137 Wayne County Schools Career Center 49
137 Ashtabula County Technical and Career Campus 49
137 Ohio Business College-Sheffield 49
137 Hannah E Mullins School of Practical Nursing 49
137 Portage Lakes Career Center 49
143 Sandusky Career Center 48
144 Marietta College 45
145 Mahoning County Career and Technical Center 44
146 University of Northwestern Ohio 43
146 Notre Dame College 43
146 Ohio Business College-Sandusky 43
149 Miami University - Hamilton 42
150 Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center 40
151 Community Services Division - Alliance City 39
152 Tiffin University 35
153 Dental Assistant Pro, Lebanon 34
153 Central School of Practical Nursing 34
155 Pike County Joint Vocational School District 32
155 Union Institute & University 32
155 Ohio University - Chillicothe Campus 32
158 Trumbull Career & Technical Center 31
158 Dental Assistant Pro, Westerville 31
158 Eastland-Fairfield Career and Technical Schools 31
158 John Carroll University 31
162 Miami University - Middletown 30
163 Hiram College 29
164 Heidelberg University 28
165 Lake Erie College 26
165 Upper Valley Career Center 26
167 Trinity Health System School of Nursing 25
168 Bowling Green State University - Firelands 24
169 Daymar College - Columbus 22
170 Cleveland Clinic Health System-School of Diagnostic Imaging 18
171 Davis College 17
172 Medina County Career Center 16
172 Firelands Regional Medical Center School of Nursing 16
174 Wright State University - Lake Campus 14
174 Vanguard-Sentinel Adult Career and Technology Center 14
174 Wilmington College 14
177 University of Akron Wayne College 12
177 Bluffton University 12
177 The College of Wooster 12
180 Defiance College 11
180 Ohio Wesleyan University 11
182 Cleveland Institute of Art 10
183 Raphael’s School of Beauty Culture Inc-Boardman 9
183 Wittenberg University 9
183 Wilberforce University 9
186 Pioneer Career and Technology Center 8
187 Ohio State University - Lima Campus 5
188 Antioch University - Midwest 3
189 Ohio University - Lancaster Campus 2
189 DeVry University - Ohio 2
191 Air Force Institute of Technology - Graduate School of Engineering & Management 1
192 Valley College - Cleveland 0
192 Ohio State University - Newark Campus 0
192 Ohio University - Eastern Campus 0
192 Kent State University at Trumbull 0
192 Kent State University at Stark 0

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