Colleges in Ohio

Colleges in Ohio

Ohio is a Midwestern state with hot, humid summers and cool winters. As the “Birthplace of Aviation,” the Buckeye State has five international airports and also claims Neil Armstrong, first man to walk on the moon, as a native from Wapakoneta. Colleges in Ohio are evenly split between private not-for-profit and public institutions. Ohio University was the first college established in the state, and is the ninth oldest institution in the continental US. The most selective in Ohio is Kenyon College. Ohio’s key economic industries are advanced energy and environmental technologies, aerospace and aviation, along with agriculture and food processing. Top attractions include the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Cedar Point Amusement Park, and Hocking Hills State Park.
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Ohio State University-Main Campus

Originally founded as a land-grant university in 1870, Ohio State University is a public institution in Columbus and the third-largest campus in the nation. OSU confers bachelor’s degrees in over 200 academic fields of study. In addition to classroom...

“…Ohio State is it's own small world. Once you get involved, which is a must, you cannot walk across campus without seeing someone you know. From academics to sports, Ohio State is an excellent school with long standing tradition. ” – Amarilis from Newbury, OH

Ohio University-Main Campus

The first university chartered by an Act of Congress, Ohio University is a public research institution in southeast Ohio. The Ohio campus hosts nine colleges conferring degrees in over 250 undergraduate and graduate-level fields of study as well as...

“…ohio university deserves a 10 out of 10! the campus and atmosphere here is remarkable. the teachers really want you to succeed and so do your peers.” – Amy from Newark, OH

University of Cincinnati-Main Campus

Founded in 1919, the University of Cincinnati is a 4-year public research institution and the second largest university in the state of Ohio. UC is home to 14 colleges and schools conferring degrees and is renowned as the first school to offer a co...

“…This campus is small enough to get to your classes in a reasonable time, but still big to find fun things to do. They have great places to eat with lots of variety. The people are all really friendly.” – Alex from Cincinnati, OH

Miami University-Oxford

Founded in 1809, Miami University is a 4-year public research institution in southwest Ohio and the state’s second oldest university. Miami of Ohio confers bachelor’s degrees in over 120 fields of study. For recreation, Miami is home to a unique...

“…Miami University is a great mid-sized university for academics and social life. There are various organizations students can join and activities provided by the school to participate in. Big companies are always here recruiting, so there are many...” – Randy from Oxford, OH

Oberlin College

Oberlin College is a liberal arts institution that was founded in 1833 in Oberlin, OH. Only two colleges operate on this private university’s campus, a College of Arts and Sciences and the oldest continuously operating Conservatory of Music in the...

“…What a life changing college experience. Here I feel challenged and exposed to so much diversity. I learn so much, from the classroom to the campus, I am enlightened everywhere I go here.” – Johnny from Lorain, OH

Kent State University at Kent

Originally founded as a teacher-training school, Kent State University is a 4-year public research university in northeast Ohio. Kent State hosts ten colleges conferring undergraduate degrees in more than 300 areas of study. Additionally, KSU is home...

“…Kent State University is way too often grossly stereotyped and given the reputation of having low standards. I have found my programs and the staff that I have worked with to be highly qualified. The atmosphere and diversity of the campus truly...” – Robert from Strongsville, OH

Case Western Reserve University

Founded by the merger of Western Reserve University and Case School of Applied Science, Case Western Reserve University is a 4-year private research institution in Cleveland. Case Western features nine schools conferring bachelor’s degrees in 95...

“…Case Western is a school that is very focused on academics and research. It is quite academically rigorous, but also very rewarding. Using "Think Beyond the Possible," as their motto, Case Western drives their students to achieve their goals, even...” – Elanda from Fairview Park, OH

Xavier University

Xavier University is a Jesuit Catholic institution in Cincinnati and the sixth-oldest Catholic university in the nation. Xavier is home to colleges of Arts & Science, Business, and Professional Sciences offering bachelor’s degrees in over 90 fields...

“…Xavier University is the perfect enlivenment to grow as a student. The campus is beautiful and is full of people who are warm and inviting to all incoming students and guests. My only warning is to work for scholarships and be aware of university...” – Jonathan from Aurora, IL

University of Toledo

Founded in 1872, the University of Toledo is a public research institution in northwest Ohio and a member of the state university system of Ohio. Toledo is home to 13 colleges and schools conferring over 300 undergrad and graduate degrees. For...

“…Toledo is a great college with a great business program I would recommend to anyone. The teachers are very helpful, respectful and understanding to your desire to learn more and more. The students are very friendly and also want to help you learn...” – Freeman from Bedford, OH

University of Dayton

Founded by Marianist priests in 1850, The University of Dayton is a Roman Catholic university and the second largest private school in Ohio. Dayton is home to schools of Law, Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Engineering, and Education...

“…ud is the perfect school for a home away from home! academically, they have tons of programs and more classes than you can imagine with amazing professors. student life is so fun every night whether staying in with your floor mates, going out to the...” – Morgan from Cincinnati, OH

Heidelberg University

Heidelberg University is a private, liberal arts institution established in Tiffin, Ohio. Students graduating from Heidelberg are all given the option to enroll in the school’s Plus One Advantage program, which registers students in a 1-year Master...

“…heidelberg is a small school with a lot of opportunities. the professors are there to help you succeed, and will do anything to help you. ” – Taylor from Tiffin, OH

Bowling Green State University-Main Campus

Founded in 1910 as a teacher’s college, Bowling Green State University is a 4-year public research institution in northwest Ohio. Bowling Green State is home to eight colleges conferring undergraduate degrees as well as an honors college. In addition...

“…Bowling Geen Stae University is a very diverse campus. I admire it because the faculty and staff reach out to the students because they genuinely care about them. I honestly feel like BGSU has so many different opportunities for students to network...” – Brandii from Detroit, MI

Kenyon College

Situated atop a hill overlooking the farms of mid-Ohio and featuring distinctive Gothic architecture, Kenyon College is a 4-year liberal arts college and the oldest private institution in the state. Kenyon offers undergraduate degrees in over 50...

“…The college creates a community atmosphere that is inviting to everyone. The courses are tough, but you do not take them alone and there is no sense of competition between students. Also, one of the most beautiful campuses in world.” – Ryan from St. Louis, MO

Wright State University-Main Campus

Named after Wilbur & Orville Wright, Wright State University is a 4-year public school in Dayton. Wright State features eight colleges and three schools granting degrees in 295 academic programs. In addition to classroom space, Wright State hosts the...

“…Wright State was the perfect size college for me; Big enough to get the real college life feel, yet small enough to feel like a tight knit community. The classes are really interesting, even the general education classes that are required for every...” – Kaytee from Fairborn, OH

Cleveland State University

Cleveland State University is a public university in the heart of downtown Cleveland. Among the university’s 10 colleges hosting over 175 degree-granting academic programs, Cleveland State is home to the only film school in the state of Ohio. For the...

“…Cleveland State is a wonderful college. Engineering and Business is there specialty. At Cleveland State you will meet many people and be eligible for an excessive number of scholarships.” – Unknow From Cleveland, OH

The College of Wooster

Founded by a Presbyterian minister, the College of Wooster is a 4-year liberal arts college in northeast Ohio. Wooster grants bachelor’s degrees in 44 academic majors and every student’s academic career begins with a First-Year Seminar focusing on...

“…Wooster has incredible professors that are always available and willing to help students. The students are smart and hard working individuals that know where and what they would like to be doing in life. The campus is social enough to be fun however...” – Jeff from Parker, CO

Ashland University

Founded in 1878, Ashland University is a 4-year private school in mid-Ohio affiliated with the Church of the Brethren. Ashland is home to colleges of Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, and Nursing granting undergraduate degrees in over 70 academic...

“…ashland unoversity is a small college with all the benefits of a large university. the state of the art complexes include the dining hall and the recreation center. the faculty and staff are one of a kind who make your experience at ashland...” – Dean from Ashland, OH

Tiffin University

Tiffin University is a private, 4-year institution located in Ohio and founded in 1888. It is a military-friendly school and houses the first public building to be wired for electricity in the nation. Criminal justice and law enforcement...

“…I rate Tiffin University on a scale of 1-10 a 10. I am a single mother, and I am employed full time, and Tiffin has made my dreams of attending college a reality. Tiffin is the best college for working individuals, individuals that do not have free...” – Mechelle from Lorain, OH

Denison University

Founded in 1831, Denison University is a private school in mid-Ohio and the second oldest liberal arts college in the state. Denison grants bachelor’s degrees in 54 academic majors and its First-Year Program provides academic and co-curricular...

“…Denison feels a lot bigger than it is; just over two thousand people sounds small but there are always faculty/staff, Granville, and other places to experience! Students are friendly and involved. The potential to succeed here is incredible- students...” – Jackson from Richmond, VA

Columbus State Community College

Columbus State Community College is a two-year institution based in Columbus, Ohio. CSCC offers technical certifications and associate degree and college credit for life experiences. The most popular majors are nursing assistant, logistics and supply...

“…CSCC is an outstanding college to attend. The atmosphere is friendly, there are a lot of campus-related activities to do, and is conveniently located in the downtown area. Here, besides an active social environment, there is a friendly staff that is...” – Christian from Columbus, OH

The University of Findlay

Founded in 1882, the University of Findlay is a private institution based in Findlay, OH. UF is affiliated with the Churches of God General Conference and is rated as having “more selective” admissions. The school offers liberal arts-based degree...

“…i love the university of findlay because of the small campus atmosphere. teachers and staff are always willing to talk to and help you with whatever you may need. classes are exciting and fun because the small class sizes allow for hands-on...” – Kristen from Richmond, IN

Notre Dame College

Notre Dame College is a Catholic liberal arts school dedicated to teaching students in the Sisters of Notre Dame tradition. NDC is based in South Euclid, Ohio, and houses the tolerance outreach center, the Abrahamic Center, which promotes interfaith...

“…Notre Dame college is by far offered the best experience I have ever had as a college student. there are many available resources for academic purposes. Notre Dame college take part in the NCAA which is the best thing ever, there are scholarships...” – Youry from Lauderhill, FL

Youngstown State University

Youngstown State University is a 4-year public school and urban research university based in northeast Ohio. Youngstown State awards undergraduate degrees in over 115 academic majors and is home to research centers including the Center of Excellence...

“…Youngstown State is a great size school and has great classes. The classroom sizes are different every class but, are manageable. The amount of activities you can be involved in is huge at YSU, especially if you stay on campus. ” – Monica from Walton Hills, OH

Cedarville University

Founded by the Reformed Presbyterian Church in 1887, Cedarville University is a 4-year Baptist school in southwest Ohio. Cedarville offers undergraduate degrees in more than 150 biblically integrated academic programs and each program features a...

“…Cedarville is an amazing place. If you are looking for God, fun, friends, and a great education, you should check out Cedarville. It's a fantastic environment!” – Jonnah from Independence, KY

Central State University

Founded in 1887, Central State University is a 4-year public school in western Ohio and an Historically Black College and University. A member of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, Central State hosts colleges of Education, Engineering, Business,...

“…It is a great historically black university. You will learn a great deal academically, as well as with yourself. Central State is a family based campus.” – Janay from Bellwood, IL

Ohio Northern University

Ohio Northern University is a private institution based in Ada, OH, associated with the United Methodist Church. ONU is a sister university of a private school in Seoul, South Korea, the Dankook University. ONU offers one of the only pharmacy...

“…The atmosphere of Ohio Northern University is overwhelmed with a positive vibe invigorated in every student. The people at the school make Ohio Northern University what it is, which is an incredible educational experience. Not only are the students...” – Megan from Springboro, OH

Otterbein University

Otterbein University is a 4-year, liberal arts institution located in Westerville, OH, minutes from the 14th largest city in the US, Columbus. Founded in 1847, Otterbein has been co-educational from the beginning and takes pride in its diversity and...

“…I'm a Health Promotion and Fitness Major, and the professors are great! The classes are small, the professors are excited to be here, the area is safe but close to big city excitement, and the food's pretty good too! I also got a lot of financial aid...” – Elizabeth from Avalon, CA

Antioch College
Yellow Springs, OH

Founded by the Christian Connection, Antioch College is a 4-year liberal arts college in western Ohio. Antioch offers bachelor’s degrees in nine fields of study and students also have the option to design their own major in arts or sciences....

“…Antioch College is rebuilding itself after being closed down by the larger University which it was affiliated with. Now independent of the University, Antioch College is reclaiming its reputation as a top-tier liberal arts college with a big emphasis...” – Hannah from Alexandria, VA

Capital University

Founded in 1830, Capital University is a liberal arts institution and one of the largest Lutheran universities in the US. The CU Chapel Choir is recognized for performing at Carnegie Hall, in different parts of the world, and for leading the annual...

“…Capital is very religious. Capital has many opportunites. Capital is very welcoming.” – Antoine from Lithonia, GA

Ohio Wesleyan University

Established by a local pastor in a former hotel, Ohio Wesleyan University is a liberal arts college in mid-Ohio. OWU confers bachelor’s degrees in over 90 fields of study and more than a quarter of the student body chooses to double major. Throughout...

“…The people are friendly and helpful. They really make you feel welcome. The school is small, intimate, and truly personalized.” – Jane from Akron,Ohio

John Carroll University
University Heights, OH
John Carroll University

John Carroll University is a private, 4-year institution affiliated with the Jesuit Catholic church. JCU offers more than 70 academic degrees that have been developed over the past 130 years to carry out JCU’s vision of creating inspired leaders who...

“…It is a small school and a close-knit community, so it is a great place for those unsure of the larger universities. The campus is beautiful and it is definitely a great place to do studying outside in the warmer months. Also for those who are not...” – Valentina from PA

Sinclair Community College

Sinclair Community College is a public institution located primarily in Dayton, Ohio, with satellite campuses in Centerville, Englewood, and Huber Heights. The college offers a full array of degree and certificate programs, and provides additional...

“…despite being the largest centrally-located community college in the state of ohio, scc is easy to navigate and a very well-rounded school. the individual attention and assistance is remarkable. i am so proud to call myself a scc tartan. ” – Brittany from Dayton, OH

Marietta College

Marietta College is a small, private liberal arts college that was founded in 1835. All first-year students are required to take a College Life and Leadership Laboratory course as well as a first-year seminar. Students can compete for places in the...

“…Marietta is a great place for a student that is outgoing and loves to get involved. The key to a great college career at Marietta is to be involved early and often. ” – Matthew from Dublin, OH

Wittenberg University

Founded in 1845, Wittenberg University is a 4-year liberal arts college in western Ohio affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The third oldest Lutheran college in the United States, Wittenberg confers bachelor’s degrees in over...

“…wittenberg university has provided a great college experience. the campus is beautiful, and the people here are amazing and friendly. anyone would be lucky to come here.” – Jennifer from IN

Baldwin Wallace University

One of the nation’s first colleges to admit students of both genders and all races, Baldwin Wallace University is a liberal arts and sciences university in the Cleveland metro area. BWU is home to colleges of Business, Education, Arts & Sciences, and...

“…Baldwin-Wallace College is great place to be. The institution is warm and welcoming; it feels like every student and faculty member are apart of your family. Aside from the humble atmosphere, BW offers many community service, internship, and job...” – Courtney from Cleveland Heights, OH

Defiance College
Founded in 1850, the Defiance College is a private institution based in the rural town of Defiance, OH. The liberal arts college is closely affiliated with the United Church of Christ. The school houses the McMaster School for Advancing Humanity...

“…Defiance college is a small school that set students on the right path for a career. The small size classes make students gain confidence to ask questions and approach the professors.” – Robert from New York, NY

Bluffton University

Situated on the banks of Little Riley Creek, Bluffton University is a liberal arts college founded by the Mennonite Church in northwest Ohio. Bluffton offers undergraduate degrees in over 85 academic areas of study. As part of the university’s...

“…bluffton university is a very good university. the teachers are very helpful and are willing to spend extra time with you, to help you understand the material. the classes aren't very big which is good because you have more of a one on one...” – billy bob

Malone University

Malone University is a private, Christian, liberal arts institution located in Canton, OH. Founded in 1892, Malone has grown to offer 91 undergraduate and 12 graduate programs, some of which are available online. Standing out from the 50-plus majors...

“…Amazing! great place develop intellectually and spiritually!” – Alicia from Fredericksburg, OH

Shawnee State University

Shawnee State University is a public institution situated in Portsmouth, Ohio, with a “selective” admissions process. SSU students can apply for the Honors Program or take advantage of an accelerated program, which can lead to completion of...

“…Shawnee State University is an amazing school. They have all kinds of different opportunities for everyone. Also if you ever need help there is always someone close by.” – Erin from South Point, OH

Walsh University

Walsh University is a private, 4-year institution located in North Canton, Ohio. The college also maintains a satellite campus just outside of Rome in Castel Gandolfo, Italy, which students have the opportunity to visit through one of the college’s...

“…walsh university is a great learning environment. the staff, faculty, and students alike have every person's best interests in mind. walsh is truly concerned with furthering both education and well-being.” – Taylor from Navarre, OH

Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a private, Christ-centered institution established in Ohio. Students are required to attend chapel, with the number of chapel credits necessary each semester varying depending on the student’s year. MVNU primarily...

“…mvnu is a good school and i have been blessed to be a pseo (post-secondary education option) student here for the past 2 years. growing up in mt. vernon, mvnu has been a big part of the community and i have gotten to know many of the past students...” – MVNU PSEO Student

Owens Community College is a public, 2-year institution with campus locations in Toledo and Findlay, Ohio. Owens offers over 100 academic programs, including a number of Dual Admission Express Programs, which guarantee admission to regional colleges...

“…Owens has really all it has claimed to be for me. They offer a lot of free services to help guarantee your success, they do everything in their power to make failing hard. So far, all the teachers I have had have awesome, they were understanding and...” – Adren from Oregon, OH

Ohio Christian University is a private, Christ-centered institution established in Circleville, with satellite facilities located throughout Ohio and in Morrow, Georgia. For residential undergraduates, OCU offers academic programs in Psychology,...

“…i enjoy the aim program. the professors are great. life changing opportunities.” – Brenda from Chillicothe`, OH

Wilberforce University is a private institution and the nation’s first historically black university. Wilberforce is associated with the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Wilberforce requires all students to participate in the “cooperative program”...

“…Wilberforce University is a very family oriented institution. Its atmosphere is just above average, having both good and bad times. The campus facilities are moderate but comforting.” – Dahrion from Southfield, MI

Lake Erie College

Lake Erie College is a private, 4-year institution established in Painesville, Ohio. LEC offers over 30 undergraduate and graduate majors, as well as over 25 minors, with a unique CORE general education curriculum that aims to cultivate all of the...

“…Lake Erie College is a private school that is full of life. The teachers are always available and want each student to succeed. On a scale of 1-10 (10 being the best) I give Lake Erie College a 12!” – Stephanie from Dublin, OH

Hocking College

Hocking College is a 2-year community college with an open admissions policy and a focus on “hired education.” It is the only community college that offers on-campus housing in the state of Ohio to encourage immersive learning. Students can take...

“…hocking is a wonderful school, especially for nursing students. i chose this school because they have a one hundred percent passing rate on their bar exams. i would choose this school all over again if i had to redo it. ” – Amber from Lancaster, OH

Muskingum University is a private liberal arts institution. Paul Hall, the oldest building on campus, houses the music department and is registered on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. Additionally, the Anne C. Steele Center was named...

“…The campus is safe, clean and very welcoming. The professors are easy going, and very helpful, understanding, ready for you to be a part of the college family.The students are friendly, easy to approach, will help you when asked.” – Shay from Flushing, OH

Hiram College

Hiram College is a private, liberal arts institution located in the state of Ohio. Students attending Hiram are required to complete courses in nine unique educational focuses, such as Creative Methods, Social and Cultural Analysis, and Experiencing...

“…Hiram is a terrific place for meeting new people, that is my favorite part about the college. No matter what type of personality fits you best, whether you are athletic, outgoing, or shy, you will find the right group for you that will make your...” – Rima from Youngstown

The University of Rio Grande is a private, 4-year institution established in southeastern Ohio. The 190-acre campus offers more than 70 academic programs which are taught through a combination of practical experience and the liberal arts. Rio Grande...

“…This school is a good one. I've gone to several different schools and this is my favorite one so far. I would rate them high.” – Amanda from Bidwell, OH

Wilmington College

Wilmington College was founded in 1870 by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). It is a career-focused liberal arts institution situated in rural Wilmington, Ohio. It is the only private college in the state that offers an Agricultural program....

“…Wilmington College is a small Quaker liberal arts college in South-central Ohio. Its faculty and stuff are dedicated to helping students succeed and make a difference in the world. The college is a perfect choice for any student who is looking for...” – Megan from Batavia, OH

Lorain County Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in Elyria, Ohio, with satellite locations in Wellington and North Ridgeville. With the second-lowest tuition rate in the state, LCCC offers nearly 300 programs within ten...

“…Lorain County Community College is an excellent stepping stone for those who want to save money while getting a good start in they're college education. A year or two here will prepare you for whatever future you choose, whether its continuing your...” – Mariah from Lorain, OH

Close by the shore of Lake Erie, Lakeland Community College is a 2-year community college in northeast Ohio. Lakeland features more than 130 degrees and certificates and several noncredit workforce and professional development courses. The Holden...

“…the teachers are very nice and helpful. the campus is a good size, so everything is easily accessible. it is a fine place to start college and earn your beginning credits. ” – Erika from Chesterland, OH

Franklin University is a private, 4-year institution established in Columbus, Ohio. Along with its main campus, the college also maintains regional locations in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana. The vast majority of students attending...

“…i am an online franklin student, and i love it. i love the support - i have an academic adviser, a student adviser and a peer adviser. i feel like i have all the tools i need to be successful and supported.” – Elizabeth from Worthington, OH

University of Mount Union

Founded in 1846, the University of Mount Union is a private institution based in Alliance, Ohio. It is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The university campus is home to a bird observatory, learning center, and hiking trails. All students...

“…mount is a great school if you want to get involved. as far as i can tell they offer great academics for every major. the people are great and everyone wants you to succeed.” – Loves Mount!

Cleveland Institute of Art

The Cleveland Institute of Art is a college of arts, media, and design in Cleveland’s University Circle neighborhood. CIA confers degrees in 15 artistic majors such as Animation, Game Design, and Ceramics. In addition, CIA requires all students to...

“…The Cleveland Institute of Art is a very unorthodox campus. Its students are varied and unique, and not afraid to let their true personalities shine. ” – Adam from Strongsville, OH

Franciscan University of Steubenville

The Franciscan University of Steubenville is a private institution based in Steubenville, Ohio, and affiliated with the Catholic church. The school is home to Christ the King Chapel where students can attend daily mass, weekly vespers, confessions...

“…a great college that is academically challenging and passionately catholic. most of the professors that teach here, permanent or adjunct are top in their field of study and they very kind and willing to help whomever comes their way. the atmosphere...” – Catherine from Steubenville, OH

Lourdes University is a 4-year Catholic and Franciscan institution established in Sylvania, Ohio. The 127-acre suburban campus offers majors in arts and sciences; business and leadership; social sciences; and nursing, as well as unique apartment...

“…lourdes is a very friendly, accepting, and easy-going school that has staff and students that are always willing to lend a helping hand. it's main ideals are to create a community of learning, reverence, and service and they truly do so! lourdes...” – Ellen from Toledo, OH

Ohio Dominican University is a private, 4-year institution established in the city of Columbus. The college utilizes a unique core curriculum which consists of four seminars that revolve around one deep, philosophical question per year. Students...

“…i feel ohio dominican is a very welcoming and challenging school. it pushes the limits of one's education beyond school work to the spirituality of a person. it is a great place to learn and discover who you are and explore your options with...” – Meredith from Galion, OH

University of Northwestern Ohio

The University of Northwestern Ohio is a private entrepreneurial institution dedicated to career preparation. UNOH hosts five colleges conferring bachelor’s degrees in 50 career-centered academic programs and is designated by the US Department of...

“…The University is a great experience. The staff are very understanding for personal situations, and family issues. The classes are small, and it is easy to get one on one time with a professor to help you as needed.” – Samantha from Ottoville, OH

Stark State College

Stark State College is a community college with transferable higher education and career development programs. SSC primarily confers associate degrees, but students can earn a bachelor’s degree at Stark State College’s main campus through a...

“… 1. It is a wonderful institution. 2. Stark is a very friendly, and safe. environment. 3. Stark State is just a wonder environment.” – Lorinda from Akron, OH

Ursuline College is a private, Christ-centered institution established in Pepper Pike, Ohio. Ursuline provides over 30 bachelor’s degree programs, pre-professional programs, minors, and certificate programs, as well as 20 graduate programs. Ursuline...

“…Rewarding educational experience” – Erica from Massillon, OH

Clark State Community College is a 2-year institution with four campuses in western Ohio. Clark State is home to over 125 majors and certificate-granting programs, including New Media and Precision Agriculture. In addition, the Clark State...

“…Clark State is truly a college that has your best interest in mind. They make sure they are advising you to take the right classes in order to graduate on time, they have many different majors, and they try to make a schedule that best fits your...” – Amanda from Beavercreek, OH

The Art Academy of Cincinnati is a private, 4-year institution established in the state of Ohio. As one of the country’s smallest 4-year art colleges, students attending The Art Academy benefit from individualized support networks, guaranteed studio...

“…The AAC is by far one of the most artistic places I have ever seen. They want you to grow in your own vision, not a cloan trained classicly. Freedom, expression, and originality are the best three words to describe the AAC.” – Douglas from Milford, OH

Mount Saint Joseph University

Founded in 1920 by the Sisters of Charity, Mount St. Joseph University is a Catholic liberal arts college in the Cincinnati area. The Mount offers undergraduate degrees in over 40 academic majors and several degrees can be completed in 3 years. As a...

“…The College of Mount St Joseph is a college that has a great teacher to student ratio (about 1:20). The staff and faculty are supportive of the students. It is away from downtown Cincinnati so there is a calmer atmosphere.” – Jeffrey from Milford, OH

Cincinnati Christian University

Cincinnati Christian University is a private university sponsored by the Christian Churches and Churches of Christ. It is based in Cincinnati, OH, and offers regional campuses in Sharonville, OH, and Indianapolis, IN. Most students choose to study...

“…Cincinnati Christian University prizes community over everything else. The school takes pride in being well connected and well networked throughout christian community. The school has excellent courses from professors with excellent insight.” – Jerry from Lawrence, MA

University of Akron Main Campus

University of Akron is a public land-grant institution and research university located in Akron, OH. Akron is home to seven colleges conferring bachelor’s and associate degrees, as well as a Student Recreaction and Wellness Center that features a...

“…The university of Akron is a great place to be with its friendly campus. There are alot of places to get help with any of your question. Everything you want and need is very close by.” – De'Angelo from Willoughby, OH

Mount Carmel College of Nursing is a Catholic nursing school and the largest private undergraduate nursing program in Ohio. Mount Carmel offers four options for conferring BSN degrees from a 4-year program to an accelerated 13-month curriculum as...

“…Small class sizes, personalized attention and great friends! Clinical experience is awesome and the instructors are always there to help! Mount Carmel teaches us the right way and the right way first so we are the most prepared graduates in the field...” – Trisha from Columbus, OH

Miami University Hamilton is Miami of Ohio’s regional campus in the northern end of the greater Cincinnati area. Hamilton students have the option of completing a bachelor’s degree on campus in 12 academic departments or taking courses in over 100...

“…Miami University-Hamilton is a great environment for students just starting out with college. The staff is ready and willing to help out whenever you need it. Miami University-Hamilton also provides tons of ways for the student body to get together...” – Allison from Hamilton, OH

Eastern Gateway Community College

Eastern Gateway Community College is a 2-year higher learning institution that operates two campuses in Steubenville and Youngstown, Ohio. The university has an “open door” admissions policy and grants associate degrees. A majority of students study...

“…EGCC has many diversified programs for everyone from nursing to education to office administration. EGCC has excellent instructors willing to go the extra mile to help their students excel in each course. The staff and advisors assist the students...” – Kelly from Middlefield, OH

North Central State College is a 2-year community college sharing a campus with The Ohio State University at Mansfield. NC State is home to over 60 degree and certificate-granting academic programs and students in the college’s Business and...

“…North Central is affordable and close to home. I love the small class sizes. The professors are also wonderful. NCSC has many opportunities to get involved. ” – Student Nurse

Columbus College of Art and Design

Founded in 1879, The Columbus College of Art & Design is one of the oldest art and design colleges in the United States. With a campus adjacent to the Columbus Museum of Art, CCAD confers bachelor’s degrees in 12 artistic fields of study such as...

“…I have completely enjoyed my first 2 years at CCAD. I have found the professors and staff at CCAD to be caring and strive to help me grow as an artist. Columbus College of Art and Design is the top school in the nation for arts studies...........now...” – Amanda from West Chester, OH

Cincinnati State Technical and Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in southern Ohio, with satellite facilities located in Harrison and Middletown. CSTCC offers over 100 degree and certificate programs, many of which feature...

“…the professors are outstanding. they really care about their students and make their selfs avalible for extra help. the college is an amazing place to be.” – Athena from Alexandria, KY

Washington State Community College is a 2-year institution in eastern mid-Ohio offering degrees and certificates in over 45 academic programs housed in six departments. Students can take classes online or blended, and can even complete three...

“…I would rate Washington State Community College, at a 8 out of 10. Simply because the teachers don't have a lot of experience. However, I am learning about what I enjoy!” – Megan from Belpre, OH

Kettering College is a private, Christ-centered institution established in suburban Ohio as a branch of the Kettering Medical Center, with a newly-developed satellite location in Greene County. Students are required to attend convocations and a...

“…Kettering College is absolutely one of the best college's I've ever attending. They truly care about their students and do a lot to make sure everything is going great. The smaller classes and focus on health care makes them one of the best college...” – Jessica from Dayton, OH

The Cleveland Institute of Music is a conservatory that presents over 400 concerts to the public during every school year. CIM is one of just three independent conservatories in the country to focus solely on classical music performance. In addition...

Belmont College
Saint Clairsville, OH

Belmont College is a 2-year technical and community college in eastern Ohio. Belmont is home to nine academic departments conferring 28 associate degrees and 24 certificates. The Building Preservation/Restoration program features hands-on learning in...

“…Belmont College is an excellent local college. Belmont College students and faculty make you feel welcomed. You are truly accepted here at Belmont.” – Derek

Northwest State Community College is a 2-year college with a main campus and two satellite locations in northwestern Ohio. NSCC is home to 70 degree and certificate programs as well as over 300 non-credit classes. As a rural institution, Northwest...

“…I love going to this community college because it is convenient. I also like the teachers. I would tell anyone to go to this college.” – Chelsie from Defiance, OH

Central Ohio Technical College is a public, 2-year institution established in Newark, with satellite campus locations in Coshocton, Mount Vernon, and Reynoldsburg. COTC offers over 40 academic and career-oriented programs, including a variety of...

“…I give the school four stars!!! The school has amazing resources, almost fro every subject enrolled. There is an option to meet with your instructor for academic assistance, they take time to know their students. Resources include library, books on...” – Muriel from Columbus, OH

Marion Technical College is a 2-year technical school in north-central Ohio sharing a campus with The Ohio State University at Marion. MTC is home to over 60 majors designed for working adults and has an average student age of 27. Five of the...

“…marion technical college is a great place to get a 2 yr degree or begin the first 2 years of a bachelor's degree. it is a small campus where people are friendly. the professors are helpful and want to see students succeed.” – Ann from Delaware, OH

Urbana University

Founded in 1850, Urbana University Branch Campus of Franklin University is a 4-year liberal arts college in western Ohio and a regional campus of the Franklin University system. Urbana confers bachelor’s degrees in 18 academic majors. To provide...

“…the campus is great its small and makes you fell at home if you come from a small town. the athletics are amazing along with the coaches. also, the teachers seem very helpful when it come to the students and their school work. Even though the classes...” – Brionna from London, OH

Northeast Ohio Medical University is a health science institution near Akron. NEOMED is home to three colleges in Medicine, Pharmacy, and Graduate Studies and confers MD and PhD programs as well as a dual degree in Integrated Pharmaceutical Medicine....

Originally founded to provide education for returning World War II veterans, Miami University-Middletown is a public university and a regional campus of the MU system in southern Ohio. MU Middletown offers 33 undergraduate majors as well as the...

“…Miami Middletown is very awarding and prestigious to the student who will take advantage of it in a positive way. Miami Middletown is a great place for many opportunities and extra curricular activities. If you're an organized, smart person, you will...” – Amanda from Franklin, OH

Ohio State University-Newark Campus

Ohio State University-Newark Campus is a satellite campus of Ohio State University based in Licking County, OH. It is a public land- and sea-grant university. Liberal arts and humanities, social work and youth services, and psychology are favored...

“…osu-newark has one of the most beautifulest campuses. its a small campus but serves you for your needs. it's in a nice and peaceful location.” – Brittany from Columbus, OH

Mercy College of Ohio is a private Catholic institution of health sciences. Mercy offers degrees in health science, five bachelor’s and four associate’s options, inviting outstanding students to join one of three honor societies. The Office of Campus...

“…I love Mercy College. I would give it a 10 out of 10. Everything is perfect for me there.” – Emily from Monclova, OH

Southern State Community College is a 2-year college with four campuses in southwest Ohio. SSCC offers 26 associate degree majors and 13 certificate-granting programs. Additionally, SSCC makes four degrees and one certificate available entirely...

Zane State College is a public, 2-year institution with campus locations in Zanesville and Cambridge, Ohio. The college offers academic programs in over 30 fields of study, including seven fully-online programs, which utilize experiential learning to...

“…Zane State is a small school and this allows for smaller class rooms so that the instructors are able to take more time with each student. Everyone at Zane State is very helpful.” – Surena from Zanesville, OH

Ohio State University ATI

Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute, or Ohio State ATI, functions as a regional campus, technical school, and community college all in one. Operating out of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences’ Wooster...

“…The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute is the most helpful and welcoming college that I have ever dealt with. SOAR, the orientation program, is probably the most reassuring and helpful program that I have experienced. The faculty...” – Emily from Lebanon, OH

Kent State University at Stark is the largest regional campus in the Kent State system and the only public university in Stark County, Ohio. Kent State Stark offers degrees in over 25 subjects as well as the opportunity to begin courses in more than...

“…1. Great, small and personal campus. 2. Because the campus is not huge there is a very personal feel with the teachers. 3. Their student center is very helpful with just about any questions possible.” – Mark from Uniontown, OH

Ohio State Lima is a regional campus of The Ohio State University in the northwest part of the state. The Lima campus is home to twelve bachelor’s degree programs and also provides the opportunity for students to begin coursework in over 200 other...

“…ohio state university-lima campus is a great start to anyone's college experience. the campus is small but everyone is so friendly and willing to help you out. the classes are average sized and the professors are wonderful.” – Kara from Beavercreek, OH

Kent State University at Ashtabula is a public, 4-year institution located in Ohio. Kent State Ashtabula offers over 20 bachelor’s and associate’s degree programs, along with four certificate programs in Business Management, Computer Forensics,...

“…Kent State University Ashtabula is a small but very friendly and knowledgeable place to attend. The staff has high expertise in their field, and since class sizes are small there is always room to ask questions. Professors are always available to...” – Branden from Conneaut, OH

The Ohio State University at Mansfield is a public, 4-year, regional institution of the Ohio State University system. The Mansfield campus features a number of notable facilities, including the Fallerlus Technical Education Center, the Bromfield...

“…the ohio state university at mansfield has provided me with the opportunity to ease into furthering my education after high school. i was scared to go to college because the change between high school and this was so drastic. osu at mansfield...” – Caylee from Ashland, OH

Cuyahoga Community College

Cuyahoga Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in Cleveland, Ohio. Along with its traditional class offerings, Tri-C also offers online course options through their flagship Cable College program, which has been offering...

“…tri-c is a good school to attend, even better if you have no idea what to do. tri-c will help student figure that out. they also help students not fall behind with many tutors. ” – Theresa from Lakewood, OH

The University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College is a public, 4-year institution established in the state of Ohio. The college’s 135-acre woodland campus is home to over 40 degree and certificate programs, which are conveniently separated into career...

“…started out here, got my associates. it was great, just didn't have a bachelor's option for my major. every college i have been to afterward does not measure up!” – Danielle from Mason, OH

Edison State Community College is a 2-year institution and the first technical college established in Ohio. Edison State offers two degrees for university transfer in Humanities and Science as well as five career pathway academic divisions. For...

“…Edison is a great place to start your college education. It is a cheaper way to get your general credits, and transferring is made easy with many universities that partner with Edison. Every day is a new adventure, the campus is big enough to meet...” – Victoria from Piqua, OH

Originally founded as a night school, Terra State Community College is a 2-year institution in northwest Ohio. Terra State is home to academic divisions in Business, Humanities, & Industrial Technologies and Allied Health, Nursing, & Human Services....

“…I love it! The instructors are knowledgeable. The curriculum is up to date and valid.” – Catherine from Sandusky, OH

Originally founded to serve the educational needs of a large group of returning World War II veterans, Ohio University Eastern is a regional campus in the OU system. OUE grants 13 bachelor’s and two associate degree programs entirely on campus as...

With a campus on the shores of scenic Grand Lake St. Marys, Wright State University, Lake Campus, is a regional campus of WSU in western Ohio. Wright State Lake is home to 27 majors and the annual Lake Campus Research Symposium where faculty and...

“…Great beginner college but with few bachelor degrees available, one must be ready to finish at Main Campus in Dayton or transfer to another local college/university. Class sizes are usually small unless it's a general education course then can have...” – Stephanie from Saint Marys, OH

With a location just a short distance from Lake Erie, Bowling Green State University Firelands is a regional campus in the BGSU system. BGSU Firelands is home to five degree-granting academic departments. For students seeking bachelor’s degrees, the...

“…dsdas” – Girish from India

Ohio University-Chillicothe is the original regional campus in the OU system and the first regional campus in the state. Ohio Chillicothe is home to more than 20 academic programs and foundational courses for degrees offered at other OU campuses. For...

“…The atmosphere at my school is absolutely amazing. The teachers here do take their time out to help students in need. This college is also very affordable, and close to home.” – Christina from Oak Hill, OH

The University of Cincinnati Clermont College is an open-access regional campus in the UC system east of the Cincinnati metro area. In addition to over 50 associate degree fields of study, UC Clermont offers a bachelor’s degree in Applied...

“…This campus is a great learning environment. Students and professors are very helpful and personable. It is a small campus with small classes; a great place if you are looking for a more personalized educational experience.” – Jennifer from Loveland, OH

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