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.
Advanced Search

Previously known as Lima Technical College, Rhodes State College is a 2-year community college in western Ohio. Rhodes State is home to academic divisions in Allied Health, Arts & Sciences, Nursing, and Business Technology & Public Service and the...

“…this is a great school. the staff and teachers are very helpful.” – Nathaniel from Coldwater, OH

Ohio State University in Marion is a 4-year institution on 187 acres in Marion, OH. OSU Marion students can complete any of 9 degrees in full through the Marion campus, including a completely online RN to BSN program. Students can also attend 1 to 3...

“…the campus is very clean and fairly small. you get to know people on a first name basis as many of the students are in several of your classes. the teachers learn names as there is usually only about 20 students per class.” – Devon from Findlay, OH

Established in 1972, University of Akron Wayne College is a public, 2-year institution located in Orrville, Ohio. Wayne College offers over 100 major and minor programs of study, awarding certificates and associate’s degrees with the opportunity for...

“…wayne is an excellent college to attend for post-secondary students, first time college students, and returning college students. it's a great way to save some money! all the teachers are very helpful and welcoming.” – Lauren from Orrville, OH

The Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science is an institution training students in funeral service education. CCMS offers bachelor’s and associate degrees in Mortuary Science as well as certificate programs in Mass Fatality Response, Crematory...

“…CCMS is wonderful school to launch your career in funeral service. Classes are taught by professionals with years of experience in funeral service which contributes greatly to the crucial linkage between theory and practice. CCMS also provides lots...” – Codi from Independence, KY

Just a few blocks from the Ohio River, Ohio University-Southern Campus is a regional campus in the OU system. OU Southern offers 30 degree and certificate programs available entirely on campus as well as the opportunity to begin classes in other OU...

“…I think it looks like a new school with current or upgraded equipment. I think the faculty will be knowledgeable and want to educate. I feel that I will enjoy getting my education from Ohio University-Southern ” – Amber from Proctorville, OH

The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences is a health science institution in Cincinnati affiliated with The Christ Hospital Health Network. TCCNHS offers bachelor’s degrees in Nursing and Health Care Administration as well as associate...

“…The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences is an amazing school. I am taking the two year track so that way I can be a Registered Nurse in two years. I am in my first year of nursing working on my Associate degree and I am already passing...” – Jennifer from Cincinnati, OH

Ohio University Lancaster is a regional campus in the OU system located southeast of Columbus. OUL offers 12 bachelor’s degree programs on campus including Sport and Lifestyle Studies and Middle Childhood Education as well as the option to begin...

“…Ohio University-Lacaster Campus is a fantastic place to learn. Within the one semester I have been there, I already feel like I fit in more than I had in High School. The education opportunities are endless, the faculty is extremely helpful. , and...” – Phillip from Circleville, OH

Kent State University at Tuscarawas is a regional campus in the Kent State system located in eastern Ohio. The Tuscarawas campus offers 11 bachelor’s degree and 17 associate degree programs and its Veterinary Technology major is one of seven such...

“…It's very convient for me, it's only 10 minute away. They have a high graduating level. Kent State has many majors you can choose from.” – Tessa from Dover, OH

Specializing in adult education, Union Institute and University is a college with academic centers in Ohio, Florida, and California offering bachelor’s degrees in 12 undergraduate fields of study. UI&U also features several distance learning options...

“…union institute is a very convenient. the staffs at union are very helpful and dependable. they offer very good programs and assistance. ” – Stegenda from Fort Lauderdale, FL

Located in eastern Ohio, Kent State University at Salem is a regional campus in the Kent State system. Kent State Salem partners with its sister regional campus at East Liverpool to offer 12 bachelor’s degree programs. The Salem campus consists of a...

“…This campus is full of nothing but overly helpful staff members, professors, advisors and maintenance employees. The security department is wondering and patrols the parking lot, lobby area and hall ways constantly. I have never felt so safe,...” – Tori from Salem, OH

Formerly known as Antioch University McGregor, Antioch University Midwest is a campus of the Antioch system dedicated to providing higher education for adult students. From its campus in western Ohio, Antioch Midwest offers 11 bachelor’s degree...

Founded by the Ursuline Sisters, Chatfield College is a Catholic liberal arts institution and southwest Ohio’s only 2-year college. Chatfield confers associate degrees with concentrations in Business, Early Childhood Education, Liberal Arts, and...

“…Chatfield College is perfect for a small intimate college setting. Chatfield is mainly centered around non-traditional and PSEO students. The staff at Chatfield are outstanding, and are focused on making sure you succeed. ” – Hannah from Loveland, OH

The Air Force Institute of Technology is a graduate institution established in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Although many of the college’s students are affiliated with the Air Force, AFIT serves students from a wide variety of backgrounds....

Established in 1946, Ohio University in Zanesville is a public, 4-year institution located in Muskingum County and is one of seven Ohio University campuses and centers. OU Zanesville offers five associate degree programs, 13 bachelor’s degree...

“…Overall, a good, low-cost school. Most of the teachers are easy to talk to and very understanding. There are plenty of free school events and perks of being a student there.” – Kaitlyn - Blacklick, OH

The Warren County Career Center is a vocational and technical school in southwest Ohio. WCCC’s Adult, Workforce, and Community Education division offers 12 full-time degree and certificate-granting vocational programs as well as nine part-time career...

Originally founded in the early 19th century as St. Francis Xavier Seminary, the Athenaeum of Ohio is a Roman Catholic seminary in Cincinnati and America’s third oldest Catholic seminary. The Athenaeum is home to Mount St. Mary’s Seminary featuring...

Established in 1954, Kent State University at Trumbull is a public, 4-year institution located on a 438-acre campus in Warren, Ohio. While Trumbull offers over 20 undergraduate degree programs and a Master of Public Health program, students at...

“…Kent State at Trumbull is affordable with a convenient location and exceptional staff. The classes are small which affords students and teachers more one-on-one time. Students get the big university feel without the big university cost or confusion.” – Megan from Warren, OH

With campus on the banks of the Ohio River, Kent State University at East Liverpool is an eastern Ohio-based regional campus in the Kent State system. Housed in a former women’s residence, the East Liverpool campus hosts six Kent State bachelor’s...

“…Many majors to choose from. Helpful staff. Very rewarding.” – Kimberly from Irondale, OH

Affiliated with the United Methodist Church, United Theological Seminary is a Christian graduate school in the Dayton metro area. UTS offers four master’s degrees in Divinity, Ministry, Theological Studies, and Christian Ministries as well as a...

“…United Theological is Trustworthy. UTS is Fun. and we are all UNITED in truth.” – Phylise Davis

Affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital, Good Samaritan College of Nursing and Health Science is a Catholic nurse training and medical academy in Cincinnati. Good Samaritan College offers bachelor’s and associate degrees in Nursing as well as an...

Founded as part of the late 19th century Holiness Movement, God’s Bible School and College is a Christian school of ministry in Cincinnati. Operating with a Bible-based curriculum, God’s Bible School confers five bachelor’s degrees in theological...

With an institutional motto of “Where God is first,” Allegheny Wesleyan College is Biblically-centered institution training students for ministry. AWC offers five theological degrees in subjects such as Cross-Cultural Missions, Music Ministry, and...

Originally founded at the local high school, Kent State University Geauga is a regional campus of Kent State in northeast Ohio. The Geauga campus offers nine bachelor’s degree programs as well as the opportunity to begin classes in 282 other Kent...

Known as “The School of the Spirit,” Valor Christian College is a private evangelical school outside of Columbus, Ohio. Valor offers 11 Christian-centric associate degrees and four 1-year certificates focusing on evangelism and ministry. The Valor...

Pontifical College Josephinum is a Roman Catholic college in Columbus and the only pontifical seminary in the United States. PCJ is home to the College of Liberal Arts conferring bachelor’s degrees in Arts and Philosophy. As a Catholic seminary, the...

“…the pontifical college josephinum is the best school to attend if you are single, male, and catholic and thinking about becoming a priest. the pcj is holy, renaissance, and pontifical. the faculty, architecture, and curriculum is the best i have ever...” – Cody from Columbus, OH

Sharing a campus with northeast Ohio’s largest hospital and employer, the Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences is a health care professions training academy. Aultman is home to a nursing school featuring a bachelor’s degree in Nursing and a...

“…Even though its a small school, it is the best college experience. Very close circle of students and faculty! Other students are so willing to help each other-I've never experienced this before!” – Carol-Ann from Poland, OH

Affiliated with the Mennonite church, Rosedale Bible College is a Christian junior college in mid-Ohio with an emphasis on Anabaptist perspectives. Rosedale offers a 2-year associate degree in Biblical Studies program with eight theological...

Founded by the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Payne Theological Seminary is a Christian institution training students for ministry and the oldest African American seminary in the United States. Payne offers master’s degree and doctorate programs...

Affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church, Trinity Lutheran Seminary at Capital University is a Christian graduate school in Columbus. Trinity features master’s degree programs in Divinity, Sacred Theology, Family Ministry, and Theological...

Affiliated with the United Methodist Church, Methodist Theological School in Ohio is a Christian graduate school in central Ohio. MTSO offers master’s degrees in Divinity, Practical Theology, Social Justice, Counseling Ministries, and Theological...

Originally founded as a graduate school of Findlay College, Winebrenner Theological Seminary is an Evangelical Christian institution in western Ohio with a focus on training students for ministry. Winebrenner confers four theological master’s degree...

The EHOVE (Erie, Huron, Ottawa Vocational Education) Career Center is a technical and vocational school serving three counties in northern Ohio. EHOVE offers 24 career-centered academic programs at the high school level as well as 15 adult education...

Toledo Public Schools Adult Education is a vocational education program in northwest Ohio. TPS Adult Education hosts a Barber Academy and The Toledo School of Practical Nursing. These schools offer 18-month Barber licensure and 1-year Licensed...

With campus a short distance from Lake Erie, Firelands Regional Medical Center School of Nursing is a nurse training academy in northern Ohio. The School of Nursing features a 3-year Nursing Diploma program that also confers an Associate of Science...

The Madison Adult Career Center is a technical and vocational training school for adult students in central Ohio. MACC is home to 11 career-centered academic programs as well as several short-term courses. In addition to classroom work, all MACC...

The Career and Technology Education Centers of Licking County is a technical and vocational school in central Ohio. C-TEC offers 20 career-centered academic programs dedicated to training students for the workforce or a degree-granting college...

“…The instructors were very nice. The prince was reasonable. The best option in the area.” – Me

The Collins Career Technical Center is a vocational and technical school in southern Ohio dedicated to training students to enter the workforce. The CCTC is home to eight departments conferring degrees and certificates in 22 career-centered fields of...

Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development is a technical and vocational school with four campuses in the Cincinnati metro area. Great Oaks offers over 30 vocational academic programs for a high school age population and 12 degree and...

Located on the Eastern Gateway Community College campus, Trinity Health System School of Nursing is a nurse training academy in east Ohio. Trinity Health hosts a 2-year diploma-granting Nursing program. To supplement classroom instruction, Trinity...

With campus on the shores of Lake Erie, the Cleveland Clinic Health System School of Diagnostic Imaging is a medical imaging training academy. The Cleveland Clinic is home to a 21-month Radiologic Technology curriculum as well as classes focusing on...

Founded by Lithuanians displaced by World War II, Telshe Yeshiva is an Orthodox Jewish yeshiva in northeast Ohio. Telshe Yeshiva offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Talmudic and Torah Studies. As an institution dedicated to training future...

The Antioch University PhD Program in Leadership and Change is a hybrid graduate program designed for working students and is available all over the country. The program consists of three years of study culminating in a dissertation in the fourth...

The Washington County Career Center-Adult Technical Training is a technical and vocational school in southeast Ohio dedicated to providing training for local businesses and industries. The Career Center offers vocational classes in Industrial,...

With a main campus a short drive from the Ohio River, Tri-State Bible College is a Biblically-centered Christian institution in southern Ohio with a focus on training students for Christian service. TSBC offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in...

The Lorain County Joint Vocational School is a technical and vocational institution serving a three-county area in northeast Ohio. Lorain County JVS offers 14 career-centered academic programs for adult students and 24 degree and certificate-granting...

Tri-County Adult Career Center is a vocational and technical school in southeast Ohio. Tri-County ACC offers six career-centered academic programs and classes in each department begin and end on a rotating schedule throughout the year. All courses...

Remington College Cleveland is a trade school and a campus of the Remington system in the Cleveland metro area. The Cleveland campus hosts seven vocational associate degree majors and seven diploma-granting programs. In addition to its academic...

Antioch University Online is the hub for all of Antioch’s internet-based courses. AU Online offers six bachelor’s degrees programs with foundation in social, economic, and environmental justice. Antioch’s internet courses feature video and audio...

The Grant Career Center is a technical and vocational school serving a four district area in southern Ohio. Grant offers classes in 14 career-centered academic programs as well as adult education courses in Healthcare and Welding. In addition to...

Create a free account to find, finance and attend the college that's right for you.