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133 Colleges
32,721 Yearly Graduations
$66,897 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$25,826 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly business graduations, Ohio is ranked #8 in the country with 32,721 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $16,724 per year to get their degree at a college in Ohio, while out of state students will pay an average of $20,546 per year.

An estimated 60% of college students in Ohio take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,456 per year.

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Public Public vs. Private
3,196 Yearly Degrees
$11,518 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Ohio State University - Main Campus is 61,369, of which 46,984 students are undergraduates and of those, 42,734 are full-time. Ohio State has a freshman retention rate of 94%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

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

Approximately 36% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,544 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Ohio State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
3,064 Yearly Degrees
$4,329 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 18,687 students at Sinclair Community College in total, 3,919 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 23% of students at Sinclair Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,120 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.0% 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
2,015 Yearly Degrees
$11,401 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 40,826 students at UC in total, 29,933 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 24,301 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 76%. Around 48% of accepted students are men, and 52% are women.

51% of UC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,793 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.2% 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
1,805 Yearly Degrees
$12,612 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 25,714 students at OHIO Athens in total, 19,284 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 14,676 are full-time. For undergraduates at OHIO Athens, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Approximately 63% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,677 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from OHIO Athens is $32,700.

Public Public vs. Private
1,741 Yearly Degrees
$15,621 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 16,522 undergraduates at Miami University - Oxford, of which 16,079 are full-time, and there are 18,880 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at Miami University - Oxford is 88%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

Roughly 42% of students at Miami University - Oxford take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,349 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,400 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
1,508 Yearly Degrees
$10,810 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Kent State University at Kent is 26,822, of which 21,621 students are undergraduates and of those, 17,361 are full-time. For undergraduates at Kent State, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 84%. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

Roughly 64% of students at Kent State take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,980 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

#7

Franklin University

Columbus, Ohio
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,343 Yearly Degrees
$9,577 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,008 undergraduates at Franklin University, of which 1,204 are full-time, and there are 5,926 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Roughly 77% of students at Franklin University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,135 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Franklin University is $39,200.

#8

University of Toledo

Toledo, Ohio
Public Public vs. Private
1,069 Yearly Degrees
$10,530 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Toledo is 18,319, of which 14,406 students are undergraduates and of those, 11,447 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at University of Toledo is 4.5 years.

Around 95% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

56% of University of Toledo students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,668 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 University of Toledo is $33,400.

#9

Cleveland State University

Cleveland, Ohio
Public Public vs. Private
929 Yearly Degrees
$11,185 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Cleveland State University is 15,247, of which 11,166 students are undergraduates and of those, 8,803 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Cleveland State University is 4.5 years.

Around 94% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Roughly 60% of students at Cleveland State University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,691 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Cleveland State University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
897 Yearly Degrees
$9,519 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,332 undergraduates at Wright State University - Main Campus, of which 6,359 are full-time, and there are 10,936 students altogether. For undergraduates at Wright State University - Main Campus, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

Around 96% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 62% are women.

Roughly 60% of students at Wright State University - Main Campus take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,697 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,800 during the early-career years.

#11

University of Dayton

Dayton, Ohio
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
815 Yearly Degrees
$44,890 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,644 undergraduates at UDayton, of which 8,314 are full-time, and there are 11,650 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 81%. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

Roughly 55% of students at UDayton take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $12,217 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $44,600 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
798 Yearly Degrees
$11,861 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Akron Main Campus is 16,094, of which 13,651 students are undergraduates and of those, 10,791 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 73%. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

Roughly 56% of students at University of Akron Main Campus take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,647 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,700 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
797 Yearly Degrees
$4,888 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Columbus State Community College is 27,621, which includes 6,664 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 31% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,648 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.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
721 Yearly Degrees
$52,948 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Case Western Reserve University is 11,465, of which 5,430 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,286 are full-time. It takes the average Case Western undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

About 30% of students who apply get accepted. Around 52% of accepted students are men, and 48% are women.

Approximately 71% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,375 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Case Western is $59,600.

Public Public vs. Private
717 Yearly Degrees
$11,573 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 18,142 students at BGSU in total, 14,988 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 12,483 are full-time. For undergraduates at BGSU, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 75%. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

62% of BGSU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,017 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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.

#16

Xavier University

Cincinnati, Ohio
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
636 Yearly Degrees
$42,460 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,272 undergraduates at Xavier, of which 5,055 are full-time, and there are 7,061 students altogether. It takes the average Xavier undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 81%. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Roughly 57% of students at Xavier take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,820 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Xavier with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $40,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Ashland University

Ashland, Ohio
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
559 Yearly Degrees
$23,060 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,148 undergraduates at Ashland, of which 2,310 are full-time, and there are 4,447 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 74%. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Approximately 68% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,967 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Ashland is $34,300.

Public Public vs. Private
542 Yearly Degrees
$4,400 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,138 students at LCCC in total, 2,476 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 9% of students at LCCC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,856 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from LCCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#19

John Carroll University

University Heights, Ohio
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
420 Yearly Degrees
$44,406 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,278 students at John Carroll in total, 2,771 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,714 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 50% are men and 50% are women.

Approximately 66% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,161 a year. John Carroll has a 2.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from John Carroll is $38,400.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
396 Yearly Degrees
$34,504 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Baldwin Wallace University is 3,399, of which 2,860 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,712 are full-time. For undergraduates at Baldwin Wallace College, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

About 70% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

Roughly 96% of students at Baldwin Wallace College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,321 a year. Baldwin Wallace College has a 4.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Baldwin Wallace College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#21

Youngstown State University

Youngstown, Ohio
Public Public vs. Private
376 Yearly Degrees
$9,168 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Youngstown State University is 11,835, of which 10,401 students are undergraduates and of those, 8,175 are full-time. For undergraduates at Youngstown State University, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 70%. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

54% of Youngstown State University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,040 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.6% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Youngstown State University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

The total student population at Cuyahoga Community College District is 18,754, which includes 5,014 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 30% of students at Cuyahoga Community College District take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $1,887 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Cuyahoga Community College District with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#23

Tiffin University

Tiffin, Ohio
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
334 Yearly Degrees
$27,610 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Tiffin University is 2,933, of which 2,194 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,626 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Tiffin University is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 62%. Of the accepted students, 57% are men and 43% are women.

80% of Tiffin University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,688 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.5% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Tiffin University is $31,400.

#24

Eastern Gateway Community College

Steubenville, Ohio
Public Public vs. Private
315 Yearly Degrees
$4,026 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Eastern Gateway Community College is 40,036, which includes 12,765 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 47 to 1.

Approximately 8% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,444 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Eastern Gateway Community College is $21,300.

#25

Ohio Christian University

Circleville, Ohio
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
281 Yearly Degrees
$15,750 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,961 undergraduates at OCU, of which 1,034 are full-time, and there are 2,186 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at OCU is 4.1 years.

Roughly 73% of students at OCU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,528 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,600 during the early-career years.

Other Ohio Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 The University of Findlay 252
27 Cincinnati State Technical and Community College 251
28 University of Northwestern Ohio 223
29 Owens Community College 220
30 Stark State College 216
31 Edison State Community College 212
32 Mount Vernon Nazarene University 197
33 University of Cincinnati - Blue Ash College 186
34 Walsh University 182
35 Wilmington College 171
36 Malone University 167
37 Ohio Dominican University 166
38 Capital University 159
39 DeVry University - Ohio 158
40 University of Cincinnati - Clermont College 143
41 University of Mount Union 137
42 Otterbein University 135
43 Clark State Community College 132
44 Marion Technical College 130
45 Denison University 126
46 North Central State College 120
47 James A Rhodes State College 119
48 Cedarville University 118
49 Notre Dame College 115
50 Lake Erie College 113
51 Lakeland Community College 105
52 Central Ohio Technical College 103
53 Zane State College 99
54 Wittenberg University 97
55 Ohio Northern University 94
56 Lourdes University 93
57 Heidelberg University 92
57 Franciscan University of Steubenville 92
57 Shawnee State University 92
60 Mount St. Joseph University 90
61 Bluffton University 86
62 Wright State University - Lake Campus 77
63 Miami University - Hamilton 76
64 Hiram College 71
64 Ohio Wesleyan University 71
66 University of Rio Grande 64
67 Fortis College - Centerville 61
68 Miami University - Middletown 59
69 Muskingum University 58
70 Terra State Community College 57
71 Central State University 55
72 Air Force Institute of Technology - Graduate School of Engineering & Management 54
72 Northwest State Community College 54
74 Kenyon College 51
75 Southern State Community College 49
75 Union Institute & University 49
77 Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute 46
78 Marietta College 45
79 Stautzenberger College - Maumee 44
79 Oberlin College 44
81 University of Akron Wayne College 43
81 Washington State Community College 43
83 Ohio Business College-Sandusky 42
84 Ohio Business College-Sheffield 39
85 Ursuline College 36
85 Bryant & Stratton College - Parma 36
87 The College of Wooster 35
87 Hocking College 35
89 Ohio University - Chillicothe Campus 33
90 Defiance College 32
90 Belmont College 32
92 Wilberforce University 29
93 Kent State University at Trumbull 27
94 Antioch University - PhD Program in Leadership and Change 26
95 Ohio University - Lancaster Campus 22
95 Ohio Media School-Valley View 22
97 Herzing University - Akron 21
98 Kent State University at Tuscarawas 20
99 Ohio State University - Newark Campus 19
100 Daymar College - Columbus 15
100 Ohio University - Southern Campus 15
102 Knox County Career Center 14
103 Ohio State University - Lima Campus 13
104 Kent State University at Ashtabula 12
105 Kent State University at Salem 11
106 Antioch University - Midwest 9
107 Ashtabula County Technical and Career Campus 8
107 Wayne County Schools Career Center 8
107 Vanguard-Sentinel Adult Career and Technology Center 8
107 Ohio State University - Mansfield Campus 8
107 Bowling Green State University - Firelands 8
107 Davis College 8
107 Trumbull Career & Technical Center 8
114 Ohio State University - Marion Campus 6
114 Ohio Media School-Cincinnati 6
114 Madison Adult Career Center 6
114 Ohio Valley College of Technology 6
118 ETI Technical College 5
118 Kent State University at East Liverpool 5
118 The North Coast College 5
121 Stautzenberger College - Brecksville 4
121 Remington College - Cleveland Campus 4
123 Beckfield College - Tri-County 3
123 Global Tech College 3
125 Antioch University Online 2
125 The Ohio Media School-Columbus 2
125 Gods Bible School and College 2
128 Career and Technology Education Centers of Licking County 1
129 Upper Valley Career Center 0
129 Kent State University at Geauga 0
129 Ohio University - Zanesville Campus 0
129 Kent State University at Stark 0
129 Ohio University - Eastern Campus 0

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