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133 Colleges
32,721 Yearly Graduations
$65,593 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$25,046 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 32,721 students received a business degree from a college in Ohio, making it rank #8 in terms of graduations. Ohio colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $16,398 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $20,082 per year.

About 63% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,261 per year.

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Public Public vs. Private
3,196 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 school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

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

37% of Ohio State students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,525 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Ohio State is $37,900.

Public Public vs. Private
3,064 Yearly Degrees
$4,004 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Sinclair Community College is 18,794, which includes 4,447 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

31% of Sinclair Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Sinclair Community College is $24,500.

Public Public vs. Private
2,015 Yearly Degrees
$11,154 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Cincinnati - Main Campus is 39,263, of which 28,376 students are undergraduates and of those, 23,712 are full-time. For undergraduates at UC, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

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

Approximately 52% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,293 a year. UC has a 6.9% 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 UC is $35,800.

Public Public vs. Private
1,805 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 average amount of student loans is $8,304 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

Public Public vs. Private
1,741 Yearly Degrees
$15,193 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 19,716 students at Miami University - Oxford in total, 17,246 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 16,682 are full-time. It takes the average Miami University - Oxford undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

About 68% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

Roughly 38% of students at Miami University - Oxford take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,867 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Miami University - Oxford is $37,400.

Public Public vs. Private
1,508 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.

66% of Kent State students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,589 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.2% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,000 during the early-career years.

#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 4,261 undergraduates at Franklin University, of which 1,490 are full-time, and there are 6,031 students altogether. For undergraduates at Franklin University, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

Approximately 71% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,857 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $39,200 during the early-career years.

#8

University of Toledo

Toledo, Ohio
Public Public vs. Private
1,069 Yearly Degrees
$10,187 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Toledo is 19,694, of which 15,568 students 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 school reports a student loan default rate of 8.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from University of Toledo with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#9

Cleveland State University

Cleveland, Ohio
Public Public vs. Private
929 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. It takes the average Cleveland State University undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

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

Roughly 62% of students at Cleveland State University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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%!

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
$9,073 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,371 undergraduates at Wright State University - Main Campus, of which 7,226 are full-time, and there are 12,356 students altogether. It takes the average Wright State University - Main Campus undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

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

62% of Wright State University - Main Campus students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,025 a year. Wright State University - Main Campus has a 8.6% 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 $31,800 during the early-career years.

#11

University of Dayton

Dayton, Ohio
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
815 Yearly Degrees
$44,100 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,483 undergraduates at UDayton, of which 8,046 are full-time, and there are 11,473 students altogether. UDayton has a freshman retention rate of 90%, 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 72%. Of the accepted students, 50% are men and 50% are women.

57% of UDayton students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $12,057 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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
$11,636 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 14,794 undergraduates at University of Akron Main Campus, of which 11,641 are full-time, and there are 17,600 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at University of Akron Main Campus is 4.8 years.

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

Approximately 65% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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.

Public Public vs. Private
797 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.

Approximately 36% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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.

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

The total student population at Case Western Reserve University is 11,874, of which 5,383 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,237 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Case Western is 4.2 years.

About 33% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 51% 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%.

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

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

There are 15,103 undergraduates at BGSU, of which 12,936 are full-time, and there are 17,733 students altogether. It takes the average BGSU undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 73%. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

67% of BGSU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,493 a year. BGSU has a 8.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national 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.

#16

Xavier University

Cincinnati, Ohio
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
636 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. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

About 74% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

62% of Xavier students take out loans to afford college costs. 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.

#17

Ashland University

Ashland, Ohio
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
559 Yearly Degrees
$21,965 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,091 students at Ashland in total, 3,653 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,687 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Ashland is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Roughly 83% of students at Ashland take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,135 a year. Ashland has a 3.7% 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 Ashland is $34,300.

Public Public vs. Private
542 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.

Roughly 12% of students at LCCC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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.

#19

John Carroll University

University Heights, Ohio
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
420 Yearly Degrees
$42,910 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at John Carroll University is 3,506, of which 3,017 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,925 are full-time. John Carroll has a freshman retention rate of 86%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Around 85% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 50% are men and 50% are women.

Approximately 61% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,174 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,400 during the early-career years.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
396 Yearly Degrees
$33,530 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,504 students at Baldwin Wallace College in total, 2,964 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,792 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Baldwin Wallace College is 4.2 years.

About 78% of students who apply get accepted. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

95% of Baldwin Wallace College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,654 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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
$8,949 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,938 undergraduates at Youngstown State University, of which 8,715 are full-time, and there are 12,110 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Youngstown State University is 4.9 years.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

Approximately 57% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,634 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.8% 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

There are 23,655 students at Cuyahoga Community College District in total, 6,205 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 35% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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%.

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
$26,110 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,926 students at Tiffin University in total, 2,182 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,650 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Tiffin University is 4.4 years.

About 69% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 50% are men and 50% are women.

85% of Tiffin University students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,844 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.9% is very similar 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
$4,195 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Eastern Gateway Community College is 25,648, which includes 5,672 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

29% of Eastern Gateway Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $2,006 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 26.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Eastern Gateway Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $21,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#25

Ohio Christian University

Circleville, Ohio
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
281 Yearly Degrees
$14,883 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,843 students at OCU in total, 2,531 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,627 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

74% of OCU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,006 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from OCU is $29,600.

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 Virginia Marti College of Art and Design 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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