The Best Cleveland Colleges

Cleveland, Ohio area Colleges

There are 9 ranked colleges within the Cleveland city limits and 50 colleges within a 50 mile radius. Area colleges collectively enroll a total of 157,262 students. If you're looking for a large school, Kent State University at Kent enrolls the most students with 33 currently taking classes. In terms of affordability, Stark State College offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the Cleveland area at $3,036 per year.

The top rated college in the area is Case Western Reserve University which is ranked #49 in the nation by CollegeSimply.

Also explore Cleveland area public, private, four year, public four year, community and junior colleges.

The Cleveland area is home to popular nationally ranked institutions like Case Western Reserve University, Oberlin College, Baldwin Wallace College and John Carroll University.


50 results

Case Western Reserve University
C
Cleveland, OH
Case Western Reserve University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#1 Best Value in Ohio

  • 11,465enrollment
  • $36,002net price
  • 30%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

4 miles from Cleveland

Oberlin College
O
Oberlin, OH
Oberlin College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 2,658enrollment
  • $42,745net price
  • 35%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1360SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

31 miles from Cleveland

Baldwin Wallace College
B
Berea, OH
Baldwin Wallace College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#9 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 3,399enrollment
  • $25,274net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1260SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.64Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

11 miles from Cleveland

John Carroll University
J
University Heights, OH
John Carroll University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 3,278enrollment
  • $28,805net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1260SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.66Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

8 miles from Cleveland

Ursuline College
U
Pepper Pike, OH
 
Ursuline College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Value Colleges in Ohio

  • 1,100enrollment
  • $17,220net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 940-1120SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

11 miles from Cleveland

Malone University
M
Canton, OH
 
Malone University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 1,463enrollment
  • $19,158net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 963-1208SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

48 miles from Cleveland

University of Mount Union
M
Alliance, OH
University of Mount Union

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#18 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 2,178enrollment
  • $24,166net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 970-1145SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA

49 miles from Cleveland

Walsh University
W
North Canton, OH
 
Walsh University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#22 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 2,651enrollment
  • $19,792net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 978-1170SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.38Estimated Avg GPA

45 miles from Cleveland

Hiram College
H
Hiram, OH
Hiram College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#23 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 1,110enrollment
  • $20,072net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 890-1100SAT range
  • 16-24ACT range
  • 3.39Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 15

30 miles from Cleveland

University of Akron Main Campus
A
Akron, OH
University of Akron Main Campus

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 16,094enrollment
  • $17,328net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 990-1230SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

29 miles from Cleveland

Cleveland State University
C
Cleveland, OH
Cleveland State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 15,247enrollment
  • $16,007net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 940-1170SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.38Avg GPA

Applications Due May 15

2 miles from Cleveland

Kent State University at Kent
K
Kent, OH
Kent State University at Kent

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#10 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 26,822enrollment
  • $19,034net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1210SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.45Avg GPA

28 miles from Cleveland

Miami Jacobs Career College
M
Independence, OH
 
Miami Jacobs Career College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 12enrollment
  • $22,369net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

6 miles from Cleveland

Herzing University   Akron Campus
H
Akron, OH
 
Herzing University Akron Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 502enrollment
  • $21,388net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

33 miles from Cleveland

University of Akron Wayne College
A
Orrville, OH
 
University of Akron Wayne College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,658enrollment
  • $8,286net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 880-1130SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.01Avg GPA

43 miles from Cleveland

Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences
A
Canton, OH
 
Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Private 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 355enrollment
  • $19,794net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA

49 miles from Cleveland

Fortis College Ravenna
F
Ravenna, OH
 
Fortis College Ravenna

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 15enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

30 miles from Cleveland

Bowling Green State University Firelands
B
Huron, OH
 
Bowling Green State University Firelands

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,085enrollment
  • $12,834net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.8Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 13

48 miles from Cleveland