The Best Cleveland Private Colleges

Cleveland, Ohio area Colleges

There are 1 ranked private colleges within the Cleveland city limits and 9 private colleges within a 50 mile radius. Area colleges collectively enroll a total of 29,302 students. If you're looking for a large school, Case Western Reserve University enrolls the most students with 1,110 currently taking classes. In terms of affordability, Hiram College offers the lowest tuition for private colleges in the Cleveland area at $24,500 per year.

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

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


9 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