Best Ohio Colleges

Ranking top Colleges and Universities in Ohio for 2020

There are 190 colleges and universities in Ohio enrolling 648,416 students. Explore the list of top colleges in Ohio below to begin your college search. The CollegeSimply rankings are objective and data-driven in order to help you find good matches for you. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.. Whether you're searching for a good public, private or community college, this guide to universities in Ohio offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

Ohio is home to nationally ranked institutions like Case Western Reserve University, Kenyon College, Denison University and Oberlin College. The highest ranked college in Ohio is Case Western Reserve University and the top rated public state college is Ohio State University.

Local college options can be explored in Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati and Toledo or other cities.

190 results found

List of the Best Ohio Colleges

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

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#1 Best Colleges in Ohio

  • 11,890enrollment
  • $34,973net price
  • 29%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1520SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.86*Avg GPA
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Kenyon College
K
Gambier, OH
Kenyon College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Ohio

  • 1,730enrollment
  • $31,704net price
  • 36%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1470SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA
Denison University
D
Granville, OH
Denison University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Ohio

  • 2,394enrollment
  • $32,290net price
  • 34%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1380SAT range
  • 28-31ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Oberlin College
O
Oberlin, OH
Oberlin College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#4 Best Colleges in Ohio

  • 2,812enrollment
  • $39,794net price
  • 36%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1490SAT range
  • 29-31ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA
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Ohio State University
O
Columbus, OH
Ohio State University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#5 Best Colleges in Ohio

  • 61,170enrollment
  • $18,042net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1450SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.76*Avg GPA
University of Dayton
D
Dayton, OH
University of Dayton

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#6 Best Colleges in Ohio

  • 11,241enrollment
  • $35,077net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1310SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA
The College of Wooster
W
Wooster, OH
The College of Wooster

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Colleges in Ohio

  • 2,004enrollment
  • $28,928net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1370SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA
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Miami University
M
Oxford, OH
Miami University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Colleges in Ohio

  • 19,934enrollment
  • $20,316net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1380SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA
Ohio Northern University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Colleges in Ohio

  • 3,039enrollment
  • $23,932net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1290SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA
Xavier University
X
Cincinnati, OH
Xavier University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Colleges in Ohio

  • 7,127enrollment
  • $30,190net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1250SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA
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John Carroll University
J
University Heights, OH
John Carroll University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Colleges in Ohio

  • 3,555enrollment
  • $26,488net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1290SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA
University of Cincinnati Main Campus
C
Cincinnati, OH
University of Cincinnati Main Campus

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#12 Best Colleges in Ohio

  • 37,886enrollment
  • $21,050net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1370SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Baldwin Wallace College
B
Berea, OH
Baldwin Wallace College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#13 Best Colleges in Ohio

  • 3,709enrollment
  • $23,990net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1250SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
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Cedarville University
C
Cedarville, OH
Cedarville University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Colleges in Ohio

  • 4,150enrollment
  • $23,520net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1350SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA
Marietta College
M
Marietta, OH
 
Marietta College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Colleges in Ohio

  • 1,130enrollment
  • $25,593net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 990-1210SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA
Mount Carmel College of Nursing
M
Columbus, OH
 
Mount Carmel College of Nursing

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Colleges in Ohio

  • 1,090enrollment
  • $17,443net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-22ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
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Ohio University Main Campus
O
Athens, OH
Ohio University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#17 Best Colleges in Ohio

  • 28,480enrollment
  • $21,607net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1270SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA
Otterbein University
O
Westerville, OH
Otterbein University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#18 Best Colleges in Ohio

  • 2,886enrollment
  • $24,402net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1280SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA