Ohio Public Colleges

List of Public Colleges and Universities in Ohio

There are 59 public colleges and universities in Ohio enrolling 511,669 students. Explore the list below to find the public college match for you. Public college tend to be larger in size and more affordable than private schools when attended by students with Ohio state residency.  Ohio is home to popular public schools like Ohio State University, Miami University, University of Cincinnati Main Campus and Ohio University Main Campus.


59 results

Ohio State University
O
Columbus, OH
Ohio State University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 61,369enrollment
  • $18,884net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1430SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.76Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

Miami University
M
Oxford, OH
Miami University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 18,880enrollment
  • $24,345net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1370SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.85Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

University of Cincinnati Main Campus
C
Cincinnati, OH
University of Cincinnati Main Campus

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 40,826enrollment
  • $22,767net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1330SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 11

Ohio University Main Campus
O
Athens, OH
Ohio University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 25,714enrollment
  • $23,307net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1250SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.58Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

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

Bowling Green State University Main Campus
B
Bowling Green, OH
Bowling Green State University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 18,142enrollment
  • $17,580net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1210SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

Central State University
C
HBCU
Wilberforce, OH
Central State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,021enrollment
  • $10,260net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.8Avg GPA

University of Toledo
T
Toledo, OH
University of Toledo

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 18,319enrollment
  • $17,793net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • 985-1210SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

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

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

Columbus State Community College
C
Columbus, OH
Columbus State Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 27,621enrollment
  • $6,348net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 15

Youngstown State University
Y
Youngstown, OH
Youngstown State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#11 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 11,835enrollment
  • $11,785net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 960-1190SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.48Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Sinclair Community College
S
Dayton, OH
 
Sinclair Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 18,687enrollment
  • $5,201net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jul 12

Stark State College
S
North Canton, OH
 
Stark State College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 10,772enrollment
  • $6,243net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.85Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Wright State University Main Campus
W
Dayton, OH
 
Wright State University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 10,936enrollment
  • $14,880net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 958-1220SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.47Avg GPA

Applications Due May 10

Hocking College
H
Nelsonville, OH
 
Hocking College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 2,431enrollment
  • $13,384net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Central Ohio Technical College
C
Newark, OH
 
Central Ohio Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,029enrollment
  • $9,342net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Wright State University Lake Campus
W
Celina, OH
 
Wright State University Lake Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 1,749enrollment
  • $10,636net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • 980-1190SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.27Avg GPA

Applications Due May 10