Ohio Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution

Cheapest Colleges in Ohio by In State Tution

Below is a college cost ranking of the 109 colleges in Ohio with the lowest in state tution. What is the cheapest college in Ohio? Athenaeum of Ohio tops the list with a tuition and fee total of $0. Note these costs do not include room and board or living expenses.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published price. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state tution with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeSimply Best Value Colleges in Ohio list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2022-2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 academic year.

List of Ohio Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution
School Tuition In State
Athenaeum of Ohio

Cincinnati, Ohio

Antioch University

Yellow Springs, OH

Ohio University Eastern Campus

Saint Clairsville, OH

Ohio University Chillicothe Campus

Chillicothe, OH

Ohio University Southern Campus

Ironton, OH

Ohio University Lancaster Campus

Lancaster, OH

Ohio University Zanesville Campus

Zanesville, OH

University of Cincinnati Clermont College

Batavia, OH

University of Cincinnati Raymond Walters College

Blue Ash, OH

Allegheny Wesleyan College

Salem, OH

Gods Bible School and College

Cincinnati, OH

Kent State University at Ashtabula

Ashtabula, OH

Kent State University at East Liverpool

East Liverpool, OH

Kent State University at Stark

Canton, OH

Kent State University at Trumbull

Warren, OH

Kent State University at Tuscarawas

New Philadelphia, OH

Kent State University at Salem

Salem, OH

Kent State University at Geauga

Burton, OH

Miami University Hamilton

Hamilton, OH

Miami University Middletown

Middletown, OH

Wright State University Lake Campus

Celina, OH

Central State University

Wilberforce, OH

Ohio State University Lima Campus

Lima, OH

Ohio State University Mansfield Campus

Mansfield, OH

Ohio State University Marion Campus

Marion, OH

Ohio State University Newark Campus

Newark, OH

Tri State Bible College

South Point, OH

Shawnee State University

Portsmouth, OH

Franklin University

Columbus, OH

Valor Christian College

Canal Winchester, OH

University of Phoenix Cincinnati Campus

West Chester, Ohio

Youngstown State University

Youngstown, OH

Lakewood University

Cleveland Heights, Ohio

Wright State University Main Campus

Dayton, OH

Ohio Mid Western College

Cincinnati, Ohio

University of Phoenix Cleveland Campus

Independence, OH

Chancellor University

Seven Hills, Ohio

University of Toledo

Toledo, OH

Cleveland State University

Cleveland, OH

University of Phoenix Columbus Ohio Campus

Columbus, Ohio

University of Akron Main Campus

Akron, OH

Kent State University at Kent

Kent, OH

University of Northwestern Ohio

Lima, OH

Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

Herzing University   Akron Campus

Akron, OH

University of Cincinnati Main Campus

Cincinnati, OH

Wilberforce University

Wilberforce, OH

Mount Carmel College of Nursing

Columbus, OH

Ohio University Main Campus

Athens, OH

Bowling Green State University Main Campus

Bowling Green, OH

Rabbinical College Telshe

Wickliffe, OH

Herzing University Toledo

Toledo, OH

Kettering College

Kettering, OH

DeVry University Ohio

Columbus, Ohio

Union Institute & University

Cincinnati, OH

Miami University

Oxford, OH

Bryant & Stratton College Cleveland

Cleveland, OH

Cincinnati Christian University

Cincinnati, OH

Bryant and Stratton College Eastlake

Eastlake, OH

Mercy College of Ohio

Toledo, OH

Hondros College

Westerville, OH

Bryant and Stratton College Parma

Parma, OH

Chamberlain College of Nursing Ohio

Columbus, OH

Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science

Cincinnati, OH

University of Rio Grande

Rio Grande, OH

Ohio Christian University

Circleville, OH

Urbana University

Urbana, OH

Ashland University

Ashland, OH

Hiram College

Hiram, OH

Pontifical College Josephinum

Columbus, OH

Lourdes University

Sylvania, OH

Wilmington College

Wilmington, OH

Tiffin University

Tiffin, OH

Muskingum University

New Concord, OH

Franciscan University of Steubenville

Steubenville, OH

Notre Dame College

Cleveland, OH

Walsh University

North Canton, OH

Ohio Dominican University

Columbus, OH

Heidelberg University

Tiffin, OH

University of Mount Union

Alliance, OH

Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Mount Vernon, OH

Otterbein University

Westerville, OH

Cedarville University

Cedarville, OH

Malone University

Canton, OH

College of Mount St. Joseph

Cincinnati, OH

Lake Erie College

Painesville, OH

Defiance College

Defiance, OH

Bluffton University

Bluffton, OH

Ohio Northern University

Ada, OH

Ursuline College

Pepper Pike, OH

Baldwin Wallace College

Berea, OH

Antioch College

Yellow Springs, OH

Art Academy of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

The University of Findlay

Findlay, OH

Marietta College

Marietta, OH

Columbus College of Art and Design

Columbus, OH

Capital University

Columbus, OH

Cleveland Institute of Music

Cleveland, OH

Wittenberg University

Springfield, OH

Xavier University

Cincinnati, OH

University of Dayton

Dayton, OH

Cleveland Institute of Art

Cleveland, OH

John Carroll University

University Heights, OH

Ohio Wesleyan University

Delaware, OH

The College of Wooster

Wooster, OH

Denison University

Granville, OH

Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH

Oberlin College

Oberlin, OH

Kenyon College

Gambier, OH