Top Rated Ohio Private Colleges

The Best Private Colleges in Ohio for 2021

These are the top ranked private four-year colleges in Ohio. Leading the rankings for 2021 as the highest ranked private college in Ohio is Case Western Reserve University. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.


34 results

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

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#1 Best Value in Ohio

  • 11,890enrollment
  • $35,890net price
  • 27%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1510SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.86*Avg GPA
Kenyon College
K
Gambier, OH
Kenyon College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Ohio

  • 1,730enrollment
  • $37,940net price
  • 34%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1460SAT 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
  • $36,650net price
  • 29%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1410SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Oberlin College
O
Oberlin, OH
Oberlin College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 2,812enrollment
  • $43,612net price
  • 36%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1480SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA
The College of Wooster
W
Wooster, OH
The College of Wooster

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Value Colleges in Ohio

  • 2,004enrollment
  • $28,209net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1380SAT range
  • 24-31ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA
Ohio Northern University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 3,039enrollment
  • $24,821net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1098-1310SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA
University of Dayton
D
Dayton, OH
University of Dayton

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 11,241enrollment
  • $33,372net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1320SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA
Xavier University
X
Cincinnati, OH
Xavier University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 7,127enrollment
  • $32,429net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1280SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA
John Carroll University
J
University Heights, OH
John Carroll University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 3,555enrollment
  • $27,260net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1280SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA
Baldwin Wallace College
B
Berea, OH
Baldwin Wallace College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 3,709enrollment
  • $23,832net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1253SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Cedarville University
C
Cedarville, OH
Cedarville University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 4,150enrollment
  • $23,827net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1350SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA
Marietta College
M
Marietta, OH
 
Marietta College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Value Colleges in Ohio

  • 1,130enrollment
  • $21,483net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1250SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA
Mount Carmel College of Nursing
M
Columbus, OH
 
Mount Carmel College of Nursing

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 1,090enrollment
  • $15,560net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Franciscan University of Steubenville
F
Steubenville, OH
Franciscan University of Steubenville

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#14 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 3,028enrollment
  • $26,356net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1300SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.69Avg GPA
The University of Findlay
F
Findlay, OH
The University of Findlay

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 4,870enrollment
  • $25,066net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1262SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Otterbein University
O
Westerville, OH
Otterbein University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 2,886enrollment
  • $23,732net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1055-1250SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Malone University
M
Canton, OH
 
Malone University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 1,667enrollment
  • $20,193net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 925-1183SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Capital University
C
Columbus, OH
Capital University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#18 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 3,213enrollment
  • $21,946net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1210SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA