Top Rated Ohio Public Colleges

The Best Public Colleges in Ohio for 2020

These are the top ranked public four-year colleges in Ohio as ranked by CollegeSimply. Leading the rankings for 2020 as the best public college in Ohio is Ohio State University. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.

34 results found

Ohio State University
O
Columbus, OH
Ohio State University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Ohio

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 19,934enrollment
  • $20,316net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1380SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA
University of Cincinnati Main Campus
C
Cincinnati, OH
University of Cincinnati Main Campus

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 37,886enrollment
  • $21,050net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1370SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Ohio University Main Campus
O
Athens, OH
Ohio University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Ohio

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 20,237enrollment
  • $16,281net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1240SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.15Avg GPA
University of Akron Main Campus
A
Akron, OH
University of Akron Main Campus

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 18,731enrollment
  • $16,863net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 990-1250SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA
Wright State University Main Campus
W
Dayton, OH
 
Wright State University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 14,403enrollment
  • $14,769net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • 970-1230SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.19Avg GPA
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Bowling Green State University Main Campus
B
Bowling Green, OH
Bowling Green State University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 17,540enrollment
  • $17,877net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 880-1100SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Cleveland State University
C
Cleveland, OH
Cleveland State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 16,069enrollment
  • $15,320net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 960-1200SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.19Avg GPA
Kent State University at Kent
K
Kent, OH
Kent State University at Kent

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#10 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 28,122enrollment
  • $18,156net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1210SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA
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Youngstown State University
Y
Youngstown, OH
Youngstown State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 12,607enrollment
  • $10,637net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 960-1190SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.01Avg GPA
Wright State University Lake Campus
W
Celina, OH
 
Wright State University Lake Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 1,063enrollment
  • $9,155net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • 970-1120SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Central State University
C
Wilberforce, OH
Central State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 2,099enrollment
  • $12,135net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 710-880SAT range
  • 14-18ACT range
  • 2.6Avg GPA
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University of Cincinnati Clermont College
C
Batavia, OH
 
University of Cincinnati Clermont College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,017enrollment
  • $11,597net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
University of Cincinnati Raymond Walters College
C
Blue Ash, OH
 
University of Cincinnati Raymond Walters College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,870enrollment
  • $13,242net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Kent State University at Ashtabula
K
Ashtabula, OH
 
Kent State University at Ashtabula

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,026enrollment
  • $9,088net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
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Kent State University at East Liverpool
K
East Liverpool, OH
 
Kent State University at East Liverpool

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,123enrollment
  • $9,007net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Kent State University at Stark
K
Canton, OH
 
Kent State University at Stark

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,771enrollment
  • $8,653net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA