Which Ohio colleges receive the most federal student aid?


University of Akron Main Campus and Kent State University at Kent reported receiving the most federal financial aid during the 2015-16 academic year among Ohio schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

The analysis is based on data reported annually to the U.S. Department of Education.

Top Ohio recipients of federal student aid

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
Number receiving aid
Total amount
Average aid per student
1
University of Akron Main Campus
Akron
21,100
1,486
$6,537,900
$4,400
2
Kent State University at Kent
Kent
30,167
1,431
$6,277,245
$4,387
3
Ohio State University-Main Campus
Columbus
59,482
1,197
$5,465,288
$4,566
4
Ohio University-Main Campus
Athens
29,509
1,195
$5,354,976
$4,481
5
University of Toledo
Toledo
20,615
1,177
$5,193,487
$4,412
6
Bowling Green State University-Main Campus
Bowling Green
17,644
1,151
$4,907,898
$4,264
7
University of Cincinnati-Main Campus
Cincinnati
36,596
1,004
$4,706,699
$4,688
8
Cuyahoga Community College District
Cleveland
23,987
814
$4,503,373
$5,532
9
Youngstown State University
Youngstown
12,643
949
$4,424,869
$4,663
10
Wright State University-Main Campus
Dayton
16,655
933
$4,350,786
$4,663

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