The price of education: Which 4-year Ohio schools charge the highest in-state tuition?


Ohio residents attending four-year schools pay the highest in-state tuition at Kenyon College, Oberlin College and Denison University, according to an analysis of federal data.

The analysis includes the cost of tuition only for the 2018-19 academic year reported by four-year schools to the U.S. Department of Education.

Where do residents pay the highest in-state tuition?

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
2018-19 tuition
1
Kenyon College
Gambier
1,677
$55,930
2
Oberlin College
Oberlin
2,853
$55,052
3
Denison University
Granville
2,341
$51,960
4
The College of Wooster
Wooster
1,980
$50,250
5
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland
11,824
$49,042
6
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware
1,560
$45,760
7
University of Dayton
Dayton
10,882
$42,900
8
Cleveland Institute of Art
Cleveland
636
$42,055
9
Cleveland Institute of Music
Cleveland
393
$41,987
10
John Carroll University
Heights
3,545
$41,340
11
Wittenberg University
Springfield
1,884
$39,500
12
Xavier University
Cincinnati
6,786
$38,530
13
Hiram College
Hiram
1,221
$36,358
14
Marietta College
Marietta
1,145
$36,040
15
Antioch College
Springs
133
$35,568
16
Capital University
Columbus
3,384
$35,466
17
Columbus College of Art and Design
Columbus
1,075
$35,420
18
The University of Findlay
Findlay
4,888
$34,360
19
Art Academy of Cincinnati
Cincinnati
181
$33,450
20
Bluffton University
Bluffton
815
$32,766
21
Defiance College
Defiance
614
$32,700
22
Baldwin Wallace University
Berea
3,791
$32,586
23
Ursuline College
Pike
1,123
$32,390
24
Ohio Northern University
Ada
3,088
$32,260
25
Otterbein University
Westerville
2,936
$31,874
26
Lake Erie College
Painesville
1,177
$31,422
27
Ohio Dominican University
Columbus
1,714
$31,080
28
Heidelberg University
Tiffin
1,201
$31,000
29
University of Mount Union
Alliance
2,257
$30,860
30
Malone University
Canton
1,705
$30,860
31
Cedarville University
Cedarville
3,886
$30,270
32
Notre Dame College
Cleveland
1,901
$30,160
33
Mount Saint Joseph University
Cincinnati
2,010
$30,100
34
Walsh University
Canton
2,759
$29,980
35
Mount Vernon Nazarene University
Vernon
2,222
$29,244
36
Muskingum University
Concord
2,369
$28,266
37
Franciscan University of Steubenville
Steubenville
2,929
$27,630
38
University of Rio Grande
Grande
1,812
$27,481
39
Wilmington College
Wilmington
1,169
$25,675
40
Tiffin University
Tiffin
3,149
$25,000
41
Urbana University
Urbana
1,623
$23,700
42
Lourdes University
Sylvania
1,352
$22,480
43
Pontifical College Josephinum
Columbus
150
$22,300
44
Ashland University
Ashland
6,471
$21,342
45
Ohio Christian University
Circleville
4,483
$20,806
46
Virginia Marti College of Art and Design
Lakewood
133
$20,439
47
Antioch University-Midwest
Springs
138
$19,572
48
Chamberlain University-Ohio
Columbus
548
$19,375
49
Bryant & Stratton College-Akron
Copley
88
$18,756
50
Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Canton
394
$18,510
51
Hondros College of Nursing
Westerville
2,093
$18,270
52
Bryant & Stratton College-Eastlake
Eastlake
238
$18,041
53
Bryant & Stratton College-Parma
Parma
354
$18,022
54
DeVry University-Ohio
Columbus
1,096
$17,621
55
Bryant & Stratton College-Cleveland
Cleveland
263
$17,283
56
Cincinnati Christian University
Cincinnati
750
$17,228
57
South University-Cleveland
Heights
371
$17,014
58
The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Cincinnati
914
$16,203
59
The Art Institute of Cincinnati-AIC College of Design
Cincinnati
20
$15,674
60
Good Samaritan College of Nursing and Health Science
Cincinnati
413
$15,470
61
Miami University-Oxford
Oxford
19,700
$15,380
62
Mercy College of Ohio
Toledo
1,416
$15,240
63
American Institute of Alternative Medicine
Columbus
395
$14,338
64
Herzing University-Akron
Akron
494
$14,000
65
Herzing University-Toledo
Toledo
213
$14,000
66
Mount Carmel College of Nursing
Columbus
1,069
$13,907
67
Union Institute & University
Cincinnati
1,085
$13,256
68
Wilberforce University
Wilberforce
627
$13,250
69
Rabbinical College Telshe
Wickliffe
56
$13,100
70
Kettering College
Kettering
824
$12,960
71
Franklin University
Columbus
4,753
$12,649
72
Ohio University-Main Campus
Athens
29,369
$12,192
73
University of Akron Main Campus
Akron
20,169
$11,463
74
University of Northwestern Ohio
Lima
3,741
$11,350
75
Bowling Green State University-Main Campus
Green
17,357
$11,105
76
University of Cincinnati-Main Campus
Cincinnati
37,155
$11,000
77
Ohio State University-Main Campus
Columbus
59,837
$10,726
78
Cleveland State University
Cleveland
16,371
$10,457
79
Kent State University at Kent
Kent
28,972
$10,312
80
University of Toledo
Toledo
20,579
$10,293
81
Wright State University-Main Campus
Dayton
15,957
$9,254
82
Tri-State Bible College
Point
39
$9,100
83
Youngstown State University
Youngstown
12,521
$8,967
84
Shawnee State University
Portsmouth
3,582
$8,556
85
Ohio State University-Lima Campus
Lima
1,018
$7,644
86
Ohio State University-Mansfield Campus
Mansfield
1,061
$7,644
87
Ohio State University-Marion Campus
Marion
1,198
$7,644
88
Ohio State University-Newark Campus
Newark
2,623
$7,644
89
Gods Bible School and College
Cincinnati
306
$7,040
90
Allegheny Wesleyan College
Salem
84
$7,000
91
Central State University
Wilberforce
1,784
$6,346
92
Wright State University-Lake Campus
Celina
1,037
$6,194
93
University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College
Ash
4,779
$6,010
94
Miami University-Hamilton
Hamilton
2,751
$5,880
95
Miami University-Middletown
Middletown
1,973
$5,880
96
Kent State University at Ashtabula
Ashtabula
1,974
$5,834
97
Kent State University at Geauga
Burton
2,249
$5,834
98
Kent State University at Stark
Canton
5,010
$5,834
99
Kent State University at East Liverpool
Liverpool
1,175
$5,834
100
Kent State University at Tuscarawas
Philadelphia
2,131
$5,834
101
Kent State University at Salem
Salem
1,695
$5,834
102
Kent State University at Trumbull
Warren
2,278
$5,834
103
Ohio University-Chillicothe Campus
Chillicothe
1,691
$5,490
104
Ohio University-Eastern Campus
Clairsville
611
$5,490
105
Ohio University-Southern Campus
Ironton
1,387
$5,490
106
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus
Lancaster
1,615
$5,490
107
Ohio University-Zanesville Campus
Zanesville
1,204
$5,490
108
University of Cincinnati-Clermont College
Batavia
2,799
$5,316

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Allegheny Wesleyan College American Institute of Alternative Medicine Antioch College Antioch University-Midwest Art Academy of Cincinnati Ashland University Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences Baldwin Wallace University Bluffton University Bowling Green State University-Main Campus Bryant & Stratton College-Akron Bryant & Stratton College-Cleveland Bryant & Stratton College-Eastlake Bryant & Stratton College-Parma Capital University Case Western Reserve University Cedarville University Central State University Chamberlain University-Ohio Cincinnati Christian University Cleveland Institute of Art Cleveland Institute of Music Cleveland State University Columbus College of Art and Design Defiance College Denison University DeVry University-Ohio Franciscan University of Steubenville Franklin University Gods Bible School and College Good Samaritan College of Nursing and Health Science Heidelberg University Herzing University-Akron Herzing University-Toledo Hiram College Hondros College of Nursing John Carroll University Kent State University at Ashtabula Kent State University at East Liverpool Kent State University at Geauga Kent State University at Kent Kent State University at Salem Kent State University at Stark Kent State University at Trumbull Kent State University at Tuscarawas Kenyon College Kettering College Lake Erie College Lourdes University Malone University Marietta College Mercy College of Ohio Miami University-Hamilton Miami University-Middletown Miami University-Oxford Mount Carmel College of Nursing Mount Saint Joseph University Mount Vernon Nazarene University Muskingum University Notre Dame College Oberlin College Ohio Christian University Ohio Dominican University Ohio Northern University Ohio State University-Lima Campus Ohio State University-Main Campus Ohio State University-Mansfield Campus Ohio State University-Marion Campus Ohio State University-Newark Campus Ohio University-Chillicothe Campus Ohio University-Eastern Campus Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Ohio University-Main Campus Ohio University-Southern Campus Ohio University-Zanesville Campus Ohio Wesleyan University Otterbein University Pontifical College Josephinum Rabbinical College Telshe Shawnee State University South University-Cleveland The Art Institute of Cincinnati-AIC College of Design The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences The College of Wooster The University of Findlay Tiffin University Tri-State Bible College Union Institute & University University of Akron Main Campus University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College University of Cincinnati-Clermont College University of Cincinnati-Main Campus University of Dayton University of Mount Union University of Northwestern Ohio University of Rio Grande University of Toledo Urbana University Ursuline College Virginia Marti College of Art and Design

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