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98 Colleges
$62,641 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$25,110 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Ohio ranked #8 in the nation for nursing degrees handed out in 2021. Around 13,973 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $15,660 per year to get their degree at a college in Ohio, while out of state students will pay an average of $19,059 per year.

About 58% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,278 per year.

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Public Public vs. Private
$13,352 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
50% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Ohio University - Athens Campus is 25,714, of which 19,284 students are undergraduates and of those, 14,676 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at OHIO Athens is 4.4 years.

Around 89% of students who apply get accepted. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

50% of OHIO Athens students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,518 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $43,819 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
$12,334 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
47% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at University of Cincinnati - Main Campus is 40,826, of which 29,933 students are undergraduates and of those, 24,301 are full-time. For undergraduates at UC, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

About 85% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

Approximately 47% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,895 a year. UC has a 1.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $44,934 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
$11,373 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
58% Freshmen Loans

There are 26,822 students at Kent State in total, 21,621 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 17,361 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Kent State is 4.2 years.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

Roughly 58% of students at Kent State take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,633 a year. Kent State has a 1.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Kent State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,188 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
$12,485 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
38% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Ohio State University - Main Campus is 61,369, of which 46,984 students are undergraduates and of those, 42,734 are full-time. For undergraduates at Ohio State, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 57%. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

38% of Ohio State students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,792 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Ohio State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $47,999 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#5

Xavier University

Cincinnati, Ohio
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
$45,000 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
59% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Xavier University is 7,061, of which 5,272 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,055 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 84%. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Roughly 59% of students at Xavier take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $9,239 a year. Xavier has a 1.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Xavier with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $51,259 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
$25,762 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
63% Freshmen Loans

There are 903 students at Mount Carmel College of Nursing in total, 705 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 562 are full-time. For undergraduates at Mount Carmel College of Nursing, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 52%. Of the accepted students, 7% are men and 93% are women.

63% of Mount Carmel College of Nursing students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,486 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Mount Carmel College of Nursing with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $62,632 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#7

University of Toledo

Toledo, Ohio
Public Public vs. Private
$11,311 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
50% Freshmen Loans

There are 14,406 undergraduates at University of Toledo, of which 11,447 are full-time, and there are 18,319 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at University of Toledo is 4.5 years.

Around 97% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

50% of University of Toledo students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,394 a year. University of Toledo has a 2.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from University of Toledo is $40,268.

Public Public vs. Private
$4,622 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
14% Freshmen Loans

There are 18,754 students at Cuyahoga Community College District in total, 5,014 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

14% of Cuyahoga Community College District students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,703 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,972 during the early-career years.

#9

Hondros College of Nursing

Westerville, Ohio
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
$20,455 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
74% Freshmen Loans

There are 1,508 full-time undergraduates at Hondros College of Nursing, and 2,159 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 7% are men and 93% are women.

Approximately 74% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,497 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Hondros College of Nursing with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $46,813 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
$12,427 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
52% Freshmen Loans

There are 16,094 students at University of Akron Main Campus in total, 13,651 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 10,791 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at University of Akron Main Campus is 4.6 years.

About 85% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

52% of University of Akron Main Campus students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,778 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,152 during the early-career years.

#11

Cleveland State University

Cleveland, Ohio
Public Public vs. Private
$12,254 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
49% Freshmen Loans

There are 11,166 undergraduates at Cleveland State University, of which 8,803 are full-time, and there are 15,247 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Cleveland State University is 4.5 years.

Around 91% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

49% of Cleveland State University students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,041 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,284 during the early-career years.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
$16,146 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
71% Freshmen Loans

There are 753 full-time undergraduates at The Christ College, and 1,015 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 64%. Around 9% of accepted students are men, and 91% are women.

Approximately 71% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,716 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from The Christ College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $59,121 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
$61,584 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
64% Freshmen Loans

There are 5,430 undergraduates at Case Western, of which 5,286 are full-time, and there are 11,465 students altogether. It takes the average Case Western undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 30%. Of the accepted students, 49% are men and 51% are women.

Roughly 64% of students at Case Western take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,031 a year. The student loan default rate of 0.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $70,442 during the early-career years.

#14

Mercy College of Ohio

Toledo, Ohio
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
$18,850 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
95% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Mercy College of Ohio is 1,561, of which 1,502 students are undergraduates and of those, 358 are full-time. It takes the average Mercy College undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

About 41% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 13% are men and 87% are women.

Roughly 95% of students at Mercy College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,437 a year. The student loan default rate of 0.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $55,781 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
93% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Galen College of Nursing - Cincinnati is 1,067, which includes 523 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 93% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,379 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Galen College of Nursing - Cincinnati with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $51,759 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#16

Owens Community College

Perrysburg, Ohio
Public Public vs. Private
$5,630 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
52% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Owens Community College is 7,536, which includes 2,034 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

52% of Owens State Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,044 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Owens State Community College is $30,741.

#17

Ursuline College

Pepper Pike, Ohio
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
$36,816 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
79% Freshmen Loans

There are 1,100 students at Ursuline College in total, 674 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 519 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 5% are men and 95% are women.

Roughly 79% of students at Ursuline College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,992 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Ursuline College is $50,414.

Public Public vs. Private
$10,224 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
49% Freshmen Loans

There are 10,936 students at Wright State University - Main Campus in total, 8,332 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,359 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Wright State University - Main Campus is 4.6 years.

Around 96% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Approximately 49% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,195 a year. The student loan default rate of 0.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $39,585 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
$5,016 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
33% Freshmen Loans

There are 3,029 students at COTC in total, 598 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 33% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,343 a year. COTC has a 1.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,112 during the early-career years.

#20

Ashland University

Ashland, Ohio
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
$24,140 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
72% Freshmen Loans

There are 3,148 undergraduates at Ashland, of which 2,310 are full-time, and there are 4,447 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 70%. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

Approximately 72% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,693 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $43,348 during the early-career years.

#21

Cedarville University

Cedarville, Ohio
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
$34,698 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
49% Freshmen Loans

There are 4,461 students at Cedarville in total, 4,024 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,540 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at Cedarville is 86%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 62%. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

49% of Cedarville students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,860 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Cedarville with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $46,118 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#22

Youngstown State University

Youngstown, Ohio
Public Public vs. Private
$9,585 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
50% Freshmen Loans

There are 10,401 undergraduates at Youngstown State University, of which 8,175 are full-time, and there are 11,835 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Youngstown State University is 4.7 years.

About 78% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Roughly 50% of students at Youngstown State University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,864 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Youngstown State University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,946 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
$5,188 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
31% Freshmen Loans

There are 27,621 students at Columbus State in total, 6,664 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 31% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,628 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Columbus State is $32,538.

#24

Clark State Community College

Springfield, Ohio
Public Public vs. Private
$4,152 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
48% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Clark State Community College is 5,396, which includes 1,033 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Approximately 48% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,435 a year. Clark State Community College has a 3.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,638 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
$4,660 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
6% Freshmen Loans

There are 10,138 students at LCCC in total, 2,476 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 6% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,092 a year. LCCC has a 2.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from LCCC is $30,182.

Other Ohio Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 University of Rio Grande 143
27 Sinclair Community College 136
28 Chamberlain University - Ohio 126
29 Capital University 121
30 Otterbein University 119
31 Bryant & Stratton College - Parma 118
32 Mount St. Joseph University 117
33 Lakeland Community College 114
34 Walsh University 112
35 Stark State College 111
36 Fortis College - Columbus 107
37 James A Rhodes State College 104
37 Good Samaritan College of Nursing & Health Science 104
39 American Institute of Alternative Medicine 96
40 Bowling Green State University - Main Campus 94
40 Lourdes University 94
42 Kettering College 86
43 Ohio University - Southern Campus 83
44 Franciscan University of Steubenville 80
45 Franklin University 73
46 University of Cincinnati - Blue Ash College 71
47 Fortis College - Cuyahoga Falls 65
48 Marion Technical College 62
49 Shawnee State University 61
50 Kent State University at Geauga 59
50 Cincinnati State Technical and Community College 59
52 Edison State Community College 58
53 Ohio University - Zanesville Campus 56
54 North Central State College 55
55 Northwest State Community College 54
55 Herzing University - Akron 54
57 Felbry College School of Nursing 52
58 Malone University 51
59 Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences 50
60 Hocking College 49
61 Miami University - Hamilton 48
62 Kent State University at Tuscarawas 47
62 Fortis College - Centerville 47
64 Muskingum University 45
65 Mount Vernon Nazarene University 44
66 Washington State Community College 42
66 Beckfield College - Tri-County 42
68 Kent State University at East Liverpool 40
69 Baldwin Wallace University 39
70 Southern State Community College 38
71 Terra State Community College 35
72 Eastern Gateway Community College 34
72 Kent State University at Ashtabula 34
74 Ohio University - Chillicothe Campus 32
74 Fortis College - Cincinnati 32
74 Ross College-Canton 32
77 Ohio Northern University 30
78 University of Mount Union 28
79 Belmont College 27
80 Ohio Valley College of Technology 25
80 Miami University - Middletown 25
80 Ohio Medical Career College 25
83 Wright State University - Lake Campus 24
84 Notre Dame College 21
85 The University of Findlay 13
86 Hiram College 11
87 Wittenberg University 9
88 Ohio Christian University 6
88 Defiance College 6
90 Bluffton University 1
91 Ohio State University - Mansfield Campus 0
91 Kent State University at Salem 0
91 Tiffin University 0
91 Ohio University - Eastern Campus 0
91 Kent State University at Trumbull 0
91 Kent State University at Stark 0
91 Ohio University - Lancaster Campus 0
91 Professional Skills Institute 0

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