Colleges in Ohio: Universities, Trade and Technical Schools

Ohio Colleges Summary

Ohio has the fifth highest total number of colleges and post-secondary schools in the United States with 336 (as of 2005). Overall enrollment is the eighth highest in the country with more than 630,000. Ohio also has the second highest number of public schools with more than 115 of them. Nonetheless, a modest 73% of Ohio's students go to these public schools, with only 17 states having a lower percentage of adult students enrolled in public schools.

The largest college in Ohio is Ohio State University with more than 50,000 students. There are also seven other colleges with more than 20,000 students, the largest of these being Kent State University and Ohio University. Three of these are community colleges: Cuyahoga Community College District, Columbus State Community College, and Owens Community College

There are also nine other colleges with more than 10,000 students. The most notable of these is Bowling Green State University. Two of these large colleges are also community colleges: Sinclair Community College, and Lorain County Community College. Ohio also has a number of smaller schools - approximately 75 of the state's post-secondary schools have less than 100 students.

The mailing address and web site address for the Ohio Department of Education is as follows:

25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215-4183
Website: http://www.ode.state.oh.us/

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Colleges and Universities in Ohio

School City Students Dorms Open Admission Typical SAT Range
Adult and Community Education Hudson Columbus 190   No
Adult Center for Education Zanesville 245   Yes
Akron School of Practical Nursing Akron 129   Yes
Allegheny Wesleyan College Salem 54 70 Yes
American Institute of Alternative Medicine Columbus 171   No
Antioch University McGregor Yellow Springs 681   No
Antioch University PhD Program in Leadership and Change Yellow Springs 125   No
Art Academy of Cincinnati Cincinnati 144 30 No V: 480-600
M: 420-570
Ashland County West Holmes Career Center Ashland 70   Yes
Ashland University Ashland 6,493 1,750 No V: 440-560
M: 460-570
W: 440-550
Ashtabula County Joint Vocational School Jefferson 137   Yes
Athenaeum of Ohio Cincinnati 238 85 Yes
ATS Institute of Technology Highland Heights 438   No
Auburn Career Center Concord Twp 399   Yes
Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences Canton 219 1 No
Baldwin Wallace College Berea 4,383 1,880 No V: 500-610
M: 490-600
W: 490-600
Belmont Technical College Saint Clairsville 1,742   Yes
Bexley Hall Episcopal Seminary Columbus 25   No
Bluffton University Bluffton 1,117 838 No V: 450-580
M: 450-570
Bowling Green State University Firelands Huron 2,065   Yes
Bowling Green State University Main Campus Bowling Green 18,619 6,671 No V: 440-560
M: 450-550
W: 435-535
Brown Aveda Institute Mentor Mentor 116   No
Brown Aveda Institute Rocky River Rocky River 98   No
Buckeye Joint Vocational School New Philadelphia 118   No
Butler Tech D Russel Lee Career Center Hamilton 327   No
Capital University Columbus 3,713 1,299 No V: 490-580
M: 480-600
W: 460-590
Career and Technology Education Centers of Licking County Newark 430   Yes
Carnegie Institute of Integrative Medicine and Massotherapy Suffield 207   Yes
Carousel Beauty College Dayton Dayton 39   Yes
Carousel Beauty College Kettering Kettering 76   Yes
Carousel Beauty College Middletown Middletown 47   Yes
Carousel Beauty College Springfield Springfield 38   Yes
Carousel of Miami Valley Beauty College Huber Heights 71   Yes
Casal Aveda Institute Youngstown 137   Yes
Case Western Reserve University Cleveland 9,844 3,484 No V: 590-690
M: 620-720
W: 580-680
Cedarville University Cedarville 3,055 2,486 No V: 540-650
M: 530-640
W: 520-630
Central Ohio Technical College Newark 3,100   Yes
Central School of Practical Nursing Cleveland Cleveland 79   No
Central State University Wilberforce 2,022 1,352 No V: 340-440
M: 340-440
Chancellor University Cleveland 570   No
Chatfield College Saint Martin 218   Yes
Choffin Career and Technical Center Youngstown 160   Yes
Cincinnati Christian University Cincinnati 1,051 458 No V: 440-560
M: 423-568
W: 410-558
Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science Cincinnati 99   No
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College Cincinnati 8,507   Yes
Clark State Community College Springfield 3,383   Yes
Cleveland Clinic Health System School of Diagnostic Imaging Euclid 45   No
Cleveland Institute of Art Cleveland 485 105 No V: 470-580
M: 470-540
Cleveland Institute of Dental Medical Assistants Cleveland 126   Yes
Cleveland Institute of Dental Medical Assistants Lyndhurst Lyndhurst 93   Yes
Cleveland Institute of Dental Medical Assistants Mentor Mentor 163   Yes
Cleveland Institute of Music Cleveland 453 100 No
Cleveland Municipal School District Adult and Cont Cleveland 97   Yes
Cleveland State University Cleveland 15,038 842 No V: 410-540
M: 400-570
College of Mount St. Joseph Cincinnati 2,282 483 No V: 440-550
M: 440-560
Columbiana County Vocational School Lisbon 533   Yes
Columbus College of Art and Design Columbus 1,545 276 No V: 460-580
M: 450-550
W: 440-550
Columbus State Community College Columbus 23,057   Yes
Community Hospital School of Nursing Springfield 159 26 No
Community Services Division Alliance City Alliance 148   No
Creative Images Institute of Cosmetology Dayton Dayton 113   Yes
Creative Images Institute of Cosmetology Fairborn Dayton 157   Yes
Cuyahoga Community College Cleveland 24,563   Yes
Davis College Toledo Toledo 484   No
Dayton Barber College Dayton 49   Yes
Defiance College Defiance 973 547 No V: 440-560
M: 430-560
W: 420-560
Delaware Area Career Center Delaware 90   Yes
Denison University Granville 2,242 2,347 No V: 580-690
M: 570-680
Eastern Hills Academy of Hair Design Cincinnati 101   Yes
Eastland Fairfield Career and Technical Schools Groveport 177   No
Edison State Community College Piqua 3,025   Yes
Ehove Career Center Milan 291   Yes
ETI Technical College Niles 174   No
Euclid Beauty College Euclid 126   Yes
Fairview Beauty Academy Fairview Park 61   Yes
Firelands Regional Medical Center School of Nursing Sandusky 126 16 No
Franciscan University of Steubenville Steubenville 2,434 1,263 No V: 540-650
M: 520-600
Franklin University Columbus 7,559   Yes
Gallia Jackson Vinton Joint Vocational School District Rio Grande 157   Yes
Gerbers Akron Beauty School Fairlawn 125   Yes
Gods Bible School and College Cincinnati 285 200 No
Good Samaritan College of Nursing & Health Science Cincinnati 304   No V: 460-520
M: 455-510
Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development Cincinnati 471   Yes
Greene County Career Center Xenia 1,089   No
Hamrick School Medina 140   Yes
Hannah E Mullins School of Practical Nursing Salem 36   No
Healing Arts Institute Perrysburg 44   No
Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion Cincinnati Cincinnati 232   No
Heidelberg University Tiffin 1,584 993 No V: 440-580
M: 440-590
W: 420-550
Hiram College Hiram 1,271 955 No V: 480-610
M: 470-590
Hobart Institute of Welding Technology Troy 181   Yes
Hocking College Nelsonville 4,341 935 Yes
Hondros College Westerville 255   No
Huron School of Nursing Cleveland 289   No
Inner State Beauty School Lyndhurst 141   Yes
International Academy of Hair Design Cincinnati 111   No
James A Rhodes State College Lima 3,385   Yes
Jefferson Community College Steubenville 1,744   Yes
John Carroll University Cleveland 3,766 1,962 No V: 490-590
M: 490-600
W: 480-590
Kent State University Ashtabula Campus Ashtabula 1,575   Yes
Kent State University East Liverpool Campus East Liverpool 902   Yes
Kent State University Geauga Campus Burton 1,265   Yes
Kent State University Kent Campus Kent 22,819 6,591 No V: 450-560
M: 450-570
Kent State University Salem Campus Salem 1,268   Yes
Kent State University Stark Campus Canton 3,849   Yes
Kent State University Trumbull Campus Warren 2,120   Yes
Kent State University Tuscarawas Campus New Philadelphia 2,039   Yes
Kenyon College Gambier 1,662 1,620 No V: 630-730
M: 610-700
W: 630-720
Kettering College of Medical Arts Kettering 808 120 No V: 450-560
M: 410-570
W: 430-510
Knox County Career Center Mount Vernon 110   Yes
Lake Erie College Painesville 941 478 No V: 425-560
M: 430-540
W: 415-540
Lakeland Community College Kirtland 8,934   Yes
Laura and Alvin Siegal College of Judaic Studies Beachwood 121   Yes
Lorain County Community College Elyria 10,769   Yes
Lorain County Joint Vocational School District Oberlin 87   Yes
Lourdes College Sylvania 2,021   No
Madison Adult Career Center Mansfield 87   Yes
Mahoning County Career and Technical Center Canfield 80   Yes
Malone University Canton 2,371 1,003 No V: 470-590
M: 470-590
W: 460-580
Marietta College Marietta 1,605 1,203 No M: 500-630
W: 500-610
Marion Technical College Marion 2,125   Yes
MedCentral College of Nursing Mansfield 416 99 No V: 380-490
M: 430-480
W: 420-500
Medina County Career Center Medina 55   Yes
Mercy College of Northwest Ohio Toledo 804 76 Yes
Methodist Theological School Delaware 234 159 No
Miami University Hamilton Hamilton 2,607   Yes
Miami University Middletown Middletown 1,969   Yes
Miami University Oxford Oxford 15,968 7,097 No V: 530-630
M: 550-650
Miami Valley Career Technology Center Clayton 326   Yes
Moler Hollywood Beauty Academy Cincinnati 93   Yes
Moler Pickens Beauty Academy Fairfield 143   Yes
Moore University of Hair Design Cincinnati 15   Yes
Mount Carmel College of Nursing Columbus 680 144 No
Mount Union College Alliance 2,138 1,483 No
Mount Vernon Nazarene University Mount Vernon 2,675 1,142 No V: 500-610
M: 450-580
Muskingum College New Concord 2,099 1,250 No V: 460-580
M: 480-590
W: 450-590
National Beauty College Canton 77   Yes
National Institute of Massotherapy Akron 132   Yes
Nationwide Beauty Academy Columbus 115   Yes
North Central State College Mansfield 3,148   Yes
Northcoast Medical Training Academy Kent 231   Yes
Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy Rootstown 533   No
Northern Institute of Cosmetology Lorain 26   Yes
Northwest State Community College Archbold 2,944   Yes
Notre Dame College Cleveland 1,490 501 No V: 410-520
M: 420-550
O C Collins Career Center Chesapeake 492   Yes
Oberlin College Oberlin 2,774 2,400 No V: 640-740
M: 620-710
W: 640-730
Ohio Christian University Circleville 636 202 No V: 520-580
M: 410-420
W: 460-530
Ohio College of Massotherapy Akron 189   Yes
Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine Independence 370   No
Ohio Dominican University Columbus 3,082 811 No
Ohio Hi Point Joint Vocational School District Bellefontaine 805   No
Ohio Institute of Health Careers Columbus 323   Yes
Ohio Institute of Health Careers Sheffield Village Sheffield Village 182   Yes
Ohio Northern University Ada 3,603 2,176 No V: 500-620
M: 630-650
W: 500-630
Ohio State Beauty Academy Lima 138   Yes
Ohio State College of Barber Styling Columbus 103   Yes
Ohio State School of Cosmetology & Experts Barber School Columbus 86   Yes
Ohio State School of Cosmetology Columbus Columbus 61   Yes
Ohio State School of Cosmetology Reynoldsburg Reynoldsburg 66   Yes
Ohio State School of Cosmetology Westerville Westerville 105   Yes
Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute Wooster 748 385 Yes
Ohio State University Lima Campus Lima 1,340   Yes
Ohio State University Main Campus Columbus 52,568 9,038 No V: 540-650
M: 590-680
Ohio State University Mansfield Campus Mansfield 1,553 191 Yes
Ohio State University Marion Campus Marion 1,633   Yes
Ohio State University Newark Campus Newark 2,505 180 Yes
Ohio Technical College Cleveland 919   Yes
Ohio University Chillicothe Campus Chillicothe 1,836   Yes
Ohio University Eastern Campus Saint Clairsville 751   Yes
Ohio University Lancaster Campus Lancaster 1,728   Yes
Ohio University Main Campus Athens 21,089 7,712 No V: 480-600
M: 490-600
W: 470-580
Ohio University Southern Campus Ironton 1,699   Yes
Ohio University Zanesville Campus Zanesville 1,805   Yes
Ohio Wesleyan University Delaware 1,986 1,633 No V: 530-650
M: 540-650
Oregon Career Center Oregon 305   Yes
Otterbein College Westerville 3,107 1,385 No V: 470-600
M: 480-590
W: 460-600
Owens Community College Perrysburg 19,853   Yes
Paramount Beauty Academy Portsmouth 54   Yes
Payne Theological Seminary Wilberforce 120 36 No
Penta County Joint Vocational School Perrysburg 195   Yes
Pickaway Ross Joint Vocational School District Chillicothe 288   Yes
Pike County Joint Vocational School District Piketon 97   No
Pioneer Career and Technology Center Shelby 38   Yes
Polaris Career Center Middleburg Heights 122   Yes
Pontifical College Josephinum Columbus 194 200 No V: 495-635
M: 550-655
W: 510-570
Portage Lakes Career Center Green 53   Yes
Practical Nurse Program Canton City Schools Canton 106   No
Professional Skills Institute Toledo 292   No
Rabbinical College Telshe Wickliffe 43 200 Yes
Raphaels School of Beauty Culture Alliance Alliance 52   Yes
Raphaels School of Beauty Culture Boardman Boardman 36   Yes
Raphaels School of Beauty Culture Brunswick Brunswick 46   Yes
Raphaels School of Beauty Culture Niles Niles 63   Yes
Regency Beauty Institute Cincinnati Cincinnati 10   No
Regency Beauty Institute Springdale Springdale 27   No
Rosedale Bible College Irwin 81 150 No
Ross Institute of Medical and Dental Technology Cincinnati 150   No
Sandusky Career Center Sandusky 137   No
School of Advertising Art Inc Kettering 150   No
School of Nursing at Cuyahoga Valley Career Center Brecksville 129   Yes
Scioto County Career Technical Center Lucasville 421   Yes
Shawnee State University Portsmouth 3,699 658 Yes
Sinclair Community College Dayton 18,691   Yes
Southern State Community College Hillsboro 2,436   Yes
Stark State College of Technology North Canton 8,238   Yes
Stautzenberger College Maumee 745   Yes
Stautzenberger College Brecksville Brecksville 282   Yes
TCTC Adult Training Center Warren 157   Yes
Temple Baptist College Cincinnati 60   Yes
Terra State Community College Fremont 2,495   Yes
The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences Cincinnati 338   No V: 430-520
M: 410-510
W: 425-518
The College of Wooster Wooster 1,781 1,856 No V: 540-670
M: 550-660
The Spa School Columbus 120   Yes
The University of Findlay Findlay 5,388 1,396 No V: 460-580
M: 450-600
W: 450-575
Tiffin Academy of Hair Design Tiffin 64   Yes
Tiffin University Tiffin 2,357 640 No V: 420-490
M: 400-502
Toledo Academy of Beauty Culture East OREGON 63   Yes
Toledo Academy of Beauty Culture South Toledo 115   Yes
Toledo Public Schools Adult & Continuing Education Toledo 309   Yes
Tri County Adult Career Center Nelsonville 40   Yes
Tri Rivers Career Center Marion 222   Yes
Tri State Bible College South Point 41   No
Tri State College North Lima 44   Yes
Trinity Health System School of Nursing Steubenville 147   No
Trinity Lutheran Seminary Columbus 176 45 No
Union Institute & University Cincinnati 1,719   No
United Theological Seminary Dayton 248   No
University of Akron Main Campus Akron 23,007 2,730 Yes
University of Akron Wayne College Orrville 1,615   Yes
University of Cincinnati Clermont College Batavia 2,942   Yes
University of Cincinnati Main Campus Cincinnati 29,319 3,124 No V: 490-610
M: 500-630
W: 470-590
University of Cincinnati Raymond Walters College Blue Ash 4,257   Yes
University of Dayton Dayton 10,395 6,081 No V: 520-620
M: 530-640
University of Northwestern Ohio Lima 3,312 1,064 Yes
University of Rio Grande Rio Grande 2,243 620 Yes
University of Toledo Toledo 19,767 4,004 Yes
Upper Valley Joint Vocational School Piqua 633   Yes
Urbana University Urbana 1,440 592 No V: 400-520
M: 420-530
Ursuline College Pepper Pike 1,550 242 No V: 370-510
M: 390-520
US Grant Joint Vocational School Bethel 19   Yes
Valley Beauty School Cambridge Cambridge 5   Yes
Valley Beauty School Zanesville Zanesville 35   Yes
Vanguard Career Center Fremont 20   No
Vantage Career Center Van Wert 68   Yes
Virginia Marti College of Art and Design Lakewood 262   No
W Howard Nicol School of Practical Nursing Green 35   No
Walsh University North Canton 2,522 1,037 No V: 440-540
M: 460-560
Warren County Career Center Lebanon 65   Yes
Washington County Career Center Adult Technical Training Marietta 273   Yes
Washington State Community College Marietta 1,243   Yes
Wayne County Schools Career Center Smithville 548   Yes
Western Hills School of Beauty and Hair Design Cincinnati 308   Yes
Wilberforce University Wilberforce 834 1,000 No
Willoughby Eastlake School of Practical Nursing Willoughby 70   No
Wilmington College Wilmington 1,605 819 No V: 400-410
M: 520-530
Winebrenner Theological Seminary Findlay 112   No
Wittenberg University Springfield 2,078 1,696 No V: 490-610
M: 500-620
Wright State University Lake Campus Celina 845   Yes
Wright State University Main Campus Dayton 16,151 2,987 Yes
Xavier University Cincinnati 6,646 1,809 No V: 500-610
M: 500-610
W: 500-600
Youngstown State University Youngstown 13,595 1,297 Yes
Zane State College Zanesville 2,049   Yes
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