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/

Selected Ohio Colleges and Universities

Colleges and Universities in Ohio

SchoolCityStudentsDormsOpen AdmissionTypical SAT Range
Adult and Community Education HudsonColumbus190  No
Adult Center for EducationZanesville245  Yes
Akron School of Practical NursingAkron129  Yes
Allegheny Wesleyan CollegeSalem54 70Yes
American Institute of Alternative MedicineColumbus171  No
Antioch University McGregorYellow Springs681  No
Antioch University PhD Program in Leadership and ChangeYellow Springs125  No
Art Academy of CincinnatiCincinnati144 30NoV: 480-600
M: 420-570
Ashland County West Holmes Career CenterAshland70  Yes
Ashland UniversityAshland6,493 1,750NoV: 440-560
M: 460-570
W: 440-550
Ashtabula County Joint Vocational SchoolJefferson137  Yes
Athenaeum of OhioCincinnati238 85Yes
ATS Institute of TechnologyHighland Heights438  No
Auburn Career CenterConcord Twp399  Yes
Aultman College of Nursing and Health SciencesCanton219 1No
Baldwin Wallace CollegeBerea4,383 1,880NoV: 500-610
M: 490-600
W: 490-600
Belmont Technical CollegeSaint Clairsville1,742  Yes
Bexley Hall Episcopal SeminaryColumbus25  No
Bluffton UniversityBluffton1,117 838NoV: 450-580
M: 450-570
Bowling Green State University FirelandsHuron2,065  Yes
Bowling Green State University Main CampusBowling Green18,619 6,671NoV: 440-560
M: 450-550
W: 435-535
Brown Aveda Institute MentorMentor116  No
Brown Aveda Institute Rocky RiverRocky River98  No
Bryant and Stratton College ClevelandCleveland621  No
Bryant and Stratton College Eastlake CampusEastlake599  No
Bryant and Stratton College ParmaParma696  No
Buckeye Joint Vocational SchoolNew Philadelphia118  No
Butler Tech D Russel Lee Career CenterHamilton327  No
Capital UniversityColumbus3,713 1,299NoV: 490-580
M: 480-600
W: 460-590
Career and Technology Education Centers of Licking CountyNewark430  Yes
Carnegie Institute of Integrative Medicine and MassotherapySuffield207  Yes
Carousel Beauty College DaytonDayton39  Yes
Carousel Beauty College KetteringKettering76  Yes
Carousel Beauty College MiddletownMiddletown47  Yes
Carousel Beauty College SpringfieldSpringfield38  Yes
Carousel of Miami Valley Beauty CollegeHuber Heights71  Yes
Casal Aveda InstituteYoungstown137  Yes
Case Western Reserve UniversityCleveland9,844 3,484NoV: 590-690
M: 620-720
W: 580-680
Cedarville UniversityCedarville3,055 2,486NoV: 540-650
M: 530-640
W: 520-630
Central Ohio Technical CollegeNewark3,100  Yes
Central School of Practical Nursing ClevelandCleveland79  No
Central State UniversityWilberforce2,022 1,352NoV: 340-440
M: 340-440
Chancellor UniversityCleveland570  No
Chatfield CollegeSaint Martin218  Yes
Choffin Career and Technical CenterYoungstown160  Yes
Cincinnati Christian UniversityCincinnati1,051 458NoV: 440-560
M: 423-568
W: 410-558
Cincinnati College of Mortuary ScienceCincinnati99  No
Cincinnati State Technical and Community CollegeCincinnati8,507  Yes
Clark State Community CollegeSpringfield3,383  Yes
Cleveland Clinic Health System School of Diagnostic ImagingEuclid45  No
Cleveland Institute of ArtCleveland485 105NoV: 470-580
M: 470-540
Cleveland Institute of Dental Medical AssistantsCleveland126  Yes
Cleveland Institute of Dental Medical Assistants LyndhurstLyndhurst93  Yes
Cleveland Institute of Dental Medical Assistants MentorMentor163  Yes
Cleveland Institute of MusicCleveland453 100No
Cleveland Municipal School District Adult and ContCleveland97  Yes
Cleveland State UniversityCleveland15,038 842NoV: 410-540
M: 400-570
College of Mount St. JosephCincinnati2,282 483NoV: 440-550
M: 440-560
Columbiana County Vocational SchoolLisbon533  Yes
Columbus College of Art and DesignColumbus1,545 276NoV: 460-580
M: 450-550
W: 440-550
Columbus State Community CollegeColumbus23,057  Yes
Community Hospital School of NursingSpringfield159 26No
Community Services Division Alliance CityAlliance148  No
Creative Images Institute of Cosmetology DaytonDayton113  Yes
Creative Images Institute of Cosmetology FairbornDayton157  Yes
Cuyahoga Community CollegeCleveland24,563  Yes
Davis College ToledoToledo484  No
Dayton Barber CollegeDayton49  Yes
Defiance CollegeDefiance973 547NoV: 440-560
M: 430-560
W: 420-560
Delaware Area Career CenterDelaware90  Yes
Denison UniversityGranville2,242 2,347NoV: 580-690
M: 570-680
Eastern Hills Academy of Hair DesignCincinnati101  Yes
Eastland Fairfield Career and Technical SchoolsGroveport177  No
Edison State Community CollegePiqua3,025  Yes
Ehove Career CenterMilan291  Yes
ETI Technical CollegeNiles174  No
Euclid Beauty CollegeEuclid126  Yes
Fairview Beauty AcademyFairview Park61  Yes
Firelands Regional Medical Center School of NursingSandusky126 16No
Franciscan University of SteubenvilleSteubenville2,434 1,263NoV: 540-650
M: 520-600
Franklin UniversityColumbus7,559  Yes
Gallia Jackson Vinton Joint Vocational School DistrictRio Grande157  Yes
Gerbers Akron Beauty SchoolFairlawn125  Yes
Gods Bible School and CollegeCincinnati285 200No
Good Samaritan College of Nursing & Health ScienceCincinnati304  NoV: 460-520
M: 455-510
Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career DevelopmentCincinnati471  Yes
Greene County Career CenterXenia1,089  No
Hamrick SchoolMedina140  Yes
Hannah E Mullins School of Practical NursingSalem36  No
Healing Arts InstitutePerrysburg44  No
Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion CincinnatiCincinnati232  No
Heidelberg UniversityTiffin1,584 993NoV: 440-580
M: 440-590
W: 420-550
Hiram CollegeHiram1,271 955NoV: 480-610
M: 470-590
Hobart Institute of Welding TechnologyTroy181  Yes
Hocking CollegeNelsonville4,341 935Yes
Hondros CollegeWesterville255  No
Huron School of NursingCleveland289  No
Inner State Beauty SchoolLyndhurst141  Yes
International Academy of Hair DesignCincinnati111  No
James A Rhodes State CollegeLima3,385  Yes
Jefferson Community CollegeSteubenville1,744  Yes
John Carroll UniversityCleveland3,766 1,962NoV: 490-590
M: 490-600
W: 480-590
Kent State University Ashtabula CampusAshtabula1,575  Yes
Kent State University East Liverpool CampusEast Liverpool902  Yes
Kent State University Geauga CampusBurton1,265  Yes
Kent State University Kent CampusKent22,819 6,591NoV: 450-560
M: 450-570
Kent State University Salem CampusSalem1,268  Yes
Kent State University Stark CampusCanton3,849  Yes
Kent State University Trumbull CampusWarren2,120  Yes
Kent State University Tuscarawas CampusNew Philadelphia2,039  Yes
Kenyon CollegeGambier1,662 1,620NoV: 630-730
M: 610-700
W: 630-720
Kettering College of Medical ArtsKettering808 120NoV: 450-560
M: 410-570
W: 430-510
Knox County Career CenterMount Vernon110  Yes
Lake Erie CollegePainesville941 478NoV: 425-560
M: 430-540
W: 415-540
Lakeland Community CollegeKirtland8,934  Yes
Laura and Alvin Siegal College of Judaic StudiesBeachwood121  Yes
Lorain County Community CollegeElyria10,769  Yes
Lorain County Joint Vocational School DistrictOberlin87  Yes
Lourdes CollegeSylvania2,021  No
Madison Adult Career CenterMansfield87  Yes
Mahoning County Career and Technical CenterCanfield80  Yes
Malone UniversityCanton2,371 1,003NoV: 470-590
M: 470-590
W: 460-580
Marietta CollegeMarietta1,605 1,203NoM: 500-630
W: 500-610
Marion Technical CollegeMarion2,125  Yes
MedCentral College of NursingMansfield416 99NoV: 380-490
M: 430-480
W: 420-500
Medina County Career CenterMedina55  Yes
Mercy College of Northwest OhioToledo804 76Yes
Methodist Theological SchoolDelaware234 159No
Miami University HamiltonHamilton2,607  Yes
Miami University MiddletownMiddletown1,969  Yes
Miami University OxfordOxford15,968 7,097NoV: 530-630
M: 550-650
Miami Valley Career Technology CenterClayton326  Yes
Moler Hollywood Beauty AcademyCincinnati93  Yes
Moler Pickens Beauty AcademyFairfield143  Yes
Moore University of Hair DesignCincinnati15  Yes
Mount Carmel College of NursingColumbus680 144No
Mount Union CollegeAlliance2,138 1,483No
Mount Vernon Nazarene UniversityMount Vernon2,675 1,142NoV: 500-610
M: 450-580
Muskingum CollegeNew Concord2,099 1,250NoV: 460-580
M: 480-590
W: 450-590
National Beauty CollegeCanton77  Yes
National Institute of MassotherapyAkron132  Yes
Nationwide Beauty AcademyColumbus115  Yes
North Central State CollegeMansfield3,148  Yes
Northcoast Medical Training AcademyKent231  Yes
Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and PharmacyRootstown533  No
Northern Institute of CosmetologyLorain26  Yes
Northwest State Community CollegeArchbold2,944  Yes
Notre Dame CollegeCleveland1,490 501NoV: 410-520
M: 420-550
O C Collins Career CenterChesapeake492  Yes
Oberlin CollegeOberlin2,774 2,400NoV: 640-740
M: 620-710
W: 640-730
Ohio Christian UniversityCircleville636 202NoV: 520-580
M: 410-420
W: 460-530
Ohio College of MassotherapyAkron189  Yes
Ohio College of Podiatric MedicineIndependence370  No
Ohio Dominican UniversityColumbus3,082 811No
Ohio Hi Point Joint Vocational School DistrictBellefontaine805  No
Ohio Institute of Health CareersColumbus323  Yes
Ohio Institute of Health Careers Sheffield VillageSheffield Village182  Yes
Ohio Northern UniversityAda3,603 2,176NoV: 500-620
M: 630-650
W: 500-630
Ohio State Beauty AcademyLima138  Yes
Ohio State College of Barber StylingColumbus103  Yes
Ohio State School of Cosmetology & Experts Barber SchoolColumbus86  Yes
Ohio State School of Cosmetology ColumbusColumbus61  Yes
Ohio State School of Cosmetology ReynoldsburgReynoldsburg66  Yes
Ohio State School of Cosmetology WestervilleWesterville105  Yes
Ohio State University Agricultural Technical InstituteWooster748 385Yes
Ohio State University Lima CampusLima1,340  Yes
Ohio State University Main CampusColumbus52,568 9,038NoV: 540-650
M: 590-680
Ohio State University Mansfield CampusMansfield1,553 191Yes
Ohio State University Marion CampusMarion1,633  Yes
Ohio State University Newark CampusNewark2,505 180Yes
Ohio Technical CollegeCleveland919  Yes
Ohio University Chillicothe CampusChillicothe1,836  Yes
Ohio University Eastern CampusSaint Clairsville751  Yes
Ohio University Lancaster CampusLancaster1,728  Yes
Ohio University Main CampusAthens21,089 7,712NoV: 480-600
M: 490-600
W: 470-580
Ohio University Southern CampusIronton1,699  Yes
Ohio University Zanesville CampusZanesville1,805  Yes
Ohio Wesleyan UniversityDelaware1,986 1,633NoV: 530-650
M: 540-650
Oregon Career CenterOregon305  Yes
Otterbein CollegeWesterville3,107 1,385NoV: 470-600
M: 480-590
W: 460-600
Owens Community CollegePerrysburg19,853  Yes
Paramount Beauty AcademyPortsmouth54  Yes
Payne Theological SeminaryWilberforce120 36No
Penta County Joint Vocational SchoolPerrysburg195  Yes
Pickaway Ross Joint Vocational School DistrictChillicothe288  Yes
Pike County Joint Vocational School DistrictPiketon97  No
Pioneer Career and Technology CenterShelby38  Yes
Polaris Career CenterMiddleburg Heights122  Yes
Pontifical College JosephinumColumbus194 200NoV: 495-635
M: 550-655
W: 510-570
Portage Lakes Career CenterGreen53  Yes
Practical Nurse Program Canton City SchoolsCanton106  No
Professional Skills InstituteToledo292  No
Rabbinical College TelsheWickliffe43 200Yes
Raphaels School of Beauty Culture AllianceAlliance52  Yes
Raphaels School of Beauty Culture BoardmanBoardman36  Yes
Raphaels School of Beauty Culture BrunswickBrunswick46  Yes
Raphaels School of Beauty Culture NilesNiles63  Yes
Regency Beauty Institute CincinnatiCincinnati10  No
Regency Beauty Institute SpringdaleSpringdale27  No
Rosedale Bible CollegeIrwin81 150No
Ross Institute of Medical and Dental TechnologyCincinnati150  No
Sandusky Career CenterSandusky137  No
School of Advertising Art IncKettering150  No
School of Nursing at Cuyahoga Valley Career CenterBrecksville129  Yes
Scioto County Career Technical CenterLucasville421  Yes
Shawnee State UniversityPortsmouth3,699 658Yes
Sinclair Community CollegeDayton18,691  Yes
Southern State Community CollegeHillsboro2,436  Yes
Stark State College of TechnologyNorth Canton8,238  Yes
Stautzenberger CollegeMaumee745  Yes
Stautzenberger College BrecksvilleBrecksville282  Yes
TCTC Adult Training CenterWarren157  Yes
Temple Baptist CollegeCincinnati60  Yes
Terra State Community CollegeFremont2,495  Yes
The Christ College of Nursing and Health SciencesCincinnati338  NoV: 430-520
M: 410-510
W: 425-518
The College of WoosterWooster1,781 1,856NoV: 540-670
M: 550-660
The Spa SchoolColumbus120  Yes
The University of FindlayFindlay5,388 1,396NoV: 460-580
M: 450-600
W: 450-575
Tiffin Academy of Hair DesignTiffin64  Yes
Tiffin UniversityTiffin2,357 640NoV: 420-490
M: 400-502
Toledo Academy of Beauty Culture EastOREGON63  Yes
Toledo Academy of Beauty Culture SouthToledo115  Yes
Toledo Public Schools Adult & Continuing EducationToledo309  Yes
Tri County Adult Career CenterNelsonville40  Yes
Tri Rivers Career CenterMarion222  Yes
Tri State Bible CollegeSouth Point41  No
Tri State CollegeNorth Lima44  Yes
Trinity Health System School of NursingSteubenville147  No
Trinity Lutheran SeminaryColumbus176 45No
Union Institute & UniversityCincinnati1,719  No
United Theological SeminaryDayton248  No
University of Akron Main CampusAkron23,007 2,730Yes
University of Akron Wayne CollegeOrrville1,615  Yes
University of Cincinnati Clermont CollegeBatavia2,942  Yes
University of Cincinnati Main CampusCincinnati29,319 3,124NoV: 490-610
M: 500-630
W: 470-590
University of Cincinnati Raymond Walters CollegeBlue Ash4,257  Yes
University of DaytonDayton10,395 6,081NoV: 520-620
M: 530-640
University of Northwestern OhioLima3,312 1,064Yes
University of Rio GrandeRio Grande2,243 620Yes
University of ToledoToledo19,767 4,004Yes
Upper Valley Joint Vocational SchoolPiqua633  Yes
Urbana UniversityUrbana1,440 592NoV: 400-520
M: 420-530
Ursuline CollegePepper Pike1,550 242NoV: 370-510
M: 390-520
US Grant Joint Vocational SchoolBethel19  Yes
Valley Beauty School CambridgeCambridge5  Yes
Valley Beauty School ZanesvilleZanesville35  Yes
Vanguard Career CenterFremont20  No
Vantage Career CenterVan Wert68  Yes
Virginia Marti College of Art and DesignLakewood262  No
W Howard Nicol School of Practical NursingGreen35  No
Walsh UniversityNorth Canton2,522 1,037NoV: 440-540
M: 460-560
Warren County Career CenterLebanon65  Yes
Washington County Career Center Adult Technical TrainingMarietta273  Yes
Washington State Community CollegeMarietta1,243  Yes
Wayne County Schools Career CenterSmithville548  Yes
Western Hills School of Beauty and Hair DesignCincinnati308  Yes
Wilberforce UniversityWilberforce834 1,000No
Willoughby Eastlake School of Practical NursingWilloughby70  No
Wilmington CollegeWilmington1,605 819NoV: 400-410
M: 520-530
Winebrenner Theological SeminaryFindlay112  No
Wittenberg UniversitySpringfield2,078 1,696NoV: 490-610
M: 500-620
Wright State University Lake CampusCelina845  Yes
Wright State University Main CampusDayton16,151 2,987Yes
Xavier UniversityCincinnati6,646 1,809NoV: 500-610
M: 500-610
W: 500-600
Youngstown State UniversityYoungstown13,595 1,297Yes
Zane State CollegeZanesville2,049  Yes
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