Most Affordable Colleges in Ohio for 2019

HINTS
State of Ohio
Middle Class Affordability Rankings™
Which colleges are most affordable for Ohio residents? The answer may surprise you.

These rankings of the most affordable colleges for Ohio residents are based on the estimated net price for a "typical" middle class family living in the state of Ohio.

Note: Net price is the actual cost of the school paid by the student and family, after factoring in merit and grant aid from the college federal programs and work study. The net prices displayed in these rankings are College Raptor's estimates.
"Typical" Middle Class Family
Used in the net price estimates shown below
Number in Family
4
Number In College
1
Total Income
$80,000
Total Assets
$50,000


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Rank College Name Typical Net Price Sticker Price % Savings # Undergrads Est. Median SAT Acceptance Rate
1 Gods Bible School and College $11,400 Image $16,800 32% 292 1,060 100%
2 Wilberforce University $14,600 Image $24,000 39% 609 875 48.29%
3 Kenyon College $14,900 Image $74,200 80% 1,677 1,402 33.84%
4 Ohio State University-Main Campus $17,200 Image $25,800 33% 45,946 1,363 48.06%
4 University of Cincinnati-Main Campus $17,200 Image $27,200 37% 26,559 1,234 76.49%
6 Central State University $17,400 Image $18,900 8% 1,784 875 48.01%
7 Denison University $17,600 Image $69,300 75% 2,341 1,339 37.24%
8 Oberlin College $17,700 Image $68,200 74% 2,827 1,380 33.72%
9 Wright State University-Main Campus $17,900 Image $24,100 26% 12,115 1,109 96.77%
10 Lake Erie College $18,800 Image $45,300 58% 955 1,040 60.45%
10 Urbana University $18,800 Image $38,200 51% 1,508 1,025 71.05%
12 Antioch College $18,900 Image $47,100 60% 133 N/A 96.71%
13 Ohio State University-Newark Campus $19,000 Image $22,300 15% 2,607 N/A N/A
14 Ursuline College $19,300 Image $47,800 60% 621 1,070 93.33%
15 Miami University-Oxford $19,500 Image $30,900 37% 17,147 1,332 68.2%
15 Ohio State University-Mansfield Campus $19,500 Image $22,300 13% 1,056 N/A N/A
17 Youngstown State University $19,800 Image $20,400 3% 11,269 1,105 63.63%
18 University of Northwestern Ohio $19,900 Image $24,700 19% 3,655 N/A N/A
19 Bowling Green State University-Main Campus $20,100 Image $24,800 19% 14,680 1,090 73.2%
20 Shawnee State University $20,300 Image $20,900 3% 3,406 1,075 68.91%
21 The College of Wooster $20,600 Image $66,200 69% 1,980 1,278 56.44%
22 Marietta College $20,900 Image $50,400 59% 1,065 1,120 67.03%
23 Ohio Dominican University $21,000 Image $45,200 54% 1,177 1,090 77.16%
24 Cincinnati Christian University $21,100 Image $26,900 22% 639 965 88.11%
25 Capital University $21,200 Image $50,600 58% 2,699 1,200 68.65%
26 Ashland University $21,700 Image $34,700 37% 4,813 1,125 73.51%
27 Mount Saint Joseph University $22,000 Image $42,500 48% 1,318 1,100 73.25%
28 Tiffin University $22,300 Image $39,600 44% 2,243 1,035 68.83%
29 Hiram College $22,400 Image $50,600 56% 1,210 1,070 63.53%
30 Malone University $22,500 Image $37,300 40% 1,333 1,085 65.99%
30 Ohio University-Main Campus $22,500 Image $27,500 18% 23,167 1,185 73.93%
32 Cleveland State University $22,700 Image $28,000 19% 12,078 1,105 90.06%
33 Mount Vernon Nazarene University $22,900 Image $44,800 49% 1,828 1,105 76.74%
34 Heidelberg University $23,200 Image $43,400 47% 1,051 1,095 76.06%
35 Kent State University at Kent $23,500 Image $25,500 8% 23,178 1,145 87.51%
35 Ohio Northern University $23,500 Image $46,900 50% 2,312 1,219 66.1%
37 The University of Findlay $23,600 Image $45,300 48% 3,562 1,169 75.08%
38 Baldwin Wallace University $23,700 Image $46,700 49% 3,183 1,154 78.05%
38 Muskingum University $23,700 Image $43,500 45% 1,558 1,085 74.39%
40 Ohio Wesleyan University $24,100 Image $61,900 61% 1,560 1,169 71.39%
41 Franciscan University of Steubenville $24,400 Image $41,700 42% 2,200 1,209 83.18%
42 Walsh University $24,600 Image $45,400 46% 2,009 1,144 79.23%
43 Otterbein University $25,700 Image $47,200 46% 2,480 1,183 76.4%
44 Wilmington College $25,800 Image $40,800 37% 1,169 1,090 84.15%
45 Defiance College $25,900 Image $47,100 45% 584 1,005 56.48%
46 John Carroll University $26,000 Image $57,500 55% 3,080 1,165 85.03%
47 University of Akron Main Campus $26,600 Image $26,600 0% 16,872 1,123 92.55%
48 Bluffton University $26,800 Image $46,300 42% 739 1,065 48.84%
49 University of Toledo $26,900 Image $27,900 4% 16,194 1,144 94.35%
50 Lourdes University $27,000 Image $39,500 32% 1,044 1,065 96.67%
50 University of Mount Union $27,000 Image $41,900 36% 2,095 1,125 81.09%
52 Wittenberg University $27,700 Image $50,800 46% 1,857 1,210 72.18%
53 Cedarville University $29,400 Image $42,700 31% 3,535 1,247 71.45%
54 Xavier University $29,500 Image $55,300 47% 4,634 1,199 73.91%
55 University of Dayton $29,600 Image $59,200 50% 8,499 1,254 71.68%
56 Case Western Reserve University $30,300 Image $69,200 56% 5,150 1,438 33.12%
57 Ohio Christian University $31,400 Image $34,400 9% 3,990 1,010 97.11%
58 University of Rio Grande $35,500 Image $47,400 25% 1,753 N/A N/A
59 Cleveland Institute of Art $35,800 Image $56,000 36% 636 1,149 54.23%
60 Notre Dame College $42,600 Image $42,600 0% 1,736 995 89.48%
School data from 2016-2017
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