Ohio's Best Colleges for 2017

Analysis of Program Excellence and Career Resources Highlights Nearly 80 Top Colleges

SAN FRANCISCO (PR WEB) May 9, 2017 – LearnHowToBecome.org, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has released its list of the best colleges and universities in Ohio for 2017. 50 four-year schools were ranked, with Ursuline College, Xavier University, Ohio Northern University, Case Western Reserve University and John Carroll University coming in as the top five. Of the 29 two-year schools that also made the cut, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, Belmont College, Sinclair College, Owens Community College and Columbus State Community College were in the top five. A complete list of schools is included below.

“Earning a certificate or degree can be a major stepping stone for career development,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of LearnHowToBecome.org. “These schools offer more than just educational opportunities, they represent Ohio’s best combination of education and employment resources that translate to strong post-college earnings for students.”

To be included on the “Best Colleges in Ohio” list, institutions must be regionally accredited, not-for-profit schools. Each college is also ranked on metrics like the variety of degree programs offered, the number of employment and academic resources offered, financial aid availability, graduation rates and annual alumni earnings 10 years after entering college.

Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the LearnHowToBecome.org “Best Colleges in Ohio” list, visit https://www.learnhowtobecome.org/college/ohio/

The Best Four-Year Colleges in Ohio for 2017 include:
  • Ashland University
  • Baldwin Wallace University
  • Bluffton University
  • Bowling Green State University-Main Campus
  • Capital University
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Cedarville University
  • Cleveland Institute of Art
  • Cleveland State University
  • Defiance College
  • Denison University
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • Franklin University
  • Heidelberg University
  • Hiram College
  • John Carroll University
  • Kent State University at Kent
  • Kenyon College
  • Lake Erie College
  • Lourdes University
  • Malone University
  • Marietta College
  • Miami University-Oxford
  • Mount Saint Joseph University
  • Mount Vernon Nazarene University
  • Muskingum University
  • Notre Dame College
  • Oberlin College
  • Ohio Dominican University
  • Ohio Northern University
  • Ohio State University-Main Campus
  • Ohio State University-Mansfield Campus
  • Ohio University-Main Campus
  • Ohio Wesleyan University
  • Otterbein University
  • The College of Wooster
  • The University of Findlay
  • Union Institute & University
  • University of Akron Main Campus
  • University of Cincinnati-Main Campus
  • University of Dayton
  • University of Mount Union
  • University of Toledo
  • Ursuline College
  • Walsh University
  • Wilberforce University
  • Wittenberg University
  • Wright State University-Main Campus
  • Xavier University
  • Youngstown State University
The Best Two-Year Colleges in Pennsylvania for 2017 include the following schools:
  • Belmont College
  • Bowling Green State University-Firelands
  • Central Ohio Technical College
  • Choffin Career and Technical Center
  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
  • Clark State Community College
  • Columbiana County Career and Technical Center
  • Columbus State Community College
  • Cuyahoga Community College
  • Eastern Gateway Community College
  • Edison State Community College
  • Hocking College
  • Lakeland Community College
  • Lorain County Community College
  • Marion Technical College
  • North Central State College
  • Northwest State Community College
  • Ohio Institute of Allied Health
  • Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute
  • Owens Community College
  • Remington College-Cleveland Campus
  • Rhodes State College
  • Sinclair College
  • Southern State Community College
  • Stark State College
  • Terra State Community College
  • University of Akron Wayne College
  • Washington State Community College
  • Zane State College

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