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Best Colleges in Ohio

Ohio is a midwestern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States. Also called the Buckeye State, Ohio is bordered by Indiana and Michigan to the south, Pennsylvania to the east, West Virginia and Kentucky on its south-east border.

In Ohio, you'll find everything from quiet midwestern towns with historic charm to the bustling metropolises of Columbus, Cleveland, and Cincinnati.

The rural parts of the state are full of rolling hills and farmland. There are many opportunities for outdoor activities, like hiking, biking, fishing and boating.

Whether you're looking to explore nature or visit one of Ohio's many museums, there is something for everyone!

How Many Colleges Are in Ohio?

Ohio is home to 151 colleges and universities. There are 60 public colleges and 98 private colleges in OH. In 2020, 655,122 students attended college in Ohio.

Best Colleges in Ohio

The best private schools in Ohio are Oberlin, Kenyon, Denison, and Case Western.

Ohio State University is the flagship school of the state's public university system. OSU was founded by the Morrill Act on February 28th 1867, making it one of America's oldest public universities. The school offers more than 200 undergraduate majors.

Other top public schools in Ohio include the University of Cincinnati, Miami University and Ohio State.

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