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#11 Most Popular State/Terr. for Grad Students
77 Colleges
32,583 Yearly Graduations
$60,108 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, 32,583 students received a graduate degree in Ohio, making it rank #11 in the nation in terms of graduations. Students who reside in Ohio can take advantage of in-state graduate tuition at some schools. This averages about $15,027 statewide. The average out-of-state tuition is $17,653.

Learn more about the most popular graduate schools in the state below:

Public Public vs. Private
4,484 Yearly Degrees
$11,560 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Ohio State handed out 4,484 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #1 most popular graduate school in the state. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Ohio State University - Main Campus

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $11,560 $35,144
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $865 $865
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $723 $2,197

Public Public vs. Private
4,435 Yearly Degrees
$12,790 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Cincinnati handed out 4,435 graduate degrees. This makes it the #2 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Cincinnati - Main Campus

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $12,790 $24,532
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,678 $1,678
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $640 $1,227

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
2,384 Yearly Degrees
$46,524 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Case Western handed out 2,384 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #3 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Case Western Reserve University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $46,524 $46,524
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $36 $36
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,939 $1,939

Public Public vs. Private
2,370 Yearly Degrees
$9,444 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 77 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Ohio U ranked #4 in terms of popularity with 2,370 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Ohio University - Main Campus

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $9,444 $17,436
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $276 $276
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $583 $1,079

Public Public vs. Private
1,943 Yearly Degrees
$11,766 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Kent State handed out 1,943 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #5 most popular graduate school in the state. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Kent State University at Kent

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $11,766 $21,952
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $536 $999

#6

University of Toledo

Toledo, Ohio
Public Public vs. Private
1,639 Yearly Degrees
$14,047 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, University of Toledo handed out 1,639 graduate degrees. This makes it the #6 most popular school in the state in this category. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Toledo

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $14,047 $24,649
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,762 $1,762
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $585 $1,027

Public Public vs. Private
1,432 Yearly Degrees
$14,298 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Wright State University - Main Campus handed out 1,432 graduate degrees. This makes it the #7 most popular school in the state in this category. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Wright State University - Main Campus

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $14,298 $24,286
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $660 $1,125

#8

Cleveland State University

Cleveland, Ohio
Public Public vs. Private
1,423 Yearly Degrees
$10,014 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Cleveland State University handed out 1,423 graduate degrees. This makes it the #8 most popular school in the state in this category. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Cleveland State University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $10,014 $17,134
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $134 $134
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $556 $952

Public Public vs. Private
1,092 Yearly Degrees
$8,306 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

University of Akron Main Campus handed out 1,092 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #9 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Akron Main Campus

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,306 $13,812
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,405 $1,405
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $462 $767

Public Public vs. Private
1,081 Yearly Degrees
$8,017 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

BGSU handed out 1,081 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #10 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Bowling Green State University - Main Campus

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,017 $14,009
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,814 $1,814
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $445 $778

#11

Miami University - Oxford

Oxford, Ohio
Public Public vs. Private
995 Yearly Degrees
$13,677 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Miami of Ohio handed out 995 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #11 most popular graduate school in the state. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Miami University - Oxford

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $13,677 $31,414
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $693 $693
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $599 $1,338

#12

University of Dayton

Dayton, Ohio
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
968 Yearly Degrees
$17,190 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, U of Dayton handed out 968 graduate degrees. This makes it the #12 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Dayton

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $17,190 $17,190
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $50 $50
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $955 $955

#13

Xavier University

Cincinnati, Ohio
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
787 Yearly Degrees
$12,060 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Xavier handed out 787 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #13 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Xavier University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $12,060 $12,060
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $16 $16
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $670 $670

#14

Ashland University

Ashland, Ohio
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
705 Yearly Degrees
$6,540 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 77 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Ashland ranked #14 in terms of popularity with 705 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Ashland University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,540 $6,540
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $545 $545

#15

Franklin University

Columbus, Ohio
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
693 Yearly Degrees
$16,080 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 77 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Franklin University ranked #15 in terms of popularity with 693 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Franklin University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $16,080 $16,080
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $670 $670

#16

The University of Findlay

Findlay, Ohio
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
504 Yearly Degrees
$16,000 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Findlay handed out 504 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #16 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for The University of Findlay

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $16,000 $16,000
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $900 $900
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $850 $850

#17

Youngstown State University

Youngstown, Ohio
Public Public vs. Private
479 Yearly Degrees
$6,058 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Youngstown State University handed out 479 graduate degrees. This makes it the #17 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Youngstown State University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,058 $9,058
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $420 $420
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $515 $765

Public Public vs. Private
436 Yearly Degrees
$16,848 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Air Force Institute of Technology - Graduate School of Engineering & Management was ranked the #18 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 436 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Air Force Institute of Technology - Graduate School of Engineering & Management

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $16,848 $16,848
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $351 $351

#19

Tiffin University

Tiffin, Ohio
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
362 Yearly Degrees
$12,600 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Tiffin University handed out 362 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #19 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Tiffin University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $12,600 $12,600
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $400 $400
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $700 $700

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
286 Yearly Degrees
$13,514 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 77 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Baldwin Wallace College ranked #20 in terms of popularity with 286 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Baldwin Wallace University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $13,514 $13,514
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $762 $762

#21

Mount St. Joseph University

Cincinnati, Ohio
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
268 Yearly Degrees
$12,781 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 77 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Mount St. Joe ranked #21 in terms of popularity with 268 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Mount St. Joseph University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $12,781 $12,781
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $550 $550
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $630 $630

#22

Capital University

Columbus, Ohio
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
252 Yearly Degrees
$12,168 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Capital handed out 252 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #22 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Capital University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $12,168 $12,168
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $220 $220
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $676 $676

Public Public vs. Private
249 Yearly Degrees
$10,239 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 77 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, NEOMED ranked #23 in terms of popularity with 249 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Northeast Ohio Medical University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $10,239 $10,239
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $897 $897
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $604 $604

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
221 Yearly Degrees
$29,250 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, ONU handed out 221 graduate degrees. This makes it the #24 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Ohio Northern University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $29,250 $29,250
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $940 $940
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $975 $975

#25

John Carroll University

University Heights, Ohio
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
204 Yearly Degrees
$16,788 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, John Carroll handed out 204 graduate degrees. This makes it the #25 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for John Carroll University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $16,788 $16,788
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $843 $843

Other Ohio Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Ohio Dominican University 198
27 Walsh University 194
28 Ursuline College 189
29 Franciscan University of Steubenville 186
30 Ohio Christian University 173
31 Mount Vernon Nazarene University 157
32 Otterbein University 154
33 Lake Erie College 114
34 Cedarville University 111
35 Malone University 105
36 Muskingum University 93
37 Union Institute & University 90
38 Kettering College 82
38 United Theological Seminary 82
40 Mount Carmel College of Nursing 80
41 University of Mount Union 74
42 Cleveland Institute of Music 72
42 DeVry University - Ohio 72
44 Lourdes University 63
45 Antioch University - Midwest 55
46 Notre Dame College 53
47 Heidelberg University 51
48 Shawnee State University 48
49 Payne Theological Seminary 46
50 Methodist Theological School in Ohio 44
51 Bluffton University 42
52 Athenaeum of Ohio 39
53 University of Northwestern Ohio 38
53 Marietta College 38
55 Columbus College of Art and Design 30
56 Antioch University - PhD Program in Leadership and Change 26
57 Pontifical College Josephinum 18
57 Winebrenner Theological Seminary 18
59 University of Rio Grande 15
60 Defiance College 11
61 Wittenberg University 10
62 Wilberforce University 7
63 Miami University - Hamilton 4
64 Rabbinical College Telshe 3
64 Tri - State Bible College 3
66 Oberlin College 2
67 Hiram College 1
68 Antioch University Online 0
68 Ohio State University - Newark Campus 0
68 Mercy College of Ohio 0
68 Kent State University at Geauga 0
68 Kent State University at Trumbull 0
68 Kent State University at Stark 0
68 American Institute of Alternative Medicine 0
68 Miami University - Middletown 0
68 Gods Bible School and College 0
68 Art Academy of Cincinnati 0

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