Located in the northeastern part of the United States, in what is known as the Midwestern region, Ohio shares borders with Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania. Columbus is the state's capital and largest city. Other major cities in the state include Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo, Akron and Dayton.
Manufacturing is the most important economic activity in Ohio, with the bulk of activity centered round transportation and the assembly of automobiles. As well as being a major manufacturing hub, Ohio is also big on agriculture. Nearly half of Ohio is covered by farmland. Ohio leads the nation in the production of Swiss cheese. It is also a leading producer of poultry and eggs, tomatoes, pumpkins, sweet cord and cucumbers.
Ohio has 14 four-year public universities with 24 branch campuses, 23 two-year community and technical colleges and more than 50 four-year private colleges and universities.
Below are some of the popular colleges in the state. You can also use our college finder search tool to find the right college for you based on your preferred area of study.
For a full list of accredited colleges and universities in Ohio, contact the Ohio Board of Regents.
|College||Popular Majors||Type of Institution||Enrollment|
|Marietta College||Visual/Performing Arts||Private||>10,000||Request Info|
|University of Akron||Business,Engineering,Social Sciences||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|Ohio Wesleyan University||Communications,Journalism,Nursing||Private||>10,000||Request Info|
|Kent State University||Business,Education,Health||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|College of Wooster||English,History,Psychology||Private||>10,000||Request Info|
|Ohio University||Biology,Finance,Psychology||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|Ohio Northern University||Biology,English,Music||Private||>10,000||Request Info|
|University of Cincinnati||Biological/Life Sciences,Economics,Political Science||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|Denison University||Communications Technologies,Visual/ Performing Arts||Private||>10,000||Request Info|
|Ohio State University: Columbus Campus||Business,Engineering,Health||Public||>10,000||Request Info|