North Olmsted, Ohio (OH) Colleges and Universities

There are 14 public or private non-profit colleges and universities which offer 2-year degrees or higher within a 25-mile radius of Olmsted, Ohio. See which of these schools might best fit your needs based on various criteria.

Find out which public or private non-profit schools in the Olmsted, Ohio area are closest in proximity to the city, have the largest student body, offer the lowest net price, and boast the highest graduation rates according to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to Olmsted, Ohio

There are several options for those seeking 2-year degrees, traditional undergraduate degrees, or advanced degrees within roughly a 15-mile radius of Olmsted. Consider one of the following:

  • Baldwin Wallace University (4.5 miles from Olmsted)
  • Lorain County Community College (10.8 miles from Olmsted)
  • Cleveland State University (13.5 miles from Olmsted)
  • Cuyahoga Community College District (13.5 miles from Olmsted)
  • Remington College-Cleveland Campus (15.8 miles from Olmsted)

Largest Schools near Olmsted, Ohio

If size is your main consideration, you will find the largest student body at Cuyahoga Community College District, leading the area with a student population of 25,449. This is a 2-year college, so the entire student body is composed of undergraduates. Here are a few runners-up:

  • Cleveland State University (16,915 total students; 12,101 undergraduates)
  • Lorain County Community College (11,520, all undergraduates)
  • Case Western Reserve University (11,340 total students; 5,121 undergraduates)
  • Baldwin Wallace University (3,996 total students; 3,369 undergraduates)
  • John Carroll University (3,673 total students; 3,153 undergraduates)

Schools with Lowest Net Price

The NCES calculates a school's net price by subtracting the average amount of financial aid students receive from the total cost to attend the school. The figures below are derived from the NCES and pertain to the net prices paid by full-time beginning undergraduate students attending traditional (non-specialty) schools who have received some type of financial aid during the 2014-2015 school year. Here are the five lowest results listed in ascending order:

  • Lorain County Community College ($2,996)
  • Cuyahoga Community College District ($4,705)
  • Ursuline College ($15,034)
  • Cleveland State University ($15,937)
  • Notre Dame College ($19,774)

Schools with Highest Graduation Rates

A school's graduation rate is calculated by determining the number of full-time undergraduate students who complete their chosen program within 150% of the normal amount of time from their cohort year, or the year they began their studies. The following graduation rates have been calculated by the NCES based on the cohort years listed, and represent the highest rates for traditional schools in the Olmsted area:

  • Oberlin College, Fall 2009 (88%)
  • Case Western Reserve University, Fall 2009 (81%)
  • John Carroll University, Fall 2009 (73%)
  • Baldwin Wallace University (67%)
  • Remington College-Cleveland Campus (49%)

Whether you value proximity to home, student population, low price, or graduation rates, there are plenty of schooling options to consider in the area of Olmsted, Ohio.

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