Ravenna, Ohio (OH) Colleges and Universities

There are more than fifteen community colleges and universities located within a twenty-five mile radius of Ravenna, OH. Learn about your educational options and decide which of these schools might fight your needs based on specific criteria.

Learn which schools in the area of Ravenna, OH are closest to the city, have the largest student population, lowest net price and the highest graduation rate, according to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to Ravenna, OH

Ravenna is home to only two schools; as a result, this section includes the colleges and universities within a twenty-five mile range. These schools offer a wide variety in programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. If your top concern is location, then consider these four schools that are within fifteen miles from downtown Ravenna:

  • Fortis College-Ravenna (downtown)
  • Kent State University at Kent (6.8 miles from downtown)
  • American National University at Stow (10.8miles from downtown)
  • Hiram College (11.3 miles from downtown)
  • Fortis College-Cuyahoga Falls (12.6 miles from downtown)

Largest Schools Near Ravenna, OH

Kent State University has the highest student population, and is one of several 4-year public universities in the area. In the 2015 school year, Kent State University had 30,067 students enrolled, 23,607 of whom were undergraduates. These other large schools in the area are an even mix of public, private, for-profit and not-for-profit schools:

  • University of Akron Main Campus (23,101 total students; 19,093 undergraduates)
  • Stark State College (12,645 total students, all undergraduates)
  • Kent State University at Stark (4,755 total students; 4,720 undergraduates)
  • Walsh University (2,860 total students; 2,342 undergraduates)
  • Kent State University at Trumbull (2,579 total students, all undergraduates)

Lowest Net Price

The NCES determines a net price for a school by taking the average annual tuition costs and then subtracting the average financial aid award from that. These students may receive financial aid from the school or the government. The NCES has derived the below figures from the rates as paid by full-time undergraduate students during the 2014-2015 academic year:

  • Stark State College ($7,268)
  • Portage Lakes Career Center ($8,098)
  • Kent State University at Geauga ($8,949)
  • Kent State University at Stark ($9,135)
  • Kent State University at Trumbull ($10,173)

Highest Graduation Rate

The NCES statistics for graduation rates look at full-time undergraduate students who completed their programs within 150% of the normal time along with student who finished within the normal time. These schools have programs ranging from certificates to doctoral degrees. The following colleges and universities have the highest graduation rate in 2015:

  • Cuyahoga Valley Career Center (94%)
  • Portage Lakes Career Center (83%)
  • Trumbull Career and Technical Center (75%)
  • Canton City Schools Adult Career and Technical Education (67%)
  • University of Mount Union (61%)

If you are a prospective student who is looking for schools with proximity to Ravenna, high graduation rates, cost and population density, then these schools in and around the Ravenna, OH, area may be right for you.

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