West Chester, Ohio (OH) Colleges and Universities

There are 20 colleges within 25 miles of West Chester, Ohio. Here we'll be excluding specialty and for-profit schools, looking at four key attributes of the public and private not-for-profit colleges in the area.

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Strengthen your hold on the college options near West Chester by going over their student populations, distance from town, graduation rates, and net prices. These statistics are the result of calculations performed by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to West Chester, Ohio

All of the schools closest to West Chester are public colleges, with both 4-year and 2-year options. Since West Chester is a suburban setting, students will have to look a little further away to find urban campus options. The closest schools to town are:

  • Miami University-Hamilton (0 miles)
  • Miami University-Middletown (10.7 miles)
  • Great Oaks Career Campuses (11.2 miles)
  • Miami University-Oxford (14 miles)
  • University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College (15.1 miles)

Largest Schools near West Chester, Ohio

Students have several options of size around West Chester, with bigger, medium, and smaller options in the mix. The largest school is University of Cincinnati-Main Campus, where 36,042 students are enrolled. The next most populated schools are:

  • Miami University-Oxford (19,076 students)
  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College (9,630 students)
  • Xavier University (6,260 students)
  • University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College (5,065 students)
  • Miami University-Hamilton (3,030 students)

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Lowest Net Price

Net price is the cost of college after financial aid has been accounted for. It's calculated by subtracting the average sum of financial aid received from the overall costs of attendance. Here we'll check out numbers that only apply to students enrolled full-time at an undergraduate level. The lowest net costs surrounding West Chester are:

  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College ($5,915)
  • Miami University-Hamilton ($10,270)
  • Miami University-Middletown ($11,371)
  • University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College ($11,692)
  • Mount Saint Joseph University ($18,140)

Highest Graduation Rate

The graduation rates discussed in this section are only applicable to undergraduate students going to school full-time. The NCES bases the rates on the percentage of students who complete their respective programs in 150% of the average timespan (e.g., six years for a 4-year program). For 2015, the best graduation rates near West Chester are:

  • Great Oaks Career Campuses (83%)
  • Miami University-Oxford (80%)
  • Xavier University (74%)
  • University of Cincinnati-Main Campus (62%)
  • Mount Saint Joseph University (51%)

Students in West Chester have a good variety of schools to choose from, with several public universities as well as more specialized private schools and lower-cost community colleges.

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