Ohio, also known as The Buckeye State, offers a lower cost of living than most other states in the country, making it an ideal study destination for students. With this said, students are able to save money on rent and have more “spending money” to experience the great offerings of Ohio and nearby states like Kentucky, West Virginia, Michigan, and Indiana.
In addition to the traditional public and private universities, The Buckeye State is home to many excellent professional specialty schools. Some specialty programs offered at these institutions include architecture, interior design, business, dentistry, law, medicine, psychology, public health, pharmacy, and more! Did you know these awesome trivia about Ohio?
- Police cars were first used in Akron, OH.
- Cleveland was the world’s first city to be lighted by electricity.
- Spitting gum in public places is illegal in Cleveland.
- Ohio is known to have the largest Amish community in the United States.
- Wapakoneta, OH is home to the first man to walk the moon.
- Ohio’s biggest city and state capital is Columbus.
- The state has 1 national forest, 20 state forests, and 73 state parks.
- “The Buckeye State” is the nickname for Ohio.
- Ohio’s cost of living is lower than the national average (35% less than California!).
Among ranked National Universities, the average cost of tuition and fees for the 2019–2020 school year was $41,426 at private colleges, $11,260 for state residents at public colleges and $27,120 for out-of-state students at state schools, according to data reported to U.S. News in an annual survey.
If your child receives free or reduced lunch, or has an EFC of $0, we can bring your costs down even more! Please mention this during your consultation.