Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Ohio

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in Ohio that offer Liberal Arts degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 55 Liberal Arts schools located within Ohio. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Ohio for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Cuyahoga Community College District Cleveland, OH

Cuyahoga Community College District offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a very large public college in a large city. In 2015, 1,512 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 1,512 Associate's degrees.

2 Columbus State Community College Columbus, OH

Columbus State Community College offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a very large public college in a large city. In 2015, 1,069 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 1,069 Associate's degrees.

3 Lorain County Community College Elyria, OH

Lorain County Community College offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a large public college in a small city. In 2015, 635 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 635 Associate's degrees.

4 Lakeland Community College Kirtland, OH

Lakeland Community College offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a medium sized public college in a large suburb. In 2015, 527 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 527 Associate's degrees.

5 Xavier University Cincinnati, OH

Xavier University offers 3 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 120 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 115 Bachelor's degrees, and 5 Associate's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
6 University of Akron Main Campus Akron, OH

University of Akron Main Campus offers 3 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 219 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 200 Associate's degrees, and 19 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews
7 Bowling Green State University-Main Campus Bowling Green, OH

Bowling Green State University-Main Campus offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a large public university in a outlying town. In 2015, 136 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 136 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
8 Ohio University-Main Campus Athens, OH

Ohio University-Main Campus offers 3 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a large public university in a far away town. In 2015, 76 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 44 Associate's degrees, and 32 Certificates degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
9 Miami University-Oxford Oxford, OH

Miami University-Oxford offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a large public university in a outlying town.

Based on 68 Reviews
10 University of Cincinnati-Main Campus Cincinnati, OH

University of Cincinnati-Main Campus offers 2 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 17 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 17 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews

List of all Liberal Arts Colleges in Ohio

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University Logo Cuyahoga Community College District Cleveland, OH
2/5
35 : 1 25,449
Columbus State Community College Columbus State Community College Columbus, OH
2/5
40 : 1 25,983
Lorain County Community College Lorain County Community College Elyria, OH
2/5
40 : 1 11,520
Lakeland Community College Lakeland Community College Kirtland, OH
2/5
30 : 1 7,941
Xavier University Xavier University Cincinnati, OH
5/5
14 : 1 6,260
University of Akron Main Campus University of Akron Main Campus Akron, OH
3/5
23 : 1 23,101
Bowling Green State University-Main Campus Bowling Green State University-Main Campus Bowling Green, OH
3/5
22 : 1 16,908
Ohio University-Main Campus Ohio University-Main Campus Athens, OH
3/5
26 : 1 29,157
Miami University-Oxford Miami University-Oxford Oxford, OH
3/5
19 : 1 19,076
University of Cincinnati-Main Campus University of Cincinnati-Main Campus Cincinnati, OH
3/5
17 : 1 36,042
Youngstown State University Youngstown State University Youngstown, OH
3/5
21 : 1 12,442
John Carroll University John Carroll University University Heights, OH
5/5
14 : 1 3,673
Cedarville University Cedarville University Cedarville, OH
5/5
14 : 1 3,654
Southern State Community College Southern State Community College Hillsboro, OH
2/5
30 : 1 2,408
University of Toledo University of Toledo Toledo, OH
3/5
25 : 1 20,377
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College Cincinnati State Technical and Community College Cincinnati, OH
2/5
25 : 1 9,630
The University of Findlay The University of Findlay Findlay, OH
5/5
22 : 1 5,031
Bowling Green State University-Firelands Bowling Green State University-Firelands Huron, OH
2/5
31 : 1 2,260
Otterbein University Otterbein University Westerville, OH
5/5
13 : 1 2,808
Ohio Dominican University Ohio Dominican University Columbus, OH
5/5
20 : 1 2,534
Sinclair Community College Sinclair Community College Dayton, OH
2/5
30 : 1 18,136
Cleveland State University Cleveland State University Cleveland, OH
3/5
24 : 1 16,915
Mount Saint Joseph University Mount Saint Joseph University Cincinnati, OH
5/5
17 : 1 2,073
Edison State Community College Edison State Community College Piqua, OH
2/5
32 : 1 3,122
Miami University-Hamilton Miami University-Hamilton Hamilton, OH
2/5
23 : 1 3,030

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Additional Liberal Arts Degree Facts for Ohio Schools

Ohio Schools offering online Liberal Arts degrees

Online Liberal Arts degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 1,512 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Liberal Arts degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Cuyahoga Community College District 0 1512 0 0 0
Columbus State Community College 0 1069 0 0 0
Lorain County Community College 0 635 0 0 0
Lakeland Community College 0 527 0 0 0
Sinclair Community College 0 187 0 0 0
How many Ohio schools offer online Liberal Arts degrees?
  • 1 Certificates
  • 17 Associate's
  • 4 Bachelor's
  • 2 Master's

What Liberal Arts degree programs were earned in Ohio?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 34 Colleges 5,293 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 23 Colleges 502 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 5 Colleges 39 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 7 Colleges 63 Graduates
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