Ohio – University and College List

The following is a list of Universities in the state of Ohio:

  • Air Force Institute of Technology
  • Antioch College
  • Antioch University–Midwest
  • Art Academy of Cincinnati
  • Ashland University
  • Athenaeum of Ohio
  • Baldwin-Wallace University
  • Bluffton University
  • Capital University
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Cedarville University
  • Chancellor University (closed 25 August 2013)
  • Cincinnati Christian University
  • Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science
  • Cleveland Institute of Art
  • Cleveland Institute of Music
  • College of Mount Saint Joseph
  • College of Wooster
  • Columbus College of Art & Design
  • Defiance College
  • Denison University
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • Franklin University
  • God’s Bible School & College
  • Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
  • Heidelberg University
  • Hiram College
  • John Carroll University
  • Kenyon College
  • Kettering College
  • Lake Erie College
  • Lourdes University
  • Malone University
  • Marietta College
  • Mercy College of Northwest Ohio
  • Methodist Theological School in Ohio
  • Mount Carmel College of Nursing
  • Mount Vernon Nazarene University
  • Muskingum University
  • Notre Dame College
  • Oberlin College
  • Ohio Christian University
  • Ohio Dominican University
  • Ohio Northern University
  • Ohio Wesleyan University
  • Otterbein University
  • Pontifical College Josephinum
  • Saint Mary Seminary & Graduate School of Theology
  • Tiffin University
  • Trinity Lutheran Seminary
  • Union Institute & University
  • United Theological Seminary
  • University of Dayton
  • The University of Findlay
  • University of Mount Union
  • University of Northwestern Ohio
  • University of Rio Grande
  • University System of Ohio
    • Bowling Green State University
    • Central State University
    • Cleveland State University
    • Kent State University (main campus)
    • Kent State University–Ashtabula Campus
    • Kent State University–College of Podiatric Medicine
    • Kent State University–Columbiana County
    • Kent State University–Geauga
    • Kent State University–Stark Campus
    • Kent State University–Trumbull Campus
    • Kent State University–Tuscarawas Campus
    • Miami University
    • Miami University–Regional Campuses
    • Northeast Ohio Medical University
    • Ohio State University–Columbus (main campus)
    • Ohio State University–Lima
    • Ohio State University–Mansfield
    • Ohio State University–Marion
    • Ohio State University–Newark
    • Ohio University
    • Ohio University–Eastern Campus
    • Ohio University–Lancaster
    • Ohio University–Zanesville
    • Shawnee State University
    • University of Akron
    • University of Cincinnati
    • University of Cincinnati–Blue Ash
    • University of Toledo
    • Wright State University
    • Youngstown State University
  • Urbana University
  • Ursuline College
  • Walsh University
  • Wilberforce University
  • Wilmington College
  • Wittenberg University
  • Xavier University

List of Community Colleges in the state of Ohio:

  • Aultman College of Nursing & Health Sciences
  • Chatfield College
  • Christ College of Nursing & Health Sciences
  • Davis College
  • Good Samaritan College of Nursing & Health Science
  • University System of Ohio (2-year campuses)
    • Belmont College
    • Bowling Green State University–Firelands College
    • Central Ohio Technical College
    • Cincinnati State Technical & Community College
    • Clark State Community College
    • Columbus State Community College
    • Cuyahoga Community College
    • Eastern Gateway Community College
    • Edison State Community College
    • Hocking College
    • Lakeland Community College
    • Lorain County Community College
    • Marion Technical College
    • Miami University–Middletown
    • North Central State College
    • Northwest State Community College
    • Ohio State University–Agricultural Technical Institute
    • Ohio University–Chillicothe
    • Ohio University–Southern Campus
    • Owens Community College
    • Rhodes State College
    • Rio Grande Community College (partnered with University of Rio Grande)
    • Sinclair Community College
    • Southern State Community College
    • Stark State College
    • Terra State Community College
    • University of Akron–Wayne College
    • University of Cincinnati–Clermont College
    • Washington State Community College
    • Wright State University–Lake Campus
    • Zane State College
  • Student Scholarships in Ohio

A. Grace Lee Mims Vocal Scholarship:
This scholarship is aimed at African-American vocal students who are U.S. citizens and pursuing graduate-level study in vocal performance or music education, with an emphasis on voice. Candidates must be committed to preserving the art form of Negro spiritual singing as exemplified by Roland Hayes, Paul Robeson, Marian Anderson, Leontyne Price, Jessye Norman, Kathleen Battle, and others. The primary purpose of this award is to perpetuate the singing of the Negro spiritual through performance and/or teaching, so that this art form, created by African-American slaves in the Diaspora, will remain alive.

Eligibility requirements :

  • Enrolled full time at a recognized and accredited institution (conservatory, college, university, etc.) for graduate-level course work toward a master’s or doctoral degree in vocal performance or music education, with an emphasis on voice, in order to perpetuate the singing of the Negro spiritual through performance and/or teaching
  • Three letters of recommendation from voice teachers or music professors attesting to the applicant’s musical talent, moral character, and dedication to the survival of the Negro spiritual
  • An audio tape or CD of a recent performance (concert or recital) and photo
  • Three music programs reflecting at least a two-year span and including the applicant’s performance of Negro spirituals
  • A personal statement describing your commitment to ensure the preservation of the Negro spiritual through your performance or teaching career
  • A detailed budget for your academic year’s educational expenses including scholarships, fellowships, grants, and loans
  • A photograph of yourself
    In the selection process for this scholarship a panel of judges comprising persons associated with the purpose of the fund will choose scholarship finalists.

The scholarship award amount for the academic year is a maximum of $10,000. Awards must be applied to tuition, fees, books, supplies, and equipment required for the course. Formal notification of scholarship award will be made by the Cleveland Foundation to the selected recipient(s).

Continuence for the scholarship is based on the following:

  • Maintain full-time enrollment status
  • Email a grade report to the Scholarship team for each term (min 2.0 GPA required)
  • Send a thank-you letter to the donor and a separate thank-you letter to the selection committee for the A. Grace Lee Mims Vocal Scholarship, in care of the Cleveland Foundation, Scholarship Processing, 1422 Euclid Avenue, Suite 1300, Cleveland, Ohio, 44115.
    Renewal: The General Application must be submitted each year for consideration of this award. Students can be awarded each year for up to a maximum of 2 total years of support.
  • Ohio Veterans Financial Aid:

Ohio provides financial aid and other resources for students who are active servic emembers, veterans, and sometimes their family members as well.

The Ohio GI Promise finds and promotes scholarship opportunities such:

  • Ohio War Orphans Scholarship
  • Ohio Safety Officers Memorial Fund
  • Ohio Army National Guard Scholarship – The Ohio Army National Guard Scholarship program pays 100 percent of tuition and general fees at state universities or the equivalent amount at private institutions for members of the Ohio National Guard. The scholarship encourages young Ohioans to go to school in Ohio and serve in the Ohio National Guard.
  • It also helps connect students with financial aid resources through the Federal GI Bill or state-based initiatives like the Ohio College Opportunity Grant.

U.S. Armed Forces Benefits

Federal Tuition Assistance Program & Other Education Benefits – Each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces offers its own education benefits to service members, including Federal Tuition Assistance Programs:

  • Army
  • Navy
  • Air Force
  • Marines
  • Coast Guard

Montgomery GI Bill and Post 9/11 GI Bill:
The Montgomery GI Bill and Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits are available for service members and veterans to help with education and training costs. The GI Bill provides up to $1,426 per month for 36 academic months (8 semesters) or a total of more than $51,000. The GI Bill can be used for college, business technical or vocational courses; distance learning and correspondence courses; apprenticeship and job training; flight training; and licensing and certification exams. There are some differences in eligibility and benefits between the two GI Bills, so please compare carefully before choosing one program or the other.

ROTC Stipend:
ROTC is an elective curriculum you take along with your required college classes. It prepares you with the tools, training and experiences that will help you succeed in any competitive environment. Along with great leadership training, ROTC can pay for your college tuition, too. Sophomore cadets receive a $350 monthly stipend that increases to $450 for juniors and $500 for seniors.

Student Loan Repayment Plan:
This enlistment incentive can be used to pay off up to $50,000 in existing student debt. Applicants must score 50 or better on the Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT) which is part of the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) to qualify. Be sure to inquire with your recruiting office for more information.

Educator License Fees Eliminated:
The Ohio Department of Education is eliminating fees for educator license to recognize the contributions of military families.

College Credit for Military Training and Experience:
Before taking college courses, be sure to take the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) exams. Ohio’s Public Institutions are committed to the acceptance and awarding of college credit for CLEP and for training or experience in the United States Armed Forces or National Guard.

  • Northwest Emergency Team Fund Scholarship:
    This Scholarship is for children of police officers, firefighters, and paramedics (first responders) in the cities of Bay Village, North Olmsted, Westlake, Lakewood, Rocky River, and Fairview Park. Applicants must be pursuing vocational or technical training or an undergraduate college degree at an accredited, Pell-eligible educational institution.

    Scholarship awards are made on an evaluation of the student’s financial needs, academic achievement, involvement in school and community activities, and work experience. The Northwest Emergency Team Fund of the Cleveland Foundation provides scholarships and financial assistance to graduating and graduated students pursuing four-year baccalaureate or two-year associate degrees at institutions of higher learning, or vocational training leading to certification. The scholarship or financial assistance given shall be restricted to full-time students who are children of police officers, firefighters, and paramedics in the cities of Bay Village, North Olmsted, Westlake, Lakewood, Rocky River, and Fairview Park.

Eligibility requirements: Applicants are limited to graduating and graduated children of police officers, firefighters, and paramedics (first responders) in the cities of Bay Village, North Olmsted, Westlake, Lakewood, Rocky River, and Fairview Park, who plan to attend an accredited college, university, or vocational school on a full-time basis.

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