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2021 Best Affordable Colleges in Ohio for Students from Japan

21 Colleges
$34,126 Avg Tuition & Fees*
50% Avg 4-Year Grad Rate*

International students have lots of options to chooose from today when trying to decide which college to attend. Our mission at College Factual is to arm you with as much information as we can to help you make that decision. Our Best Value Colleges for Japanese Students in Ohio ranking is one tool we have developed to help in this regard.

After analyzing 21 schools in Ohio, we came up with our list of those that offered the best educational experiences for Japanese students in Ohio. Instead of depending on subjective information, we focus on objective factors to determine this ranking. These factors include such things as the total number of international students at the school and the school's overall value.

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Top Value Colleges in Ohio for Students from Japan

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Our 2021 rankings named Ohio University - Athens Campus the best affordable school for Japanese students in Ohio working on their bachelor’s degree. OHIO Athens is a public institution located in Athens, Ohio. The school has a large population, and it awarded 7,349 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

International students make up 4.2% of the total student body at the school. The top three countries sending students to study at OHIO Athens are China, India, and Saudi Arabia. International students at OHIO Athens can expect to pay, on average, about $22,406 a year to attend the school. Graduate students pay around $17,712 a year in average tuition and fees.

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#2

University of Toledo

Toledo, Ohio

The excellent bachelor’s degree programs at University of Toledo helped the school earn the #2 place on this year’s ranking of the best schools for Japanese students in Ohio. University of Toledo is a fairly large public school situated in Toledo, Ohio. It awarded 3,077 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Around 7.8% of the total student population at the school is international. Students from as far away as Saudi Arabia, India, and China come to University of Toledo to study. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at University of Toledo is about $19,547 a year, on average. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $26,411 per year.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Bowling Green State University - Main Campus. It ranked #3 on our 2021 Best Colleges for Japanese students in Ohio list. Located in Bowling Green, Ohio, the fairly large public school awarded 3,167 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

International students make up 4.6% of the total student body at the school. The top three countries sending students to study at BGSU are China, India, and Saudi Arabia. International students at BGSU can expect to pay, on average, about $19,305 a year to attend the school. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $15,823 per year.

As a testament to the value of education it offers, BGSU also is in the top 20% of our overall best for the money ranking.

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A rank of #4 on our list means Kent State University at Kent is a great place for Japanese students in Ohio working on their bachelor’s degree. Kent State is located in Kent, Ohio and, has a large student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 5,465 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.

International students make up 5.9% of the total student body at the school. The top three countries sending students to study at Kent State are India, China, and Saudi Arabia. International students at Kent State can expect to pay, on average, about $19,478 a year to attend the school. Graduate students pay around $21,952 a year in average tuition and fees.

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#5

Gods Bible School and College

Cincinnati, Ohio

A rank of #5 on our list means Gods Bible School and College is a great place for Japanese students in Ohio working on their bachelor’s degree. Located in Cincinnati, Ohio, the small private not-for-profit school handed out 24 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

International students make up 9.4% of the total student body at the school. Students studying at Gods Bible School and College come from such countries as Mexico, Japan, and Canada. International students at Gods Bible School and College can expect to pay, on average, about $7,150 a year to attend the school. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $8,420 per year.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 96%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year.

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With a ranking of #6, Ohio State University - Main Campus did quite well on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Japanese Students in Ohio. Located in Columbus, Ohio, the large public school handed out 11,596 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Around 11.0% of the total student population at the school is international. Students studying at Ohio State come from such countries as China, India, and South Korea. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at Ohio State is about $32,061 a year, on average. Graduate students pay around $36,009 a year in average tuition and fees.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 94%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year.

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University of Cincinnati - Main Campus came in at #7 in this year’s edition of the Best Value Colleges for Japanese Students in Ohio ranking. UC is a large public school situated in Cincinnati, Ohio. It awarded 6,175 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

International students make up 9.2% of the total student body at the school. Students from as far away as India, China, and South Korea come to UC to study. International students at UC can expect to pay, on average, about $26,488 a year to attend the school. Graduate students pay around $26,210 a year in average tuition and fees.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 86%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year.

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Ohio Northern University landed the #8 spot on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Japanese Students in Ohio. Located in Ada, Ohio, the small private not-for-profit school awarded 415 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

Around 3.6% of the total student population at the school is international. Students from as far away as Japan, Saudi Arabia, and China come to ONU to study. International students at ONU can expect to pay, on average, about $33,440 a year to attend the school. Graduate students pay around $30,190 a year in average tuition and fees.

In addition to its Best Value Colleges for Japanese Students in Ohio ranking, and one of the reasons why the school is on the list, ONU is ranked #4 for overall value in Ohio.

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#9

The University of Findlay

Findlay, Ohio

The University of Findlay ranked #9 on this year’s Best Value Colleges for Japanese Students in Ohio list. Findlay is a private not-for-profit institution located in Findlay, Ohio. The school has a small population, and it awarded 622 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

International students make up 5.4% of the total student body at the school. Students studying at Findlay come from such countries as India, Saudi Arabia, and Nepal. International students at Findlay can expect to pay, on average, about $35,410 a year to attend the school. Graduate students pay around $16,900 a year in average tuition and fees.

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#10

Otterbein University

Westerville, Ohio

With a ranking of #10, Otterbein University did quite well on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Japanese Students in Ohio. Located in Westerville, Ohio, the small private not-for-profit school handed out 579 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

International students make up 0.7% of the total student body at the school. Students from as far away as China, Japan, and South Korea come to Otterbein to study. International students at Otterbein can expect to pay, on average, about $32,474 a year to attend the school. Graduate students pay around $945 a year in average tuition and fees.

In addition to its great ranking here, Otterbein is in the top 15% of all schools on our overall value list.

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#11

University of Mount Union

Alliance, Ohio

University of Mount Union did quite well in the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Japanese Students in Ohio ranking, coming in at #11. Mount Union is a private not-for-profit institution located in Alliance, Ohio. The school has a small population, and it awarded 511 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Of the total number of students at the school, 5.8% are international. Students studying at Mount Union come from such countries as Saudi Arabia, Japan, and Vietnam. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at Mount Union is about $31,700 a year, on average. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $33,950 per year.

In addition to its great ranking here, Mount Union is in the top 15% of all schools on our overall value list.

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Baldwin Wallace University ranked #12 on this year’s Best Value Colleges for Japanese Students in Ohio list. Baldwin Wallace College is a small private not-for-profit school situated in Berea, Ohio. It awarded 929 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Of the total number of students at the school, 1.1% are international. Students from as far away as South Korea, China, and India come to Baldwin Wallace College to study. International students at Baldwin Wallace College can expect to pay, on average, about $33,530 a year to attend the school. Graduate students pay around $13,514 a year in average tuition and fees.

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#13

Muskingum University

New Concord, Ohio

Muskingum University did quite well in the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Japanese Students in Ohio ranking, coming in at #13. Located in New Concord, Ohio, the small private not-for-profit school awarded 331 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

Of the total number of students at the school, 2.4% are international. Students studying at Muskingum come from such countries as China, Japan, and Nigeria. International students at Muskingum can expect to pay, on average, about $28,878 a year to attend the school. Graduate students pay around $10,170 a year in average tuition and fees.

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#14

Ohio Dominican University

Columbus, Ohio

Ohio Dominican University landed the #14 spot on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Japanese Students in Ohio. Located in Columbus, Ohio, the small private not-for-profit school awarded 267 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

International students make up 3.4% of the total student body at the school. Students from as far away as Saudi Arabia, Japan, and India come to ODU to study. Yearly tuition and fees (out-of-state) for undergraduates at ODU runs, on average, about $31,680. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $11,250 per year.

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#15

Wittenberg University

Springfield, Ohio

Wittenberg University came in at #15 in this year’s edition of the Best Value Colleges for Japanese Students in Ohio ranking. Located in Springfield, Ohio, the small private not-for-profit school awarded 434 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

Around 1.1% of the total student population at the school is international. The top three countries sending students to study at Wittenberg are Netherlands, Japan, and Canada. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at Wittenberg is about $40,280 a year, on average. Graduate students pay around $8,352 a year in average tuition and fees.

Wittenberg excels when it comes to value. It’s ranked in the top 15% of all schools on our overall best for the money list.

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#16

University of Dayton

Dayton, Ohio

University of Dayton did quite well in the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Japanese Students in Ohio ranking, coming in at #16. UDayton is located in Dayton, Ohio and, has a fairly large student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 2,167 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.

International students make up 9.0% of the total student body at the school. Students studying at UDayton come from such countries as China, Saudi Arabia, and India. International students at UDayton can expect to pay, on average, about $44,100 a year to attend the school. Graduate students pay around $17,240 a year in average tuition and fees.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 90%.

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The College of Wooster

Wooster, Ohio

The College of Wooster landed the #17 spot on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Japanese Students in Ohio. Located in Wooster, Ohio, the small private not-for-profit school handed out 522 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

International students make up 14.5% of the total student body at the school. Students studying at Wooster College come from such countries as China, India, and Vietnam. Yearly tuition and fees (out-of-state) for undergraduates at Wooster College runs, on average, about $52,000.

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Case Western Reserve University came in at #18 in this year’s edition of the Best Value Colleges for Japanese Students in Ohio ranking. Cleveland, Ohio is the setting for this fairly large institution of higher learning. The private not-for-profit school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 1,372 students in 2018-2019.

International students make up 19.6% of the total student body at the school. Students studying at Case Western come from such countries as China, India, and South Korea. Yearly tuition and fees (out-of-state) for undergraduates at Case Western runs, on average, about $50,924. Graduate students pay around $46,560 a year in average tuition and fees.

With a freshman retention rate of 92%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its students.

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#19

Denison University

Granville, Ohio

Denison University landed the #19 spot on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Japanese Students in Ohio. Denison is a private not-for-profit institution located in Granville, Ohio. The school has a small population, and it awarded 643 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Of the total number of students at the school, 11.9% are international. Students from as far away as China, India, and Vietnam come to Denison to study. International students at Denison can expect to pay, on average, about $53,830 a year to attend the school.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 91%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year. As a testament to the value of education it offers, Denison also is in the top 20% of our overall best for the money ranking.

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#20

Cleveland Institute of Music

Cleveland, Ohio

With a ranking of #20, Cleveland Institute of Music did quite well on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Japanese Students in Ohio. Cleveland Institute of Music is a small private not-for-profit school located in Cleveland, Ohio that handed out 50 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Around 25.6% of the total student population at the school is international. The top three countries sending students to study at Cleveland Institute of Music are China, South Korea, and Taiwan. Yearly tuition and fees (out-of-state) for undergraduates at Cleveland Institute of Music runs, on average, about $45,140. Graduate students pay around $42,751 a year in average tuition and fees.

Since the school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1, those pursuing a bachelor’s degree will have more opportunities to interact with their professors.

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#21

Oberlin College

Oberlin, Ohio

Oberlin College did quite well in the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Japanese Students in Ohio ranking, coming in at #21. Located in Oberlin, Ohio, the small private not-for-profit school handed out 872 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Of the total number of students at the school, 11.7% are international. The top three countries sending students to study at Oberlin are China, South Korea, and Canada. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at Oberlin is about $56,818 a year, on average. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $28,274 per year.

With a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1, it’s easy to see that the school is committed to helping their undergraduates succeed.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are for the top 21 schools only.

References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Information about the national average student loan default rate is from the U.S. Department of Education and refers to data about the 2016 borrower cohort tracking period for which the cohort default rate (CDR) was 10.1%.

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