Franklin, Ohio (OH) Colleges and Universities

Oct 20, 2021

Aspiring college students living in or near Franklin, Ohio, who want to remain close to home have plenty of postsecondary options to choose from. To help students make an informed academic choice, we compare the traditional schools in the area using information provided by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to Franklin, Ohio

The closest schools to Franklin are mostly 4-year schools. The majority of these schools are also public institutions.

  • Miami University-Middletown (4.9 miles from downtown)
  • University of Dayton (13.4 miles from downtown)
  • Miami University- Hamilton (14.9 miles from downtown)
  • Sinclair Community College (15.6 miles from downtown)
  • Wright State University-Main Campus (19 miles from downtown)

Largest Schools Near Franklin, Ohio

Some students may want to attend a larger school, and the Franklin area has several that have more than 1,000 students. Several of the larger institutions even offer graduate degree programs in addition to undergraduate programs.

  • Miami University-Oxford (19,934 students)
  • Sinclair Community College (18,576 students)
  • Wright State University-Main Campus (14,403 students)
  • University of Dayton (11,241 students)
  • University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College (4,870 students)

Lowest Net Price

The net price in the Franklin area ranged from about $4,400-$34,000, according to the NCES in 2018-2019. The organization determines the net price by subtracting the average government or institutional aid from the cost of attendance for a full-time undergraduate.

  • Sinclair Community College ($4,431)
  • Central State University ($9,389)
  • Miami University-Middletown ($10,159)
  • Miami University-Hamilton ($11,877)
  • University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College ($13,305)

Highest Graduation Rates

The NCES reports the graduation rates for schools by the number of full-time undergrad students who graduate within 150% of 'normal' time for their program (i.e. six years for a bachelor's degree). Traditional schools near Franklin have rates ranging from 10% to 82% for 2019.

  • University of Dayton (82% graduation rate)
  • Miami University-Oxford (81% graduation rate)
  • Wright State University-Main Campus (45% graduation rate)
  • Miami University- Middletown (18% graduation rate)
  • Miami University- Hamilton (11% graduation rate)

Students have several options of public and private schools with a wide range of graduation rates, prices, sizes, and locations in the Franklin, OH, area.

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