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Schools Offering Education Programs in Ohio

Approximately 2.0% of graduates in of Ohio receive education degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 7,043 education professionals graduate from Ohio's 81 education schools.

Top Schools

Ohio State University-Main Campus, which is located in Columbus, is the top-ranked school in Ohio that has a education program. It received a ranking of 14th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Ohio State University-Main Campus graduated 958 students from its education program. Ohio State University-Main Campus charged in-state students $9,420 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Ohio that has a education program is Oberlin College. Oberlin College, which was ranked 19th in the country in 2010, is located in Oberlin. In 2010, Oberlin College graduated 9 students from its education program. Students at Oberlin College paid $41,577 per year in tuition fees.

Case Western Reserve University, which was ranked 19th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Ohio that has a education program. It is located in Cleveland. In 2010, 14 students graduated from Case Western Reserve University education program. Case Western Reserve University charged in-state students $37,648 in tuition fees per year.


If you choose to attend a Ohio education school, average tuition will be $15,803 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,735 per year to $41,577 per year. In 2010, the education schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Ohio were:

  1. Oberlin College - located in Oberlin, students are charged $41,577 per year
  2. Denison University - located in Granville, students are charged $38,220 per year
  3. Case Western Reserve University - located in Cleveland, students are charged $37,648 per year

The education schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Ohio were:

  1. Sinclair Community College - located in Dayton, students are charged $1,735 per year
  2. Lorain County Community College - located in Elyria, students are charged $2,570 per year
  3. Eastern Gateway Community College - located in Steubenville, students are charged $2,790 per year

An education degree from an Ohio school... what next?

Postsecondary vocational teacher, social science teacher, postsecondary teacher, elementary school teacher, and business teacher are the professions of choice for a majority of education graduates in Ohio. 100,900 education professionals were working in Ohio in 2010. Of these, 5,670 were instructional coordinators. In addition, 4,230 were postsecondary vocational teachers, and 90 were social science teachers. The largest populations of Ohio education professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Delaware County - 16,530 education professionals
  2. Dearborn County - 16,230 education professionals
  3. Cuyahoga County - 15,820 education professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of education professionals in Ohio will grow by 9%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 81,560 education professionals working in Ohio. The greatest growth for education professional is predicted to be amongst Instructional Coordinators, who are expected to increase by 16% by 2018.


education professionals in Ohio make an average of $62,519 per year. But, salaries for education professional can vary. In 2010, education professional made as little as less than $15,570 per year or as much as more than $162,750 per year in Ohio. On average education professional earn the most in the following Ohio counties:

  1. Delaware County - $67,539 per year
  2. Ashland County - $61,175 per year
  3. Carroll County - $61,086 per year

The following counties in Ohio have the lowest average salaries for education professional:

  1. Jefferson County - $43,685 per year
  2. Richland County - $46,545 per year
  3. Coshocton County - $48,162 per year

The education professionals with highest average salaries in Ohio were:

  1. Education Administrator - $85,330 per year
  2. Social Science Teacher - $78,500 per year
  3. Health Specialties Teacher - $77,680 per year

On average, the lowest paid education professionals in Ohio were:

  1. Postsecondary Vocational Teacher - $46,940 per year
  2. Literacy Teacher - $46,510 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Ohio statistics regarding a career in education. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as teaching or elementary education.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Education in Ohio
  • Bachelor's Degree in Education in Ohio
  • Master's Degree in Education in Ohio
  • Doctoral Degree in Education in Ohio
  • Certificate in Education in Ohio

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 43,430 $54,180 -20.7%
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 21,440 $52,680 -25.5%
Instructional Coordinators 5,670 $61,000 -6.6%
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 5,500 $77,680 -12.7%
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 4,900 $49,320 -24.8%
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 4,230 $46,940 41.5%
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 3,290 $61,710 9.7%
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 3,280 $66,530 1.5%
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 2,860 $46,510 85.7%
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 2,300 $67,970 18.6%
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other 1,570 $62,520 4.0%
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 1,480 $68,480 -8.1%
Education Administrators, All Other 590 $85,330
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School 270 $58,440 -59.1%
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other 90 $78,500 -10.0%

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