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2023 Best Test Optional Colleges in Ohio

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  1. #1 Best Test Optional Colleges in Ohio.

    Case Western Reserve University

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    4 Year,

    CLEVELAND, OH,

    1720 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Case is not only supportive to its students, but the students themselves really care for each other. The challenging academics makes this very important, and having that support is great. You will...I feel as though people in these reviews mostly love the university for its opportunities, but some bash on it for not being the most socially active. Honestly your experience comes down to what you....

    Read 1720 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 30%,

    Net Price: $36,002,

    SAT Range: 1340-1520,

  2. #2 Best Test Optional Colleges in Ohio.

    The Ohio State University

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    4 Year,

    COLUMBUS, OH,

    5642 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I love THE Ohio State University. I fit in there all around. There are so many things that students can get involved in, from going to sporting events to volunteering your time to train dogs. ...My classes and professors that I have had are all great. I have learned so much, especially about myself already. The TA's are all very helpful and understanding, and usually always available. I... I have made lifelong friends at Ohio State. I knew that I could not go wrong with my choice. And I know after graduation, I will have a fraternity of Ohio State graduates supporting me around the....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 68%,

    Net Price: $18,884,

    SAT Range: 1210-1430,

  3. #3 Best Test Optional Colleges in Ohio.

    Kenyon College

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    4 Year,

    GAMBIER, OH,

    394 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says My son is planning to go and from visits, as well as discussions with other students, we can tell it’s a special, amazing place. With a recent $100 million donation, they are building 3 new dorms,....

    Read 394 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 37%,

    Net Price: $40,862,

    SAT Range: 1280-1460,

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  5. #4 Best Test Optional Colleges in Ohio.

    University of Cincinnati

    4 Year,

    CINCINNATI, OH,

    3923 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Graduate Student says The online graduate program for ABA has been amazing! So easy to stay on top of assignments. The professors were very involved and gave great feedback on all of the topics covered. It was so much....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 76%,

    Net Price: $22,767,

    SAT Range: 1120-1330,

  6. #5 Best Test Optional Colleges in Ohio.

    Denison University

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    4 Year,

    GRANVILLE, OH,

    682 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Denison is the best school. With COVID-19, there have obviously had to be some restrictions, but they are livable and I still made tons of great memories, went to class, and partied with friends.....

    Read 682 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 28%,

    Net Price: $39,808,

    SAT Range: 1220-1430,

  7. #6 Best Test Optional Colleges in Ohio.

    University of Dayton

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    4 Year,

    DAYTON, OH,

    1431 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says The college search process prior to UD was tough. I had been accepted into cheaper colleges, ‘higher ranked’ colleges, I had been accepted into closer colleges, and more, but after touring campus and....

    Read 1431 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 81%,

    Net Price: $32,768,

    SAT Range: 1080-1300,

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  9. #7 Best Test Optional Colleges in Ohio.

    Cedarville University

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    4 Year,

    CEDARVILLE, OH,

    1187 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I have loved attending Cedarville University. I have learned so much in my time there. It is a small enough campus that you see people you know all the time, but there’s always someone new to meet!...Something I would like to see change would be the communication between students and management. I think much improvement can be made in the communication between the students and the faculty and....

    Read 1187 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 59%,

    Net Price: $24,965,

    SAT Range: 1110-1350,

  10. #12 Best Test Optional Colleges in Ohio.

    Miami University

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    4 Year,

    OXFORD, OH,

    3292 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I'm a freshman at Miami and I've had a wonderful experience so far. The classes are challenging but the professors are helpful if you ask for assistance. The renovated dorms are really nice and...The kids at Miami study hard and party harder. There's a dramatic shift in the environment on campus. During the week, uptown is pretty relaxed but starting Thursday, there is nonstop partying until...I can't wait for the next 3 years! Love & Honor..

    Read 3292 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 92%,

    Net Price: $24,345,

    SAT Range: 1160-1370,

  11. #14 Best Test Optional Colleges in Ohio.

    John Carroll University

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    4 Year,

    UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, OH,

    826 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I really enjoyed my time and overall experience at JCU. It has great academics with professors who genuinely care and want to see students succeed. It is a small and beautiful campus that strives to....

    Read 826 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 88%,

    Net Price: $28,805,

    SAT Range: 1060-1260,

  12. #16 Best Test Optional Colleges in Ohio.

    Kent State University

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    4 Year,

    KENT, OH,

    4727 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I transferred to the university as a second semester sophomore. The academic advisors and Student Accessibility Services (SAS) team were super helpful! Overall I had amazing professors who would put...The students and general university community are very accepting, down to earth, and genuine. I felt right at home when walking around campus even my first week after transferring!.

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    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 84%,

    Net Price: $19,034,

    SAT Range: 1020-1210,

  13. Kent State University - Tuscarawas

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    2 Year,

    NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH,

    144 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says My overall experience at Kent State University at Tuscarawas was very good. The only thing I had trouble with was some of the professors I had that made me struggle more in the academic department. I....

    Read 144 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $9,718,

  14. University of Cincinnati - Blue Ash College

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    2 Year,

    BLUE ASH, OH,

    403 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I transferred to UC Blue Ash in the fall of last year. At my old school I didn’t have very many friends. I more so just showed up and left. UC Blue Ash was completely different for me. I finally had....

    Read 403 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $12,971,

  15. #21 Best Test Optional Colleges in Ohio.

    Marietta College

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    4 Year,

    MARIETTA , OH,

    375 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Marietta College is a place to grow. People are largely incredibly friendly, including faculty and staff on campus. Everywhere you go, you will know someone and be able to say hello. Student life...Education-wise, you will be challenged, but you will also be cared for. Professors look out for you and are almost always willing to work with you if you have fallen behind or are having a hard time...Mental health services could be better, but the ladies in H&W are amazing. All in all, a solid college experience..

    Read 375 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 74%,

    Net Price: $20,249,

    SAT Range: 1010-1220,

  16. #22 Best Test Optional Colleges in Ohio.

    Franciscan University of Steubenville

    4 Year,

    STEUBENVILLE, OH,

    816 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I transferred to this school spring of 2020. I needed a more faith-filled environment, a Catholic one and this school was it. Franciscan is academically a challenge, which is good. They have numerous...The dorms are pretty nice. Some don't have AC which can be hard. The Heights could use some renovating, big time. The food is pretty good, and the cafe on campus is great! The atmosphere is great too....

    Read 816 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 73%,

    Net Price: $25,175,

    SAT Range: 1070-1290,

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