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Ohio Colleges

Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled

For the academic year 2020-2021, 1,190,420 students have applied and among them 791,646 were admitted to Ohio Colleges. 191,438 students were finally enrolled into one of accepted schools. The following table and chart illustrates the number of applicant, admitted, and enrolled students for Ohio Colleges.
Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled (2020-2021)
Ohio Colleges
ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolled
Total1,190,420 791,646191,438
Public Schools669,253 479,169126,129
4 Years (Or High)668,766 478,750125,853
2-4 Years114 9858
Less Than 2 Years373 321218
Private Schools521,167 312,47765,309
4 Years (Or High)515,943 309,16363,481
2-4 Years2,047 1,446641
Less Than 2 Years3,177 1,8681,187
[CHART#1] Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled for Ohio Colleges

Acceptance Rate

The average acceptance rate of Ohio Colleges is 66.50% in academic year 2020-2021. Public schools' average acceptance rate was 71.60% and the average rate of private schools was 59.96%. The following table and chart illustrates the average acceptance rate for Ohio Colleges with comparable factors.
Acceptance Rate (2020-2021)
Ohio Colleges
Acceptance Rate
All Schools Average66.50%
Public Schools71.60%
4 Years (Or High)71.59%
2-4 Years85.96%
Less Than 2 Years86.06%
Private Schools59.96%
4 Years (Or High)59.92%
2-4 Years70.64%
Less Than 2 Years58.80%
[CHART#2] Acceptance Rate for Ohio Colleges

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The average yield, also know as enrollment rate, of Ohio Colleges was 66.50% in academic year 2020-2021. Public schools' average admission yield was 71.60% and the average rate of private schools was 59.96%. The admission yield is a rate of number of enrolled students over number of students who are allowed to admit. The following table and chart illustrates the average admission yield for Ohio Colleges with comparable factors.
Yield (Enrollment Rate) (2020-2021)
Ohio Colleges
Admission Yield
All Schools Average24.18%
Public Schools26.32%
4 Years (Or High)26.29%
2-4 Years59.18%
Less Than 2 Years67.91%
Private Schools20.90%
4 Years (Or High)20.53%
2-4 Years44.33%
Less Than 2 Years63.54%
[CHART#3] Yield (Enrollment Rate) for Ohio Colleges

SAT Scores

The average SAT score of Ohio Colleges is 959 for the academic year 2020-2021. Next table shows SAT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2020-2021. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th score of students who enrolled in colleges.
SAT Scores (2020-2021)
Ohio Colleges
Evidence-based Reading and WritingMath
All Schools Average (4 years schools)25%437433
75%523525
Public Schools25%505500
75%602608
Private Schools25%369365
75%444442
[CHART#4] SAT Scores for Ohio Colleges

ACT Scores

The average ACT score of Ohio Colleges is 40 for the academic year 2020-2021. The following table shows ACT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2020-2021. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th scores of students who enrolled in the colleges.
ACT Scores (2020-2021)
Ohio Colleges
CompositeEnglishMath
All Schools Average25%18 1717
75%23 2323
Public Schools25%201919
75%262626
Private Schools25%151515
75%202020
[CHART#5] ACT Scores for Ohio Colleges