Oberlin College, Ohio State University and Xavier University are major universities in Ohio. These are three of the best four-year colleges in Ohio, according to BestColleges.com.
Oberlin College is a four-year liberal arts college and music conservatory located in Oberlin, Ohio. It has 2,900 students and offers 47 major and 42 minor degrees in arts and sciences. In 1835, it was the first college to allow African Americans, and it granted bachelor's degrees to women in 1841.
Ohio State University is located in Columbus, Ohio, and has 58,322 students. It has 200 majors and 475 academic specializations. Arts and sciences, business and engineering are the most popular programs. Ohio State University graduated its first class in 1878.
Xavier University was founded in 1831 in Cincinnati, Ohio. It integrates the Jesuit Catholic faith into its educational initiatives and programs. Students can pursue its 90 undergraduate majors on-campus, online, or through evening and weekend courses. Xavier University has a 94-percent student placement rate in Cincinnati.