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Cleveland Area Colleges and Universities

Learn more about the myriad of higher learning institutions in the greater Cleveland area.

Northeast Ohio Colleges and Universities
Cleveland and Northeast Ohio are home to a diverse collection of colleges and universities, from public urban schools, like Cleveland States University , to private small town colleges, like Hiram College. Learn more about these Ohio institutions of higher learning. Only four-year institutions are included here; another list of two-ye

Northeast Ohio Student Discounts
Let your college ID earn you discounts when heading off to enjoy the sights and entertainment of Northeast Ohio. To make it easier and save time, here’s a list of some of region’s best college ID discounts to help you have fun while catering to a thin wallet.

John Carroll University
John Carroll University is a private, co-educational, Catholic and Jesuit college, located in Univeristy Heights, Ohio -- just east of Cleveland. Founded in 1886, the school is consistantly ranked by "US News and World Report" as one of the top ten Midwest regional universities.

Ursuline College
Ursuline College is a small, private Catholic college, located about 30 minutes east of downtown Cleveland. Created in 1871 as a women’s college, today the college is co-ed, and around 9 percent of its 1400 students are men.

Oberlin College
Oberlin College is a private liberal arts college, located about an hour west of downtown Cleveland. The college was the first US college to admit African-American students and is the oldest continuously operating Co-educational college. The school continues its heritage of academic excellence combined with social responsibility.

University of Akron
The University of Akron, founded in 1870, is located in the heart of the "Rubber City." The school, best know for its College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering, offers 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

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Case Western Reserve University
Case Western Reserve University, located in Cleveland's culturally rich, University Circle neighborhood, was formed in 1967 by combining the venerable Western Reserve University (founded 1826) with the Case Intitute of Technology (founded 1880). Today, the school offers bachelor's, master's, and doctorate degrees in a variety of disciplines and is consistantly ranked as one of the leading colleges in the states as well as the entire United States.

Ursuline College Ohio
Learn about Ursuline College, the first women's college in Ohio.

Cleveland Institute of Music
The Cleveland Institute of Music is a Cleveland treasure. Located in the University Circle neighborhood, near Severance Hall, the Cleveland Orchestra, and Case Western Reserve University, the conservatory offers students a Bachelors of Music degree as well as advanced degrees, children's programs, and adult continuing education.

Cleveland State University
Cleveland State University, located just east of downtown Cleveland, is a fully acredited state university, which offers 117 courses of undergraduate and graduate study. CSU is home to approximately 16,000 students, two-thirds of them undergraduate students. Founded in 1964, the 85-acre campus is a more culturally diverse and more affordable alternative to other area colleges.

Northeast Ohio Community Colleges
Northeast Ohio has some excellent four-year colleges and universities, including Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland State University. The area also boasts a good collection of two-year colleges that offer degrees in everything from hospitality to farm management. Many also allow you to use your credits toward a four-year degree at an...

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