Adrian College, 110 South Madison, Adrian; 1-800-877-2246.
Adrian College was founded in 1859 as a coeducational, independent, four-year college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Adrian awards bachelor's and associate's degrees in more than 40 majors. Enrollment is 1,100.
Tuition: $14,850. President: Dr. Stanley Caine.
Bluffton College, 280 West College Ave., Bluffton; 419-358-3000.
On 65 acres about an hour south of Toledo, Bluffton offers 38 majors to its 1,050 students. Founded in 1899, Bluffton is affiliated with Mennonite Church USA.
Tuition: $16,130. President: Dr. Lee Snyder.
Bowling Green State University, East Wooster Street, Bowling Green; 419-372-2531.
Tuition: $5,684. President: Dr. Sidney Ribeau.
Davis College, 4747 Monroe St., Toledo; 419-473-2700.
Davis College, which dates to 1858, offers associate degrees in the traditional business, computer, medical, and design fields. The school has an enrollment of 450 students.
Tuition: $7,056. President: Diane Brunner.
Defiance College, 701 North Clinton, Defiance; 419-784-4010.
Defiance College is a four-year liberal arts college affiliated with the United Church of Christ. It offers 40 undergraduate majors as well as a master of arts in education and master of business and organizational leadership.
Tuition: $15,580. President: Dr. James T. Harris
Heidelberg College, 310 East Market St., Tiffin; 419-448-2330.
Heidelberg is a private coeducational liberal-arts school affiliated with the United Church of Christ. The college has 1,500 students. It offers master's degrees in counseling, education, and business administration.
Tuition: $17,850. Interim president: Dr. Kenneth J. Porada
Hillsdale College, 33 East College, Hillsdale, Mich.; 517-607-2327.
This four-year private liberal arts college offers undergraduate majors in the traditional liberal arts and sciences as well as business. Hillsdale is perhaps best known for its independence. It has not accepted government funding since the 1970s.
Tuition: $14,400. President: Dr. Larry Arnn.
Lourdes College, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania; 419-824-3680.
Lourdes College is an independent, coeducational four-year Catholic liberal-arts college sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis. Lourdes offers two and four-year degrees within the schools of arts and sciences, business, education, and nursing and allied health. Master's degree programs in business and education are planned in September, 2002. Enrollment is 1,400.
Tuition: $12,200. President: Dr. George Matthews.
Lima Technical College, 4240 Campus Dr., Lima, O.; 419-995-8000.
Founded in 1971, Lima Tech is spread over seven buildings on a 565-acre campus that is shared with Ohio State University at Lima. Lima Tech offers associate degrees to 2,800 students. There are more than 70 majors and certificate programs in four divisions.
Tuition: $1,632. President: Dr. Earl Keese.
Medical College of Ohio, 3000 Arlington Ave., Toledo; 419-383-4172.
Tuition: Ranges between $6,803 and $16,187, depending on program and year. President: Dr. Frank McCullough.
Mercy College of Northwest Ohio, 2221 Madison Ave., Toledo; 419-251-1313.
Founded in 1917 as a nursing school, Mercy College of Northwest Ohio specializes in health-care education. The private, nonprofit school part of the Mercy Health Partners system and offers five associate degrees in addition to a bachelor's degree in nursing. Enrollment is 298.
Tuition: $6,000. President: Dr. Paul Kessler III.
Monroe County Community College, 1555 South Raisinville Rd., Monroe; 1-877-937-6222.
With an enrollment of 3,649 students, MCCC has two campuses and offers more than 35 career programs and comprehensive transfer curriculums.
Tuition: Monroe County residents, $1,272; out-of-state residents, $2,256. President: Audrey Warrick.
Northwest State Community College, State Route 34, Box 246-A, Archbold; 419-267-5511.
Northwest, which became a community college in 1994, offers associate degree programs in a number of fields, including accounting, business management, and computer programming. Northwest State has 3,000 students.
Tuition: $2,280. President: Dr. Larry McDougle.
Ohio Northern University, 525 South Main St., Ada; 1-888-408-4668.
Ohio Northern University has 3,200 students enrolled in its colleges of arts and sciences, business administration, engineering, pharmacy, and law. Founded in 1871, ONU is affiliated with the United Methodist Church.
Tuition: $22,000. President: Dr. Kendall Baker.
Owens Community College, 30335 Oregon Rd., Perrysburg Township; 419-661-7000.
More than 17,000 students are enrolled in the Toledo-area and Findlay campuses of Owens Community College, where students choose from more than 100 career-oriented programs and majors in agriculture, business, health, public service, industrial, and engineering technologies.
Students can earn the first two years of a bachelor's degree at Owens, then transfer to a four-year institution as a junior. The college has articulation agreements with every college and university in northwest Ohio.
Tuition: $1,800. President: Dr. Christa Adams.
Siena Heights University, 1247 East Siena Heights Dr., Adrian; 517-263-0731.
Siena Heights University is a Catholic coeducational university founded in the liberal-arts tradition in 1919 by the Adrian Dominican Congregation. The university awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees at its 140-acre residential main campus in Adrian. Enrollment for the entire university is 1,168.
Tuition: $13,000. President: Dr. Richard B. Artman.
Spring Arbor University, Metro Toledo Center, 7495 Secor Rd., Lambertville, Mich., 1-800-968-0272.
Spring Arbor University near Jackson, Mich., has a satellite campus with over 200 students near Toledo. The private, Christian liberal-arts school offers accelerated bachelor's degrees in four programs and master's degrees in education, organizational development, and counseling
Tuition: $10,000 for undergraduates. President: Dr. Gayle Beebe.
Terra Community College, 2830 Napoleon Rd., Fremont; 419-334-8400 or 1-866-288-3772.
Terra Community College, founded in 1968 as Vanguard Technical Institute, became a community college in 1994. It has 2,500 students, many of whom take their first two years at Terra, then transfer to a four-year institution.
Tuition: $2,062. President: Dr. Charlotte Lee.
Tiffin University, 155 Miami St., Tiffin; 419-447-6443 or 1-800-968-6446.
Established in 1888, Tiffin University has an enrollment of 1,578 students in five schools: graduate studies, business, criminal justice, arts and sciences, and off-campus learning.
Tuition: $11,850. President: Dr. Paul Marion.
University of Findlay, 1000 North Main St., Findlay; 419-422-8313.
The University of Findlay has 4,586 students who choose from 63 undergraduate majors and seven master's degree programs, including business administration and education.
Tuition: $17,088. President: Dr. Kenneth Zirkle.
University of Northwestern Ohio, 1441 North Cable Rd., Lima, O.; 419-998-3120.
The University of Northwestern Ohio has 2,450 students and awards associate degrees in 23 areas. It has bachelor's degree programs in four areas.
Tuition: $5,550-$6,300, depending on program. President: Dr. Jeff Jarvis.
University of Toledo, 2801 West Bancroft St., Toledo; 419-530-4636.
Tuition: $5,103. President: Dr. Daniel Johnson.