Cincinnati, named a Top 10 city for new grads by CNN, is home to more than 30 colleges and universities. From public universities to private colleges, there are plenty of options for students.
University of Cincinnati
The University of Cincinnati is Cincinnati’s oldest university and one of the largest in the country. More than 40,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students are enrolled.
This institution has a top-flight graduate research program and is highly respected in engineering, architecture, psychology, classical archaeology and music. In addition, the University of Cincinnati is known for its medical center and the College Conservatory of Music.
One of the country’s oldest Catholic universities, Xavier University has served students since 1831. About 7,000 students are enrolled at this Cincinnati institution, which has been ranked as one of the best universities for graduate programs in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report.
More than 20,000 students are enrolled at Miami University, long considered to be one of the "Public Ivies." It is 30 miles away from Cincinnati, and its reputation for undergraduate teaching has caused it to be consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report.
Cincinnati has several options when it comes to community college. Cincinnati State Technical and Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and gives students the opportunity to choose from more than 75 associate degree programs as well as more than 40 certificate programs. Almost 13,000 students are enrolled in this college, which is home to the Midwest Culinary Institute.
A regional campus of the University of Cincinnati, UC Blue Ash provides students with more than 60 certificate programs and associate degrees.
Antonelli College has a campus in downtown Cincinnati that offers areas of study in almost 10 different fields including graphic design, information technology and social media management.
Learn more about public and private schools in Cincinnati.