Best Colleges in Cincinnati

Cincinnati is celebrated for baseball, but you may not know that this city knocks it out of the park in higher education. With more than 30 public and private colleges spread over six unique neighborhoods, you will easily find an area of study that suits your interests. Careers in the business, education, and health care industries employ over 30% of the city. and as the home to 9 Fortune 500 companies and 2 Fortune 100 companies, as well as a lower-than-average unemployment rate of 4.9%, there's a vibrant job market within your reach here in Cincy.

When it's time to put the books down, you'll find plenty to do in Cincinnati. Arts, culture, and history are scattered around every block. If arts aren't your thing, sit back and enjoy the Cincinnati Reds or take part in the Flying Pig Marathon. Take a ferry at the Cincinnati USA Riverfront or have dinner roofside while overlooking the city at Incline Public House. Just know that no matter the season, wherever your interests, Cincinnati has got it — and your future alma mater, too.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics *cincyusa.com *cincinnatiusa.com

Best Four Year Universities in Cincinnati

  • Associate's
  • Bachelor's
  • Master's
  • Doctoral
  • Certificates
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
  • Private for-profit
  • Private not-for-profit
  • Public
School Logo School Name Reviews Get Admission Info
Miami University-Oxford
Oxford, OH
Based on 68 Reviews
Xavier University
Cincinnati, OH
Based on 16 Reviews
University of Cincinnati-Main Campus
Cincinnati, OH
Based on 32 Reviews
University of Cincinnati-Main Campus
Cincinnati, OH
Based on 32 Reviews
Northern Kentucky University
Highland Heights, KY
Based on 28 Reviews
The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Cincinnati, OH
Art Academy of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH
Cincinnati Christian University
Cincinnati, OH
Thomas More College
Crestview Hills, KY
Based on 12 Reviews
Thomas More College
Crestview Hills, KY
Based on 12 Reviews
University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College
Blue Ash, OH
University of Cincinnati-Clermont College
Batavia, OH
Miami University-Hamilton
Hamilton, OH
Good Samaritan College of Nursing and Health Science
Cincinnati, OH
Miami University-Middletown
Middletown, OH
Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science
Cincinnati, OH
Beckfield College-Florence
Florence, KY
Union Institute & University
Cincinnati, OH
Gods Bible School and College
Cincinnati, OH
Brown Mackie College-Northern Kentucky
Fort Mitchell, KY
Brown Mackie College-Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH
Daymar College-Bellevue
Bellevue, KY
ITT Technical Institute-West Chester
Norwood, OH
Athenaeum of Ohio
Cincinnati, OH

Best Community Colleges in Cincinnati

  • Associate's
  • Bachelor's
  • Master's
  • Doctoral
  • Certificates
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
  • Private for-profit
  • Private not-for-profit
  • Public