Best Colleges in Cincinnati

A Homerun Education

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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.

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Best Four Year Universities in Cincinnati

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Xavier University Cincinnati, OH

Xavier University offers 245 Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 1,920 students graduated with students earning 1,044 Bachelor's degrees, 818 Master's degrees, 36 Associate's degrees, 15 Doctoral degrees, and 7 Certificates degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
2 University of Cincinnati-Main Campus Cincinnati, OH

University of Cincinnati-Main Campus offers 490 Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 10,803 students graduated with students earning 5,574 Bachelor's degrees, 3,619 Master's degrees, 828 Certificates degrees, 748 Doctoral degrees, and 34 Associate's degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews
3 Mount Saint Joseph University Cincinnati, OH

Mount Saint Joseph University offers 108 Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 683 students graduated with students earning 342 Bachelor's degrees, 247 Master's degrees, 85 Doctoral degrees, 6 Associate's degrees, and 3 Certificates degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
4 The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences Cincinnati, OH

The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences offers 2 Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a large city. In 2015, 144 students graduated with students earning 95 Associate's degrees, and 49 Bachelor's degrees.

5 Art Academy of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH

Art Academy of Cincinnati offers 9 Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a large city. In 2015, 56 students graduated with students earning 53 Bachelor's degrees, and 3 Master's degrees.

6 Cincinnati Christian University Cincinnati, OH

Cincinnati Christian University offers 68 Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a large city. In 2015, 356 students graduated with students earning 226 Bachelor's degrees, 125 Master's degrees, and 5 Associate's degrees.

7 Good Samaritan College of Nursing and Health Science Cincinnati, OH

Good Samaritan College of Nursing and Health Science offers 4 Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a large city. In 2015, 101 students graduated with students earning 99 Associate's degrees, and 2 Bachelor's degrees.

8 The Art Institute of Cincinnati-AIC College of Design Cincinnati, OH

The Art Institute of Cincinnati-AIC College of Design offers 2 Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 24 students graduated with students earning 13 Bachelor's degrees, and 11 Associate's degrees.

9 Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science Cincinnati, OH

Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science offers 2 Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 94 students graduated with students earning 54 Associate's degrees, and 40 Bachelor's degrees.

10 Union Institute & University Cincinnati, OH

Union Institute & University offers 26 Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 1,094 students graduated with students earning 968 Bachelor's degrees, 74 Master's degrees, 41 Doctoral degrees, and 11 Certificates degrees.

Best Community Colleges in Cincinnati

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Cincinnati State Technical and Community College Cincinnati, OH

Cincinnati State Technical and Community College offers 215 Degree programs. It's a large public college in a large city. In 2015, 1,625 students graduated with students earning 1,291 Associate's degrees, and 334 Certificates degrees.

2 Fortis College-Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH

Fortis College-Cincinnati offers 10 Degree programs. It's a very small private college in a large suburb. In 2015, 245 students graduated with students earning 196 Certificates degrees, and 49 Associate's degrees.

3 Galen College of Nursing-Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH

Galen College of Nursing-Cincinnati offers 1 Degree program. It's a very small private college in a large suburb. In 2015, 162 students graduated with students earning 162 Associate's degrees.

4 Antonelli College-Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH

Antonelli College-Cincinnati offers 15 Degree programs. It's a very small private college in a large city. In 2015, 74 students graduated with students earning 51 Associate's degrees, and 23 Certificates degrees.

5 American National University-Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH

American National University-Cincinnati offers 19 Degree programs. It's a very small private college in a large city. In 2015, 32 students graduated with students earning 22 Associate's degrees, and 10 Certificates degrees.

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Xavier University Xavier University Cincinnati, OH
5/5
14 : 1 6,260
University of Cincinnati-Main Campus University of Cincinnati-Main Campus Cincinnati, OH
3/5
17 : 1 36,042
Mount Saint Joseph University Mount Saint Joseph University Cincinnati, OH
5/5
17 : 1 2,073
The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences Cincinnati, OH
3/5
19 : 1 737
Art Academy of Cincinnati Art Academy of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH
5/5
10 : 1 207
Cincinnati Christian University Cincinnati Christian University Cincinnati, OH
4/5
17 : 1 883
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College Cincinnati State Technical and Community College Cincinnati, OH
2/5
25 : 1 9,630
Good Samaritan College of Nursing and Health Science Good Samaritan College of Nursing and Health Science Cincinnati, OH
4/5
13 : 1 398
University Logo Elite Welding Academy LLC Cincinnati, OH 16 : 1 62
The Art Institute of Cincinnati-AIC College of Design The Art Institute of Cincinnati-AIC College of Design Cincinnati, OH
4/5
6 : 1 35
Great Oaks Career Campuses Great Oaks Career Campuses Cincinnati, OH 15 : 1 282
Fortis College-Cincinnati Fortis College-Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH
4/5
18 : 1 417
Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science Cincinnati, OH 25 : 1 100
Galen College of Nursing-Cincinnati Galen College of Nursing-Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH 18 : 1 372
Ohio Media School-Cincinnati Ohio Media School-Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH 19 : 1 95
University Logo Paul Mitchell the School-Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH 16 : 1 222
University Logo Regency Beauty Institute-Eastgate Cincinnati, OH 14 : 1 53
Union Institute & University Union Institute & University Cincinnati, OH
3/5
15 : 1 1,396
University Logo Summit Salon Academy-Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH 21 : 1 42
University Logo Western Hills School of Beauty and Hair Design Cincinnati, OH 22 : 1 176
Antonelli College-Cincinnati Antonelli College-Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH
4/5
10 : 1 147
University Logo Moler Hollywood Beauty Academy Cincinnati, OH 30 : 1 89
Gods Bible School and College Gods Bible School and College Cincinnati, OH
2/5
14 : 1 280
Ross Medical Education Center-Cincinnati Ross Medical Education Center-Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH 16 : 1 126
University Logo Empire Beauty School-Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH 21 : 1 166

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