The City of Cincinnati is home to an excellent public school system as well as many colleges, universities and vocational schools.
Our largest district, Cincinnati Public Schools, oversees 58 schools in the city, with additional school districts administering more than 40 other schools at the K-12 levels. Schools operated by the city’s Jewish community and the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cincinnati offer our city’s parents additional educational options for their children.
At the higher education level, Cincinnati is home to both the University of Cincinnati (UC) and Xavier University. UC is one of the country’s major public research universities with an enrollment of more than 40,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
The University of Cincinnati is largest institution of higher education in Cincinnati. Part of the University System of Ohio, UC, as it is commonly known, is a public research, space-grant university with an enrollment of 43,691 across all campuses. The school ranks 129th nationally in U.S. News & World Report and boasts highly ranked programs, including medicine, engineering and the arts.
Cincinnati is also home to Xavier University, the sixth-oldest Catholic and fourth-oldest Jesuit University in the U.S. The school has an undergraduate enrollment of 4,485, with an additional 2,165 postgraduate students. The school ranked 6th out of nearly 150 Midwest colleges and universities in U.S. News & World Report.