The Greater Cincinnati area is home to four world-class universities — Xavier
, the University of Cincinnati
, Northern Kentucky University
and Miami Universtiy
— which compete nationally with outstanding design, architecture, music, business, informatics, entrepreneurship and liberal arts programs. The region also boasts a strong network of community and technical colleges that are making strides to support the needs of today's students by providing alternative paths to four-year degrees
and partnering with local high schools to better prepare incoming students for a college career through dual enrollement
. The Greater Cincinnati Consortium of Colleges and Universities
works to promote higher education in the Greater Cincinnati area by sponsoring events, supporting initiatives and encouraging staff development.