Residents of Greater Cincinnati are serious about quality education, evidenced by highly respected public and private schools as well as highly respected institutions of higher education. Research centers join a network of public universities, private institutes, independent colleges, and strategically located community college campuses to ensure opportunities close to home. State-supported universities in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana combine with a number of private colleges that include Asbury College, Bellarmine University, Berea College, the College of Mount St. Joseph, Georgetown College, Hanover College, Hebrew Union College, Spalding University, Thomas More College, Xavier University, and Wilmington College. Cincinnati is especially rich in specialized schools like the Art Academy of Cincinnati, the Art Institute of Cincinnati, and ITT Technical Institute among others.
Healthcare facilities are no less prolific or prestigious, encompassing teaching hospitals, research institutes, centers of excellence, regional medical centers, and support services of every type. Progressive healthcare systems ensure well-managed hospitals that excel in innovation. Cincinnati anchors an entire network of major hospitals and medical centers, home to Bethesda North Hospital, The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Good Samaritan Hospital, Jewish Hospital, Mercy Hospital Mt. Airy, Shriner’s Hospital Cincinnati, and the University Hospital.