Cover Story: The Big List

Traditional Four-Year Colleges and Universities

 
Jymi Bolden


Art Academy of Cincinnati



College of Mount St. Joseph
5701 Delhi Road, Delhi Twp.
513-244-4531
Web Site: www.msj.edu
Student Body: 2,300
This private Catholic liberal arts college, founded in 1920, offers 40 bachelor's degrees, a dozen associate's degrees, and two graduate degree programs, including art and design, business, computer science, education, nursing, physical therapy and science.

Miami University
301 South Campus Ave., Oxford
513-529-2531

Web Site: www.muohio.edu
Student Body: 20,900
A "public ivy" college founded in 1809, this is the seventh-oldest state-assisted university in the nation. "Miami of Ohio" offers nearly 100 bachelor's degree programs, more than 50 master's degree programs, and nine doctoral programs in applied science, arts and science, business administration, education and allied professions, and fine arts.

Northern Kentucky University
Nunn Drive, Highland Heights
859-572-5220
Web Site:

 
Jymi Bolden


Art Academy of Cincinnati



College of Mount St. Joseph
5701 Delhi Road, Delhi Twp.
513-244-4531
Web Site: www.msj.edu
Student Body: 2,300
This private Catholic liberal arts college, founded in 1920, offers 40 bachelor's degrees, a dozen associate's degrees, and two graduate degree programs, including art and design, business, computer science, education, nursing, physical therapy and science.

Miami University
301 South Campus Ave., Oxford
513-529-2531

Web Site: www.muohio.edu
Student Body: 20,900
A "public ivy" college founded in 1809, this is the seventh-oldest state-assisted university in the nation. "Miami of Ohio" offers nearly 100 bachelor's degree programs, more than 50 master's degree programs, and nine doctoral programs in applied science, arts and science, business administration, education and allied professions, and fine arts.

Northern Kentucky University
Nunn Drive, Highland Heights
859-572-5220
Web Site: www.nku.edu
Student Body: 12,000
A public state university, NKU was founded in 1968. The university offers 70 associate's and bachelor's degree programs in arts and science, business, and professional studies; graduate degree programs in accounting, education, business administration, nursing and public administration; a joint degree in law and business administration; and a law degree through the Salmon P. Chase College of Law. Other majors include aviation administration (one of the few such programs in the nation), military science, radio/television broadcasting and wildlife management.

Thomas More College
333 Thomas More Pkwy., Crestview Hills
859-344-3332
Web Site: www.thomasmore.edu
Student Body: 1,418
Founded in 1921 as Villa Madonna College, this liberal arts college — affiliated with the Diocese of Covington — offers more than 20 bachelor's degree and 20 some associate's degree programs in arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. Also available are evening certificate, associate's and bachelor's degree programs in accountancy, art, business administration, computer information systems, history, microcomputer application systems and theology.

University of Cincinnati
2624 Clifton Ave., Clifton Heights
513-556-1100
Web Site: www.uc.edu
Student Body: 34,400
A public state university founded in 1819, UC is the region's largest institution of higher learning, offering 90 associate's, 146 bachelor's, 122 master's and 87 doctoral degree programs. The university's colleges and schools include Applied Science; Business Administration; College-Conservatory of Music; Education; Engineering; Evening and Continuing Education; Law; Liberal Arts; Social Work; University College; Allied Health Sciences; Medicine; Nursing and Health; Pharmacy; and Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning. Its design, architecture and engineering programs are often listed in the Top 10 on various national rankings. The College-Conservatory of Music in particular is lauded.

Xavier University
3800 Victory Pkwy., Evanston
513-745-3301
Web Site: www.xu.edu
Student Body: 6,400
A private Jesuit university founded in 1831, Xavier is the fourth-oldest Jesuit college in the country. Xavier offers more than 40 bachelor's degree programs in arts and sciences, business administration, and social sciences. Graduate degree programs are available in business administration, nursing, education, English, history, humanities, criminal justice, psychology, theology, health services administration and sports management.

SPECIALIZED COLLEGES

Art Academy of Cincinnati
1125 St. Gregory St., Mount Adams
513-721-5205
Web Site: www.artacademy.edu
Student Body: 225
A private fine arts college located atop Mount Adams next to the Cincinnati Art Museum, the academy (founded back in 1869) offers associate's and bachelor's degrees in design and fine arts and a master's degree in art education.

Athenaeum of Ohio
6616 Beechmont Ave., Mount Washington
513-231-2223
Student Body: 230
A Roman Catholic seminary also known as Mount St. Mary's, the institution offers religious preparation for the Roman Catholic ordained and lay ministry. Founded in 1829, the school offers master's degree and certificate programs.

Cincinnati Bible College
2700 Glenway Ave., Price Hill
513-244-8100
Web Site: www.cincybible.edu
Student Body: 900
A private college supported by Christian churches and Churches of Christ, the Bible College was founded in 1924. The school trains students for the ministry or leadership positions in lay ministry, offering associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees in church music, ministry to the deaf and urban ministry.

Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science
645 W. North Bend Road, Finneytown
513-761-2020
Web Site: www.ccms.edu
Student Body: 130
The oldest college of mortuary science in the country (established in 1882), this institution offers bachelor's and associate's degrees for individuals seeking employment as funeral directors, embalmers and grief counselors.

Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
3520 Central Pkwy., Clifton
513-569-1550
Web Site: www.cinstate.cc.oh.us
Student Body: 6,500
A two-year technical college founded in 1969, Cincinnati State offers 52 associate's degree programs and majors, and 20 certificate programs. Majors include the world's first college degree in cemetery management, as well as chef technology, restaurant management, hotel management, culinary arts, turfgrass management and massage therapy.

God's Bible School & College
1810 Young St., Reading
513-721-7944
Student Body: 220
The college provides preparation for ordained and lay ministry and offers an associate's and a bachelor's degree.

Hebrew Union College
3101 Clifton Ave., Clifton Heights
513-221-1875
Web Site: www.huc.edu
Student Body: 144
Hebrew Union was the first institution of Jewish higher learning in America and has been developing professional leadership for the Jewish Reform movement since 1875. More than 20 advanced degree programs in rabbinic, biblical archaeology, cantorial, education, communal service and sacred music are offered, as well as graduate studies. The school has four campuses worldwide.

Ivy Tech State College
500 Industrial Dr., Lawrenceburg
812-537-4010
Web Site: www.ivytech.com
Student Body: 700
Ivy Tech, founded in 1961, is a two-year public college that offers majors in business, health care, high-tech, industrial science, and manufacturing. In response to Lawrenceburg's booming riverboat casino and tourism industry, Ivy Tech has introduced a new hospitality curriculum that includes hotel management, food service and restaurant training. It offers certificate and associate's degrees.

Maysville Community College
1755 U.S. 68, Maysville
606-759-7141
Student Body: 1,240
Founded in 1967, this two-year college offers associate degrees in a variety of technical and academic fields.

Southern State Community College
100 Hobart Dr., Hillsboro
937-393-3431
Student Body: 1,840
Founded in 1975, this institution offers degree certificates and associate degrees in agriculture, business, marketing and other endeavors.

Ohio Learning Network
614-995-3240
Web Site: www.ohiolearns.org
Student Body: 1,250
You can study abnormal psychology in Springfield, environmental law in Dayton or accounting in Columbus, all without leaving the city. This distance learning network, run by the Ohio Board of Regents, combines the resources of some 20 Ohio colleges and universities to offer virtual classroom credits.

The Union Institute
440 E. McMillan St., Walnut Hills
513-861-6400
Web Site: www.tui.edu
Student Body: 1,700
When you say on-line classroom in Cincinnati, you're often talking the Union Institute, as this private "university without walls" functions in significant part on the Internet. The Union Institute (founded in 1964) offers bachelor's degrees and Ph.D.s; most of the students are in their 30s and 40s (the typical undergraduate is 37 years old). The flexible nature of the school offers these busy working professionals the chance to complete a degree while maintaining a career. Students from most states are currently enrolled, including educators, law enforcement officers, health care administrators, substance abuse counselors, government officials, corporate managers and more.

EXTENSION CAMPUSES

Chatfield College's North Fairmount Campus
2569 St. Leo Place, North Fairmount
513-921-9856

Clermont College (University of Cincinnati's Clermont County Campus)
4200 Clermont College Drive, Batavia
513-732-5200
Web Site: www.uc.edu

Indiana Wesleyan University's Cincinnati Campus
Class locations vary
765-677-2860

Miami University's Hamilton Campus
1601 Peck Blvd., Hamilton
513-785-3111
Web Site: www.muohio.edu

Miami University's Middletown Campus
4200 E. University Blvd., Middletown
513-727-3216
Web Site: www.muohio.edu

Northern Kentucky University's Covington Campus
1401 Dixie Hwy., Covington
859-572-5220 or 859-392-2420

Raymond Walters College (University of Cincinnati's Blue Ash Campus)
9555 Plainfield Road, Blue Ash
513-745-5600
Web Site: www.uc.edu

Southwestern College of Business
9910 Princeton-Glendale Road, West Chester
513-874-0432

Southwestern College of Business
632 Vine St., Downtown
513-421-3212

Thomas More College's Blue Ash Campus
Across from Blue Ash Airport in the Mercy Hospital Health Complex
513-341-4554
Web Site: www.thomasmore.edu

University of Cincinnati's Downtown Center
35 E. Seventh St., Downtown
513-556-6932
Web Site: www.uc.edu

University of Findlay's Norwood Campus
4747 Montgomery Road, Norwood
513-424-4881

University of Notre Dame Executive MBA Program/ Cincinnati Campus
Classes meet weekends in downtown Cincinnati
800-631-3633
Web Site: www.nd.edu

Wilmington College's Sharonville Campus
3 Triangle Park Drive, Sharonville
513-772-7516
Web Site: www.wilmington.edu

Wilmington College's Eastgate Campus
4360 Ferguson Drive, Eastgate
513-943-3600
Web Site: www.wilmington.edu

Wright State University's Cincinnati Campus
5050 Tylersville Road, West Chester
513-775-2250

NON-TRADITIONAL/ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION

Antonelli College
124 E. Seventh St., Downtown
513-241-4338
Offers associate degrees in photography and art.

Beckfield College
8095 Connector Drive, Florence
859-371-9393
Offers associate degree programs in computer repair, paralegal studies, court reporting and medical office technology.

Chefs' School at Cooks' Wares
11344 Montgomery Road, Symmes Twp.
513-489-6400
Classes taught by local notable chefs from The Maisonette and elsewhere.

Cincinnati Institute of Art
1171 E. Kemper Road, Tri-County
513-751-1206
Web Site: www.theartinstituteofcincinnati.com
Trains students for careers in graphic design, visual arts, interactive web design, advertising and commercial art and offers associate's degrees.

Cincinnati Academy of Design
2181 Victory Pwky., Eden Park
513-961-2484
Offers courses in illustration, art direction, design and computer graphics.

Communiversity
Class locations vary
513-556-6932
Web Site: www.uc.edu/cece
This is the grandaddy of adult education programs, offering 140 classes in a variety of topics — anything from creating a kaleidoscope to starwatching at the Cincinnati Observatory, from writing personal journals to aromatherapy. Classes also teach you to dance the salsa, speak Chinese, survive an auction or work in Java. A new option is taking online classes from your home.

Conversa Language Center
128 E. Sixth St., Downtown
513-651-5679
Language classes offered for business people and travelers.

Cooking School at Jungle Jim's
5440 Dixie Hwy., Fairfield
513-829-1919
A demonstration cooking school located at the region's most offbeat grocery store.

Culinary Sol
2735 Edmondson Road, Norwood
(513) 841-COOK
Web Site: www.culinarysol.com
Dozens of cooking classes are offered in the 40-seat amphitheater and interactive kitchen, from "The Creative Tortilla" to "In the Know About Fillo."

Food Source
2452 Pond Run Ave., Anderson Twp.
513-232-8586
Hands-on cooking lessons are offered.

ITT Technical Institute
4750 Wesley Ave., Norwood
513-531-8300
Offers associate degree programs in computer related fields.

Greater Cincinnati Film Commission Film School
602 Main St., Downtown
513-784-1744
Occasional courses offered in writing, producing, directing, budgeting and distributing. (Next course is Sept. 29-30, a two-day course tought by Hollywood director Dov Simmons, whose past students include Spike Lee, Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez.)

Great Oaks Institute of Technology
3254 E. Kemper Road, Sharonville
513-771-8881
Web Site: www.greatoaks.com
For 30 years, Great Oaks has offered programs to enhance workplace skills. Four campuses (Diamond Oaks, Laurel Oaks, Live Oaks and Scarlet Oaks) offer vocational training for 36 affiliated school districts, and serve high school juniors and seniors from 38 high schools. Approximately 70,000 adults also receive vocational training each year. Great Oaks provides training in 50 vocational programs, including aviation, carpentry, air conditioning repair, computers and food service.

Lower Price Hill Community School
2104 St. Michael St., Lower Price Hill
513-244-2214
Adult education is the focus at this school, meeting during daytime or evening hours to accommodate work schedules.

National College of Business & Technology
7627 Ewing Blvd, Florence
859-525-6510
This school offers degrees in accounting, business management, legal and executive secretarial, computer applications, travel and tourism. New majors include medical transcription and medical billing and coding.

Northern Kentucky Technical College/Covington Campus
1025 Amsterdam Road, Covington
859-292-3930
Web Site: www.cinternet.net/~nktech1
One of the largest vocational schools in Kentucky, with three campuses and a 98 percent graduate placement rate. The school offers associate's degrees in courses like air-conditioning, autobody, automotive, carpentry, child development services, computer-aided drafting, cosmetology, electronics, accounting, machine tools, masonry, office technology and welding.

Northern Kentucky Technical College/Edgewood Campus
790 Thomas More Pkwy., Edgewood
859-341-5200
Web Site: www.cinternet.net/~nktech1
Offers coursework in medical office technology, pharmacy technology, practical nursing, and medical assisting.

Northern Kentucky Technical College/Highland Heights Campus
90 Campbell Dr., Highland Heights
859-441-2010
Offers courses in diesel technology, electrical technology, industrial electronics technology, printing, desktop publishing/electronic pre-press, art/graphic design and art/production art.

Ohio Center for Broadcasting
4790 Red Bank Road, Madisonville
513-271-6060
Career training offered in radio, television and other broadcasting related fields.

Southern Ohio College
1011 Glendale Milford Road, Woodlawn
513-771-2424
Web Site: www.socaec.com
Provides training for trades and professions, and offers certificates and associate's degrees in computer science, accounting and drafting.

Southern Ohio College/Kentucky Campus
309 Buttermilk Pike, Fort Mitchell
859-341-5627
Web Site: www.socaec.com
Offers courses in video production, computers and accounting.

Southwestern College of Business
2929 S. Dixie Hwy., Crestview Hills
859-341-6633
Provides degree certificates, diplomas and associate degrees in a variety of business fields.

Writer's Digest Correspondence School
1507 Dana Ave., Evanston
513-531-2690
Correspondence courses are offered for fledgling writers and novelists. ©

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