Video - We Love Cincinnati

Welcome to the Queen City

When students come to Xavier University they get a cozy campus with all the benefits of the big city of Cincinnati just down the road. Yes, Cincinnati is famous for baseball, chili, and events on the Ohio River. But we can also brag about the region’s multiple Fortune 500 companies, its quaint neighborhoods, a variety of festivals and entertainment for all occasions. It’s the perfect place to start a career or unwind after a long day. Explore what’s great about going to college in Cincinnati.

Internships and Mentors

Xavier student with her mentor

More than 560 companies participate in Xavier’s mentor program. Students connect with mentors and land internships at Kroger, Procter & Gamble, Macy’s, Fifth Third, American Financial Group, AK Steel, Western & Southern Financial and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

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Xavier students getting picked up by metro bus

Shuttles and Metro buses from Xavier take students downtown year-round. There are free music festivals in the summer and ice skating in the winter. Football in the fall and baseball in the spring.

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Fun in the City

Students and fans at an FC Cincinnati game

Student activities include: Reds, Bengals or FC Cincinnati games, music festivals, The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Kings Island Amusement Park, Findlay Market, The Banks Riverfront Entertainment District and shopping at Rookwood and Kenwood.

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A Place to Build Your Future

Cincinnati features some of the largest companies in the world, which means students and alumni have countless opportunities for careers, internships and mentorships.

#1 Best City for College
7 Fortune 500 Companies in Cincinnati
#2 Fastest Growing City for High Tech Jobs in the MidwestCRBE Group, Inc.


Take a virtual tour of our award-winning campus! Along the way, you’ll have a chance to explore the city we call home.