You've probably heard a few things about Cincinnati—baseball, flying pigs, Rain Man, WKRP (you may have to Google the last two). But trust us, there's more. Even if you've been a loyal subject of the Queen City your entire life, we promise your hometown is even better experienced with your college friends.
Get from campus to downtown (or other places in the city) with our free shuttle service and carpooling programs. Or, if you're feeling up to it, hop on one of our rentable bikes available through the Bike XU program.
Cincinnati's a city full of opportunity with eight Fortune 500 companies, three professional sports teams and hundreds of nonprofit organizations. Take advantage of our relationships with local institutions and score an internship that will get you noticed after graduation.
Located in southwest Ohio, Cincinnati is a day's drive from Chicago, Philadelphia, Nashville and Washington DC. The CVG International Airport is less than 30 minutes south of campus.
There's something for everyone, from sports nuts to urban garden green thumbs, from foodies to fitness freaks.
Put some pep in your step with free salsa dancing lessons every Thursday night in the summer on Fountain Square, in the heart of downtown.
Eat a plate of gravy cheese fries at Pleasant Ridge Chili. Open until 4:30 a.m., it's a Xavier institution.
Go to a baseball game. The Reds are America's first professional baseball team. 1869. A Long Time Ago.
Ride The Beast roller coaster at night. At Kings Island you'll find America's greatest wooden roller coaster.
Stock up on hot sauce at Jungle Jim's International Market. They have 1,400 varieties, including some so scorching they come with medicinal warnings.
Cruise the Little Miami Scenic Bike Trail-78 leafy miles of old railroad turned into a peaceful path along the Little Miami River.
Xavier students have a leg up on their peers when it comes to finding a job after graduation. Here’s why.
Kenny McNutt appreciates things that are organically grown—the cows on his father’s farm, home-brewed beer, the camaraderie of good friends. It all added up to his decision to quit his job as an electrical engineer and open MadTree Brewing.
These Williams College of Business graduates landed jobs with one of Cincinnati’s 9 Fortune 500 companies – all within two months of graduation.