Why Cincinnati?

Image of the Cincinnati skyline at twilight

Location matters. Cincinnati is a hub of innovation that attracts top business talent from all over the world. As Cincinnati's extraordinary college of business, Lindner not only understands the way business moves, but we shape its direction. Our nationally-ranked academic programs, world-class faculty, and career advisors will help you turn this global business community into your personal network, and a lauching point for all of your ambitions.

A Fortune 500 city

Cincinnati is a thriving commercial center that lives and breathes business. The city is home to the headquarters of nine Fortune 500 companies, as well as more than 300 foreign-owned firms. Forbes has ranked Cincinnati the top up-and-coming city for recent college graduates and one of the best cities for young professionals.

In addition to established organizations like Procter & Gamble, The Kroger Company, and Macy's, Cincinnati is also the home of one of America's most vibrant start-up ecosystems, featuring prominent incubators such as The Brandery and CincyTech.

Big city opportunities, small town atmosphere

As a center of commerce for a region of over two million people, Cincinnati provides big city opportunities for business students, as well as unique, small-town amenities. What kinds of amenities? For starters, a high quality of life combined with a low cost of living. According to Forbes, Cincinnati is the fifth most affordable city in America, and the ninth best for raising a family.

The community is welcoming, friendly, and inclusive. Mashable has ranked Cincinnati one of America's most social cities, and the Human Rights Campaign gives us a perfect score on its Municipal Equality Index for LGBTQ inclusiveness

Around every corner, Cincinnati offers unique educational and professional development opportunities, as well as exciting cultural and entertainment options. Experience our energetic nightlife, nationally-renowned food scene, passion for sports, and impressive array of museums, and you'll see why WalletHub ranks us one of America's best cities for recreation.

The University

Home to over 44,000 students, the University of Cincinnati is a thriving, Top 25 research institution that delivers academic excellence with an emphasis on experiential learning and real-world value

Our campus combines traditional and modern architecture, a vibrant and healthy social culture, cutting edge facilities, and ample green space, all in an urban setting just minutes from downtown.

Forbes has ranked UC as "one of the world's most beautiful campuses," and BestCollegeReviews.org gives us the nod for "the most amazing campus recreation center."

The New York Times says that UC has "the most ambitious campus-design program in the country." As one of the most ambitious construction projects ever undertaken by the university, the Carl H. Lindner College of Business will proudly open the doors to its brand new, 225,000-square-foot facility in fall 2019, firmly positioning Lindner among the nation's best business schools.