1.3 million-strong workforce

Talented employees are an important part of any successful business, and Greater Cincinnati's 1.3 million employees are among the best. Top talent continues to be one of the main reasons businesses move to our region - and stay here.

From scientists and marketing professionals to engineers and metal workers, you'll have access to the specific talent you need. Our region's diverse workforce is experienced in various industries, including:

200,000 graduates

Increase the size and strength of your workforce with any of the more than 200,000 graduates who enter the workforce annually from 300+ colleges and universities within a 200-mile radius of our region. Our local top-rated educational institutions include:

Cincinnati State and Technical Community College

  • A public, two-year college with an enrollment of more than 9,000 students
  • Provides student-focused, quality technical and general education, academic transfer, experiential and cooperative education, and workforce development
  • Offers one of the largest cooperative learning programs in the U.S. 

Miami University

  • A public university with more than 23,000 students
  • Among the Top 10 undergraduate teaching schools in the U.S. (U.S. News & World Report, 2016)
  • Recognized as one of America's best colleges in the Princeton Review (2016)

Northern Kentucky University

  • A metropolitan university of nearly 15,000 students
  • Cited for academic quality and value by CIO magazine, U.S. News and World Report and Forbes

The University of Cincinnati (UC)

  • A public research institution with more than 44,000 students enrolled at campuses in Cincinnati, Blue Ash and Clermont County
  • Ranked in the Top 100 public schools (U.S. News, 2016)

Xavier University

  • A Jesuit Catholic university with nearly 7,000 students
  • Ranked sixth best Midwest university and sixth best college for veterans 

Additional Educational Institutions

Industry-Specific Degrees and Programs

Build your company’s bench strength

Many of Greater Cincinnati colleges and universities offer workforce development and cooperative learning programs. In addition, you can find resources to build your current workforce's skills, develop the next generation of company leaders and identify candidates for open positions. A few of those programs include: