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Area Information - Cincinnati OH

affiliated with University of Cincinnati

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Tel: 1(513) 556-8565
E-mail: cin@ELS.edu

  • Urban location with good public transportation
  • Neaby to dining, shopping and concerts
  • Close to (amusement park) Kings Island, Cincinnati Zoo, Newport Aquarium, Krohn Conservatory and much more
  • Free UC shuttle takes you to shopping, restaurants, entertainment and housing close to campus
  • Regular ELS activities takes you to fun outings such as snow tubing, ice skating, amusement parks, haunted houses, shopping, volunteer opportunities and much more!


Area Description

ELS Cincinnati is located on the modern and architecturally diverse campus of the University of Cincinnati (UC) in Cincinnati's uptown district. The ELS center is close to shops, restaurants, sporting events and a wide variety of nearby attractions that have placed Cincinnati in the "Top 10 Travel Destinations in the United States" according to Lonely Planet Travel Guides. In addition, Cincinnati has one of the highest ratios of Global 500 companies per capita of any city in the United States including: Procter & Gamble, General Electric and Toyota North America. Many university programs have students who intern with these companies.

Area Attractions

Distances to Key Locations (from ELS Center)

Housing Options: Minutes Method
Homestays in the area (Homestay) Up to 45 Walk/Bike/Bus/Car
University of Cincinnati Campus Residences (Student Residence (on campus)) 3-7 Walk
Local Places:    
Airport 30/30 Bus/Car
Bank 5 Walk
 Downtown Area 10/10 Bus/Car
 Post Office 5 Walk
Restaurants 19 Walk
Supermarket 10/5/5 Walk/Subway/Car
Pharmacy 5 Walk
Shopping Mall/Outlet 25/25 Bus/Car
Sports Stadium 5/10/10 Walk/Bus/Car
Other Nearby Cities:    
Louisville, KY 105 Car
Indianapolis, IN 120 Car
Chicago, IL 285 Car
Columbus, OH 120 Car
Richmond, KY 90 Car
Pittsburgh, PA 270 Car

Local Transportation

  • There is a free campus shuttle bus that serves campus and nearby neighborhoods. The public bus available at a discounted rate for ELS students with their UC ID card.

Recommended Hotels

Hampton Inn & Suites
3024 Vine Street
Cincinnati, Ohio, 45219
Phone: 1.513.281.2700

Millennium Hotel
150 West Fifth Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: 1.513.352.2100

Fairfield Inn and Suites
2500 South Market Street Cincinnati,
Ohio 45219
Phone: 1.513.281.2200