Located central to the Greater Cincinnati metro region, Northern Kentucky University lies within a vibrant, diverse urban community with distinct neighborhoods, cultural events, national attractions and entertainment festivals. More importantly, the region hosts a thriving business environment with nine Fortune 500 corporate headquarters and over 20 organizations that each employ over 4000 individuals. The region also hosts 250 firms that employ 60,000 people in jobs related to marketing and branding.
The Greater Cincinnati metro region offers activities that appeal to wide-ranging interests that would be expected in a region having a population of 2.1 million. Attractions include: