As a college in Cleveland, Ohio, Ursuline offers students access to a major and growing center of medicine, arts, culture, and sports.
Cleveland is located in northeast Ohio on the southern shore of Lake Erie, approximately 60 miles west of the Pennsylvania border. It is part of the Great Lakes Region, the country’s largest fresh water source.
Cleveland was founded in 1796 near the mouth of the Cuyahoga River and served as a manufacturing center due to its location at the head of numerous canals and railroad lines. Cleveland is now noted for its health care institutions, art venues, research and technology initiatives, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Just nine miles from Ursuline, University Circle is an urban oasis with more than 20 artistic and cultural institutions, including:
The Cleveland Metroparks, or the "Emerald Necklace," is a ring of eight reservations spanning more than 23,000 acres with more than 300 miles of trails, golf courses, lakefront parks, and a nationally-acclaimed zoo. The Acacia Reservation and South Chagrin Reservation are both a short drive from campus and great places to enjoy a walk or run, cookout, polo match, and more.
Not only is downtown Cleveland home to the city's professional sports teams - Indians, Browns , and Cavaliers - but it is also a cultural hub for theater, dining, and nightlife. Playhouse Square is the second-largest theatre district behind Broadway. Nearby, East 4th Street is a pedestrian-only street, featuring concert and comedy venues and world-class dining options, including James Beard award-winning restaurants. Each March, you'll also find the Cleveland International Film Festival in the heart of Public Square at Tower City Center.
Experience a different collegiate atmosphere and meet people your age at some of the other colleges near Cleveland, including: