A strong network of outstanding educational institutions makes Clermont County a great place for families as well as employers.

Primary and Secondary Schools

Schools in Ohio are measured through a Performance Index Ranking and Value Added Progress Ranking. Find out where Clermont’s 10 school districts rank on the Ohio Department of Education’s Report Card Lists page.

Technical and Vocational Training

Great Oaks Career Campuses is a public school district offering career and technical training for both high school students and adults.  With four campuses (including one in Milford) and programs in over 20 area schools, Great Oaks annually helps more than 12,000 high school students to prepare for careers and college, and for 50,000 adults to get training and certification to begin a new career or advance in a current career.

U.S. Grant Career Center prepares youth and adults with technical skills in high demand fields such as health care, engineering design, and metal fabricating. It also offers a state-of-the-art business conference and computer center.

Local Higher Education Institutions

UC Clermont College is located in the center of Clermont County on 91 beautiful wooded acres in Batavia Township.  The college is an accredited, open-access college offering more than 50 programs, associate degrees and a bachelor degree. UC East, a Clermont County expansion in the former Ford plant in Batavia Township, opened in the fall of 2010. It is home to UC Clermont’s Allied Health programs. The college is part of the nationally recognized University of Cincinnati. For more information, call 513-732-5200 or visit

Regional Higher Education Institutions

Greater Cincinnati offers a diverse array of colleges and universities. Over 100,000 annual graduates within a 200 mile radius help ensure the health of the region’s workforce. The University of Cincinnati has been named a leading public research institution, producing more than 300 engineers annually. Cincinnati State Technical and Community College has one of the 10 largest co-op programs in the country.

Regional Colleges and Universities by Enrollment (2020)

  1. University of Cincinnati 46,798
  2. Miami University  19,934
  3. Northern Kentucky University  15,664
  4. Cincinnati State Technical and Community College  7,890
  5. Xavier University  7,112
  6. Gateway Community and Technical College  4,093
  7. Thomas More College  2,254
  8. College of Mount St. Joe  1,878
  9. The Union Institute and University  2,000
  10. Chatfield College  600