Cincinnati, University of

Cincinnati, University of, at Cincinnati; coeducational; founded 1819 as Cincinnati College, incorporated 1870 as a municipal university, opened 1873, affiliated with the state university system 1968. The College-Conservatory of Music merged with the university in 1962 and includes the former College of Music (est. 1878) and Conservatory of Music (est. 1867). There is a medical school; Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is an affiliated school.

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