Mount Saint Joseph University is a private, 4-year catholic school located near Cincinnati, OH. The school was founded in 1920 by the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati as the College of Mount St. Joseph as the first catholic women’s college in the region. in 2014, the school achieved university status. The 90+ acre campus features traditional sandstone buildings and a bell tower around a central quad with many open spaces and wooded areas. The campus sits near the Ohio River a few miles west of downtown Cincinnati, not far from the Embshoff Woods and Nature Preserve, a 330 acre park with trails, a Parcour fitness course and a disc-golf course.