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Xavier University

Xavier University Ė Cincinnati, Ohio

Enjoy March Madness? Join the 6,500 students in cheering on the Musketeers as they seek their 9th berth into the Menís NCAA basketball tournament in 2009 in the last 10 years. There is lots of anticipation that the team will follow up their ascent to the Elite Eight in 2008.

Even if basketball isnít your cup oí tea, Xavier, the 6th oldest Catholic University in the United States, has lots to offer. The Universityís medical school boasts an 80% acceptance rate that stands in stark contrast to the national average of 46%. Xavier also ranks second out of 142 midwestern comprehensive colleges and universities according to U.S. News & World Report 2007 edition of Americaís Best Colleges. The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazines also rate Xavier as the 11th best university in the nation for entrepreneurs.

To cheer on the team alongside DíArtanan the Musketeer it will be $26,250 for yearly tuition and about $8990 for room and board.

Cincinnati Housing Market

Cincinnati certainly hasnít been immune to the general decline in the housing market. However, there is an upside to it all. It is the time to buy! In the areas of Evanston, Avondale, North Avondale to the south, southwest, and west of Xavier average between $45,000-$70,000. You can expect to pay $20-$35 per square foot. If youíre looking for a little bit of luxury, try Hyde Park. Itís just a bit southeast of Xavier University, and itís one of Cincinnatiís most popular neighborhoods. Here the median sales price of homes has increased nearly 17% in the last five years. You can find homes in Hyde Park anywhere from $150,000 and beyond. Expect to pay about $113 dollars per square foot.

Leasing Climate in the Xavier Neighborhood

Of course there are apartments around XavierÖ itís a university. They will generally cost you $550 for a one bedroom and then around $1000 for a two bedroom. Start looking during the end of the spring semester. Students are moving back home for the summer, making a large number of units available.