Brecksville has been frequently recognized as one of the best cities to live in near the Greater Cleveland area. The community is known for its sound and low crime rate neighborhoods, school districts and formally educated residents, abundance of natural landmarks, and accessibility of larger metropolitan attractions. Much like Hudson, Brecksville is located near Cuyahoga Valley National Park as well as the Brecksville Reservation. Other notable geographic characteristics include beautiful ravines and bluffs of the Great Lakes Basin and Glaciated Allegheny Plateau. Brecksville is also conveniently included in the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority as well as the Akron Metro RTA. Like many suburbs, Brecksville thrives on local businesses such as regional banks, real estate agencies, and other financial service branches. Stautzenberger College also has a campus in Brecksville, which offers in-depth programs and degrees in veterinarian science, paralegal studies, and diagnostic cardiovascular and medical studies. Cuyahoga Community College is also located in Brecksville and is known for its School of Nursing.