University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

Health & Medicine Profile

UC offers students a balance of educational excellence and real-world experience.

Let’s face it. College is one of the most important investments you’ll ever make. And a Cincinnati education offers one of the most valuable ROI’s in higher ed. How? By putting education into action through an unparalleled commitment to experience-based learning and career preparation.

Home to nearly 50,000 students, the University of Cincinnati (UC) has been named among the top-tier “Best National Universities” by U.S. News & World Report. UC offers students a balance of educational excellence and real-world experience.

The University of Cincinnati invented cooperative education (co-op) over 100 years ago, and today ranks among the best universities in the nation for experience-based learning. The UC College of Allied Health Sciences (CAHS) unleashes education through rigorous academic curricula, community service and real-world experience. The unique collection of professional programs provides a wealth of opportunity to pursue a passion for healing.

Every program within CAHS embeds clinical practicum components at 300 affiliates, including UC Health, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and TriHealth. Students are also grounded in community impact, through international service experiences in Cancun, Nicaragua, London, Denmark and more. From the very first year, our students are immersed in real world and interdisciplinary experiences, providing an unparalleled advantage in the marketplace.



Ranked #44 in research and #5 in pediatrics among the best medical schools in the country | U.S. News & World Report


College of Pharmacy ranked #30 among the top 25% of graduate schools in the country | U.S. News & World Report


College of Nursing online graduate program ranked #4 for veterans and #7 overall | U.S. News & World Report


College of Allied Health Sciences ranked #38 for Speech-Language Pathology and #44 for Audiology | U.S. News & World Report

UC College of Medicine

As the first College of Medicine in the state of Ohio and the second-oldest public medical school in the country, the University of Cincinnati’s beginnings are rooted in the desire to “push for a cure.” Using the latest methods available and steeped in a rich history of innovation and experience-based learning, students at UC become healers, caregivers, researchers, and inventors. UC’s four health colleges—Allied Health Sciences, Nursing, Medicine, and the James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy—are dynamic centers of discovery that provide valuable opportunities to collaborate with health care leaders across the region. Cincinnati’s central location, in close proximity to prestigious affiliates, provides the best of all worlds: a close-knit, personal learning environment coupled with the opportunities and resources of a comprehensive Research I university.

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • "The years I spent at UC have made me well prepared. I didn’t walk into the pharmacy feeling overwhelmed and unsure of myself; I felt confident that I was prepared for the job that I’d been given."

    • Jared Bollman ’15
  • “Throughout my time at UC, I felt constant support and dedication from the faculty and staff. The College of Allied Health Sciences has undoubtedly helped prepare me to reach both my academic and professional goals.”

    • Nicole Senkiw ’19
  • “UC gave me the opportunity to work with world-class scientists. Having a strong research background allowed me to hit the ground running and feel confident in carrying out my research and presenting it to an international audience.”

    • Andrew Gangidine ’15