University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

Health & Medicine Profile

Where passion meets purpose.

At the intersection of education and opportunity, you'll find the University of Cincinnati. Home to 50,000 students across three unique campuses, Cincinnati is a national leader in career-ready education. 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 healthcare leaders across the region.

College of Allied Health Sciences (CAHS)
The UC College of Allied Health Sciences 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. CAHS boasts a 100% job placement rate.

College of Nursing
On the forefront of nursing education for more than 130 years, we are more committed than ever to equipping a diverse and culturally compe­tent nurses who improve health outcomes for the community. Offering more than thirty specialty programs, UC’s long-standing relationships with clinical partners offer students unique learning and research opportunities across health disciplines. 

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.

College of Pharmacy
Whether you’re interested in the traditional Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program or innovative dual-degree options, UC’s James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy empowers students to excel as pharmacy leaders through research and hands-on learning. Consistently ranked among the top thirty pharmaceutical schools in the country, UC’s College of Pharmacy has pioneered advancements in drug discovery, pharmaceutical sciences, and clinical research. 



Top 5 university for co-op and internships | U.S. News & World Report, 2024


Ranked #86 among the “Best Bachelor of Science in Nursing Programs” | U.S. News & World Report, 2024


Ranked #4 among the "Best Colleges for Biology in Ohio" | Niche, 2024


Welcome to the Queen City

With a metro population of over two million, Cincinnati isn’t your average college town. UC’s central location provides the best of all worlds: a close-knit, personal learning environment coupled with the opportunities and resources of a comprehensive Research I university in a major city—with prestigious affiliates like UC Health, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, and TriHealth. The Cincinnati region is home to 30 acute-care hospitals attracting patients from around the world as well as nearly 600 bio-health businesses tackling the world’s top health challenges. 

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