University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

Find where you belong.

Every transfer student experience is unique, and enrolling at a new institution can be challenging. At the University of Cincinnati, you won’t navigate this process alone. Transfer students make up 14% of UC’s student population. Whether you're coming from across the country or from a local community college, we're here to help you through the transfer process. That's why we have a dedicated team of academic advisors assigned to provide personalized, one-on-one counseling to help make your transition to the University as seamless as possible. We don’t just evaluate your credits—we listen to your story.

Unrivaled opportunity and community
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. Today, UC ranks as the #5 national university for co-op and internships by U.S. World News & Report. We fuse our top-ranked experience-based learning program with a vibrant campus community and big-city opportunities for an unbeatable transfer destination. Today, more than 332,000 living alumni count themselves as Bearcats—united not just by their loyalty to UC’s nationally known sports teams, but by their common love of the place, people, and ideas that make up the University of Cincinnati.



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


Named the #1 "Best College Location in Ohio" | Niche, 2024


Ranked #76 among the "Top Public Schools" in the country | U.S. News & World Report, 2024


Named a 2023–2024 Public College of Distinction


Welcome to the Queen City

With a metro population of over two million, Cincinnati isn’t your average college town. With five Fortune 500 companies and a vibrant startup scene, Cincinnati is an excellent choice to establish a career—and a life. Named the best place to live in Ohio and one of the top places to live in the US, Cincinnati is home to multiple professional sports teams, a thriving arts community, top-ranked parks, and a diverse restaurant and nightlife scene. This city is such a great place to call home, that 50% of UC’s 332,000 living alumni have remained in the Greater Cincinnati area.

Why Cincinnati? It’s All Here


Create your own unique path in The Queen City—and beyond. At UC, you don’t have to choose between a college town or city life, you get it all. That’s why the University was just named the “Best College Location in Ohio” by Niche. Our personalized career preparation, 500+ student organizations, unrivaled school spirit, and big-city energy come together to create a one-of-a-kind college experience. We value the unique backgrounds and perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff, and we work hard to create a community that's welcoming, affirming, and empowering for all.

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