Tuition & Fees

$11,100

$26,334

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

51%

male

49%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,517
Declined + 4,644
Total Received 21,161
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Public

26,608

undergraduate students

10,596

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Marketing
  2. Biological Sciences
  3. Nursing
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Codes

SAT 1833
ACT 3340

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Fun Facts

  • A brick from the original McMicken Hall on the University of Cincinnati campus was placed in the foundation of the Golden Gate Bridge by its chief engineer, Joseph Strauss, a UC grad.
  • The University of Cincinnati's Medical Library boasts one of the world's most overdue library books, checked out in 1823 and returned by the student's grandson in 1968! Wonder if he had to pay a fee...

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School Facts

The University of Cincinnati, founded in 1819, is a public research institution. Its 250-acre campus is located two miles from downtown Cincinnati.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 37,204
Established in 1819
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •   CAHIIM (Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education)
•  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACCSC (Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  CoA-NA (Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs)
•  CoARC (Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  JRCNMT (Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  PAB (Planning Accreditation Board)

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Cincinnati, OH

250-acre, urban campus in Cincinnati (population: 298,800); branch campuses in Batavia and Blue Ash. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to Medical Center and to branch campuses. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Cincinnati
2600 Clifton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0063

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
23%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
80%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
81%
Bottom 1/2
19%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
45%
500-599
35%
400-499
5%
700-800
19%
600-699
41%
500-599
36%
400-499
4%
700-800
7%
600-699
26%
500-599
39%
400-499
25%
300-399
3%
30-36
23%
24-29
41%
18-23
33%
12-17
3%
30-36
16%
24-29
55%
18-23
26%
12-17
3%
30-36
18%
24-29
52%
18-23
30%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
($100 for international applicants)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
March 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,517
Declined + 4,644
Total Received 21,161

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Caroline Miller
Vice Provost for Enrollment Management
P: 800 827-8728
F: 513 556-1105
admissions@uc.edu

Financial Aid

39%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,514

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,100
Room $6,756
Board $4,584
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $23,940
Average Financial Aid - $8,514
Total with Avg. Aid $15,426
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 513 556-1000
F: 513 556-9171
financeaid@uc.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Randy J. Ulses
Director, Scholarships & Enrollment
randy.ulses@uc.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Many Sports Available

Club Sports - Women's

Many Sports Available

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Kickball, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Walleyball

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Athletic Directors

Michael Bohn (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
American Athletic Conference
Mascot
Bearcat
School colors
red and black

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting/Finance
Adult Health Nursing
Adult Psychiatric Nursing
Advanced Medical Imaging Technology
Aerospace Engineering
African-American Studies
Africana Studies
Anatomy
Anthropology
Applied Economics
Arabic Language/Culture
Archaeology
Architectural Engineering Technology
Architecture
Art Education
Art History
Arts Administration
Asian Studies
Athletic Training
Audiology
Ballet
Bassoon
Biochemistry
Biological Sciences
Biomedical Engineering
Biostatistics
Blood Transfusion Medicine
Broadcasting
Business Administration
Business Economics
Cancer/Cell Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Technology
Chemistry
Child Health Nursing
Child Psychiatric Nursing
Choral Conducting
Civil Engineering
Clarinet
Classical Civilization
Classical Guitar
Classics
Clinical Laboratory Science
Clinical/Translational Research
Collaborative Piano
Commercial Music Production
Communication Arts
Communication Design
Communication Disorders
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Communications
Community Health Nursing
Community Planning
Comparative Literature
Composition
Computer Engineering
Computer Engineering Technology
Computer Science
Computer Science/Engineering
Computer Sciences
Computing Science
Construction Management
Counselor Education
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Dance
Design
Developmental Biology
Dietetics
Digital Design
Directing
Double Bass
Dramatic Performance
Early Childhood
Early Childhood Care/Education
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Educational Administration
Educational Foundations
Educational Leadership
Educational Studies
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering Technology
Electronic Media
Elementary Education
Elementary/Middle Education
Engineering Management
Engineering Mechanics
English Literature
English/Comparative Literature
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Health
Environmental Public Health
Environmental Sciences
Environmental Studies
Epidemiology
Euphonium
Exploratory
Fashion Design
Finance
Fine Arts
Fire Science
Fire Service Technology
Flute
Food/Nutrition
French
French Horn
French Studies
General Studies
Genetic Counseling
Geography
Geology
German
German Studies
Germanic Languages/Literature
Gerontological Mental Health Nursing
Gerontological Nursing
Graphic Communication Design
Graphic Design
Harp
Harpsichord
Health Administration
Health Education
Health Informatics
Health Information Management
Health Physics
Health Planning/Administration
Health Science
Health Services Management
History
Horticulture
Human Resources
Immunology
Industrial Design
Industrial Engineering
Industrial Management
Industrial Marketing
Information Systems
Information Technology
Instrumental Conducting
Insurance/Risk Management
Interdisciplinary
Interdisciplinary Studies
Interior Design
International Affairs
International Business
Jazz Studies
Jazz/Studio Music
Journalism
Judaic Studies
Latin American Studies
Law
Liberal Arts
Linguistics
Literacy
Management
Management/Marketing
Marketing
Materials Engineering
Materials Science
Mathematical Science
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Medical Laboratory Science
Medical Physics
Medical Sciences
Medical Technology
Medicine
Mental Health Counseling
Metallurgical Engineering
Molecular Gen/Biochem/Microbiology
Molecular Genetics/Biochemistry/Microbiology
Molecular/Cellular/Biochemical Pharmacology
Molecular/Developmental Biology
Music
Music Composition
Music Education
Music History
Music Theatre
Music Theory
Natural Science
Neonatal Nursing
Nuclear Engineering
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Nurse Anesthesia
Nurse Anesthetist
Nursing
Nursing Administration
Nursing Midwifery
Nursing Research
Nursing Service Administration
Nutrition
Nutrition Science
Oboe
Occupational Health Nursing
Occupational Medicine
Occupational Public Health
Occupational Safety/Ergonomics
Operations Management
Orchestral Conducting
Organ
Paralegal Studies
Pathology
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Percussion
Perinatal Health
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmaceutical Sciences/Biopharmaceutics
Pharmacology/Cell Biophysics
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Physiology/Biophysics
Piano
Political Science
Pre-Personnel/Industrial Relations
Professional Writing
Psychology
Quantitative Analysis
Radiology
Real Estate
Regional Development Planning
Rehabilitation Counseling
Romance Languages/Literature
Romance Languages/Literatures
Safety/Fire Engineering Technology
Saxophone
School Counseling
School Psychology
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Solid State Electronics
Spanish
Spanish Studies
Special Education
Sport Administration
Statistics
Surgery
Taxation
Theatre Design/Production
Toxicology
Transfusion/Transplantation Sciences
Transfusion/Transplantation Services
Trombone
Trumpet
Tuba
Urban Planning
Urban Studies
Viola
Violin
Violoncello
Voice
Women's Health
Women's Studies
Women's/Gender/Sexuality Studies
Women/Gender/Sexuality Studies
Woodwinds
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Marketing
  2. Biological Sciences
  3. Nursing

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

37,204

total students

85%

in-state

15%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

72%

26,608
students

Female
49%
13,167

Male
51%
13,441

28%

10,596
students

Female
60%
6,346

Male
40%
4,250

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

22,671
students

Female
48%
10,690

Male
52%
11,981

15%

3,937
students

Female
63%
2,477

Male
37%
1,460

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
71%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

51%

Transfer applicants accepted

81%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Spring: November 1

Summer: March 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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