University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

Tuition & Fees

$11,010

$26,344

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 18,102
Declined 5,507
Total Received 23,609
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Public

28,376

undergraduate students

10,887

graduate students

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250-acre, urban campus in Cincinnati (population: 301,301); 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.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: Cincinnati
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
24%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Serve Beyond Cincinnati
  • University of Cincinnati Mountaineering Club
  • Rally Cats
  • Engineers Without Borders
  • UC League of Legends

Top Events

  • Welcome Weekend
  • Homecoming
  • Annual Spring Concert

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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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
83%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
17%
600-699
48%
500-599
31%
400-499
2%
300-399
0
700-800
26%
600-699
40%
500-599
29%
400-499
2%
300-399
0
30-36
21%
24-29
54%
18-23
23%
12-17
0
6-11
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline March 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.7

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 18,102
Declined 5,507
Total Received 23,609

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

application essay
recommendation(s)
talent/ability

Considered

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
class rank
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 138
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Tuition guarenteed plan yes
Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

many sports available

Club Sports - Women's

many sports available

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Crew, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Crew, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Acting
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
African-American/Black Studies
Anthropology
Arabic Language and Literature
Archeology
Architectural Engineering
Architecture
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Asian Studies/Civilization
Astrophysics
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biochemistry
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Technology/Technician
Chemistry, General
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Civil Engineering, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Commercial and Advertising Art
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Dance, General
Design and Visual Communications, General
Dietetics/Dietitian
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Mechanics
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Fashion/Apparel Design
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
Financial Mathematics
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Fire Services Administration
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health Teacher Education
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Hebrew Language and Literature
History, General
Horticultural Science
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Industrial Engineering
Industrial and Product Design
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology
Insurance
Interior Design
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Keyboard Instruments
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Labor and Industrial Relations
Latin American Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Legal Support Services, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Management Science
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Materials Engineering
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Metallurgical Engineering
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music History, Literature, and Theory
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Neuroscience
Nuclear Engineering
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Nutrition Sciences
Operations Management and Supervision
Organizational Behavior Studies
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Sciences, Other
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Psychology, General
Radio and Television
Real Estate
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Rhetoric and Composition
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Urban Studies/Affairs
Visual and Performing Arts, Other
Voice and Opera
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

39,263

total students

83%

in-state

17%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

72%

28,376
students

Female
50%
14,113

Male
50%
14,263

28%

10,887
students

Female
62%
6,779

Male
38%
4,108

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

83%

23,712
students

Female
48%
11,283

Male
52%
12,429

17%

4,664
students

Female
61%
2,830

Male
39%
1,834

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 88%
Student 4 year graduation rate 36%
Student 5 year graduation rate 31%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

1,264

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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