26,608
Students
Financial aid thermometer
8,514
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
78
78%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Cincinnati is a University institution located in Cincinnati, OH, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Office of Admissions
PO Box210091
Cincinnati, OH  45221-0091
United States
Contact Dr. Caroline Miller
Vice Provost for Enrollment Management
Email: admissions@uc.edu
Phone: 513-556-1100
Fax: 513-556-1105

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Related Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Hospitality Administration Checkmark
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Insurance Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Labor And Industrial Relations Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Operations Management Checkmark
Organizational Behavior Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Information Science/studies Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Architectural Engineering Checkmark
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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Engineering Mechanics Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Materials Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Metallurgical Engineering Checkmark
Nuclear Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Computer Engineering Technology Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology Checkmark
Manufacturing Engineering Technology Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering/mechanical Technology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Arabic Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Hebrew Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Sign Language Interpretation And Translation Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders Checkmark
Dietetics Checkmark
Health Information/medical Records Administration Checkmark
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Health/health-care Administration Checkmark
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Physical Therapy Checkmark
Physical Therapy Technology Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Premedical Studies Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Respiratory Care Therapy Checkmark
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Science Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Fire Science/firefighting Checkmark
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
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Economics Checkmark
Geographic Information Science And Cartography Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fashion/apparel Design Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
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Industrial And Product Design Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
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Music History, Literature, And Theory Checkmark
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Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Theater Design And Technology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Related Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

21,161
Applied
16,517
Accepted
26,608
Enrolled
78%
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Female Admissions

11,046
Females Applied
8,349
Females Accepted
76%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

10,115
Males Applied
8,168
Males Accepted
81%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.61
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Required for some programs One recommendation
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Audition for performing arts majors

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen March 1st May 1st Yes
Other early decision plan December 1st Not reported Yes
Transfer July 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 613 560 660
SAT Math 620 560 680
ACT Composite 26 23 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

9,322
In-state
24,656
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,678
Full-time student fees
11,340
Room & board
6,756
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

8,514
Avg. Financial Aid Package
8,688
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,848
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,472
Avg. Loan Aid
4,549
Avg. Grant Aid
6,116
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
95% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
39%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
5%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

26,608
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
15%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.19%
Black or African American 7.35%
White or Caucasian 74.14%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.14%
Asian 3.81%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 3.66%
Other 3.17%

Gender

Male (50.51%)
Female (49.49%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 26%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Welcome Weekend, Homecoming and Annual Spring Concert

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Serve Beyond Cincinnati, University of Cincinnati Mountaineering Club, Rally Cats, Engineers Without Borders and UC League of Legends

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 1A Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

3,511
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 2,212
Part-time - 1,299
Male - 1,861
Female - 1,650