UC

University of Cincinnati

2600 Clifton Ave, Cincinnati, United States
All photos (10)
  • Total Documents
    932
  • Class Notes
    653
  • Textbook Notes
    135
  • Study Guides
    143
  • Currently Enrolled
    1,841
  • Previously Enrolled
    632

Overview of University of Cincinnati (UC)

About this school

The University of Cincinnati, founded in 1819, is a comprehensive, public institution. Its 137-acre campus is located two miles from downtown Cincinnati.
  • Website


    www.uc.edu/
  • Coeducational


    Yes

  • Graduate Students


    10,596

  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:26,608
    • Men:13,441 (50.5%)
    • Women:13,167 (49.5%)

Location

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Admission Information (UC)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Cincinnati is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
May 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for placement ACT: Used for placement

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
PO Box 210063
City, State, Zip
Cincinnati, OH  45221
Phone
(513) 556-1100
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
March 1
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins May 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Early Action Notification
Rolling

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for some freshmen
Other
Audition for performing arts majors recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
78% of 21,161 applicants were admitted
Women
76% of 11,046 applicants were admitted
Men
81% of 10,115 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
6,519 (39%) of 16,517 admitted students enrolled
Women
3,066 (37%) of 8,349 admitted students enrolled
Men
3,453 (42%) of 8,168 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.61
375 And Above
41%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
11%
2.50 - 2.99
9%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
620 average |560-680 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
19%
• Score 600 - 700
41%
• Score 500 - 600
36%
• Score 400 - 500
4%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
613 average |560-660 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
15%
• Score 600 - 700
44%
• Score 500 - 600
35%
• Score 400 - 500
5%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
26 average |23-28 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
18%
• Score 24 - 29
52%
• Score 18 - 23
30%
• Score 12 - 17
1%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (UC)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $11,000|Out-of-state: $26,334
  • Room & Board: - $11,118 (64.80531592445791%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,500 (8.743296805782233%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $4,538 (26.451387269759852%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Cincinnati accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003125
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
4,175 (83.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
2,977 (71.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,766 (92.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
189 (6.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
44%
Average Award
$8,688
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,059 (74.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,413
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,045 (73.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,222
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,519 (54.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
906 (18.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,172

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
14,728 (68.2%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
11,674 (79.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
11,063 (94.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
520 (4.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
39%
Average Award
$8,514
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 7,805 (70.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,116
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 8,418 (76.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,741
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 4,847 (43.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
4,018 (18.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,549

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
63%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$25,877
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
14.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
3.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, TEACH Grants
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (UC)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Not required

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


2,212

Part-Time Faculty


1,299

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 19% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 21% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 24% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 10% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 9% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 13% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 4% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 20% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 17% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 20% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 25% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 4% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 14% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
6,470,451

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
499
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Cincinnati provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


86.1%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


34.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


64.1%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


69.0%

Programs & Majors (UC)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (104)


  • Accounting
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Archeology
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Astrophysics
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • 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
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dance, General
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Fashion/Apparel Design
  • Finance, General
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Fire Services Administration
  • French Language and Literature
  • 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
  • Hebrew Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Horticultural Science
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Industrial and Product Design
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Information Technology
  • Interior Design
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
  • 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
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • 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 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
  • Voice and Opera
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Engineering

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Architecture, Master of Design, Master of Science, Master of Community Planning, Master of Music, Master of Arts in Labor and Employment Relations, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (115)


  • Accounting
  • Acute Care/Critical Care Nursing
  • Adult Education
  • Adult Nursing
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Arts and Design--General
  • Applied Economics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Architecture
  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Arts Administration
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biostatistics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Ergonomics and Human Factors
  • Finance and Banking
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • French
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Genomic Sciences
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • German
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Education
  • Health Physics/Radiological Health
  • Health Services Research
  • History
  • Immunology
  • Industrial Design
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Industrial and Labor Relations
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Interior Design
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Maternal and Child/Neonatal Nursing
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics
  • Medical Imaging
  • Medical Physics
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Molecular Toxicology
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nurse Midwifery
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Health Nursing
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Organizational Management
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Reading Education
  • Romance Languages
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Statistics
  • Taxation
  • Textile Design
  • Theater
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Women's Health Nursing
  • Women's Studies

Campus Life (UC)

Location & Geography

Population


296,550

Nearest Metropolitan Area


137 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Cincinnati

Weather


Temperature
17.9 average low in January, 81.6 average high in September
Rain
155 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
Cincinnati
Nearest Bus Station
Cincinnati
Nearest Train Station
Cincinnati

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


26% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


74%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Bearcat
School Colors
Red and black

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Cincinnati offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, serve beyond cincinnati, university of cincinnati mountaineering club, rally cats, engineers without borders, uc league of legends

Sororities


6% of women participate

Fraternities


6% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


22,671

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
26,608
Women
13,167
Men
13,441

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 4.0% Asian
  • 7.7% Black/African-American
  • 3.3% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 77.6% White
  • 3.3% Unknown

International Students


4.3% from 138 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


10,596

Student Resources (UC)