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#168 of 14,131 In the World
#89 of 2,597 In North America
#78 of 2,496 In the United States
#3 of 90 In Ohio
#1 of 11 In Cincinnati
#15 of 1,307 For Criminology and Criminal Justice
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Acceptance rate
86%
Average SAT
1260
Average ACT
27
Aid receiving
84%
Undergraduates
29,663
Graduates
11,492
Male:Female Ratio
46:54
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.uc.edu

University of Cincinnati Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

University of Cincinnati has an acceptance rate of 86% and is in the middle in terms of the difficulty of admission among universities in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 86% 87% 86%
Applicants 29,025 13,240 15,785
Admissions 25,024 11,523 13,501
Freshmen enrolled full time 6,283 3,144 3,139
Freshmen enrolled part time 86 33 53

17,076 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

8,635 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
662 or 10%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1160
or below

75% of them
had 1360
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in the University of Cincinnati are 1160-1360 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
2,634 or 41%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 24
or below

75% of them
had 29
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in the University of Cincinnati are 24-29 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Recommendations Considered but not required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

White 27297 (66%)
Nonresident Alien 4201 (10%)
Black or African American 3220 (8%)
Asian 2201 (5%)
Hispanic 1789 (4%)
Two or more races 1606 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 767 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 24 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 23 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Average aid awarded
$8,733
Students receiving aid
84%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $11,498$13,224
Tuition in-state $11,498$13,224
Tuition out-of-state $26,862$24,966
Fee in-district $1,678$1,678
Fee in-state $1,678$1,678
Fee out-of-state $1,678$1,678

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 7,598
Combined charge for room and board $12,852
Room charge $7,642
Meal charge $5,210

University of Cincinnati majors

University of Cincinnati has granted 6,392 bachelor's degrees across 118 programs, 3,119 master's across 110 programs, and 793 doctorate degrees across 72 programs. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at University of Cincinnati.

Major Associate Bachelor Master Doctoral
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 418 33
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 379 50
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 227 101 9
Psychology, General 301 30 5
Business Administration and Management, General 22 278 2
Mechanical Engineering 211 80 10
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing 281 4
Information Technology 93 166
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 246 4 5
Finance, General 254
Applied Behavior Analysis 214
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 192 7
Computer and Information Sciences, General 83 103
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 185
Management Science 81 101 1
Medicine 177
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 96 72
Operations Management and Supervision 162
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist 157
Accounting 125 25
Social Work 73 77
Music Performance, General 25 94 30
Chemical Engineering 124 10 7
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 98 37 6
Law 131
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 106
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 105
Adult Health Nurse & Nursing 91 5
Civil Engineering, General 69 23 2
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical & Space Engineering, General 60 27 3
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 90
Architecture 88 1
Computer and Information Systems Security & Auditing & Information Assurance 89
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 88 1
Pharmacy 5 83
Computer Engineering, General 59 16 9
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 83
Political Science and Government, General 76 1 5
Kindergarten & Preschool Education and Teaching 43 35
Chemistry, General 51 3 22
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 63 9 3
Organizational Behavior Studies 75
Curriculum and Instruction 73
Computer Programming & Programmer, General 71
Environmental Studies 69 2
Design and Visual Communications, General 68
Industrial and Product Design 68
Fine & Studio Arts, General 63 4
Women's Health Nurse & Nursing 63
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist 51 11
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 57
Neurobiology and Anatomy 54
Fashion & Apparel Design 53
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 51
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 51
Neuroscience 48 3
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching 50
Economics, General 49
Financial Mathematics 13 32 3
Medical Informatics 43 5
Health Information & Medical Records Administration & Administrator 45
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 44
Public Health Education and Promotion 25 10 9
Secondary Education and Teaching 43
Construction Engineering 40
Dietetics & Dietitian 40
Environmental & Environmental Health Engineering 31 7 1
Physiology, General 39
Real Estate 39
Radio and Television 38
Architectural Engineering 36 1
Physical Therapy & Therapist 36
Rhetoric and Composition 30 4 2
Special Education and Teaching, General 26 10
Nurse Midwife & Nursing Midwifery 35
Taxation 34
Technical Theatre & Theatre Design and Technology 28 6
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other 33
Nursing Practice 32
System, Networking, and LAN & WAN Management & Manager 32
Insurance 30
Interior Design 30
Occupational Therapy & Therapist 30
Creative Writing 19 1 9
History, General 21 4 3
Mathematics, General 22 3 3
Physics, General 18 4 6
Reading Teacher Education 28
International Relations and Affairs 27
Journalism 27
Architectural and Building Sciences & Technology 25
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education 14 11
International Business & Trade & Commerce 24
Pediatric Nurse & Nursing 19 5
Family and Community Services 23
Engineering & Industrial Management 22
Music Theory and Composition 12 4 6
Nurse Anesthetist 22
Pharmacology 18 4
Sociology, General 12 4 5
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 19 1
Geology & Earth Science, General 15 2 3
Industrial and Physical Pharmacy and Cosmetic Sciences 20
Public Health, General 4 16
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 19
Keyboard Instruments 8 5 6
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 18
Pre-Nursing Studies 18
Public Administration 18
Public Relations & Image Management 18
Maternal & Child Health and Neonatal Nurse & Nursing 17
Philosophy 15 1 1
City & Urban, Community, and Regional Planning 16
Dance, General 16
Spanish Language and Literature 15 1
Acting 15
Educational & Instructional Technology 14 1
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 15
Nuclear Medical Technology & Technologist 15
Sustainability Studies 15
Audiology & Audiologist 14
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 12 2
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration 14
Women's Studies 5 9
Epidemiology 9 4
Materials Engineering 8 5
Medical Science & Scientist 13
Music Teacher Education 9 4
Programs for Foreign Lawyers 13
Substance Abuse & Addiction Counseling 13
Anthropology, General 10 2
Biochemistry 12
Biostatistics 5 7
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 5 4 3
Horticultural Science 5 7
Nutrition Sciences 1 11
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other 12
School Psychology 11 1
Artificial Intelligence 11
Conducting 8 3
Film & Cinema & Media Studies 11
Human & Medical Genetics 11
Immunology 6 5
Pharmaceutical Sciences 5 6
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation 10
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene 8 2
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 5 1 3
International Public Health & International Health 9
Design and Applied Arts, Other 8
French Language and Literature 5 3
Statistics, General 2 6
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 7
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General 7
Fire Services Administration 7
Biomedical Sciences, General 6
Legal Assistant & Paralegal 6
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other 6
Voice and Opera 5 1
Archeology 5
Developmental Biology and Embryology 1 4
General Literature 5
German Language and Literature 1 2 2
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering 5
Musicology and Ethnomusicology 4 1
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 1 3
Art Teacher Education 3
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 3
Educational Statistics and Research Methods 3
Molecular Medicine 3
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 3
Toxicology 1 2
Anthropology, Other 2
Asian Studies & Civilization 2
Cell Physiology 2
Clinical Research Coordinator 2
Fire Science & Fire-fighting 2
Hebrew Language and Literature 2
History, Other 2
Music, General 2
Political Science and Government, Other 2
Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse & Nursing 2
Urban Studies & Affairs 2
Arabic Language and Literature 1
Astrophysics 1
Cell & Cellular and Molecular Biology 1
Developmental and Child Psychology 1
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other 1
Manufacturing Engineering 1
Pre-Pharmacy Studies 1
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other 1
Grand Total 45 6,392 3,119 793

University of Cincinnati has a graduation rate of 72%, which is among the 21% highest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 72% 69% 76%
  • Full-time retention rate - 86%
  • Part-time retention rate - 53%

Publications & Citations

University of Cincinnati is a world-class research university with 104,246 scientific papers published and 2,793,906 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Medicine, Chemistry, Engineering, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Physics, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Genetics, and Psychology.

Publications
104,246
Citations
2,793,906

Publication / Citation count by topic

Biology
60,582 / 2,029,251
Medicine
56,765 / 1,795,214
Chemistry
47,317 / 1,575,327
Engineering
43,331 / 1,131,947
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
40,951 / 961,392
Physics
38,854 / 1,005,272
Computer Science
37,617 / 1,022,094
Environmental Science
32,696 / 857,688
Genetics
31,250 / 1,178,561
Psychology
31,099 / 962,514
Biochemistry
28,959 / 1,162,331
Pathology
25,312 / 959,354
Quantum and Particle physics
23,257 / 581,859
Organic Chemistry
21,019 / 674,797
Materials Science
19,881 / 529,227
Mathematics
19,281 / 543,198
Political Science
18,947 / 427,713
Psychiatry
18,938 / 634,678
Surgery
18,870 / 622,368
Philosophy
17,817 / 388,414
Law
17,800 / 414,336
Sociology
17,759 / 438,908
Geology
16,526 / 462,879
Geography and Cartography
16,479 / 363,964
Statistics
14,700 / 455,296
Business
12,618 / 326,425
Immunology
12,205 / 441,679
Ecology
11,587 / 363,856
Paleontology
11,523 / 349,907
Neuroscience
11,519 / 395,748
History
11,493 / 223,335
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
11,126 / 357,273
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
10,557 / 232,331
Optical Engineering
9,624 / 257,798
Economics
9,581 / 213,081
Linguistics
9,432 / 208,379
Archaeology
9,180 / 210,362
Mechanical Engineering
8,358 / 194,183
Metallurgical Engineering
8,310 / 265,494
Public Health
8,200 / 273,563

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 1058 8731
1992 1133 9937
1993 1092 10208
1994 1115 11548
1995 1178 12198
1996 1201 13957
1997 1309 15097
1998 1364 17705
1999 1418 20085
2000 1633 24230
2001 1935 26775
2002 2414 31927
2003 2350 36020
2004 2595 41919
2005 2918 49392
2006 3179 57077
2007 2993 64948
2008 3018 71191
2009 2951 78916
2010 3091 88921
2011 3157 99292
2012 3429 109412
2013 3458 116919
2014 3542 122725
2015 3719 128666
2016 3812 133946
2017 3975 137744
2018 3596 147259
2019 3935 160677
2020 4487 186709
2021 4376 209507
2022 4091 211389
2023 4012 208911
Academic rankings

University of Cincinnati alumni

  1. George Clooney

    George Clooney
    Born in
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    Years
    1961-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    writertelevision actoractorvoice actorfilm director
    Biography

    George Timothy Clooney is an American actor and filmmaker. He is the recipient of numerous accolades, including a British Academy Film Award, four Golden Globe Awards, and two Academy Awards. Clooney has been honored with the Cecil B. DeMille Award in 2015, the Honorary C├ęsar in 2017, AFI Life Achievement Award in 2018, and the Kennedy Center Honors in 2022.

  2. Sarah Jessica Parker

    Sarah Jessica Parker
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1965-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    stage actormodelfilm actorfilm producervoice actor
    Biography

    Sarah Jessica Parker is an American actress and television producer. She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including six Golden Globe Awards and two Primetime Emmy Awards. Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2022.

  3. Travis Kelce

    Travis Kelce
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1989-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    player of American football
    Biography

    Travis Michael Kelce is an American football tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He was selected by the Chiefs in the third round of the 2013 NFL draft and later won Super Bowls LIV, LVII, and LVIII with the team. He played college football for the Cincinnati Bearcats.

  4. William Howard Taft

    William Howard Taft
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1857-1930 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    writeruniversity teacherpedagoguelawyerstatesperson
    Biography

    William Howard Taft was the 27th president of the United States, serving from 1909 to 1913, and the tenth chief justice of the United States, serving from 1921 to 1930, the only person to have held both offices. Taft was elected president in 1908, the chosen successor of Theodore Roosevelt, but was defeated for reelection in 1912 by Woodrow Wilson after Roosevelt split the Republican vote by running as a third-party candidate. In 1921, President Warren G. Harding appointed Taft to be chief justice, a position he held until a month before his death.

All 100 notable alumni

General info

Alternative names UC
Founded 1819
Motto Juncta Juvant
Strength in Unity
Colors red, black
Academic calendar September to June (September - December; January-March); Also Summer Session (June-August)
Total FTE staff 7,415
Carnegie classification Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and contacts

Address 2624 Clifton Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio, 45221-0063
United States
City population 309,000
Phone 5135566000

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