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University of Cincinnati - Main Campus Overview

University of Cincinnati - Main Campus is a public institution located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Cincinnati is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is University of Cincinnati - Main Campus Known For?

22,622 Full-Time Undergraduates
$22,682 Avg Cost After Aid
76% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest degree offered at Cincinnati is the doctor's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 57% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Cincinnati makes roughly $42,300 a year. This is 4% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.

University of Cincinnati - Main Campus Rankings

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, Cincinnati is ranked #341 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. It is also ranked #17 out of 80 schools in Ohio.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that Cincinnati has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for Cincinnati

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Veterans 80
Best Colleges for International Students 166
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 188
Best Colleges 341
Best Colleges for the Money 630
Best Colleges for Diversity 667

Where Is University of Cincinnati - Main Campus?

Location of University of Cincinnati - Main Campus

Contact details for Cincinnati are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2624 Clifton Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0063
Phone: 513-556-6000
Website: www.uc.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uofcincinnati
Twitter: https://twitter.com/UofCincy

How Do I Get Into Cincinnati?

You can apply to Cincinnati online at: admissions.uc.edu/apply.html

Admission Requirements for Cincinnati

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank considered but not required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Cincinnati?

76% Acceptance Rate
51% Of Accepted Are Women
19% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at University of Cincinnati - Main Campus is 76%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 49% of accepted students are men and 51% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 79%, and the acceptance rate for women is 74%.

Average Test Scores

About 19% of students accepted to Cincinnati submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 560 and 660. Math scores were between 560 and 680.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Cincinnati - Main Campus  ( 560 to 660 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for University of Cincinnati - Main Campus  ( 560 to 680 )
200
800
Cincinnati received ACT scores from 91% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 22 and 29. Math scores were between 23 and 28. Composite scores were between 23 and 28.

ACT English Scores for University of Cincinnati - Main Campus  ( 22 to 29 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for University of Cincinnati - Main Campus  ( 23 to 28 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for University of Cincinnati - Main Campus  ( 23 to 28 )
1
36

Can I Afford University of Cincinnati - Main Campus?

$22,682 Net Price
52% Take Out Loans
6.9% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Cincinnati is $22,682. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Cincinnati

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$17,081 $18,044 $21,729 $25,164 $25,534

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Cincinnati, approximately 52% of students took out student loans averaging $7,293 a year. That adds up to $29,172 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Cincinnati is 6.9%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

University of Cincinnati - Main Campus Undergraduate Student Diversity

22,622 Full-Time Undergraduates
47% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 26,559 undergraduate students at Cincinnati, with 22,622 being full-time and 3,937 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Cincinnati

There are also 10,596 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 22,622 full-time undergraduates at Cincinnati, 53% are male and 47% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Cincinnati

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Cincinnati - Main Campus students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Cincinnati Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 876
Black or African American 1,519
Hispanic or Latino 688
White 16,966
International Students 1,043
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,530

Geographic Diversity

Ohio students aren't the only ones who study at University of Cincinnati - Main Campus. At this time, 38 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 107 countries are represented at Cincinnati. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and South Korea.

Online Learning at University of Cincinnati - Main Campus

6,280 Took All Classes Online
16,800 Took At Least One Class Online
2.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 11 bachelor’s degree and 21 master’s degree programs available online at Cincinnati. In 2017-2018, 16,800 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Cincinnati has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 3rd most popular in Ohio for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Cincinnati

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Cincinnati - Main Campus was 2.2%. This is the #1,887 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Cincinnati regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Cincinnati majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Allied Health Professions 26%
Communication Sciences 5%
Computer & Information Sciences 11%
Computer Information Systems 8%
Education 2%
Educational Administration 46%
Engineering 2%
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 16%
Health & Physical Education 7%
Health Professions 9%
Information Science 41%
Instructional Media Design 40%
Mental & Social Health Services 12%
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 9%
Nursing 14%
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 38%
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 7%
Special Education 16%
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Cincinnati ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Cincinnati.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Engineering Science #4
Taxation #10
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences #14
Medical Illustration & Informatics #25
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science #31
Fire Protection #43
Information Science #47
Teaching English or French #47
Mental & Social Health Services #57
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology #67
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies #93
Engineering #100
Marketing #115
Curriculum & Instruction #117
General Business/Commerce #156
Special Education #171
Teacher Education Subject Specific #175
Psychology #182
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #192
Educational Administration #224
Teacher Education Grade Specific #247
Health & Medical Administrative Services #289
Computer & Information Sciences #352
Criminal Justice & Corrections #361
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #410
Nursing #416

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Cincinnati - Main Campus Majors

In 2017-2018, University of Cincinnati - Main Campus awarded 12,440 undergraduate degrees and 7,632 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 0 197 44 0
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 0 52 38 7
Allied Health Professions 0 125 0 0
Anthropology 0 13 10 0
Applied Mathematics 0 21 56 1
Archeology 0 8 0 0
Architectural Engineering 0 27 0 0
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 0 44 0
Area Studies 0 6 0 0
Arts & Media Management 0 0 12 0
Astronomy & Astrophysics 0 2 0 0
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 17 2 4
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) 0 33 0 0
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 0 0 8 2
Biomedical Engineering 0 69 8 4
Business Administration & Management 0 180 190 4
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 0 0 0 11
Chemical Engineering 0 128 9 1
Chemistry 0 47 8 14
Child Development & Psychology 0 2 0 0
Civil Engineering 0 66 18 5
Classical Languages & Literature 0 8 5 3
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 242 2
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 158 0 0
Communication & Media Studies 0 229 9 0
Communication Sciences 0 60 104 18
Computer Engineering 0 61 25 5
Computer Information Systems 0 169 240 0
Computer Programming 0 47 0 0
Construction Engineering 0 41 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 199 144 19
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 74 2
Dance 0 16 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 0 213 19 0
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 43 0 0
Drama & Theater Arts 0 43 8 0
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 0 7 5
Economics 0 67 27 0
Education Philosophy 0 0 9 10
Educational Administration 0 0 37 2
Educational Assessment 0 0 0 1
Electrical Engineering 0 129 48 9
Engineering Mechanics 0 0 1 0
Engineering-Related Fields 0 31 0 0
Environmental Engineering 0 18 7 5
Ethnic Studies 0 6 10 0
Finance & Financial Management 0 270 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 0 24 14 0
Fire Protection 1 8 0 0
General Architecture 0 62 5 7
General Biology 0 235 9 5
General Psychology 0 227 16 5
Genetics 0 0 13 0
Geography & Cartography 0 8 3 5
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 11 10 2
Germanic Languages 0 6 7 1
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 70 119 0
Health & Physical Education 0 96 25 0
History 0 31 11 0
Human Resource Management 0 69 15 0
Information Science 0 0 49 0
Information Technology 0 91 0 0
Instructional Media Design 0 0 5 0
Insurance 0 18 0 0
International Business 0 65 0 0
International Relations & National Security 0 40 0 0
International Studies 0 0 0 1
Journalism 0 40 0 0
Landscape Architecture 0 0 2 0
Law 0 0 0 121
Legal Research 0 0 16 0
Legal Support Services 0 13 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 19 0 0
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 12 83 1
Manufacturing Engineering 0 0 2 0
Marketing 0 442 35 0
Materials Engineering 0 0 14 3
Mathematics 0 15 11 1
Mechanical Engineering 0 206 89 11
Medical Illustration & Informatics 0 0 37 0
Medical Science 0 0 23 0
Medicine 0 0 0 184
Mental & Social Health Services 0 20 21 0
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 0 0 3 6
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 0 3 0 0
Molecular Medicine 0 0 0 4
Music 0 52 121 35
Natural Resources Conservation 0 54 1 0
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 0 81 0 5
Nursing 0 484 483 48
Nutrition Science 0 0 16 0
Other Health Professions 0 121 0 0
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 74 0 0
Pharmacology & Toxicology 0 0 4 5
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 0 0 28 107
Philosophy 0 7 2 1
Physics 0 7 12 10
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 0 27 3
Plant Sciences 0 10 0 0
Political Science & Government 0 51 1 1
Public Health 0 74 43 19
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 75 0 0
Real Estate 0 27 0 0
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 0 31
Robotics Engineering 0 0 1 0
Romance Languages 0 31 9 3
Social Work 0 65 71 0
Sociology 0 25 1 3
Special Education 0 29 14 2
Statistics 0 0 5 4
Student Counseling 0 0 11 2
Sustainability Science 0 0 31 0
Taxation 0 0 11 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 44 186 0 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 12 26 2
Urban & Regional Planning 0 16 0 0
Urban Studies 0 5 0 0
Writing Studies 0 57 11 15
Total 90 12,350 6,058 1,574

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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