top of page

The University of Cincinatti

The University of Cincinatti

+1 513-556-6000

2600 Clifton Ave Cincinnati, OH USA 45221

The University of Cincinnati is ranked 148 among American universities. It was founded in 1819 and runs on a semester based academic calendar.

As it is a public university, tuition for in-state students is $12,138 per year, and $27,472 for out-of-state students. There is no separate application process for scholarships, as all students are considered at the time of their application.

The application fee is $50 and sending in test scores with the application is optional. The average incoming high school GPA is 3.7 among students. The average SAT and ACT scores are 1265 and 27 respectively.

The university’s acceptance rate is 76.4%. The first-year retention rate is 86%, and the graduation rate is 68%.

The most popular programs are business, health professions, and engineering, where 21%, 17%, and 13% of students are enrolled, respectively.

9.2% of the student body is international, hailing from 113 different countries. Domestic students come from all 50 states. 24.1% of the student body are minorities, and 55% are women. The student/faculty ratio is 19:1.

The University of Cincinnati offers 350 different graduate programs, inclusive of over 80 graduate certificates.

Many students choose to integrate real-world experiences with their degree by gaining internships with nearby fortune 500 companies such as Proctor and Gamble.

The school also provides numerous study abroad programs to over 50 locations on six continents. Every year, over 1,500 students are sent abroad to earn credit towards their degree while experiencing a different culture.

The University’s Honors Program is made up of the top performing undergraduates, totaling about 1,500 students. These students are in the top 7% of undergraduates and are offered more demanding classes.

There are many student clubs and organizations open for anyone to join. Students have the option of joining one of over 500 clubs, or may start their own.

The city of Cincinnati opens students up to a lively city with numerous restaurants, bars, and museums. Known for its chili and Oktoberfest, students can explore different events and integrate themselves with the vibrant energy of Cincinnati.

  • Private

  • Urban



Acceptance Rate

Graduation Rate

Graduate Population

Undergrad Population

  • Average/median high school GPA:

  • Average/median SAT score:

  • Average/median ACT score:

  • Tuition - in state, out of state, private

  • International students:

  • Minority students:

  • Women:

Other notable statistics


Private Tuition

In-State Tuition

Out-Of-State Tuition

MBA Programs

Campus & City Area