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University of Cincinnati
  • 4 Year
  • CINCINNATI, OH

Report Card

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
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  2. Value
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  3. Diversity
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  4. Campus
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  5. Athletics
    grade A
  6. Party Scene
    grade A+
  7. Professors
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  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
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  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade A+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

editorial

Cincinnati is a highly rated public university located in Cincinnati, Ohio. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 23,712 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Cincinnati acceptance rate is 77%. Popular majors include Nursing, Marketing, and Finance. Graduating 71% of students, Cincinnati alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $35,800.

About

2624 CLIFTON AVENUE
CINCINNATI, OH 45221
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
American Athletic Conference

Branch Campuses

University of Cincinnati Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

UC Admissions

Acceptance Rate
77%
Application Deadline
March 1
SAT Range
1120-1350
ACT Range
23-29
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes
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Cost

Net Price
$19,219 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$6,807 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
75%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
73%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 206 responses
66%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 251 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 250 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
18
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
6
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
11
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    40%
  • On Campus
    51%
  • Online
    9%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
23,712 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
4,664
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
19%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 177 responses
  • Dedicated and diverse
    36%
  • There is no "typical student" on any campus
    28%
  • Either painfully average or insanely smart
    12%
  • Motivated
    10%
  • Basic.
    6%
  • Friendly
    5%
  • Close minded but still nice
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
58%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 326 responses
Poll
76%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 352 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 192 responses
  • Hottest College In America
    39%
  • Amazing!
    21%
  • Improving
    15%
  • Looking to better themselves
    10%
  • Eh.
    3%
  • Facing some difficult and very public challenges
    3%
  • Aweful administration
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
71%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
87%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 142 responses

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