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University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH
The University of Cincinnati, founded in 1819, is a comprehensive, public institution. Its 137-acre campus is located two miles from downtown Cincinnati.
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Institution Type Public
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 25,860
   Women 12,846 (49.7%)
   Men 13,014 (50.3%)
Graduate Students 10,777
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 76% of 19,370 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline March 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.63
SAT Math 592 average
520-650 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 577 average
510-640 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 26 average
23-28 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance In-state: $28,002
Out-of-state: $43,336
  Tuition and Fees In-state: $11,000
Out-of-state: $26,334
  Room and Board $10,964
Average Percent of Need Met 46%
Average Freshman Award $8,558
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 1,296
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 24% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 12% of classes
Over 100 students: 3% of classes
Cincinnati Population 296,550
Nearest Metropolitan Area Cincinnati
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 79% of freshmen, 20% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Bearcat
Sororities 6% of women participate
Fraternities 6% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.7% Asian
7.6% Black/African-American
3.1% Hispanic/Latino
3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
78.0% White
4.0% Unknown
International Students 4.2% from 112 countries
First-Year Students Returning 87.9%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 31.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported