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

484 Undergraduate Degrees
660 Graduate Degrees
$34,867 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
76% Acceptance Rate

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University of Cincinnati - Main Campus Rankings

Out of the 68 colleges in Ohio, Cincinnati is ranked at #13.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

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

How Do I Get Into Cincinnati?

You can apply to Cincinnati online at:

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
Cincinnati has an acceptance rate of 76%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

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 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Cincinnati - Main Campus  ( 560 to 680 )
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 )
ACT Math Scores for University of Cincinnati - Main Campus  ( 23 to 28 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of Cincinnati - Main Campus  ( 23 to 28 )

Can I Afford University of Cincinnati - Main Campus?

$34,867 Net Price
52% Take Out Loans
6.9% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Cincinnati is $34,867. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

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

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. 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

22,990 Full-Time Undergraduates
47% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 26,762 undergraduate students at Cincinnati, with 22,990 being full-time and 3,772 being part-time.

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

There are also 11,124 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 22,990 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 960
Black or African American 1,479
Hispanic or Latino 746
White 17,358
International Students 1,053
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,394

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.


This school is the 2nd 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 #1,340 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
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing 6%
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 24%
Nursing 14%
Nursing Practice 15%
Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing 67%
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing 18%
Registered Nursing 13%
School Nursing 9%

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
Women’s Health Nurse/Nursing #3
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery #4
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing #9
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing #12
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing #48
Nursing Education #51
Nursing Administration #64
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 Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 484 0 0 0 484
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0 33 294 2 329
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing 0 18 98 5 121
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing 0 119 0 0 119
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery 0 0 22 0 22
Nurse Anesthetist 0 0 0 21 21
Nursing Practice 0 0 0 13 13
School Nursing 0 7 1 3 11
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing 0 1 9 0 10
Nursing Education 0 6 0 0 6
Nursing Administration 0 0 1 3 4
Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing 0 0 3 0 3
Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 0 0 0 1 1
Women’s Health Nurse/Nursing 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 484 184 428 48 1,144


*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.

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