University of Cincinnati

The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. Learn more about UC

Student population size
Large (∼35k)

Transfer population

Campus setting

2624 Clifton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45221

Application deadlines

  • Fall semester: July 1
  • Spring semester: November 1

Confirmation deadlines

  • Fall semester: August 1
  • Spring semester: December 1

Application fee

Learn more about admission to Cincinnati


  • In-state tuition: $11,660 per academic year + fees
  • Out-of-state tuition: $26,994 per academic year + fees

Learn more about tuition and fees at Cincinnati

On-campus: $11,668 per academic year, incl. meals

Transfer student scholarships
Cincinnati offers merit-based scholarship based on GPA, ranging from $1,000 to $6,000. Learn more about transfer student scholarships at Cincinnati

Tuition and housing costs listed here are based on data published by the National Center for Educational Statistics – actual costs may differ. Always check with the institution for the most accurate information.

General Education requirements
UC has a purposeful, sequenced, and on-going approach to achieving the student learning outcomes of the General Education Program. Each major can determine specific ways in which its students meet components of GenEd. Learn more about General Education requirements at Cincinnati

Friendly degree-completion programs (fastest way to degree)
Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies; BA Communication; BA Psychology; BS Psychology

Programs with additional admission requirements

Programs with limited admission

Programs accommodating non-traditional schedules (evenings, weekends, etc.)
Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (online); BA Communication (online). Learn more about Online Programs at Cincinnati

Credit accepted

  • Advanced Placement (AP)
  • Career-Technical Assurance Guide (CTAG)
  • College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • Military Transfer Assurance Guides (MTAGs)
  • Ohio Transfer Module (OTM)
  • Ohio Transfer to Degree Guaranteed Pathways
  • Prior Learning Assessment (PLA)
  • Transfer Assurance Guides (TAGs)

Learn more about transfer credit at Cincinnati

Transfer & Transition Advising Center

  • Transfer advising
  • Transfer welcome events
  • Workshops
  • Preliminary credit evaluation

Learn more about Transfer Advising at Cincinnati

On-campus and off-campus

Identity centers

  • African American Cultural & Resource Center
  • Ethnic Programs & Services
  • LGBTQ+ Center
  • Women’s Center

Clubs & organizations
500+. Learn more about clubs & organizations at Cincinnati

Transfer admissions and scholarships

  • Andrew Coggins, Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions
  • (513) 556-1238

Transfer advising