Cincinnati Christian University

Cincinnati Christian University

Cincinnati Christian University, CCU, is a private Christian institution in Cincinnati, Ohio that was established in 1924. CCU offers associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees in subjects which include education, music, worship ministry, business management, communication arts, information technology, and counseling. The university has the following academic divisions:

  • Cincinnati Bible College
  • Cincinnati Bible Seminary
  • College of Adult Learning

CCU is affiliated with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, and the National Christian Collegiate Athletic Association. It competes in the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The athletics department sponsors teams in baseball, basketball, cross country, soccer, golf, and volleyball. The sports teams are nicknamed the Eagles.

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Cincinnati Christian University
2700 Glenway Ave
Cincinnati , OH 45204-3200
General Phone: (513) 244-8100

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Cincinnati Christian Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy121bible studies, missionary studies, religious education, religious music, theology, youth ministry, theology and religious vocations
Therapy and Counseling34psychology, counseling psychology
Business and Management10business management
Education and Teaching9special ed, middle school teaching, secondary teaching, kindergarten/preschool teaching, early childhood education, music teaching
Liberal Arts4sign language translation

Number of programs and degrees for Cincinnati Christian in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree12115
Associate's degree67
Master's degree514

Cincinnati Christian Student Body

In 2007-2008, Cincinnati Christian had a total enrollment of 1,051 students (988 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 47%
Women 53%
Full-Time 91%
Part-Time 9%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 71%
Graduate 29%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 87%
Black 9%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 22%
20-21 18%
22-24 16%
25-29 14%
30-34 8%
35-39 6%
40-49 10%
50-64 6%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)3%
West Virginia1%
New York1%
New Hampshire1%

Cincinnati Christian Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 65 %
Part-Time 29 %

Cincinnati Christian Room and Board (2007)

Cincinnati Christian offers campus housing for 458 of its 988 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Cincinnati, Ohio for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Ohio Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 18 meals per week.

Cincinnati Christian Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal440560
SAT Math423568
SAT Writing410558
ACT Verbal1725
ACT Math1725
ACT Composite1824

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT66%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT24%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsrequired

Cincinnati Christian Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 12,636
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 12,636
Room and board $ 6,470
Room charge $ 3,210
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,260
Books and supplies $ 800
Other expenses $ 300

Financial Aid:
Cincinnati Christian participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 302900)

Cincinnati Christian Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year2*0*
Associate professorcalendar year3$59,6650*
Assistant professorcalendar year2*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year7$59,0151*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year10$61,5551*
Associate professoracademic year7$50,4484$49,936
Assistant professoracademic year4$41,6622*
All faculty totalacademic year21$54,0637$47,067

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Cincinnati Christian Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Cincinnati Christian Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Music Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching, General

Liberal Arts
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Religious Education
Religious/Sacred Music
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
Theology/Theological Studies
Youth Ministry

Therapy And Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Psychology, General

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