University Of Cincinnati Main Campus

University Of Cincinnati Main Campus

University of Cincinnati was established in 1819 and is a coeducational public research university. According to the 2007 rankings of The Center at Arizona State University, University of Cincinnati has received the "Public University Ranking in the Top 25 among Publics" honor. The main campus of this university is located in Cincinnati, Ohio. This urban campus is built on 473 acres of land and offers enrollment to more than 20,000 students.

The University of Cincinnati - Main Campus offers a host of certificate programs, associate degrees, post-bachelors, masters, first professional degrees, and programs in doctoral education.

The athletics teams of University of Cincinnati - Main Campus are nicknamed the Bearcats. The mascot is named Phoenix. The team colors are red and black. The athletics department fields teams in football, basketball, baseball, and track & field.

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University of Cincinnati-Main Campus
2624 Clifton Avenue
Cincinnati , OH 45221-0063
General Phone: (513) 556-6000

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University of Cincinnati Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts799Asian studies, Latin American studies, African-American studies, women's studies, linguistics, German language, French language, Spanish language, Romance languages and literature, ...
Business and Management772business management, operations management, accounting, finance, human resources, labor relations, organizational behavior, international business, MIS, ...
Education and Teaching718curriculum and instruction, educational administration, educational admin and supervision, educational assessment and testing, social foundations of education, special ed, education of hearing impaired, school counseling, elementary school teaching, ...
Engineering577engineering, aerospace engineering, architectural engineering, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, engineering mechanics, environmental engineering, ...
Security and Law Enforcement515criminal justice and safety, fire services administration, fire-fighting
Nursing and Emergency Medicine422registered nursing, nursing administration, nurse anesthetist, nurse practitioner, neonatal nursing, nurse midwifery, pediatric nursing, mental health nursing, various nursing ...
Therapy and Counseling316psychology, school psychology, communication disorders, physical therapist assistant, substance abuse counseling, marriage and family therapy, mental and social health services, physical therapy
Medicine280neuroscience, medicine, medical scientist, pharmacy, pharmacy administration, health professions
Science268biology, biochemistry, radiation biology, cell biology, developmental biology and embryology, human genetics, physiology, cell physiology, pathology, ...
Medical Support and Technology226audiology, nuclear medical tech, clinical lab tech
Music215music, music history and theory, music performance, music theory and composition, musicology, conducting, piano, voice, music management ...
Architecture and Planning196architecture, urban planning
Family and Social Work188human development and family studies, social work
Computer Science and Engineering182computer and info science, information technology, data processing tech, information science, computer engineering
Design165industrial design, fashion design, interior design, design and applied arts
Law147law, legal assistant
Engineering Technician102architectural engineering tech, civil engineering tech, electronics tech, manufacturing tech, mechanical engineering tech, computer engineering tech
Media91journalism, radio and television, public relations
Fine Arts87fine arts, art history and criticism
Medical Administration84medical records admin, environmental health, occupational health
Drama and Performing Arts58dance, drama, theatre design, directing
Mathematics47mathematics, statistics
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy43dietitian
Photography and Commercial Art35commercial art
Religion and Philosophy20philosophy
Science and Laboratory Technician12chemical tech
Conservation and Resource Management11environmental studies
Landscaping and Horticulture7turf management, horticultural science
Cooking and Culinary Arts7culinary arts services
Real Estate and Construction Management3real estate

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years10319
Bachelor's degree3,546102
Master's degree2,03297
Doctor's degree32653
Postbaccalaureate certificate277
Associate's degree17417
Award of less than 1 academic year41
First-professional degree3633
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years22
Post-master's certificate166

University of Cincinnati Student Body

In 2007-2008, University of Cincinnati had a total enrollment of 29,319 students (24,733 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 51%
Women 49%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 68%
Graduate 29%
First Professional 3%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 71%
Black 11%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 3%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 7%
(Foreign Students) 6%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 23%
20-21 20%
22-24 22%
25-29 15%
30-34 7%
35-39 4%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

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

(International Students)1%

University of Cincinnati Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 82 %
Part-Time 52 %

University of Cincinnati Room and Board (2007)

University of Cincinnati offers campus housing for 3,124 of its 24,733 (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 19 meals per week.

University of Cincinnati Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal490610
SAT Math500630
SAT Writing470590
ACT Verbal2027
ACT Math2127
ACT Composite2127

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT61%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT86%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)recommended

University of Cincinnati Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 9,399
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 23,922
Room and board $ 9,240
Room charge $ 5,523
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,717
Books and supplies $ 1,275
Other expenses $ 5,970

Financial Aid:
University of Cincinnati participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 312500)

University of Cincinnati Faculty

University of Cincinnati has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track9036
Non-tenured and not on tenure track516445

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year8$112,6113$96,285
Associate professorcalendar year4$94,3828$85,755
Assistant professorcalendar year12$56,03512$70,892
Instructorcalendar year3$26,66721$14,870
No academic rankcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year27$75,21645$48,175

*: 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 year334$103,796114$90,758
Associate professoracademic year229$76,655172$68,188
Assistant professoracademic year136$62,841171$57,033
Instructoracademic year15$50,54840$44,579
No academic rankacademic year1*2*
All faculty totalacademic year715$86,092499$67,666

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

University of Cincinnati Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Big East Conference
Basketball Big East Conference
Baseball Big East Conference
Track Big East Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports39102141

University of Cincinnati Degree Programs (2007)

Architecture And Planning
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD)
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
Finance, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Labor and Industrial Relations
Management Information Systems and Services, Other
Management Information Systems, General
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Operations Management and Supervision
Organizational Behavior Studies

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Studies

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other

Design and Applied Arts, Other
Fashion/Apparel Design
Industrial Design
Interior Design

Drama And Performing Arts
Dance, General
Directing and Theatrical Production
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Curriculum and Instruction
Education, Other
Education/Teaching Individuals - Hearing Impairments
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Health Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Music Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
Special Education and Teaching, General

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
Architectural Engineering
Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering Mechanics
Engineering, General
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Nuclear Engineering

Engineering Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other
Social Work

Fine Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Landscaping And Horticulture
Horticultural Science
Turf and Turfgrass Management

Law (LLB, JD)
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
African-American/Black Studies
Applied Economics
Arabic Language and Literature
Asian Studies/Civilization
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General
Creative Writing
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
General Studies
German Language and Literature
Historic Preservation and Conservation
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
International Relations and Affairs
Latin American Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech and Rhetorical Studies
Urban Studies/Affairs
Women's Studies

Mathematics, General
Statistics, General

Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television

Medical Administration
Environmental Health
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene

Medical Support And Technology
Audiology/Audiologist and Hearing Sciences
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Medical Scientist (MS, PhD)
Medicine (MD)
Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada])
Pharmacy Administration/Policy/Regulatory Affairs (MS, PhD)

Music History, Literature, and Theory
Music Management and Merchandising
Music Performance, General
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
Piano and Organ
Voice and Opera

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing
Nurse Anesthetist
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery
Nursing Administration (MSN, MS, PhD)
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Religion And Philosophy

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Cell Physiology
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
Chemistry, General
Developmental Biology and Embryology
Geology/Earth Science, General
Human/Medical Genetics
Pathology/Experimental Pathology
Physical Sciences, Other
Physics, General
Physiology, General
Radiation Biology/Radiobiology

Science And Laboratory Technician
Chemical Technology/Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Fire Services Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Communication Disorders, General
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
Physical Therapist Assistant
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General
School Psychology
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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