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University of Cincinnati - ACT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati

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University of Cincinnati Description:

With 16 different colleges and 167 Bachelors programs, the University of Cincinnati offers diverse educational opportunities ranging from music and art to medicine and engineering. The university has a 15 to 1 student / faculty ratio, 14 libraries, and numerous high-ranking academic programs. For its strengths in the liberal arts and sciences, Cincinnati was awarded a chapter of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. On the athletic front, the Cincinnati Bearcats compete in the NCAA Division I American Athletic Conference.

Admissions Data (2013):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 33,347 (23,096 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 49% Male / 51% Female
  • 85% Full-time

Scholarships for the University of Cincinnati (powered by Cappex.com)

Costs (2013 - 14):

  • Tuition and Fees: $10,784 (in-state); $25,816 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,566 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,290
  • Other Expenses: $4,794
  • Total Cost: $27,434 (in-state); $42,466 (out-of-state)

University of Cincinnati Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 83%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 56%
    • Loans: 58%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $7,108
    • Loans: $6,310

Most Popular Majors:

Accounting, Criminal Justice Studies, Finance, Marketing, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Technology, Nursing, Psychology, Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 86%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 18%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 24%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 62%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

University of Cincinnati Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.uc.edu/about/ucfactsheet.html#mission

"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. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community."

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