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Colleges / University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate85%
Acceptance Rate85%

About University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati is a public, state university in the city of Cincinnati, Ohio. University of Cincinnati was founded in 1819. The college enrolls around 40,281 students a year, including 28,999 undergrad students.

University of Cincinnati Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into University of Cincinnati. Around 85% of applicants get into University of Cincinnati each year. In 2022, 25,949 students applied to University of Cincinnati and 22,039 were admitted.

University of Cincinnati Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 85%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.7
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 10%

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University of Cincinnati is located Cincinnati.

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College Info

PO Box 210063 Cincinnati, OH 45221

Campus Setting: Urban

University of Cincinnati Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Mar 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Cincinnati is Mar 1.

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University of Cincinnati SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1160 - 1340


Math SAT Range

580 - 680


Reading SAT Range

570 - 670

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1340 and Above


1160 to 1340


1160 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for University of Cincinnati students is 1223. Applicants with SAT scores of 1340 and above have a good chance of being admitted to University of Cincinnati, while applicants with SAT scores between 1160 to 1340 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1160 have a low chance of being offered a spot at University of Cincinnati.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Cincinnati is like? There are approximately 40,281 students enrolled at University of Cincinnati, including 28,999 undergraduate students and 11,282 graduate students. 84% percent of students attend school full-time, 82% percent are from OH and 18% percent of students are from other states.


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