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Colleges / University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati Student Life

University of Cincinnati is on a 137-acre campus in an urban setting in Cincinnati, Ohio. University of Cincinnati has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

University of Cincinnati also has fraternities and sororities.

University of Cincinnati has a thriving Serve Beyond Cincinnati. In fact, more students participate in Serve Beyond Cincinnati than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at University of Cincinnati include University of Cincinnati Mountaineering Club, Rally Cats, Engineers Without Borders and UC League of Legends.

The University of Cincinnati community comes together each year for Welcome Weekend, Homecoming and Annual Spring Concert.

University of Cincinnati Housing

University of Cincinnati offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most University of Cincinnati students live off campus. In 2021, 17% of undergrads at University of Cincinnati lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 83% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Cincinnati. There are 6,600 spots available in on-campus housing for all 28,657 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 6,000 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

University of Cincinnati offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

University of Cincinnati Athletics

At University of Cincinnati there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at University of Cincinnati:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Track And Field NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Club Teamsheerleading Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Golf Club Teams Club Teams NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Swimming And Diving Club Teams Club Teams NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Cross Country Running Club Teams Club Teams NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Basketball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1

Safety at University of Cincinnati

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

University of Cincinnati is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The University of Cincinnati campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

University of Cincinnati offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to University of Cincinnati

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to University of Cincinnati, take Interstates 71 and 75 to Cincinnati, OH. If you need to fly, book your flight to Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Ohio you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore University of Cincinnati's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

University of Cincinnati Students

48%

Women

52%

Men

85%

Full Time

15%

Part Time

82%

In State

18%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

74%

6%

5%

4%

4%

4%

3%

0.09%

0.03%

Undergraduate Students

28,657

Graduate Students

10,898

Non-Resident / International Students

1,243

University of Cincinnati Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

39,555

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

76%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$11,401

Out-of-State

$26,735

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Mar 1
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