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Whether you’re new to college or a returning student, we’re here to make your college experience everything you imagined. The University of Cincinnati continues to gain national and international recognition for outstanding academic programs, world-class faculty and successful co-op partnerships around the globe.

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The Admissions Process

As you think about becoming a UC Bearcat, you’ll likely have many questions about the University of Cincinnati Online admissions process. Your dedicated contact will help to answer all of them. The first step for admission to both our undergraduate and graduate programs is to submit an application.

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Enrollment Support
Once you apply, you'll talk through the requirements of the program with an Enrollment Services Advisor.
Obtain Transcripts
For undergraduate consideration, you must submit a request for official transcripts from every school you attended. For graduate school, you only submit unofficial transcripts and have more time to submit your official transcripts.
Meet GPA Requirement
The GPA requirement will vary from program to program. It is generally 2.5 for undergraduate and 3.0 for graduate. Be sure to check the program for criteria and what to do if your GPA is lower than required.
Provide Proof of License or Credential
Many fields in human services and healthcare will require an active license or credential.
Obtain Letters of Recommendation
Prospective graduate students will need to have letters of recommendation submitted on their behalf. Each graduate program will outline the details of what is needed in these letters.

What program level are you interested in?

Undergraduate Admissions

With a wide array of programs, University of Cincinnati Online is the ideal choice whether you’re:

  • A first-time student
  • Transferring in from a different university or college
  • A former University of Cincinnati student returning for another degree or to complete your degree
  • An international student
  • Transitioning from a different University of Cincinnati program to one of our online programs

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Graduate Admissions

The University of Cincinnati offers many top-ranked graduate programs to advance your professional career and personal growth. Create the future you deserve — get your degree and get ahead.

Our advisors are standing by to answer your questions and assist with getting you enrolled in your program of choice today.

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Serving Military and Veteran Students

The University of Cincinnati Online welcomes our service members and veterans. We thank you for your service to our country and your support of our communities.

Over 2,000 veterans are now in programs at the University of Cincinnati. We were ranked as a military friendly school for six years by Victory Media, a veteran-owned marketing/publishing company.

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Top 25 college for veterans, 2014


10th for best online graduate nursing program for veterans

U.S. News & World Report


32nd best online bachelor's programs for veterans

U.S. News & World Report, 2014