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As a University of Cincinnati Online student, you may be living halfway across the world or halfway across campus. No matter where you live, UC Online is here to help you obtain your degree.
Most of what is done to secure aid as an online student is the same as for traditional students. Your aid eligibility is also very much the same. The one caveat is understanding part-time vs. full-time status because online students are often part-time. Part-time students should be aware of how grants can adjust based on enrollment and how taking annual loan amounts can more quickly get a student to their aggregate loan limit.
The Student Financial Aid Office is here to assist you in planning your academic career and using your available aid to meet your educational goals.
Yes. Although UC Online programs follow the same academic calendar, they have unique schedules depending on the course.
(There are a few exceptions to the asynchronous components, please view program FAQs for more information)
Most of our programs do not require onsite visits, but there is one exception. If you are interested in pursuing the Master of Science in Nursing-Nurse Midwifery, you will have two skills intensives that take place on campus.
No. You must choose one program to apply for in any given semester.
Programs can be completed full-time or part-time. Many programs are set up to be part-time, with most containing fewer than 10 credit hours in any given semester. We know you have a lot going on, so want to make sure that school can fit into your schedule. Note: There are some exceptions.
Yes. The vast majority of our students work throughout their time in their academic program. It is important to assess course load and financial aid to understand how to balance school and work.
If possible, students may cut down on their work hours during a clinical portion of a program.
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The University of Cincinnati is one of the first institutions to offer online courses. Innovation in education is at the forefront of what we do. We have expanded the convenience and quality of our online learning to online degree programs. Today, we offer nearly 100 degrees from undergraduate to doctoral programs.
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