Apply to UC


Please read the information below carefully to ensure that you submit the appropriate application. If you have questions, please contact the Office of Admissions at 513-556-1100.


Main Campus First-Year Applicants

Students who are/have all of the following:

  • Entering directly from high school (domestic & international)
  • Life experience, but never attended college
  • Seeking a four-year baccalaureate degree


Other Applicants


Early Childhood Education Online Distance Learning

  • Students seeking admission to the Associate or Bachelor degree program offered online through the College of Education, Criminal Justice, & Human Services


Before the Rolling Admission deadline, certain academic programs will exceed their admission targets and no longer accept applications. Please view the list of Closed Programs for fall 2017 to determine if this applies to your program of interest.


Former & Current UC Students

  • If the last place you were enrolled was the University of Cincinnati, you will need to complete the Application for Readmission. Active military students called to duty while enrolled at UC should reapply using this form.
  • Students already enrolled in UC programs, including students at UC Blue Ash College and Clermont College, do not need to reapply. Contact your college advisor and complete the Application for Change in College and Program (PDF).

Non-degree seeking students

To take classes on a part-time basis outside of a degree program, complete the Basic Data Form (PDF). This form gives us the information we need to create a student record, so you can register for classes and obtain a UC transcript.



The University of Cincinnati does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status or gender identity and expression in its programs and activities. The complete Notice of Non-Discrimination is available. 
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The University of Cincinnati is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for all members of the UC community. Our Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available on the Department of Public Safety’s website at To receive a hard copy of the report, call 513-556-4900.