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Main Campus First-Year Applicants:

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


Please note: First-year applications and confirmations for main campus are no longer being accepted for Fall 2016. Spring/Fall 2017 Freshman applications will be available on August 1.

Other Applicants:


Please note: All 2017 applications will be available August 1, 2016.

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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